Professional Organizers Blog Carnival: 10th Anniversary Edition

Thank you for joining me in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! I am honored to introduce our sponsor for this very special edition, Anne Blumer of the Institute for Professional Organizers™. The owner of SolutionsForYou, Inc. since 2003, Anne authored Mastering the Business of Organizing as well as the Institute for Professional Organizers™ curriculum, training manuals, and program. To learn…

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Professional Organizers Are Meant For TV Segments

Earlier this year, I received the following email from a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger: Hi Janet, It’s Rashelle Isip from TheOrderExpert.com. I hope all is well by you, and that your year is off to a wonderful start. I know you are always looking to connect with interesting people and wanted to make a brief introduction. I’d like…

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The Importance of Google Reviews

Imagine a couple who is having trouble with the amount of clutter in their house. They realize they need some help, so they search for “professional organizer near me” on Google. They see a few different options and are not sure which one to go with. How do they make a decision? Acquiring new customers is hard for any business….

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The Best Tools for Busy but Successful Organizing or Productivity Consultants

How good can productivity consultants be if they are not productive themselves? This might be the biggest oxymoron of all: consultants don’t have it easy to stay organized. They give essential tips to individuals and business teams on how to make their days more productive. But they should always start from themselves. For a productivity consultant, digital tools are a…

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Marie Kondo – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Marie Kondo first caught our attention in 2014 with her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Now she’s at the forefront again with her Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Everybody’s talking about her – including other organizing professionals, who have widely differing opinions about her methods. And since there’s no better way…

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Interview with Professional Organizer, Educator and Mentor Anne Blumer

For today’s organizer interview, I’m thrilled to feature Anne Blumer of SolutionsForYou, Inc. from Portland, Oregon. With more than 15 years of industry experience, she’s got a wealth of experience to share! Anne has been reading Your Organizing Business since its launch in 2009 and is a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger. I’ve got to know her quite well…

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A Tale of Two Conferences

It’s great to attend conferences, but there are so many possibilities that we can’t always go to all the ones we’d like to. That’s the situation Hazel Thornton found herself in this year, but she made the most of it, as she describes in this guest post. I was unable to attend the NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing…

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Going Green – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

This month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is all about Going Green! With Earth Day right around the corner, I asked my readers to share their blog posts about topics such as eco-friendly ways to deal with clutter or implementing green practices at home or at work. Thank you to everyone who contributed! Check out these posts covering the three Rs: Reduce…

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