How did you get started?
In 2007, for an LA agent. I was an actor working as an admin for an agency. With the looming writers’ strike- I was asked to re-organize the office supply closet. I loved doing it.
How long have you been doing this?
I’ve been a professional organizer since late 2007 and have been working part-time since then.
How do you make money (Hourly, By Project, Retainer or One Time Fee)?
Most of my work is hourly and by the project. I have been put on retainer by a former client when I organized their move.
How do you get new clients?
I have my own website, referrals from other clients and organizers, word-of-mouth and attending networking events
When do you work on your side hustle?
Weekends and after work. I also am able to do some virtual organizing for clients.
Do you have tips or resources for a person who just started a side hustle or wants to start one?
Join networking groups where you can develop professionally. I am a member of NAPO (Nat’l Association of Professional Organizers), NAPO- NE (the New England chapter) and ICD (Institute of Challenging Disorganization). Join business networking groups online and in person from LinkedIn. Join business groups where you can meet people- Chamber of Commerce, BNI, etc.
Where can we go to connect with you?
On my website.
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