Proven strategies backed by science for success.

Make Digital
Work For You

Digital Solutions is a comprehensive program designed to empower small businesses with digital solutions, resources, and expert guidance to accelerate their growth, productivity and efficiency in the digital age.

Do any of the following
resonate with you?

Confused by the complexity of...

digital commerce?

Unsure on how to...

develop a digital plan?

Overwhelmed by..

the constant updates and changes to digital?

Frustrated by the money...

you have already invested on expensive digital advertising?

Concerned that you're falling so far behind...

other businesses, that it’s too hard to even get started?

If so, you are not alone...

The content areas of the
Digital Solutions Program

Intro to Digitalising Your Business

Websites and Selling Online

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Using Small Business Software

Online Security and Data Privacy

How the Digital Solutions
Program is

Personalised Digital Roadmap

Work with an expert business advisor to create a tailored digital action plan for your business.

1:1 Advisory

Up to four hours of one-one-one support with industry experts, focusing on your business goals.

Live Webinars

200+ live webinars each year. Find a webinar that suits your digital needs and learn from the experts.

Face-to-Face Workshops

Learn from industry experts and network with your peers, in face-to-face workshops.

Digital Content Library

A library of resources including videos, webinars, podcasts, reading material and images.

Special Events

Live events, seminars and presentations from our team of digital experts.

We specialise in growing businesses with our team of advisors and coaches.

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How it works

Step 1

Fill in the application form
Complete the registration form - it won't take any longer than 5 minutes.

Step 2

Decide between full or partial access
Full Program Access includes: Your Digital Action Plan, up to 4 hours of 1:1 advisory support, the content library and all workshops and webinars for just $45 +GST. Lite Program Access: allows access to just workshops and webinars for free.

Step 3

Start growing
Depending on your chosen access, you’ll receive a welcome email and a digital needs assessment to get started. Next, schedule your online appointment with a digital advisor.

This program is made possible by Australian Government

Highly experienced in the business-coaching and small-business sector, the Realise Business team have worked with more than 30,000 small businesses across Greater Sydney and NSW. As part of its diverse service offering, Realise Business delivers advisory and event programs for various NSW and Commonwealth.

Meet our digital experts

Our team of advisors, subject matter specialists and industry experts are here to help you on your digital journey.

Bob Croft

Business Advisor

Jae Won Kang

Business Advisor

Olha Lyeskakova

Business Advisor

Anas Khawam

Business Advisor

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Our upcoming events

Join the program now to access online webinars, face-to-face workshops and other special events, by leading digital experts.

Community Migrant Resource Centre is a community based not for profit established to promote a just, equal and inclusive society where individuals are valued, contributing and self-sufficient members of Australia.

CMRC coordinates the development and provision of a range of services for newly arrived migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants including youth, family, children, child protection, and multicultural business services across NSW.

Other states

If your business is based in Victoria or Tasmania, your Digital Solutions Program provider is the Melbourne Innovation Centre. Visit their website for more details: www.melbourneinnovation.com.au

If your business is based in Western Australia, Queensland or Northern Territory, your Digital Solutions Program provider is Business Foundations. Visit their website for more details: businessfoundations.com.au

Frequently Asked Questions

– Tailored Strategies for Your Business
We believe that one size does not fit all. That’s why we craft tailored strategies that are aligned with your unique business needs and goals. Our personalised approach ensures that you receive the precise tools, resources, and advice necessary to achieve outstanding results.

-Access Business Advice from Industry Experts
Under the program, you will have access to up to four hours of one-on-one business advice sessions, to work exclusively on your personalised strategies and digital plans for your business.

-Gain Confidence
With Digital Solutions, you’ll gain the confidence to tackle any challenge that comes your way. Our tailored strategies, expert guidance, and comprehensive resources will equip you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the digital landscape with certainty.

– Expert-Led Webinars and Workshops
Gain exclusive access to over 200 live webinars and workshops, delivered by industry experts who understand the challenges and opportunities facing Australian businesses like yours.

-Boost Efficiency and Productivity
Discover cutting-edge digital tools and techniques to streamline your operations, enhance productivity, and save valuable time and resources.

-Affordability with a Federal Government subsidy
We understand the financial constraints faced by small businesses. That’s why our program is designed to be accessible and affordable. For $45 (+ GST), you can unlock the full potential of our program, with the Australian government generously providing a subsidy of over $800.

In the program, you’ll discover cutting-edge digital tools and techniques to streamline your operations, enhance productivity, and save valuable time and resources. You’ll gain the confidence to tackle any challenge that comes your way. Our tailored strategies, expert guidance, and comprehensive resources will equip you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the digital landscape with certainty.

To be eligible for the program, you must be a for-profit business and:

✔️ Be based in NSW or the ACT
✔️ Hold an active ABN
✔️ Have under 20 full-time equivalent employees

Having a plan will help you to assess the next step in transforming your business so you can continue to
– Increase efficiency, saving time and money.
– Deliver a better experience for your customers.
– Stay ahead of your competitors.

The program’s duration varies based on individual business needs. It offers a tailored approach, allowing you to progress at your own pace. Workshops are held in different locations throughout NSW and the ACT.
Once you sign up you will receive an email and a link to sign into the online portal. You’ll gain exclusive access to over 200 live webinars and workshops held each year, and to a range of resources in the digital content library.

