Archive for guest blogger

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.

business travel

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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.

customer relationship management 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.

messy computer desktop

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Turn your blog into an e-book: The Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Turning Your Blog Entries into Money

Whether you consider blogging a pleasure or a necessary evil, you may sometimes wonder how you can get more mileage from your efforts. There are many ways you can repurpose your blog content, including turning some of your posts into an e-book. Mishka Tolentino explains how.

From Blog to E-book by Mishka Tolentino

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Using Big Data for better marketing

You’ve probably encountered the phrase “Big Data” in your online travels, but unless you’re connected to the IT sector, you may not have a clear sense of what it is or what it has to do with your organizing business. I’m happy to welcome John Terra, who answers the question “What is big data?” with a few examples that you may be using in your marketing already.

social media and big data

Social media and big data make a terrific marketing team

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Do you have a virtual will?

Meeting my client and Facebook friend Hazel Thornton was a huge part of my NAPO Conference experience. She really went out of her way to include me in her plans and make sure I met everyone I hoped to. And she’s still at it – today she’s sharing the highlights of one of the sessions she attended: Advance Planning for Your Virtual Afterlife. Take it away, Hazel!

Do you have a virtual will?

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