Biz Planning Video Series
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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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Tag Archives: finance
Imagine…you discover the certified letter in your mailbox from the IRS, announcing you have been selected for an audit. No worries! Once upon a time, I made a “Slinky-knot” mess out of my QuickBooks™ file. Fear of an audit – … Continue reading
Business is pretty easy. I wish we taught accounting and finance basics in sixth grade. Alas, I didn’t even learn how to balance a checkbook during my high priced stint at a private college for a Business Administration degree. However, once I … Continue reading
I’ve spent a lot of time over the last 20 years helping people clean up financial messes. The messy mess (the smelly smell for Sponge Bob fans) is payroll. Payroll entries are complicated. There is the expense to you and the … Continue reading
Ah, the dream of running your own business! Until it turns into a nightmare. Does this sound familiar? Mr. Know It All decides to go into business for himself. He is good at what he does, so he gets really … Continue reading
Debt as a national challenge is connected to rampant, unchecked individual debt. I’m not lecturing, I’m just saying. Many households overspend. Many companies run at a loss, year after year. Debt is how you keep the balls in the air. … Continue reading
You want to make more sales and more money. Good for you. And it’s good business. Here’s the problem. More sales at a losing selling price is like cliff diving into a lake. You might not hit bottom, but if … Continue reading
I love helping people! One of the biggest challenges I encounter is the suffocating burden of debt. Money buys options. Debt eliminates options. Do you struggle under the mounting pressure of debt…personally and/or in your business? You are not alone. … Continue reading