Keeping your home office organized is very important. Even if you have another office and split your time with your home office, both workspaces need to be as organized as possible. This way, if you are working in one office and need to work at your home office, you will be able to transition to the other space easily and be more productive. To do that, you need to have the best containers for your home office to hold the necessary papers and supplies. Here are examples of the seven best … [Read more...]
Small Business Office Organization Tips Archive Page
Welcome to our Small Business Office Organization tips archive page to help you and your business streamline processes. Read the archive posts for tips to use in your business.
June 30th is the half point of the year! Why not take a proactive view on your tax forms and review your employee and subcontractor. It is a great time to do a small business mid year review to look at your 1099-misc. subcontractors and your Employee W-2 information to make sure everything is in order. Check the following information: Official name of the subcontractor company, Employer Identification Number and addresses are correct. Subcontractors social security numbers are correct. … [Read more...]
Every small business owner has to deal with paper throughout their day. But, not all tasks have to be printed on paper. Here are 5 going paperless apps no small business owner can do without. I know I sure can't. Trip travel apps: Such as Tripit: holds all your travel information like a hotel, airline, and car rental information. You can even email your itinerary to a person so they know your information as well. Great for sharing your schedule with your coworkers and clients. Reward card … [Read more...]
Working in offices for many years, I have become an expert at organizing office supplies. There are various ways to sort these items. Here are two ways to get your office supplies organized: Option #1: Organizing office supplies by "like" items. Examples of items to use with this sorting method: Shared paper stock Shared labels stock Shared hanging folders Shared manila folders Shared label maker Option #2: Organizing office supplies by tasks. Examples of items to use with … [Read more...]
Tuesday is said to be the most productive day of the week. With the Monday morning meeting behind you and your priorities set for the week, Tuesdays are usually the most productive day of the week. But here are 5 tips on how to make your office productive every day not just on Tuesdays. Start each day with a list of things to do in a priority order. You can use letters or numbers as priorities. Try to use different symbols that show the priorities for fun. First priority could be ! , The … [Read more...]
Is this year's goal to get your business organized? Wouldn't you love an organized home office? A space that is just for your business. A space that you can do your work, your bills, and be able to research with minimal distractions. Ah, doesn’t that sound lovely? Well, I am here to tell you that it IS possible to do this. Here are five steps to create an organized home office that is also hidden when you are not working. First, find a place in the corner of your home that is out-of-the-way. … [Read more...]