Goodbye Outlook, Hello Gmail and Todoist!

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. So far, no joy. After…

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How to organize your social media marketing and be more productive

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 of a headache though, if…

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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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Organizing for Managers and 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 consultants a chance to contribute….

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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. So, when Cena invited me to…

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