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How Outsourcing Can Help Your Business

July 17, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

When you first start out, you may feel like you can do it all. It is the blessing and the burden of a startup. At some point, things pick up, hopefully, and you start getting pulled in a thousand different directions at all hours of the day. At the end of the day, none of us can be experts in everything. One of the most effective ways to combat this is to take advantage of outsourcing. 

  • Why Small Businesses Are Switching From Physical to Virtual Offices

    June 2, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Because great physical office spaces are so expensive, and great locations are so competitive, there is usually a huge amount of risk involved in renting office space. One way that small businesses are dealing with this is by switching from physical offices to virtual offices.

  • Virtual Office Q and A: Answers to Your Virtual Office Questions

    May 5, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    With Servcorp, a virtual office includes perks like a business address, professional mail management, a receptionist, reservable offices, and other amenities. Having a virtual office lets you work from anywhere in the world, while maintaining a professional image. Here's some questions that you may have, and our best answers!

  • The History of the Virtual Office

    May 2, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Because virtual offices enable businesses to present a professional appearance to potential business partners or customers, they help entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level without facing the high costs that are typically associated with a dedicated office space.

  • Home Office vs. Virtual Office

    April 26, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The convenience and low cost of home offices make them accessible and effective, while the professional address and access to a receptionist make virtual offices a great choice. Below you'll find the top benefits of home and virtual offices so you can make a decision about which is right for you. 

  • The Best Cloud Tools for Managing Your Virtual Office

    April 21, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Collaboration is so conducive to a successful company that many companies create a virtual environment that promotes the type of collaboration that comes naturally in a traditional office setting. By utilizing the cloud, you can connect employees in real time and keep all of your work central, organized, and accessible.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Renting an Executive Suite

    April 20, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The benefits to having an executive suite including having your own office space, 24/7 access to premium office technology, and a dedicated receptionist who will answer the phone in your company's name. 

  • Workplaces of the Future

    April 15, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Looking forward twenty years, the workplace will evolve into so much more than the office we know today. Cubicles will be replaced with more open spaces, offices will be filled with natural light, and there will plenty of seating where teams and groups can collaborate on projects and meet with other colleagues.

  • Coworking Spaces: The Perfect Choice for Millennials

    April 12, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Millennials are known for being the most collaborative and inclusive generation to date, and their values are significantly influencing the working culture. 

  • Top Cities for Remote Workers

    March 31, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Different cities offer different benefits to the remote worker, from the low cost of living to advanced public transportation. If you are a remote worker, here are some of the best cities to live and work in remotely. 

  • Why Creative Professionals Thrive in Coworking Spaces

    March 30, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Technology is breaking down the walls of the traditional idea of an office. Coworking spaces offer a unique opportunity to be surrounded by other professionals while working in a creative environment. 

  • How to Make Coworking Spaces Work for Your Life (and Budget)

    March 30, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you are sick of being tied down to a desk, but you do not want to bring your work home with you, what are your options? Lucky for you, coworking has continued to grow as an office alternative and is now available in cities all over the world. 

  • Why Your Virtual Office Should Think Carefully About Its Business Address

    March 29, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    One of the most important steps to take if you have a virtual business is to have a business address that is different from your home address. From organization to privacy, to professionalism, keeping these two separated can work wonders.

  • Better Than Siri: What Your Virtual Assistant Can Do For You

    March 29, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Staffing takes time and money, and keeping a staff requires space. So, what if you want an assistant but don't want to go through the hassle of finding and hiring them? The solution is to hire a virtual assistant, and no we are not talking about letting Siri run your business. 

  • The Top Ten Companies That Use Virtual Offices

    March 23, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    More and more people are ditching the office and moving towards virtual office platforms. By breaking out of the strict sense of the word "office," businesses can reduce operating costs and attain talent from around the world.

  • 5 Types of People Who Benefit from Coworking Space

    March 4, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    There's been an increase in the number of professionals working outside of the conventional office environment. The most common alternative is working from home. While working from home has many benefits, some are finding it to be an isolated and counterproductive way to work. It is for this reason that many independent professionals are starting to use coworking spaces...

  • Defining the Modern Concept of an Office

    February 16, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The word "office" means different things to different people. To some, an office is just a small room in a building with a desk, a phone, and a computer. To others, an office is a spare room in their home where they keep their laptop. Regardless, it's important to realize that the idea of what an office is has expanded over the last few decades.

  • 5 Ways a Coworking Space or Executive Suite Can Benefit Your Small Business

    December 30, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Many solo entrepreneurs and small business owners choose to work from home to save money. However, this may not be the best option for those looking to take advantage of the benefits a physical office can offer. If you're looking to leverage the pros of traditional office space while avoiding the expense and commitment of a long-term lease, a coworking space or executive suite may be best for your business.

