Category: ASPM’s

Guest Blog: 6 Tips for Finding Home Staging Inventory

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

When you enter the Home Staging business, one of the first questions you’ll have to answer for yourself is deciding whether to own your Staging inventory or to rent it. Sometimes in the beginning, your budget will determine this for you until you can get enough money to purchase and store your own inventory. But [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Sandra Holmes

| February 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Around the country and Canada, our wonderful trainers teach the Accredited Staging Professional Course. Virtually every week, often every day, I receive word from course participants about how much they loved their trainer. I’ve asked each trainer to introduce themselves. Today, Sandra Holmes will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, [...]

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Make the Most of the Stagedhomes.com Blog: Read Past Articles

| January 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

A little more than six years ago we recognized that ASPs® and ASPMs®wanted a place to learn about new benefits with their ASP® and IAHSP® memberships, programs and events, and new features they immediately could put to use in their businesses. We heard from many who wanted to find a way to interact with us [...]

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Business Plan Tip 5: Advance Your Staging Techniques in 2014

| January 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Next in our business plan series, I thought I’d share my recommendations specifically for the Staging services you provide. Learning is a life-long exercise; for 2014, I suggest you advance your Staging® techniques. The Staging University® Often after I post an article at the Stagedhomes.com blog or at any of our social media platforms, many [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 3. Start Planning by Using Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Monitoring

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Do you run your business with a close eye on your financial situation? You should. In our industry, revenues typically fluctuate from month to month. Since we may often have months with little income – holiday and vacation seasons are prime examples of such time periods – and others with a higher level of activity [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 2. Quick Guide to Successful Branding

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

A brand is essentially a company’s expression of identify and especially a statement of its uniqueness compared to similar businesses in the marketplace. Often branding is referred to as the proper development and selection of a logo and even website design. Certainly both are very important, but a brand is a lot more than just [...]

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Stay tuned for the Stagedhomes.com Business Plan Week

| January 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Time flies when you are having fun (Stagers always are!). We are already a month into 2014! Those who know me know I care very deeply about those who have made the commitment to their Staging business. That is why I thought I would share some tips for this year’s business plan. This coming week, [...]

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Raising Awareness of Accredited Staging Professionals® and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® through Media Outlets

| January 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com works tirelessly to get the word out about the impact of the work Accredited Staging Professionals® do for their clients. We do that by reaching out to both traditional news outlets such as newspapers and radio and television stations and networks. Additionally, we distribute information to non-traditional sources as well, such as to bloggers [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Jennie Norris

| January 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

Around the country and Canada, our wonderful trainers teach the Accredited Staging Professional Course. Virtually every week, often every day, I receive word from course participants about how much they loved their trainer. I’ve asked each trainer to introduce themselves. Today, Jennie Norris will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, [...]

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How to Stage a Room with an Awkward Layout

| December 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

As any Accredited Staging Professional® will share with you, we face challenges in every Staging project. Some of those challenges are with not-so-gentle paint colors, dated kitchen appliances or simply the amount of furniture. Others may include features of a home not easily worked around. Such a challenge is when we Stage a room with [...]

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