The Business Ref – Small Business Consultant

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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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Why You Should Host With Blue Host

Why You Should Host With Blue Host

Jun 29, 2017 | No Comments

  Every website needs a reliable, trustworthy host provider. Why not use Bluehost, over two million website owners trust them and you should too. 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. […]

Why Jeff Goins Isn’t Starving and Neither Should You

Why Jeff Goins Isn’t Starving and Neither Should You

Jun 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to ask Jeff Goins a few questions about business and got a little pun-y with his new book. *This post may contain affiliate links, by clicking on them you are helping to support this sweet little blog of mine (read my disclaimer policy). Jeff Goins has built a reputation for his heartfelt […]

To Rover or Not?

Jun 13, 2017 | No Comments

  As someone passionate about small business the platform Rover intrigues me. Can working as a dog-walker/dog-sitter pay the bills? Can one create a sustainable income through this platform? As companies like Air BnB, Lyft, Rover, and Uber continue to disrupt conventional industries, they are making it possible for almost anyone to earn a dollar offering […]

How Owning A Business Is Like The Iditarod

How Owning A Business Is Like The Iditarod

Mar 16, 2017 | 8 Comments

  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 […]

Grow Your Business With Wholesale

Grow Your Business With Wholesale

Mar 13, 2017 | No Comments

  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. […]

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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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