  • How Your Business Address Can Affect Your Bottom Line

    November 26, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In business, perception goes a long way. Therefore, it's important to not only be concerned about the tangible elements of your company, but the intangible as well. How people think about your business and its level of professionalism won't only depend on how clever your marketing strategies are - it will also depend on what your business address says about your company.

  • The Top Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renting Office Space

    November 2, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    So you've decided to scale up from the coffee shop but are uncertain as to which type of office space will benefit your growing business? Buying is out of the question, as you lack the capital to afford your own private space. And leasing, although perhaps manageable, prevents you from moving at a moment's notice if business demands dictate. If you're looking for flexible office space rental solutions, ask yourself these questions before moving forward.

  • Which Type of Office Space is Right for You?

    October 19, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    There are numerous options to consider when it comes to renting office space. From serviced offices, to virtual offices, to shared working spaces to meeting room rentals, today's work space options for employees and businesses can accommodate almost any budget, taste, preference and need.

  • How a Serviced Office Can Benefit Your Small Business

    October 12, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you run a small business, one of your top priorities is saving capital. While some business owners may turn to virtual office solutions to save as much as possible on overhead costs, this may not be a viable option for others. Although a virtual office is great for working remotely, if you're looking to project a professional image with a reputable office location, an executive suite is a choice worth considering.


  • Office Locations That Will Wow Your Clients

    October 5, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Projecting a professional image is an all-important aspect of client interfacing. If your job depends on winning over prospective clients, having a reputable and presentable physical location is necessary for establishing credibility. Servcorp's serviced office locations consist of some of the most recognizable and important business buildings in the world. Here are just a few office locations that are sure to wow your clients.

  • Coworking Spaces Will Continue to Rise in Popularity - Here's Why

    September 28, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The current shape of the economy, formed in no small part by the digital age, has given rise to a growing number of freelancers, telecommuters and start-ups. Rather than work in lonely isolation from coffee houses and home offices, more and more professionals are seeking a collaborative and cost-effective working space that promotes productivity.

  • How to Save on Your Startup Business

    August 31, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you've just begun your journey with your startup business one of your main objectives is simple - save money. Easier said than done, right? Well, to help put you on the right financial footpath we've put together a list of five ways to save money while building your startup company.

  • How to Start a Home Business

    May 31, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Fact: many successful corporations started in a home. Apple, Amazon, Hewlett Packard and many other entrepreneurial success stories stem from humble beginnings. Of course this makes sense: operating from home grants the owner the flexibility, freedom and reduced overhead costs needed to get a business going. But although starting a business from home has its undeniable benefits, it also has potential drawbacks you'll want to be prepared for.

  • Big Tips for Small Businesses - The Benefits of Renting Meeting Rooms

    May 25, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Renting a meeting room on an as-needed basis can provide many benefits. Whether you're looking to reduce overhead and increase efficiency or are simply looking for an adequate place to hold meetings when you're on the go, learn how renting a meeting room might be the right decision for you.

  • Boost Your Home Business's Image with a Virtual Office

    May 19, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    There's no denying that working from home has its perks. I mean, who wouldn't want to work at their own pace, set their own dress code, avoid the hassle of commuter traffic and reduce overhead costs? But, if there's one glaring downside to operating from home it's this - working from a home office simply doesn't have the allure of a commercial address. Those who are seeking the freedom and cost-efficiency of working from home should consider the image-boosting benefits of renting virtual office space.

  • Famous Locations Where You Can Rent Office Space

    May 19, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If your business is booming and needs a presence in major cities throughout the world, Servcorp can help. With locations across the United States and throughout the world, there's an office space for you in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and beyond. If you've always wanted to operate your company from a well-known building, here are just a few of our most famous offices located throughout the world. 

  • When it Makes Sense to Find Permanent Office Space

    May 12, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're tired of feeling physically or mentally cramped by your current home office environment, then it may be time to seek an alternative office space for your business. Here are a few signs that the time is right to expand your businesses' horizons by finding a more permanent office space. 

  • Office Space Solutions for Start-Ups

    May 5, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Fortunately, there are several office space solutions available to entrepreneurs. Whether you need a distraction-free workplace or a collaborative environment, here are the top office space solutions for start-ups. 

  • The Risks of a Long-Term Office Lease

    April 28, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While leasing office space can present a more polished image to your clients, business associates, and employees, it comes with its own set of financial and personal risks. If you're about to sign a long-term office lease, consider these potential risks before crossing the t's and dotting the i's. 

  • Virtual vs. Serviced Offices: Which is Right for You?

    March 2, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In today's modern working environment where flexibility is key, there are a range of working environments to choose from, including serviced and virtual offices. While each option has their own unique benefits, it's best to know which one is best suited for you and your needs before making a final decision. 

