Organizing Blog

The difference between a contractor and an employee

If you are looking to expand your business, or just need some help on the occasional project, you”ll want to understand the difference between a contractor and an employee.

Basically, you have two choices when it comes to hiring.  You can work with a contractor, or you can hire an employee

So, what’s the difference?
A contractor does not work for you regularly, only as needed, and typically own and maintain their own business.
An employee works for you regularly and exclusively. … Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
Organizing Blog

Organizing Policies and Procedures

Organizing policies and procedures are essential for every organizing business.  These ensure that everyone has the information and instructions that they need in order to do what they are supposed to be doing. You need to have organizing policies and procedures in place for your business, your staff and your clients.

As professional organizers, we are business owners, too. We need to always consider business side of this industry – not just the organizing. Doing so will help to avoid costly trial and error.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
Organizing Blog

Top 10 Spring Organizing Tips

Spring organizing tips for your home.

Spring is here. The air is warmer, the sun is brighter and this motivates us to want to clear out the old and make everything fresh and new again. Follow these top 10 spring organizing tips to get your home clean and organized and ready for spring!

1. Declutter first!
The first and most important step in spring organizing is to get rid of clutter. The less clutter you have, the easier it will be for you to clean and organize.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Virtual Organizing for Organizers

Virtual Organizing is a growing trend that allows you to work with clients beyond your local area and grow your organizing business. Certified Professional Organizer® and virtual organizing pioneer, Sarah Buckwalter will teach you everything you need to know about virtual organizing for organizers, so you that you can organize anyone, anytime, anywhere – even from your beach chair!

In this engaging webinar, you will learn the systems, tools and technology you’ll need to develop and offer virtual organizing services.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Living Social Deal

Welcome to Organizing U! We are happy to help you achieve your organizing goals!

We have three awesome offers available through Living Social. Whether you want to learn how to organize your life and home, or if you are organized and want to start a career as a professional organizer, you’ve come to the right place!

Home Organizing Bootcamp
Imagine your home, totally organized! In this program, you’ll learn how to conquer clutter and set up organizing systems for all areas of your home! … Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Join our mailing list

Welcome to Organizing U! We are dedicated to helping you achieve success! If you want to start a successful organizing business, you’ve come to the right place!

Click here to join our list and get started with our free course: How to Start a Six-Figure Organizing Business. You will also receive additional tips and information on how to run your organizing business.

Your privacy is important to us. We will never share your information with anyone. You can unsubscribe at any time.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Professional Organizing Degree Program


Organizing U’s Professional Organizing Degree Program gives you the education and knowledge you need to become a successful professional organizer. This comprehensive, self-paced program includes everything you need to know to start, run and grow your organizing business.

On-demand courses allow you to learn at your own pace, anytime and anywhere! Plus, you get all the business forms you’ll need, too!

This information and resource packed program includes:
5 Professional Organizer Training Programs, including 16 Courses with comprehensive Course Handouts that cover everything you need to know to start, run and grow a successful organizing business.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Client Confidentiality Agreement

Organizing clients are often hesitant to open up their homes and lives to a stranger. They worry that you’ll talk about them, or share their personal information with others. Use this client confidentiality agreement to reassure your organizing clients. Prove to them that you’ll protect their confidentiality by signing this confidentiality agreement. They’ll be impressed by your professionalism and will feel more comfortable working with you.

The Client Confidentiality Agreement is part of our Professional Organizer Client Service Forms package. This package bundles everything you need to communicate and work with your organizing clients effectively and efficiently!… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

Virtual Organizing

Our Virtual Organizing program gives you the opportunity to work one-on-one with an expert Professional Organizer. Through Virtual Organizing, we will be able to work with you anywhere you are and provide you with expert coaching, advice and solutions, completely customized to your space and needs.

During a Virtual Organizing session, we use Skype or FaceTime to “meet” with you and view your space. We are right there with you! By viewing your space while discussing your needs, we will be able to provide you with specific solutions, coaching,  guidance and support to help you get organized and keep moving in the right direction. … Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

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