Business

Local businesses are a vital part of our local, state and federal economy. Unlike the corporate world or unions, they have few groups to represent their issues or to market their services and products. Small and local business owners are entrepreneurs looking to make a living from their skills and ideas and to accomplish this they take significant financial risk.

In other words, to look to live the ultimatum Australian dream they are prepared to put themselves at risk. If successful in doing so, they are not only building a living for themselves but many of them also go onto providing part and full-time work for others.

It can take several tears to build a small to a medium-sized local business that can successfully stand on its feet financially. This is especially important where it can place itself into a position to provide a decent profit, which can lead to the employment of staff. To arrive at this position to be able to afford and allocate a marketing budget is crucial.

It is the goal of the community forum to make that marketing much more affordable and far more accessible.

At the community forum, we are prepared to put in the hard yards, before writing to any business, or placing them on a subscribers list or any of our business directories available via this web site, we walk their streets and visit EVERY business to introduce ourselves. We do this by visiting one suburb at a time and one shopping strip and or business district at a time.

At this point in time, we have over 800 businesses on our lists and this is growing with each passing week. Our goal by the end of 2020 is to have visited each business in every suburb from Carlton to Mentone all the way along the bayside suburbs of Melbourne’s South East and suburbs surrounding the three major shopping centers at Melbourne Central, Chadstone & Southland. We anticipate by the time we achieve this that we will have over 10,000 businesses on our lists in some of Melbourne’s wealthiest suburbs.

To find out more about what we have to offer your business contact us via our email below.

admin@thecommunityforum.com.au

 

The Great Reset, is it something to fear?

Recently a motion was put before our federal parliamentarians about "the Great Reset" a policy position of the World Economic ...
Read More

Dance House International. Learn to dance your way out of lockdowns

Paul Zaidman & Anna Selleck are both partners in life and business; they are typical of the innovative and entrepreneurial ...
Read More

TCF Newsletter – 5th December – Carlton

Here is our latest edition featuring the famous Lygon Street businesses strip and some wonderful opinion articles, a great sports ...
Read More

“Fit for life” not just a name but a passion!

The first thing you notice when you walk past the Fit for Life fitness studio in Sandringham is its location ...
Read More

TCF Newsletter – 4th October – Sandringham

Here is our latest edition featuring two great local businesses a wonderful opinion peice and a great sports piece. For ...
Read More

Win Ho Restaurant- forty years in the lucky country

It can be amazing what you discover when you take the time to find out the story behind the four ...
Read More

TCF Newsletter – 31st August – Ormond

In our latest newsletter, we feature some wonderful stories on the Ormond Shopping Strip and some businesses making things happen ...
Read More

On Top Bar – Great music, great food, cold beer and a great story

One of the reasons I wanted to do a story about the “On Top Bar” (OTB or On Top) in ...
Read More

Simon’s Cakes – More than just flour & dough

Is there nothing better than freshly baked food? At Simon’s cakes in Ormond, they think so, especially when they bake ...
Read More