Time moves in such a way that we can’t see how fast it moves until it has passed. For business folk that are thinking of doing something different, maybe starting their own businesses and being their own boss, there is no time like the present to start.
Working from home or remotely in the beginning has an almost idyllic quality to it. Then reality sets in and the day to day monotony of working alone sets in. Perhaps the work and home life balance is off. Maybe it just doesn’t work having no place to meet your clients or worse yet, meeting them at coffee shops! It’s hard to get the respect deserved that way. No need to panic there is an answer. It’s called a virtual office.
With a virtual office, remote business owners or employees have an option to counteract any negative image that is presented by working from home or elsewhere. There is an innate sense of distrust between the client and business owner when they know it’s operated from a home office.
A virtual office will provide a much needed presence, profile and professional image that the remote business definitely lacks. Virtual offices remedy much of what’s wrong with these business, including the lack of a formal business address, a place to have meetings with clients and associates and more.
For a small monthly fee these businesses can enlist the aid of local office space and executive suites who are now in addition to serving their dedicated office clients, additional companies by the way of virtual offices. Many former dedicated office clients have found they receive many of the same services when they go virtual and are saving thousands of dollars annually.
Services included such as live call answering or a phone service is just that. A live receptionist to greet callers in the company name, transferring these calls to the business owner anywhere, voicemail to email, faxes to email and more. Additionally, there is also mail or business license address services with use of the office space or executive suite provider’s business address as their own, typically with an assigned suite number. Here the business owner will receive all their mail and use of the the address as their own instead of their home address or a strip mall postal box. Mail and packages will be received on their behalf in a locked mailbox or held securely for pick up. Conference rooms, day offices, work stations etc… are also available at many locations.
Overall, for the small cost the benefits are huge in comparison making a virtual office the best deal around for startups or entrepreneurs who need the exposure and assistance they offer. Remembering time is finite and that we don’t have all of it to pursue our dreams is important to remember.