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may 2024 edition

This Month's Freebies

May Freebie Graphic

This month we’ve put together some Facebook graphic templates with a “Subscribe to Our Newsletter” theme.

Click the link below to customize on Canva!

Marketing Meetup

marketing meetup

Join Anna and other Premier Partners for our Monthly Marketing Meetup to share wins, brainstorm ideas, and set your plan for a successful month ahead:

May 13th @ 7pm EST
Passcode: 939193

June 17th – 7pm EST

July 29th – 7pm EST

August – OFF

Newsletter Graphics and Templates

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This Month's Template Code:
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Cut and Paste Newsletter Copy

Use the newsletter graphics (above), and copy and paste the content below to easily build a newsletter in the email campaign manager of your choice! 

Subject: Downsizing News for May

Hi, [Client /Person]!

Welcome to our May newsletter! As the days get warmer and everything around us blooms, it’s a great time to tackle some of those big tasks we’ve been putting off, whether it’s sorting through memories or fixing up the house.

In this issue, we’re diving into how to handle clearing out an estate with care and compassion, sharing tips on organizing photos to keep those precious memories alive, and even touching on when it’s okay to DIY your home improvements.

We hope you find these insights helpful and maybe even a little inspiring as you spring into this month’s projects.

How to Clear an Estate

Losing a loved one can be devastating, and the responsibility of clearing an entire home of all of its contents can quickly overwhelm people who are grieving and unprepared for the task at hand. Here’s a general overview of how Professional Organizers and Senior Move Managers approach a full estate clear-out.

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Photo Organizing for Seniors

Unlock the secrets to preserving your cherished memories with our latest guide on photo organizing for seniors!

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Can You Fix It Yourself?

While we generally recommend calling in the pros for most home improvement projects, there are a few jobs that you may choose to tackle on your own.

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We’ll save you time, energy, and money.

Are you thinking about downsizing this year? Call us first for free advice and experienced guidance for your downsizing move.

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Subject: Photo Organizing for Seniors

Greetings, [Client /Person]!

Ever felt overwhelmed by the mountains of photos you’ve got stashed away? You’re not alone. We’ve gathered some pro insights on how to tackle those photo collections without breaking a sweat. Imagine finally getting your digital and printed snapshots in order, one small step at a time. And guess what? You don’t need to be a tech wizard to do it.

We’re talking about starting with just the photos on your phone or picking that one app that feels right for you. And for those cherished printed photos? There’s a nifty way to digitize them, ensuring they’re safe and shareable for years to come.

So, if you’ve ever thought, “I’ll sort them someday,” why not make that day today? Dive into these simple yet effective tips, and who knows? You might just find yourself flipping through beautifully organized albums sooner than you think. For the full scoop on making photo organizing a breeze, check out our latest article. Trust us, it’s packed with advice you won’t want to miss!

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Subject: How to Clear Out an Estate

Hello, [Client/Person]!

Facing the task of clearing out an estate can be a daunting challenge, especially during a time of loss. Our latest article sheds light on how to navigate this challenging process with grace and efficiency. It emphasizes the importance of starting with a clear understanding of your legal responsibilities and working closely with an attorney to ensure all aspects of the estate are settled properly.

Key highlights include the invaluable role of Professional Organizers and Senior Move Managers, who can oversee the entire process, from taking photographs and inventories of belongings to identifying important papers and items to be kept or sold. These professionals can also coordinate the appraisal, sale, or donation of items, and ensure the property is cleaned and staged for sale, all while respecting the wishes of the executor and family.

This guide offers a roadmap for those tasked with estate clearance, providing practical steps and emphasizing the benefits of enlisting professional help to alleviate stress and ensure a respectful and organized transition. For a deeper dive into each step and to discover how to make this difficult time a bit easier, we encourage you to explore the full article.

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Cut and Paste Social Media Posts

If you choose to post your own social media, use the graphics above, and click to expand the Social Media Calendar below to copy/paste the content into the social media platform of your choice!

HOMETRANSITIONPROS.COM MONTHLY TOOLKIT ALL CONTENT

All May links in order of appearance

Handyman Projects You Can Do Yourself

https://hometransitionpros.com/2022/03/30/handyman-projecs-you-can-do-yourself/

100+ Tiny House Designs

https://www.homecrux.com/tiny-house/#google_vignette

How to Clear Out an Estate

https://hometransitionpros.com/2022/04/29/how-to-clear-out-an-estate/

How to Decorate for Free

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-decorate-for-free-36738555

Outsource the Clearance of Your Parents’ Stuff

https://www.nextavenue.org/outsource-the-clearance-of-your-parents-stuff/

Moving Insurance: What Is It And Do You Need It?

https://www.usatoday.com/money/blueprint/home-insurance/moving-insurance/

15 Small Living Room Layouts That Maximize Space

https://www.bhg.com/decorating/small-spaces/strategies/small-living-room-furniture-arrangement/

