Goodbye Outlook, Hello Gmail and Todoist!

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I’ve been using Microsoft Outlook since I started my business 15 years ago. After installing an update about six months ago, it started to mix up my email accounts, which was manageable, but annoying. An online search revealed that others were experiencing the same issue, so with each update I hoped it would soon be resolved. […]

How to organize your social media marketing and be more productive

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Social media marketing can be a bit daunting when you don’t have a good system in place to organize it. You need to keep track of all your different social profiles, make sure you respond to all the mentions you receive, post great content regularly and so much more. This can lead to a bit […]

How to Pick a Good Planner

How to pick a good planner

Since many people are currently shopping for a planner for the new year, it seems appropriate to share this article by Rodger Constandse, which was originally part of a week-long series on “From the Desk of Janet Barclay” in 2010. I’m sure you’ll find Rodger’s guidelines helpful, whether for yourself or your clients. Hugh Young, a physics professor from Carnegie Mellon […]

Organizing for Managers and Team Leaders – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Organizing for Managers & Team Leaders- Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Thank you for joining us for the 72nd edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. That’s right – this month is the Blog Carnival’s 6th anniversary! Since we have a tendency to focus on residential and personal organization, I thought we’d shake things up a bit this time, to give more business organizers and productivity […]

How to save time blogging

How to save time blogging

Cena Block of Sane Spaces is well known to frequent readers of Your Organizing Business. Long before her interview with Autumn Leopold last week, she’s been featured here as both a guest blogger (Top Five Ways To Gain More Business Confidence) and a Blog Carnival sponsor (Reviewing Goals). She is also a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger. […]

How To Get The Most From The Limited Time You Have

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I’ve had the privilege of working with quite a few professional organizers, and I know that many of you struggle with the same challenges as your clients. As small business owners, you hold a multitude of responsibilities, and there are only so many hours to go around. If you’re already nodding your head, you’ll want […]

Top mobile apps for boosting your productivity

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Are you always on the go? Between client sessions, networking events, and trade shows, not to mention personal errands, you probably find yourself relying more and more on your smartphone or tablet to stay connected when you’re away from your computer. Fortunately, there are lots of apps to help you stay productive anytime and anywhere, […]

Top 5 Apps for Business Coaches and Consultants

Top 5 apps for coaches & 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 […]

Are you making this common multitasking mistake?

Are you making this multitasking mistake?

It’s always a pleasure when one of our Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers pays us a special visit, and today is no exception. Lisa Crilley Mallis from System Savvy Consulting is here with some time management advice that we can all use – because aren’t we all guilty of multitasking sometimes?

How Technology Can Help Run Your Business

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I’ve always had a passion for learning about different ways to use technology to keep my business and information organized. I hope you feel the same way, because Brenda Riley’s here today to tell us about the business technology tools the she recommends for your organizing business.

Free your mind for productivity

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Have any of your clients resolved to be more productive this year? Are you as organized as you’d like to be?  There are a lot of time management systems out there, and finding one that works for your clients or your own unique work style isn’t always easy.

50 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Productivity and Profitability

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When Penny Catterall offered to write about Deb Lee and Kim Oser’s MARCPO session about technology, I was thrilled, because it’s one I’d have chosen myself, had I attended the conference. I’m a huge fan of Deb’s SOHO Tech Training, so I was sure that she and Kim would have lots of fabulous information to […]

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