Absolutely! At Digital Solutions, we understand that each individual has unique goals and aspirations. That’s why we go the extra mile to provide tailored strategies, resources, and insights that cater to a diverse range of personal needs, ensuring the information is relevant and applicable to your individual growth journey.

By focusing on your specific needs and aspirations, we empower you with the knowledge and tools that will fuel your personal development and help you achieve your individual business goals. Whether you’re a solopreneur, freelancer, or small business owner, our program is designed to cater to your personal growth and foster your success in the digital realm.

Digital Solutions provides expert guidance and support throughout your digital transformation journey. Our team of seasoned professionals will be available to answer your questions, provide advice, and offer assistance whenever needed.

Can I interact with other business owners within the program?
Yes! Digital Solutions fosters a vibrant community environment. You’ll have opportunities to network and collaborate with like-minded business owners through our live webinars, workshops and special events.

After completing the program, you’ll have gained valuable knowledge, skills, and digital tools to implement in your business. However, the support doesn’t end there. Digital Solutions offers ongoing updates, new content, and access to the community, allowing you to continue growing and refining your digital presence.

For any questions or assistance, please contact us on 1300 528 010. We are committed to ensuring your Digital Solutions experience is smooth and rewarding.

The cost of the program is $45 (+GST). If you wish to speak to us about an exemption, please contact us on: 1300 528 010.

Bob Croft

Bob Croft (Qijian Ge) is a Multicultural Chinese Digital Solutions specialist and can support customers anywhere in NSW.

He is a results-oriented business professional with a passion for driving small and medium business growth and success. With a solid background in marketing and entrepreneurship, he founded and scaled ventures across diverse sectors, equipping him with a deep understanding of the digital challenges and opportunities that small businesses face.

His skill set encompasses strategic planning, financial management, and marketing strategy, honed through years of hands-on experience in launching and managing successful enterprises. He specialise in providing digital advisory services to startups and small and medium businesses, offering insights into business development, digital marketing, and growth strategies.

Having navigated industries such as technology, professional services, retail/hospitality, e-commerce, and consumer goods, he developed a keen eye for identifying market trends and implementing innovative solutions. His advisory expertise lies in crafting tailored strategies that drive revenue, enhance operational efficiency, and foster long-term customer relationships. He is committed to fostering entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses in realising their full potential. With a track record of achieving tangible results, he is dedicated to collaborating with aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to overcome digital challenges and thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

Jae Won Kang

Dr. Jae Won Kang, a distinguished and multilingual advisor specialising in digital and social marketing for businesses across various cultures. With a wealth of experience in the industry, he has actively engaged in collaborative projects, empowering small businesses to streamline their operations and embrace digital transformation successfully.

In particular, Dr. Kang has been a valuable resource for Korean-speaking businesses in New South Wales (NSW), providing them with practical advice on CRM and care management systems and implementing learning management systems for Aged Care and NDIS and RTO sectors.

Currently, Dr. Kang holds a prominent position as a key member of the Senior Academic Team at the renowned International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS), where he serves as the Program Manager for Sports and Property. His extensive expertise is backed by a PhD in cross-cultural extension of social psychology theories to youth sport and policy, which has significantly contributed to his understanding of the intricacies of this field.

What sets Dr. Kang apart are his exceptional interpersonal skills, allowing him to establish and maintain productive relationships with diverse stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. With over 20 years of experience in the sports industry, including the disability service sector, he is a highly motivated and dedicated multicultural business consultant.

Furthermore, Dr. Kang boasts an impressive track record in interdisciplinary research and securing research funding, further exemplifying his commitment to advancing knowledge and innovation in his field. Moreover, he has excelled in mentoring research students and facilitating scholarly teaching activities, effectively overseeing academic units and courses while efficiently managing tutors.

Olha Lyeskakova

Olha Lyeskakova is a Marketing and Business Development Manager with over 20 years of experience in Ukraine, Europe, and Australia. She has held senior roles in marketing and business development in manufacturing and distribution, across IT, mining, insurance, and services. Olha has led the introduction of multiple innovations in Australia and overseas, and has a proven track record of driving business growth.

Olha is an expert in digital transformation and change management, and has a deep understanding of the best digital practices for small and medium businesses. She is also experienced in managing IT infrastructure, IP, CRM, project management, and digital marketing.

Olha is a Ukrainian native, and holds a Master of Mathematics degree from the National Technical University of Ukraine, a Master of Marketing from Melbourne Business School, and is an MBA candidate at the same institution.

Olha is a highly skilled and experienced professional with a proven track record of success. She is passionate about helping businesses grow and succeed, and is committed to using her skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on the world. 

Anas Khawam

Anas is a digital business advisor with over 19 years of experience in Sydney, Egypt, and Syria. He specializes in providing valuable advice and support to small businesses, helping them grow and succeed locally.

Anas is an expert in business digitization, website development, online services, social media, and digital marketing. He is also proficient in various business software applications, including CRM and accounting systems. Anas has a sound understanding of cybersecurity measures and has contributed to the education sector by creating his own school management software.

Anas holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce and is an Accredited Mental Health First Aider.  He is passionate about helping businesses succeed and is committed to providing his clients with the best possible advice and support.