10 tips for a successful organizing business

10 tips for a successful organizing business

To be a successful organizing coach or consultant, you need knowledge, a passion for imparting that knowledge to others, and basic business skills. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve talked about a number of resources for professional development and networking to help you attain those skills. Today I’m happy to share my top tips […]

Staying Organized – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Everyone talks about getting organized, but every professional organizer knows that’s just the beginning. So, this month I’ve asked my readers to share their secrets for staying organized, and did they ever come through! Please join me in giving them all a big thanks for their contributions, and to LifeinCase for sponsoring this edition of […]

Secrets to converting prospects to clients

If I was to ask you why you market your business, you’d probably say it’s to get more clients, right? Well, according to Michael Charest’s “Master the Sales Process” presentation at the 2014 NAPO Conference, you would be wrong!

How Small Businesses and Start-ups can Manage their Finances Online

With April tax deadlines approaching, many of us are thinking about money, and specifically our business bookkeeping, even more than usual. Unless you’re a professional bookkeeper or accountant, it’s hard to stay on top of all the new tools and resources, so David Spring is here as my guest today to bring us up to […]

Checklists and Contracts and Agreements – Oh my!

It’s amazing how many different forms you need in order to operate a professional organizing business! Some are just for your own use, such as client information sheets, assessment forms, and checklists. Others, such as invoices and letters of agreement, communicate important information to your clients.

Green Organizing – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to the April issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! I thoroughly enjoyed reading all the posts which were submitted, and was pleased to pick up many new ideas. Whether you’re looking for eco-friendly ways to help your clients deal with clutter, or trying to implement green practices in your own home or business, […]

Taxes – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, Part 2

Deb Lee contacted me yesterday, wondering why I had not included her post in the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival for March. When I checked to see whether I’d received it, I discovered that somehow I’d omitted all of the tax-related posts! I sincerely apologize for my oversight, but as they say, better late than never!

Financial Organizing – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, Part 1

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! We have a lot of new people participating this month, so I’d like to welcome everyone and encourage you to read and comment on your colleagues’ posts. I’m sure you’ll find it to be a fun way to get to know one another while […]

Grow Your Sales Team, Grow Your Income

I’ve blogged previously about the benefits of creating information products, whether they’re related to organizing or to one of your other interests, but even if you’ve developed a product, unless you have a very popular website, you may have found that you’re not bringing in nearly as much income as you’d hoped. Why not increase […]

October 2009 Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Here it is once again – time for the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! This monthly feature is a chance for you to share your best blog posts and learn from your colleagues in the organizing industry. We have a few new contributors this month, including a very special guest. I don’t want to let the […]

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