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A Little Organization Can Help You Achieve Holiday Zen

A holiday organizing interview with Sarah Buckwalter by Paige Allen of the Sun Chronicle:

The holidays are just around the corner and before long the endless parade of dinner parties, family celebrations and gatherings with friends will be underway.

While the holiday season is supposed to be a fun and festive time, it can quickly become stressful for those trying to get their homes organized and ready to receive guests. Thankfully, Sarah Buckwalter, founder and owner of Organizing Boston, can offer some help so you can achieve holiday zen.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Six Tips to Maintain Client Confidentiality

As an organizer, you are helping a client with some of their most intimate possessions and feelings. These must be handled with utmost care. Your clients must feel that they can totally trust you. Here are six tips to help you maintain client confidentiality.

#1: Don’t Gab
Everything a client tells you should be held in confidence. You should never discuss a client’s information or situation with anyone, even family and friends. You never know who knows who.

#2: Get Permission
Always ask the client for permission before you take photos, open closed doors, peek in drawers, use the bathroom, etc.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Marketing Virtual Organizing Services

virtual organizingHave you dreamed of becoming a virtual organizer? Of working with clients and collecting income while you relax on the beach? If so, then you’re going to need to do some marketing, Marketing virtual organizing services is a must if you want to be successful!

Virtual organizing is a growing trend in the professional organizing industry. More and more professional organizers are adding virtual organizing to their list of services. It is great opportunity for professional organizers to work with clients everywhere from anywhere!… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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7 Steps to Successfully Manage Large Organizing Projects

Project Management for Professional Organizers: 7 Steps to Successfully Manage Large Organizing Projects

managing large organizing projects - organizing uPeople look to professional organizers for their complex and multi layered projects. The idea of a daunting task may prompt them to reach out for help from someone who can think logically through the process and take the burden away from them. By taking on large organizing projects, you have an opportunity to greatly increase your earning potential!

However, I know a lot of professional organizers that will turn down large organizing projects because they don’t know how to manage them well.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Organizing in Plain Sight

Organize by displaying your things instead of hiding them.

Have you heard of organizing in plain sight? It’s a concept where you use your open spaces to organize your belongings. With this method you can have as much useful storage space as the square footage of your home itself. Amazing right?!

Consider displaying your belongings instead of trying to stash everything away and out of sight. This “display” method of organizing is something I use in my own home as well as client’s homes.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Get Organized Series: Armoire is for Organizing

Relaxing Organized BedroomOne of the most common and frustrating organizing challenges in many homes is the lack of closet space. Sure you can edit your things to a minimum, install a new closet system, move other items around to different places to make closet space, but what if you’ve already done that? If you live in a studio apartment or an old home and just don’t have the closet space, what do you do?

One option is to simply create the space; have a contractor in to build out a portion of the wall so that you can make closet space in a room.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Get Organized Series: Garage Organizing

garage organizingWell, winter is over. It’s time for garage organizing. Maybe you parked your car in the garage all season, maybe not. But either way, you open the door and it looks as though some strangers came in, rifled through the contents, didn’t take anything, maybe even left a few things, but took off in a hurry! As professional organizers, we see this happen to our clients all the time! 😉

What a great time of year to organize the garage! Not too hot, not too cold, just the right time to get things in order before summer fun and vacations come along!… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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FREE Webinar to help you learn to organize

Check out our free webinar: Organize your STUFF™: Five Steps to Organize Anything.

organize your stuffIn this engaging presentation, you will learn our no fail, 5 step process to organize anything, which we call “STUFF”. When it comes to organizing, it can be hard to know where to start and easy to get overwhelmed. But with these five steps to guide you, you’ll always know what to do next.

We’ll walk you through each step of the organizing process and offer real-life examples to help you learn how to organize any space in your home or office.… Read the rest

By Sarah Buckwalter, ago
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Angie Dorsey earns Professional Organizing Degree!

We would like to congratulate Angie Dorsey on earning her Professional Organizing Degree™

Angie’s Bio:
Angie DorseyI have always been passionate about organizing.  I am a natural born planner who is obsessed with checklists and containers.  It’s a sickness I know, but what can I say.  Before becoming a professional organizer, I spent 14 years in the corporate and educational sectors, serving in both administrative and customer support capacities.  After some soul-searching, I finally realized that my purpose is to help others lead more organized and productive lives.
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By Sarah Buckwalter, ago

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