NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 2

As promised, today one of our Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers, Seana Turner highlights some of her favorite vendors from the NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo. Are you a “latest and greatest” fanatic? Do you love finding the perfect tool for the job? This post is for you! I recently traveled to Atlanta, GA for the 2016 Annual Conference of…

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NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 1

One of the highlights of any conference for professional organizers is the opportunity to learn about organizations relevant to the organizing industry as well as exciting new organizing products. There were so many interesting vendors at NAPO2016 that I recruited not one but two guest bloggers to cover them all! Julie Stobbe’s here today to talk about some of them….

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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 University, said, Often there is…

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Did you miss POC Conference 2015?

After months of preparation and anticipation, it’s hard to believe the 2015 POC Conference has come and gone! My presentation on Friday, How to Write Blog Posts that Get Results, went over well, and you’ll be seeing bits and pieces of it in various formats here on Your Organizing Business in the days to come. I spent the rest of…

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Getting Organized Magazine and the Future of Publishing

The explosion in blogging and the Internet in general is really taking a toll on the publishing industry. Many magazines and newspapers that have been in print for many years are moving towards becoming available only online, or closing their doors altogether. I find this really sad, because even though the Internet is a valuable resource, it doesn’t satisfy the…

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How The Cloud Can Help Your Small Business Get Big

I find myself using more and more cloud-based tools in my business, especially those that allow me to access the same data on my laptop, tablet, or smartphone. John Terra returns this week with a few of his favorite apps, including some I haven’t seen before. Check them out – perhaps there’s one or more that you can use yourself…

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Top mobile apps for boosting your productivity

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, like these three recommended by…

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Contact Management for Networking – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

As a business owner, you are hopefully involved with one or more local networking groups, because they’re a great way to build relationships with people with whom you can share ideas, information, and referrals. If keeping track of the people you meet is a challenge, you’ll want to read the excellent contact management tips in this month’s edition of the…

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