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Digital Marketing Mentoring


We are proud to be digital marketing mentors for the Australian Small Business Advisory Services Digital Solutions. This initiative is offered by the Melbourne Innovation Centre to businesses across Victoria. It is a testament to our unwavering commitment. To empower local companies with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in today’s digital landscape. We also offer digital marketing mentorship directly, simply give them a call today on 1300 206 444 to organise a time.

Your Digital Marketing Mentors

Rod McKenzie ASBAS mentor

Rod McKenzie

Specialises in:

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) improving the Google credibility of your website
  • Building Google Ads campaigns
  • Google Business Profiles and making them work for your business
  • Building simple, clean, mobile optimsed websites
  • Everything you need to know to build a strong online presence
  • Website hosting solutions
  • Software tools to help to run your business smoothly
  • Conversion tracking
  • Google Analytics, Search Console & Google Tag Manager
Karen McKenzie ASBAS mentor

Karen McKenzie

Specialises in:

  • Building Google Ads Campaigns that get the leads you want
  • Website builds and keeping your site secure and up to date
  • Website hosting solutions
  • Email hosting solutions
  • Getting the most from your Google Business Profile
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) improving the Google credibility of your website
  • Conversion tracking
  • Google Analytics, Search Console & Google Tag Manager
  • Tools to help you grow your business

Experience Professional Internet Marketing Mentoring

Mentoring in digital marketing can be incredibly beneficial, especially considering the rapid evolution of the field. Parameters and trends are always changing; the amount of information available is overwhelming and it can be hard to keep up. Mentorship is the fastest way to learn the ins and outs of digital marketing, and to learn what works for your business.

Learn from someone who’s already been there, someone who understands your digital marketing struggles and wants to help you learn fast.

Here’s a breakdown of what digital marketing mentoring entails and how it can help:

Guidance on Industry Trends:

A mentor can help you stay updated on the latest trends, tools, and techniques in digital marketing. This includes changes in algorithms, emerging platforms, and shifting consumer behaviours. We have access to countless resources, our team can help apply these to your digital marketing strategy.

Feedback and Support:

Our mentors can provide constructive feedback on your campaigns, and strategies, helping you improve and grow professionally. It can be challenging not getting leads, or people through the door. We can offer support and encouragement during challenging times.

Skill Development:

Whether it’s SEO, or paid advertising, our mentors can provide personalized guidance to help you develop your skills in specific areas of digital marketing.


Having a mentor can help you stay accountable for your goals and commitments, ensuring that you stay focused and make progress in your digital marketing endeavours.

The Think Local Digital Marketing Mentorship

We work with people who are willing to trust in our expertise and let us find the solution that works best for them. Getting results can take time and experimentation; it requires a certain level of patience, because advertising is different for most industries.

Most small businesses want to be in business with people they know, like and trust. Think Local Digital is no different. We choose to work with people of value; people who appreciate our expertise, those who are making a difference, and offer quality to their customers.

If we have caught your interest, give us a call on 1300 206 444, and organise a mentoring session. We will be happy to discuss your goals and help you on your way to success. Build your online presence today.

Small Business Digital Markting Strategies

Our mentoring programs are designed to equip small businesses, with the tools, insights, and support you need. Achieve your full potential by leveraging our extensive experience and expertise in the digital realm. We provide personalised guidance and training to help businesses enhance their online presence, drive traffic to their websites, and increase conversions.

We are seasoned professionals with a deep understanding of small business challenges. We’ve worked with many clients across various industries; taking a collaborative approach to our mentorship.

mentoring a client analysing data and reports
Rod mentoring a client at Nota Motors
We work with companies to identify their specific needs. And develop customised strategies that deliver tangible results. We are passionate about mentoring and take pride in the success stories that we have been able to create with our clients. Our aim is to impact our local economy by empowering small businesses to thrive in the digital era. Join us on this journey toward success!

We can help you get started, and point you in the right direction. You can contact us today to discuss our private, Think Local Digital mentoring session.

Melbourne Innovation Centre Mentorship

Small businesses don’t always have the budget to access training and programs. And sometimes, all you need is a couple of hours with a business professional to set you on the right path.

