After 25 years of teaching art and design in secondary schools, Stuart decided to pursue his passion for art full-time. However, he didn’t know where to start. That’s when he reached out for help from our B2B Support Program.
In an interview with us, Stuart shared how RDA’s support helped him jumpstart his career as an artist. “In less than 2 hours we had a business plan already worked out and the strategies to get the wheels in motion,” he said.
RDA connected Stuart with three consultants, including a bookkeeper and a graphic designer who helped him set up his website and social media presence. With their assistance, Stuart was able to showcase his artwork, conduct paid workshops, and even land community projects like a mural on Main Street of Kapunda.
Stuart’s success story highlights the importance of seeking help when starting a new venture. As Stuart puts it, “I really didn’t know how to take that first step, and they really were helpful in getting the wheels in motion.”
As a fellow business owner, take a page from Stuart’s book and seek assistance from organisations like Regional Development Australia Barossa Gawler Light Adelaide Plains to get your business off the ground. Remember, there’s no shame in asking for help, and it could be the key to unlocking your business’s potential.