The Business Ref

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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 refj@thebusinessref.com

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Understanding Your Accounting Needs

Understanding Your Accounting Needs

Dec 16, 2016 | No Comments

  It is paramount that you take your accounting obligations seriously from the start of your business. You must be able to properly track in detail all of the ins and outs of your business. You can do this on your own if you have the experience or you can outsource this to a bookkeeper […]

Webinar Wednesdays, Will You Be There?

Webinar Wednesdays, Will You Be There?

Nov 1, 2016 | 31 Comments

  I am so excited to announce a five-part webinar series with the talented Tobias Michel. Every Wednesday in November we will discuss a new element of building your creative business, sign up here . We teamed up to present this series because as small business owners ourselves we can totally relate to the struggles of building a business […]

How to Interview Potential Employees

Oct 31, 2016 | No Comments

  How to Interview Potential Employees Interviewing potential employees is a big step for any small business owner and it is a step you want to get right. Hiring and retaining quality help is difficult no matter what level employer you are. When interviewing employee’s you need to consider the qualities you looking for in a […]

Are You Ready to Hire Help?

Are You Ready to Hire Help?

Oct 28, 2016 | No Comments

  If you think you are ready to bring on an employee you have loads to think about. This three-part series will focus on everything that goes into hiring on help. Regardless of the size of your company, your physical workspace, and your budget, you will need to hire help at some point. Take a […]

Fall in Love with Your Business

Fall in Love with Your Business

Oct 5, 2016 | No Comments

In all of my years of working with small businesses, I have never met a business owner who hasn’t had moments of doubt and frustration. Being an entrepreneur you have a seemingly endless list of things to accomplish each day. Some items on that list are elements of larger long-term projects while others are short-term […]

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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

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