Organizing Digital Files

Organizing Digital Files

I love organization, but not everyone does or thinks in that methodized way.  As part of my recent reader survey, one reader said her digital organization had become quite cluttered.  So I thought I would share with you the digital folders that I have on my computer for my design business and design clients.  My method is not perfect, there is definitely room for improvement, but it rarely takes me any time to find what I am looking for.

I try to delete as much stuff from my computer and cloud as possible, to keep it

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Organizing Client Projects

Organizing Client Projects

When I start a new project there are a few things that I do to organize that new project, this is one of the systems I have created to make my business more efficient.  In this post, I've attempted to describe my system for you.  It feels a lot more complicated to explain the system in words than it is in actual execution.  

I start with a 3" white 3-ring binder and a stack of binder tabs.  Much of my organization is based on using Studio Designer, but if you don't use Studio Designer or a project management software you can still organize your projects this way.  

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How to Get Everything Done

How to Get Everything Done

The beginning of a year always feels a little rushed for me.  The first day back to work in the new year feels overwhelming and has me thinking how am I going to get everything done?  But it is entirely my fault.  There is usually a lot going on at the end of a year because of the holidays and trying to wrap up business and clients so that I can take time off, so what starts to happen is I start to push things I should have done into the new year and then start to pile on new goals and intentions.  Does any of this sound familiar?

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HOW TO CLEAR CLUTTER

Its a scary time of year, with Halloween just around the corner.  But today isn't about pumpkin crafts or toilet paper ghosts hung in trees - it's scarier.  Tackling that growing pile of clutter and I-don't-know-what-to-do-with-it-so-it's-getting-stashed-in-this-closet stuff.  Do I have you trembling at the thought?  I have created a Printable that makes this job easier.  Those who receive my monthly newsletter got this baby delivered straight to their email earlier this month.