Digital Solutions Mentoring is open to all eligible small businesses in Victoria.

The service is simple: for $110, you get access to a range of professional business mentors, as well as workshops, webinars, and online courses — all of which cover websites and selling online, social media and digital marketing, small business software, and online security, and data privacy.

Check out our profiles on the Melbourne Innovation Centre site for more details.

For more information and to book a mentoring session

Visit Melbourne Innovation Centre

Frequently Asked Questions About The Mentoring Program

#1. This seems too simple. Is there a catch?

No catch! All you need is to live in Victoria, have a valid ABN, and go through the Melbourne Innovation Center. Their program includes the following:

  • 3 hours of 1:1 mentoring for $110 inc GST
  • Weekly live workshops and webinars
  • Over 20 short courses

Or give us a call on 1300 206 444 and we will be happy to give you a quote on a private mentoring session.

#2. How do I book my mentoring appointment?

Register on the Melbourne Innovation Centre website

For a private mentoring meeting, call us on 1300 206 444 or fill out our contact form.


Not-for-profits and charities are not eligible for mentoring through Melbourne Innovation Centre’s program.

Mentoring sessions are subject to availability, please book now to avoid any disappointment.

Emma Pitt
Emma Pitt
Think Local Digital have been taking care of our Google Ads and SEO for years now and have done an amazing job.
Rod McKenzie from Think Local Digital has been amazing. He is great at explaining how to do things for my Business on Google and I am so pleased with the progress I am now making. He is calm, relaxed, patient and knowledgable about SEO process and Google management for business. Thank you Rod.
Rod and Karen provide a great service and very happy with all their work. Thank you for all your support with our business
Anna Marie A
Anna Marie A
I recently enjoyed working with Think Local Digital, a top-tier Digital Marketing Agency. I needed help boosting my online presence, and their SEO and Google ads services were exactly what I was looking for. The level of expertise they possess in these areas is truly impressive. Not only did they help me improve my online visibility, but they also provided me with exceptional website design and updates, including website hosting services. The quality of their work and their timely delivery exceeded my expectations. Additionally, their mentoring sessions were invaluable to me and my team. We received valuable insights into maximizing our digital marketing efforts and driving traffic to our website while optimizing our conversion rates. Overall, I highly recommend Think Local Digital to anyone needing digital marketing services. Their professionalism, expertise, and fresh perspective on delivering results are outstanding. I do not doubt that partnering with them will be one of the best decisions you make for your business.
Mark Emery
Mark Emery
Karen, Rod and their team have taken my failing marking/website and turned it around 100%. The work and quality of leads generated by their expertise has been amazing. I was very despondent and getting ripped off by other marketing agency's. The other Marketing agency's had very poor results for investment and there were never ending ploys to want you to spend more and then we can show results. With TLD they had a clear plan/strategy to achieve the results i was looking for whilst being cost effective. I can't thank them enough for the way they have transformed my digital online presence. Look forward to future with the TLD team.
Jimmy Linden
Jimmy Linden
I have done three 1-hour sessions with Rod to help me understand more about keywords, SEO and backlinks. Rod has been very helpful and is clearly very skilled in what he does. I would strongly recommend working with Rod if you need to grow your digital skills. Thanks heaps!
Sanjee Wijekoon
Sanjee Wijekoon
It was a pleasure working with both Rod and Karen on optimising Google my business page, relevant Google reporting tools and setting up Google ads to increase overall online presence of my small business. Their wealth of knowledge, experience and willingness to help is commendable. I highly recommend both Rod and Karen for any small business owner!
Karen Setches
Karen Setches
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Kath Kath
Kath Kath
Karen was well informed and prepared for our planning session. She answered all the questions I had and gave great insight. This session highlighted areas of my business to work on and future development areas. Thankyou again
Talya Pecen
Talya Pecen
I highly recommend working with Karen and Rod for your digital marketing needs. Their expertise in SEO and Google Ads is great! I have been working with them for over a year now and their delivery of services has consistently exceeded my expectations.

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