Archive for guest blogger

5 perks of running your business with only a few key people

Most of us start out as not just the business owner, but the entire staff. If something needs to be done, we do it! Even when things reach the point where you can’t expand your business unless you start building a team, it’s best to limit your staff to a few key people, as Mishka Tolentino explains.

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Top 5 Apps for Business Coaches and Consultants

Deb Lee knows more about the latest technologies and tools than anyone else I know, so I was thrilled when she offered to stop by and tell us about some of the best apps for business. I’m going to be her guest this week too, so be sure to read right through to the end of her post for details about our free teleclass.

Top 5 Apps for Coaches & Consultants

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How much is enough?

As a professional organizer, while guiding your clients through the decision-making process, you may be asked, “How much is enough?” After giving this question a great deal of thought, Liana George of By George Organizing Solutions offered to share her answer, and invites you to share yours as well.

How much is enough?

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Tool Storage Systems for Organizationally Disadvantaged Contractors

Our guest this week is Michael Chotiner from Home Depot. He’s got a great idea for a market you may not have considered, along with some great tips and photos to help you choose the best organizing products for your clients. I just know you’ll find his article interesting!

Tool Storage Systems for Contractors

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Ten Tips for Stress-Free Business Travel

If you’re planning to go out of town for one of the many conferences taking place this fall, this would be a great time to go back and read Sue West’s tips for making the transition back to your regular routine when you return home. To make the most of your trip, you’ll also want to read these business travel tips from Diana Gomez.

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Increase your influence with scannable web copy

During my blogging session at NAPO 2014, someone asked about the ideal length of a blog post. Audience member Karen Brighton of Simplifyze, being an experienced editor, was kind enough to supplement my answer with a few tips of her own, and I was thrilled when she agreed to cover the topic in even greater detail here on Your Organizing Business.

Increase your influence with scannable web copy

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Best practices for effective CRM

One of Jodi Granok’s recommendations in I am a Professional Organizer – Now What? is the implementation of a customer relationship management system, or CRM. A CRM can be a very powerful tool, but like any marketing tool, you can’t just start using it; you need a strategy. These guidelines from digital marketing expert, Christian Abbas, will help you make the most of your CRM system.

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Don’t neglect digital decluttering

1-800-GOT-JUNK? has played a big role in the organizing industry for as long as I can remember. Established in Canada (woo hoo!) in 1989, they now have franchises throughout the United States and Australia as well. Today I’m pleased to welcome their Content Manager, Samantha Landa as my guest, with some tips to help you and your clients with digital decluttering.

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