Top 10 Lists – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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We’re doing something a little different for this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. Rather than focusing on a specific aspect of organizing, readers were invited to submit a Top 10 List post, and the response was amazing! Read on, and don’t forget to let the bloggers know you found them through the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival!

I am very excited to announce that we have two new Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers:

Nancy BorgTop Ten Virtues of a Snowstorm: It’s About More Than You Think

Janice RussellTop 10 Ways to Say “No”

This month marks the 10th time each of these bloggers have participated in the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. Congratulations, Nancy and Janice!

I’m also pleased to introduce our newest participant:

Janet SchieslTen Tips to Save Big Money on Your Food Budget

Please join me in wishing her a warm welcome by checking out her blog and introducing yourself!

Don’t go away just yet, because there are lots more top ten lists for you to explore:

Jeri DanskyToday’s Top 10 Piggy Banks

Ellen Delap10 tidbits to total organization

Hazel ThorntonBusting the Top 10 Organizing Myths

Leslie Josel10 Tips for Organizing Your Senior Year

Jonda Beattie10 Steps to an Organized Home

Lisa Montanaro10 Ways to Protect Your Business

Linda Samuels10 Best Sources for Organizing Help

Angela Esnouf – Ten Decluttering Rewards

Audrey Cupo – Ten Tips For Getting Your Kids Ready For School In The Morning

Stacey Agin Murray – Top Ten Helper Shelf ‘Hot Spots’ for Your Home

Lauren Silveira – Permanent Top Ten List – Daily Life Assignments

Julie BestryTop 10 Vital Documents – Do You Know Where Your VIPs Are?

Linda VanderkolkTop 10 Paper Items to Keep Indefinitely

Tracy HothTop 10 Reasons Your Teenage Daughter’s Bedroom Should Be Organized

Margarita Ibbott – Top 10 #Organizing Pins or Re-Pins from Pinterest

Thank you to everyone who contributed, especially Linda Samuels and Margarita Ibbott, who both included the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival on their top ten lists. 🙂 With 280 tips, I’m sure we’ve all learned something new!

Our theme next month will be ADD/ADHD, and you may make your submission any time from now until 10 AM EDT on Monday, September 10.

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Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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  1. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on August 14, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Thank you, Janet for the opportunity to participate in the fabulous PO Blog Carnival. I’ve just started reading the posts, and they are wonderful. What an incredible group of colleagues! Lots of great Top 10 ideas on so many diverse topics. Love this!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on August 15, 2012 at 6:55 am

      Linda, it wouldn’t be such a success without strong supporters like you!

      • Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on August 15, 2012 at 10:25 am

        Thank you, Janet. You know I’m a huge fan of yours and appreciate your brilliancy in putting the monthly PO Blog Carnival together. I’m still making my way through all the great Top 10 Lists. What an incredible and diverse collection.

  2. Avatar Janet Barclay on August 15, 2012 at 7:42 am

    Better late than never, Ramona! Thanks for sharing your post – it’s a good one!

  3. Twenty-Eight Top Ten Organizing Lists! on April 22, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    […] I submitted that post to The Professional Organizers Blog Carnival for August. The theme: Top Ten Lists. Twenty-eight Professional Organizers contributed to the ‘Top Ten Lists’ Blog Carnival. That’s 280 tips! To read all 280 nuggets of organizing advice, go to Top Ten Lists – August 2012 Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. […]

  4. Avatar Autumn Leopold on February 29, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Wow! What a goldmine! Thanks for sharing Janet! I now have a new reading list!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on February 29, 2016 at 2:18 pm

      It should keep you out of trouble for a while. Don’t forget to stop for lunch!

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