Have you ever wanted to drive a team of dogs across frozen lakes and tundra? Maybe not, however, sometimes being a business owner can feel as though you are out in the middle of nowhere all alone. The Iditarod is one of my favorite sporting events of the year, aside from the Super Bowl. […]
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Meet Ref J
Hey there! I’m Jeanine aka Ref J. I am a business consultant (just call me Yoda, my Jedi) for creative entrepreneurs (i.e. clothing designers, artists, café and restaurant owners, candle makers, photographers, etc.) who desire to create a sustainable and profitable business with lasting potential. My consultation services allow me to assist creatives […]
Who is the Business Ref? Well, Ref J is a football loving, charismatic, business enthusiast who wants to help you realize the potential of your small business. I have helped several small businesses take actionable steps to optimize their business and maximize their profits. Do you have a question about starting your small business? Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wholesale can be a wonderful stream of income for most businesses, but what exactly is wholesale and how does it work? In a nutshell, wholesale is when you partner with a retail store to carry your product(s). You sell your product to that retailer at a lower price point than your current retail price point. […]
Did you know that Bluehost is the only hosting provider that is endorsed by WordPress (the world’s best blogging platform)? That is saying something about Bluehost’s awesome products and quality of service. I recently wrote about my 5 Reasons to use Bluehost, and how you can grow your blog with Bluehost, now it is […]
There are numerous strategies to growing your blog. However, none matter if your server can’t handle increased traffic to your site. Nothing will stall your growth like a down website. All those hours of creating graphics, writing the perfect content, working on your Pinterest referrals, and yet no one can access your beautiful site […]
Every business owner has a story to tell. The road that leads to entrepreneurship isn’t easy and is often marked with struggles, failures, and life changing ‘ah-ha’ moments. No matter where you begin, there are 10 steps you must take to ensure you give your business the best chance at long-term success possible. Discovering Your […]
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Starting a small business can be exciting and very overwhelming. So why go it alone? Let me help you navigate these waters by sharing the experiences and knowledge I have gained in over a decade of working with small businesses. I hope you will find my blog helpful and that you will join the on-going discussion about small business ownership.
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~ Ref J