Best Planners for Small Business Owners: 2019 Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 29, 2018
It’s no secret. I love planners. I love using them, shopping for them and talking about them. Over the last few years, I’ve been writing about the best planners for business owners, freelancers and solopreneurs. Because I’ve been doing this for a while, in this year’s edition of The Best Planners for Small Business Owners, […]
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5 Essential Systems Every Small Business Needs

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On July 26, 2018
For the last few years, I’ve been spreading the word about the five essential systems every small business needs. What started as an idea for a Periscope series became a popular blog post, a video course, and a topic I speak on often. I’ve now given at least a dozen talks on this topic at […]
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Best Planners for Small Business Owners: 2018 Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On September 5, 2017
  Ah, it’s my favorite time of year again – Planner Season. I know it’s not a real thing, but I made it one. As someone who has used planners for what feels like forever, I never thought planners would be trendy! But, it’s definitely a trend I can get behind – I want to […]
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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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How to Make a Planner Your Business BFF

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 19, 2016
So, you’ve found your perfect planner. Now what? Having a planner isn’t very helpful if you aren’t putting it to use. Those blank pages can’t make miracles happen. Not everyone loves planners the way I do – I get that. But if you’re reading this, it is very likely that you do or that you […]
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Favorite Things: 2015 Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 20, 2015
Now’s the time of year when everyone’s doing their “Best Of” lists, so I thought I’d join the fray and do one of my own. Here’s my list of favorite apps and programs in 2015. (P.S. I’d really rather do a list of favorite TV shows, but you can leave a comment and ask me for […]
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