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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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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What Entrepreneurs Need to Consider Before Starting a Business

Social norms suggest that in order to be considered “successful” you must go to school, get a degree, and work your way up the corporate ladder. This idea—basic formula if you may—probably came from decades upon decades of accounts of people who have reached the summit of success. However, not everyone is privileged enough to…

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Working With Clients – Setting Boundaries

A variety of situations and scenarios will occur while working with clients that will test your boundaries with them.  It is important for you to understand the legal or liability issues and your region’s regulations for transportation in determining what you will and will not do for your clients. It is also important to communicate…

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How to Get Started as a Professional Organizer

Not sure how to begin a Professional Organizing business? Listen to my podcast with Susan Creal and hear about how I began my business, the obstacles I had to overcome, what my typical day is like, tips on organizing, and more. Ready to begin? Register for our Fast Track Method Training Program for Professional Organizers. 

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Grow Your Business – Packaged Services

The recession may have ended in 2009, but the US economy was still in recovery well into 2011. People were quite hesitant to spend their discretionary income on organizing services. I did have clients stay with me who financially could during the recession, and some are still my clients today; they are chronically disorganized, and,…

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