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Taking the Overwhelm Out of Creating a Business Plan

By Deborah Moyer | August 17, 2021

Mention the words “business plan” to a new business owner and you’ll probably immediately see them cringe and slowly edge toward the exit door. Business plans have gotten a bad rap for two reasons. First, they intimidate and overwhelm business owners who are already on start-up overload.    Second, they question if there’s enough benefit…

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Franchise or Business Training Program? Which is The Best Fit For You?

By Deborah Moyer | July 27, 2021

Many people think that purchasing a franchise is easier than building a business from scratch. If you’re thinking about starting a senior downsizing business it’s important to carefully weigh the facts.   If you don’t have a lot of business experience, it can seem very appealing to bypass a business setup for a package program…

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How to Identify Your Ideal Client

By Deborah Moyer | July 12, 2021

Finding the “Ideal Client” is at the top of any new business start-up list. Most new business owners have at least a general idea of the type of client they’ll be serving when they began to formulate their business plans.   When I started my senior downsizing business back in 2009, I assumed that every…

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8 Start-Up Financial Tips to Kickstart Your New Downsizing Business

By Deborah Moyer | June 22, 2021

New business owners have a lot to juggle in their first year, so it’s important that they get the best financial tips that can save them from making costly pricing or financial decisions. Probably the lowest on the fun-meter, in starting and operating a new business, is dealing with finances. But, it should be among…

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4 Business Start-Up Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

By Deborah Moyer | May 10, 2021

Let’s deal with the elephant in the room. Business start-up mistakes. You’re excited about starting a business.  The last thing you want to do is to focus on the most feared “F-word” in business: “Failure”.  To be successful in any business, plan early for potential bumps in the road, the better chances you’ll have in…

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Increase Listings by Adding Senior Downsizing Services to Your Realty Business

By Deborah Moyer | April 27, 2021

If you want to increase listings, you’ve got to set your real estate business apart? In today’s competitive real estate environment, you need to think outside of the box and find ways to differentiate your business to get noticed. There are plenty of opportunities out there! One of the biggest is the senior market. Get…

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Want to Fast-Track Your Business Start-up – Get the Right “Guide”!

By Deborah Moyer | April 15, 2021

Can having the right “Guide” help you fast-track your business start-up? Absolutely! If you ask a small business owner what was at the top of their “I’d have done it differently” list when they started their business, many would say they wished they’d had more guidance on the tools, resources, and knowledge they needed before…

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6 Ways to Avoid Stress During a Downsizing Move

By Deborah Moyer | April 3, 2021

We are all looking for ways to avoid stress in one aspect of our life or another. If you, or a loved one, has been considering a downsizing move, the moment those words are uttered, you probably developed an “I’ve just binge-eaten a jar of pickles” look on your face. Most people physically cringe from…

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How Shifting Roles Between Seniors & Their Adult Children Can Make or Break a Downsizing Move

By Deborah Moyer | March 25, 2021

Moving under any circumstance is a challenge.  But, facing a downsizing move has its own unique set of issues, many of which can come as a complete surprise to the seniors and their family. I got my first taste of this when I helped my own Mom and step-father on their first downsize move back…

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“Senior Downsizing Specialist” Defined: How They Help Ease the Burden of Transition

By Deborah Moyer | March 8, 2021

Over the years, I’ve been asked this question many, many times. “What is a Senior Downsizing Specialist and what is it that makes their service so unique when helping seniors who are downsizing?” It’s understandable that people are confused about this profession given that the industry itself is so new.  After all, it’s only been…

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