WE’RE BUSINESS SENSE
A BOUTIQUE MULTI SKILLED CONSULTANCY
A BOUTIQUE MULTI SKILLED CONSULTANCY
We partner with clients to bring their vision to life on the net. We can design new sites and or refresh your existing website. We also offer hosting and maintenance packages to suit your needs.
We have secured over $247 million in grant funding to date. We can assist in strategically planning your Project to secure grant funding, grant identification, preparing applications and business cases with a detailed Financial Impact Analysis and assist in preparing final reports and acquittals. BusinessSense also runs funding workshops to capacity build staff and improve your grant return rate.
We can assist Councils with the renewal of Long Term Strategic Plans and Community Engagement Strategies, Economic Development / Tourism Strategies, Business Cases for large infrastructure projects and Marketing Strategies
Not just a one trick pony – BusinessSense can work with you to develop a gorgeous identity and branding package for your business. We can help by reveiwing your branding touchpoints, developing a marketing strategy & setting up your online social media.
We are a boutique consultancy based in regional NSW but have clients throughout Australia. We bring a broad skillset to our projects with our principal consultant Gretchen Armitage having over 20 years experience of developing a range of Marketing and Economic Development projects and has secured over $160m for both private sector Businesses and Government Authorities.
Our results are underpinned by attention to detail, and a focus on quality and efficiency, which is overlaid with a passion for what we do. BusinessSense draws on the combined knowledge and experience of its team to provide the best outcomes for clients. We constantly look for innovative ways to problem solve and ensure maximum cut through.
Because we love what we do & it shows in our work.
Our team have a deep background in local government, design, web development and strategic planning.
We are dependable, qualified and experienced. When we say we will deliver, we will.
We are a small consultancy that works with others when needed so our clients don’t bear all the overhead costs of a large consultancy firm.
“Congratulations Gretchen, exceptional job. You delivered way more than expected and it was a tough gig. The finished product exceeds Council’s expectations. Well done.”
Grant Funding Application – Destination Wollongong
“We [Destination Wollongong] engaged Gretchen to support in the development of our funding application for Destination NSW’s Regional Visitor Economy Program (RVEP). Gretchen proved to be an invaluable asset to our team throughout this process, from advising us of best practice and next steps through to revising and strengthening our written responses so they were submission-ready. She brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the process that enabled us to submit a competitive application. Her communication with our team and professionalism throughout this process was exceptional and we look forward to working with Gretchen on future applications.“
“Thanks for the fantastic job on our site www. lennoxld.com.au It was a pleasure working with Gretchen, she worked closely with us every step of the way, and we valued her creative input that exceeded our expectations. She even designed us a new logo & helped with advice for our FB page. Since going live I have had many positive comments about our web site. If you want a great professional creative and friendly customer service then use BusinessSense.“
“BusinessSense completed our AusIndustry Export Marketing Development Grant. Gretchen was fantastic. She prepared the grant and all the necessary supporting documentation for the company. I highly recommend BusinessSense for any of your grants or business projects.”
“Working with BusinessSense is always enjoyable. The outcomes are great and the service is friendly and provides an expectation that you will get what you expect. BusinessSense completed our marketing strategy and our website design and development. Our website is constantly receiving positive comments from clients and contacts and is a great mobile solution. We have no hesitation in saying we would engage BusinessSense again, in fact we have her undertaking our social media program and tweaking our website regularly.”