ADHD – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

October is international ADHD Awareness Month, full of education about this neurodevelopmental disorder. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, have ADHD-like symptoms, or have clients with ADHD, you’ll find learning about specialized organizational strategies to be very beneficial. Our sponsor for this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is Sue West, Productivity & ADHD Coach, and author of “You Are Not…

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Interview with Professional Organizer Janet Ireland

My latest organizer interview is with Janet Ireland of Space For Change in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Janet is a Trained Professional Organizer, member of Professional Organizers in Canada (POC), and Certified Supply Chain Management Professional through the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada (SCMA). Janet, what made you decide to start an organizing business? As I was preparing to…

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How to Effectively Use Client Surveys to Boost Your Business

As an organizational consultant, you need to know how you’re doing in the eyes of your clients. However, you can’t assume they’ll openly tell you their feedback to your face. They might if they’re extraordinarily pleased, but if there’s room for improvement, they’ll probably balk. That’s why client surveys are so useful. What Is a Client Survey? Client surveys are…

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Space Planning – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

A key step in just about every organizing project is determining what is going to go where. For that reason, I invited my readers to contribute their blog posts about Space Planning to this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. Our sponsor for this edition is an expert in this area! Tracey Shadley of Organize A – Z spent 18 years at California…

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What to Know When Starting Your Facebook Marketing Efforts

With it becoming increasingly difficult to reach your target market on Facebook organically, more and more clients have been asking me for advice about Facebook advertising. Since my experience in this area is very limited, I’m pleased to share this guest post from Taktical Digital. An effective marketing campaign doesn’t just need to reach a large number of potential customers; it…

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Product Review: ACDSee Photo Studio

Since I got my first digital camera in 2004, I’ve taken thousands of photos using several different cameras and smart phones. Although I’ve been good about transferring them to my computer, I haven’t been consistent in they way I organize them. This became even more of an issue when my interest in photography as an art form was rekindled a…

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Getting Organized for Back to School – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Since it’s that time of year when summer holidays are winding down and students of all ages are getting ready to go back to school, this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is about Getting Organized for Back to School. Our sponsor for this month is Leslie Josel of Order Out of Chaos, who is a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger…

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5 Simple Hacks to Organize Operations for New Businesses

New entrepreneurs often spend a considerable amount of time focusing on product development or definition of their services. They may refine their business plan numerous times, identify funding sources and more to prepare for the launch. One aspect that is often overlooked, however, relates to the general organization of operations on a daily basis. Many of today’s new business endeavors…

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