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I'm Ellen Rohr, president of Bare Bones Biz. I teach the business basics. The things that make all the difference to your business success. I've helped thousands of biz builders start, fix and grow their companies. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Google+
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Category Archives: Marketing
It’s one thing to tell your customers how great you are. It’s a much bigger, better thing to have respected community influencers tell your customers how great you are. It’s the thing that can ramp up your marketing to create … Continue reading
“You could pick one of these items, do it…and get more sales. So, which one?” I was at a client’s shop. We had just done a terrific brainstorming exercise, and come up with a list of 27 rockin’ good ideas … Continue reading
A ranter is someone who tells dozens, maybe hundreds, maybe millions, of people rotten things about you. Maybe you deserve the rotten tomatoes. Maybe the ranter has you mixed up with someone else! In any event, the power of word … Continue reading
I’m proud to be a woman business owner. I have heard the inspiring and discouraging statistics. While most businesses are currently being started by woman, only 3% of all woman owned businesses reach the $1 million mark in sales. It’s … Continue reading
How a simple “thank you” can increase your revenue Economic times being what they are, business people are leaving no stone unturned in search of revenue generating ideas. While the days of lavish parties and expensive junkets may be over, … Continue reading
Publicity happens when someone other than you talks about you. So, it’s more credible, right off the bat. And it is usually free, which is really neat. You can increase the odds that someone else will notice you. And you … Continue reading
Research Shows 90% Do Not… What customers value most changes constantly, and the pace of change has increased exponentially with the economic recession. The businesses who become relevant by addressing what customers really value at any given time will be … Continue reading