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Using your Bullet Journal For Business + 7 Tips to get started!

Have you been wondering what you can do to improve your business productivity? Running a small business can be challenging onto its own. So how can you use your bullet journal for business to make to this easier for yourself? 

Combining the two things you love, bujo and planning for your business. You don’t need two or 3 planners to make sure you are meeting the targets and milestones you set yourself in your business! 

As a small business owner I know how overwhelming it can feel trying to keep track of all the aspects you need to track in your business, from expenses, to taxes, orders, shipments, social media posts. When you own a business you end up being all the things that a large business needs! Postage and handling, PR, Operations. So why add extra stress on yourself by having extra notebooks or books that really just divide up your tasks? 

Are you wanting to manage projects specifically? Check out our post on KanBan and Projects in your Bullet journal. 

My 7 tips to making combining your small business journal and your day to day journal:

  1. Include key events and shopping holidays in your future log! That way you can know months in advance when you need to prepare content or emails.
  2. Use your backpages to track income and expenses and orders. I personally use them to track my website page views and details!
  3. Show graphs and trackers to show online changes, that way you can visually see how things change over time. 
  4. If you use a travel notebook use an entire travel notebook for business trackers.
  5. If you are still learning to run a business, use some of your pages to jot down really great advice from good podcasts or trainings! 
  6. You can easily add project management and backlogs into your journal. Just keep the spreads minimal!
  7. Use sticky notes to move information around that you might need regularly rather that repeatedly writing it down.

Our Featured Business spread bullet journals!

Here Jess has used her spread to track what she has posted and how it performed!

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Here we can see a brain storm on good ideas for videos to post

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@lazyeggdesk

This spread has been used to track blog posts and what has been coming up

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@thedanishjournal

On this post, we have a lot of great things happening! Tracking challenges, as well as videos to watch and things to read. Goals for the business have been included and I really like that it has been kept simple, but seems really productive!

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@journalrella

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Nicola Knobel

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Hi Lovely! My name is Nicola and I am the face behind My Inner Creative. I am a die hard (obsessed) bullet journalist, and a over excited creative. Please note that some of our posts contain affiliate links, this means that at absolutely no additional cost to you, I can make a small comission from your purchase. You can read more about that, and me over at my "About page"
 
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2019-06-08T09:51:29+13:00
The Art of BuJo is the best BuJo repost page, it has tonnes of interesting and inspiring spreads which are collated in super easy to find themes. Both the Instagram page and the blog are packed full of, not only pretty to look at pages, but helpful information and ideas on how you can make your BuJo really work for you

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2019-06-08T10:11:02+13:00
I love The Art of BuJo repost account because there are so many different types of spreads. You can see how unique people are and how different each person displays a topic. I love that. It shows how individual we are and should be.

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2019-06-08T10:15:24+13:00
I love the Art of BuJo because of their amazing themes. I get so much inspiration scrolling through each theme and it makes me want to grab my planner every time i see thier feed and try something new!

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2019-06-08T10:20:36+13:00
I love the Art of BuJo because it was a source of inspiration right from the beginning of my journey and a place where i could connect with this amazing supportive community! I found friends!

The Art of BuJo is the only account I regularly seek out for inspiration. I love that its divided into themes, it is brilliant to scroll through if you are stuck for a theme for the month. I also love the diverse range of styles they feature! 

2019-06-08T13:28:45+13:00
The Art of BuJo is the only account I regularly seek out for inspiration. I love that its divided into themes, it is brilliant to scroll through if you are stuck for a theme for the month. I also love the diverse range of styles they feature! 
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