10 Small Home Office Ideas to Save Space

https://eightdoors.com/10-small-home-office-ideas-to-save-space/

Photo Organizing for Seniors

https://hometransitionpros.com/2024/04/02/photo-organizing-for-seniors/

Psychological ‘specialness spirals’ can make ordinary items feel like treasures – and may explain how clutter accumulates

https://theconversation.com/psychological-specialness-spirals-can-make-ordinary-items-feel-like-treasures-and-may-explain-how-clutter-accumulates-165863

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#downsizingpros #estateplanning #livesimply #mindfulorganizers #letsgetorganized #organizingpros #professionalorganizer #downsizingprofessionals #minimalistlifestyle #seniormovemanagers #livesimply #organizingwithstyle #organized #organization #organizing #organizationideas #organizeallthethings #organizer #organizingideas #StayOrganized #tidy #storageideas #organizingmylife #storagesolutions #creativestorage #homeorganization #cleanhome #organizedhome #professionalorganizer #organize #cleanandtidy

 

 

Wednesday, May 1st

Custom post idea: Share an image of yourself, introduce yourself to your audience (who you are, what you do, your experience etc)

Thursday, May 2nd

While we generally recommend calling in the pros for most home improvement projects, there are a few jobs that you may choose to tackle on your own. 

https://hometransitionpros.com/2022/03/30/handyman-projecs-you-can-do-yourself/

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Friday, May 3rd

Wow, tiny houses are not going away, and some of them are getting very fancy!  Could you see yourself living in a tiny house?

https://www.homecrux.com/tiny-house/#google_vignette

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Monday, May 6th

Custom post idea: Shout out to a business partner you love

Tuesday, May 7th

A quick spritz of silicone spray on the tracks of your garage door is an easy task for your spring cleaning.  

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Wednesday, May 8th

Custom post idea: Post personal photo of client work or interesting objects you’ve seen on the job

Thursday, May 9th

Losing a loved one can be devastating, and the responsibility of clearing an entire home of all of its contents can quickly overwhelm people who are grieving and unprepared for the task at hand.  Here’s a general overview of how Professional Organizers and Senior Move Managers approach a full estate clear-out.

https://hometransitionpros.com/2022/04/29/how-to-clear-out-an-estate/

Image File Name: how-to-clear-out-an-estate.jpg

Friday, May 10th

One of the first rules of downsizing? Stop shopping!  But you can still have fun refreshing your decor by re-purposing things you already own.

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-decorate-for-free-36738555

Image File Name: how-to-decorate-for-free.jpg

Monday, May 13th

Custom post idea: Share a local event or auction taking place in your area

Tuesday, May 14th

Facing the daunting task of clearing out your parents’ belongings? You’re not alone. Bereavement cleanout services and specialty movers can compassionately assist in removing, recycling, or reselling possessions during challenging times. 

https://www.nextavenue.org/outsource-the-clearance-of-your-parents-stuff/

Image File Name: clearance-of-your-parents-stuff.jpg

Wednesday, May 15th

Custom post idea: Share a NASMM, NAPO or SRES post

Thursday, May 16th

People who downsize usually only have space for 20% of their current belongings.   What’s in your 20%?

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Friday, May 17th

Moving soon? Moving insurance is essential, but how do you know how much is enough? From basic to full value protection, this article lays out the options and the benefits of each.

https://www.usatoday.com/money/blueprint/home-insurance/moving-insurance/

Image File Name: all-about-moving-insurance.jpg

Monday, May 20th

Custom post idea: Share a photo from your day; a cup of coffee, a book you’re reading, going for a walk etc.

Tuesday, May 21st

What keeps us from spending gift cards?  If you have a stack that’s been around for a while, it may be time to take action or give them to someone who can use them soon. 

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Wednesday, May 22nd

Custom post idea: Share a testimonial from one of your satisfied clients

Thursday, May 23rd

This isn’t our first time around!  Rely on our experience to make a manageable plan for your downsizing project or senior move.

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Friday, May 24th

Figuring out how to furnish small living spaces can be a challenge for downsizers!  See these 15 smart layout strategies for small living rooms that can help you create a functional, open, and inviting area perfect for relaxation and social gatherings. 

https://www.bhg.com/decorating/small-spaces/strategies/small-living-room-furniture-arrangement/

Image File Name: small-living-room-furniture-arrangement.jpg

Monday, May 27th

Custom post idea: Do you have a before and after image from one of your projects?

Tuesday, May 28th

Are you worried you won’t have room for a home office in your new, downsized space?  We love these solutions for dedicated office space with a very small footprint.

https://eightdoors.com/10-small-home-office-ideas-to-save-space/

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Wednesday, May 29th

Custom post idea: Highlight one of your services and explain what it entails

Thursday, May 30th

Unlock the secrets to preserving your cherished memories with our latest guide on photo organizing for seniors!

https://hometransitionpros.com/2024/04/02/photo-organizing-for-seniors/

Image File Name: photo-organizing-for-seniors.jpg

Friday, May 31st

Sometimes our possessions take on a life of their own, and they can create their own messes, too!

https://theconversation.com/psychological-specialness-spirals-can-make-ordinary-items-feel-like-treasures-and-may-explain-how-clutter-accumulates-165863

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