Spark Joy Podcast: How to Launch an Organized Business

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 1, 2018
I was recently interviewed by Karin Socci and Kristyn Ivey of the Spark Joy Podcast. In addition to talking about my experience keeping my business afloat during the recession, I shared my insights on essential systems every small business needs, why planning matters and how you can still get (and stay) organized, even if you […]
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Spring Clean Your Business

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On April 13, 2018
(Note: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used.) Spring has sprung (kinda)​ and the days keep rolling on. You’re either feeling great about your progress, overwhelmed by everything on your plate, or in that […]
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Who has time to get organized anyway?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 15, 2018
Making the time to get organized is an investment in yourself and your business. With everything going on in the world around us – family matters (both big and small), serving clients and customers,  marketing our businesses, running errands, working on our finances – who has the time or money to organize? YOU DO! Organizing […]
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Why should I organize?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 9, 2018
Do you walk in the house after a long day at work and just sigh at your cluttered house? Or do you walk into your work space feeling uninspired each morning because all you can think about is the mess in front of you? Have you planned to organize one morning but do not know […]
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The Next 12 Months: Weekly Planner – Updated!

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On November 30, 2016
Back in 2015, I developed The Next 12 Months: Weekly Planner because I saw that there was a need for a practical and streamlined planner for business owners like myself. This fall, I made some updates based on customer and focus group feedback. Favorite features like the marketing tracker were updated and new features including sales […]
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Best Planners For Small Business Owners: 2017 Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On November 25, 2016
* Glad you’re here – but this post is old news now! Hop over to the 2018 edition of the Best Planners for Small Business Owners post!* Welcome to the 3rd annual (who knew this would be a thing?!?) edition of my Best Planners for Small Business Owners round up. You wanted it, you got […]
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Quickbooks Self Employed: Why I Went All In

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On November 20, 2016
Systems help keep your business running. One of the essential systems you need for your business is a financial system. I’ve used Quickbooks before – setting clients up with it or helping them keep their finances organized. But it was never for me. It just had too many extra things I didn’t need. When they […]
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