Want to increase your online visibility?

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Government-subsidised 1:1 mentoring, workshops, and courses for all your digital needs.

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Supporting over 7,000 Victorian small businesses

Supporting your digital journey

Feeling lost in the maze of setting up an Ad campaign or understanding the ins and outs of SEO? The Digital Solutions Program is here to help. Join and get access to:

💬 3 hours of 1:1 mentoring for a subsidised cost of $110 inc GST

📆 Weekly live workshops and webinars

📚 Over 20 short courses

Who can apply?

We love working with all sorts of small businesses and startups. To be eligible for the program, you must be a for-profit business and:

✔️ Be based in Victoria

✔️ Hold an active ABN

✔️ Have under 20 full-time equivalent employees

How it works

📩 Step 1

Fill in the application form

Complete the application form - it won't take any longer than 10 minutes.

💸 Step 2

Pay the mentoring fee

Once you've applied, pay the $110 mentoring package fee to access 1:1 tailored mentoring.

🚀 Step 3

Start growing

Select your mentor, schedule your sessions, register for a workshop and more.

Hear from businesses like yours

“The mentoring has been invaluable. I’ve increased my knowledge in relation to SEO and blog writing. Thanks to the support of my mentor, my business is now ranking #1 on Google for Things To Do in Echuca.”

Suzanna Barry
Green Pedal Cycles - Echuca, Victoria

“The Digital Solutions Program is such a cost-effective way for businesses to up-skill, and to have really great support around building a framework for how to digitally operate.”


Zara Jarvis
SoundCheck Studios - Bendigo, Victoria

“The Digital Solutions Program has given me the confidence to keep trying and progressing with my digital strategy! I’m still working on it and have a way to go, but there is always a workshop or mentor to help!”

Stefanie Panaccio
House of Handmade - Richmond, Victoria

“One of the highlights of the program for us was connecting with a professional who was able to have honest and open discussions about our business with fresh, educated, and knowledgeable eyes.”

David Ryan
Farmhouse Seeds - Daylesford, Victoria

Meet our mentors

Supercharge your business growth with dedicated support tailored to your needs. With a diverse group of over 30 digital experts and mentors from across Victoria, our mentors can assist you with a wide range of areas, from social media to SEO to brand strategy and more.
DIGITAL STRATEGY EXPERT

Fraser Baker

DIGITAL MARKETING expert

Kirsten Macdonald

social media expert

Loan Kien

Success stories

We work with retail brands to improve campaign performance

“We’ve changed the way we work with LinkedIn and Facebook Ads. Since joining the program, we’ve learnt how to optimise our audience targeting using Ads, the return has been very high”

— Jeeva Sanjeevan, Light & Glo. Designs

Learn more

We support artists with building a digital strategy

“I love to learn and always try to improve my art, business and myself. I joined the program to get help with my website, digital presence, marketing, and SEO so I can increase my reach and better serve my clients.”

— Olga Dziemidowicz, Art by Olga

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We help grow eCommerce brands with  SEO

“Since my Digital Solutions mentoring session, I made improvements to my online store and boosted my efforts on organic SEO - to help attract online users to my store.”

— Daniel Virgona, Vive Think Drinks

Learn more

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Questions and answers.

Have a look at most frequently asked questions.

What's included and for how long will I have access to the provided resources?

The Digital Solutions Program works with small businesses to make the most of digital tools and offers broader advice specific to your business needs. Digital Solutions offers up to 3 hours of one-on-one tailored support as well as unlimited attendance at group workshops or webinars.

You will have access to the short courses and workshops until the program concludes in 2026.

Who is the program for?

Small businesses with fewer than 20 full-time (or equivalent) employees, as well as sole traders. To access the program's services, you must be operating for-profit in Victoria.

How much does it cost to join?

You can apply at no cost, and have immediate access to the workshops*, webinars and short courses. To access the mentoring you'll need to pay the program access fee of $110 - inclusive of GST. Included in this is 3 hours of 1:1 mentoring. Once your application form is submitted, you will have a period of six weeks to take advantage of the mentoring offer If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact us to enquire about our financial exemption policy.

*Please note that for in-person workshops a $20 registration fee may be applicable. Online workshops and webinars are free for businesses part of the program.

Is this program government funded?

This program is made possible through funding from the Australian Government, ensuring that there is a subsidised low cost to join. Thanks to this government support, participants can access the program at an affordable rate, allowing small businesses to benefit from valuable resources and support without straining their budget.

Will the sessions be face to face?

Sessions will more than likely be conducted virtually; however, some mentors do offer face-to-face sessions. To determine eligibility and arrange a face-to-face session, please contact your mentor directly.

What topics can I cover in the session?

Our mentors can cover a range of topics based on their expertise, that fall under the following:
- Introduction to digitising your business
- Websites and selling online
- Social media and digital marketing
- Using small business software
- Online security and data privacy

What will we work on during the session?

During your session, you will work on a Digital Action Plan (DAP) with your mentor. This plan includes notes on goals, tasks and any other topics discussed during the session, serving as a tailored roadmap for your digital business development.

How much time do I have to take up the mentoring offer?

Once your application form is submitted, you will have a period of six weeks to take advantage of the mentoring offer, granting you three hours of access at a price of $110 including GST.

Is there a limit to the number of mentors I can work with?

Businesses are required to work with one mentor only for their allocated 3 hours of 1:1 mentoring. Each ABN is eligible for 3 hours only.

What other programs do MIC Offer?

Please find more information about other programs offer by MIC here.