8 Strategies on Managing a Professional Organizing Business

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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re managing a small business, especially when you are starting out.  Here are 8 strategies to simplify and make small business management easier. Strategy #1 – Have a Mentor or a Business Coach There is no reason why you should have to figure out everything by yourself.  There are…

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Tools to Help Bloggers Write Consistently and Well

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With over 4.5 billion active internet users worldwide, there’s never been a better time for you to incorporate blogging into your marketing strategy. Blogging not only helps you drive traffic to your website, but also lets you promote your products and services, build trust with your audience, and keep your customers engaged. Typically, the more…

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How Virtual Organizing is Different from On-site Organizing

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Virtual organizing is a process for getting organized through the use of technology. The primary difference between on-site and virtual organizing is the client doesn’t have the organizer’s hands to help move and sort items. During virtual organizing sessions the professional organizer (organizer) is often mostly body doubling. Meaning a body double is not an…

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All The Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Help a Solopreneur

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Being a solopreneur is not easy work as you handle your business alone, from its primary operations to management. Your business is probably thriving today, and customers or clients are making their way to you. However, doing other tasks that may seem to be menial can definitely create a significant but negative impact on your…

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Help! How do I find clients?

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When starting a professional organizing business, one of the questions most people ask me is, “how do I find clients?”  The first thing to recognize is you do need to seek out clients and not wait for clients to seek you out. Four months into the start-up of my organizing business, my husband, Stefan, and…

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Professional Organizing Business Procedures – Client Intake

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Managing a professional organizing business involves many, many elements.  When you start your professional organizing business, you may think documenting how you do your business is not essential.  But, once you start working with multiple clients at once and managing their organizing projects, it will be much easier if you have your business policies and…

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Insuring Your Professional Organizer Business

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  Many new professional organizing business owners struggle with insuring their professional organizing business and selecting their business entity type. Recently, a student asked me, “do I need to form an LLC if I have liability insurance?” She asked this question because she was trying to decide if she could start her business as a…

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Which Business Entity is Right for Your Business?

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The business entity you choose influences your business operations, taxes, and most importantly how much of your personal assets are at risk. Choose a business entity that gives you both protection of your assets and tax benefits. Considerations for Selecting a Business Entity In selecting your business entity, there are three primary considerations to take…

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