From the Back Cover
From estimating start-up costs and finding clients to how to stay profitable even in slow economic climates, this book takes you through every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based professional organizing business. Whether you're just starting to explore your options for a home-based business or are an organizing wizard looking to be your own boss, each chapter will guide you on how to build your own successful organizing business. Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including:Start-Up Costs ChecklistClient Intake FormAssessment Visit/Working AgreementSample InvoiceMarketing Plan Worksheet
About the Author
Dawn Noble, president and founder of Balance & Beyond, is a registered nurse and professional organizer. Dawn established Balance & Beyond to assist individuals in learning the basics of de-cluttering, organizing, and time management, helping them create more satisfying, healthier lives. She has coached many individuals and small-business owners in creating more efficient, more productive environments. She has trained and educated individuals in the art of Professional Organizing and coaches new entrepreneurs in the art of establishing and growing their small business. Dawn has spoken publicly to hundreds of local groups and clubs as well as many corporate clients. Dawn developed the Professional Organizer training courses, manuals and policy guidelines used by top organizer Julie Morgenstern. Dawn has been quoted and written about in the Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Princeton Packet, Trenton Times and many others. Dawn’s business and her techniques will be featured in the February 2006 issue of Parenting magazine.