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    February 6, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Flexible working arrangements can benefit everyone - employees may feel more rested and valued, employers may notice a boost in productivity and morale, and families will be able to spend more time with their employed loved ones. If you're considering providing a flexible working arrangement for your employees, here are some tips. 

  • Team Bonding Tips for Virtual Employees

    October 27, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While virtual office technology can help your business reach goals and objectives, it can also hinder human interaction - a necessity for business success. If you'd like to help your virtual office employees establish a human connection with each other, here's some tips. 

  • The Perks of Using a Virtual Office

    September 29, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're considering signing up for virtual office services, there are plenty of perks that come with working from a location outside a traditional office. Here are some of our favorite reasons to rent a virtual office in a city near you.

  • How to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Office Space

    September 12, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you've already invested in a virtual office space, then you're probably aware of the multiple benefits virtual offices can provide - but are you making the most of them? Here's some tips for taking advantage of everything a virtual office has to offer. 

  • Is Virtual Office a Safe Bet for New Companies?

    May 22, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Now, thanks to the popularity of virtual offices, even the smallest businesses can enjoy state-of-the-art technology and professional meeting rooms.

  • Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Virtual Office Provider

    May 19, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you'd like to promote a professional image and work more productively while saving time and money, these are just a few of the questions you should ask before deciding upon a virtual office provider.

  • Four Benefits of a Virtual Office

    May 9, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The times are changing, and the concept of a virtual office is growing in popularity, especially since they offer the benefits of having an office space without the costs associated with renting a physical space.

  • What is an Executive Suite?

    March 2014 | Servcorp

    Also referred to as gold suites, office business centers, serviced offices and temporary or short-term office space, depending on the provider, Executive Suites provide office space with flexible terms and more services than traditional office space. 

  • How and Where to Rent a Virtual Office

    February 2014 | Servcorp

    If you're looking for office space, access to meeting rooms, conference rooms, and access to traditional office amenities without paying for the overhead included in renting a typical office space, a virtual office is the right choice.  

  • Type of Packages and Offices Offered by Servcorp

    February 2014 | Servcorp

    Whether you're looking to open a new business or expand one you already have, the unique virtual office packages offered by Servcorp can provide you with the benefits of an office without the financial responsibility of an office building lease. Although the main idea behind a virtual office is to provide a permanent address where clients can register their business, ,many companies also utilize them to receive mail, conduct business meetings, and use popular office equipment.

  • What Is a Virtual Office

    February 2014 | Servcorp

    Ideal for small business owners or business professionals interested in saving money while starting their own business, medium to large corporations who wish to test the waters of the business world before signing a lease for an office space, or for a company whose employees are willing to work from their homes, virtual offices can help save time and money associated with opening and operating a business. 

  • Ready to Incorporate? Choosing Between an LLC, S-Corp, and C-Corp

    July 15, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    As your business grows, you will get to a point where you have to choose your path to incorporation. LLCs, S-Corps, C-Corps- the legal jargon can get confusing, so we took the time to break it down for you. 

  • How to Enhance the Credibility of Your Small Business

    July 8, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    When you are looking for new investors, partners, or clients, having credibility is key. You want people to be able to trust you. Otherwise, they will not take you seriously. Since most startups do not have years of experience, you will have to find another way to show people that you are trustworthy and serious about whatever you are trying to do. Here are some tips to help your business build the credibility it deserves. 

  • Remote Working: The Best Medicine for Burned Out Employees

    June 4, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Lack of engagement and interest, higher levels of stress, and increased procrastination all lead to a significant reduction in productivity which can severely harm your business' ability to operate. While there are some common ways to help alleviate employee burnout, such as encouraging employees to take regular breaks or increasing benefits, one of the best ways is for employers to adopt the remote work model.

  • Measuring the Business Value of a Virtual Receptionist

    May 21, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Your first impression with a customer may be over the phone, and a virtual receptionist may be the best way to put a professional foot forward since first impressions are everything. 

  • How to Overcome the Talent Shortage

    May 15, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    More and more, there seems to be a lacking of top skills across the board. Where are these skilled workers and how can you find them? Here're some tips on how to turn the tables in your favor and get top talent into your company.

  • How to Handle Reputation Assaults in the World of Social Media

    May 13, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Reacting to attacks on social media is somewhere between science and art. You have to be creative and approach it with the right mindset to not make it worse that is already is or could be. Here are a few tips to approach reputation assaults in the world of social media.

  • Defining the Modern Concept of a Business Professional

    April 13, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    When you think of a business professional, you might imagine a well-dressed person working out of an office between the hours of 9 and 5. For decades, this has been the standard. In the last few years, however, this concept of a business professional has changed dramatically.

  • Does Your Business Need a Professional Answering Service?

    March 10, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    When you cannot be around a phone 24/7, but you also don't want to miss an important call from a client, how can you find a happy medium? No customer wants to hear a machine pick up their call and ask them to leave a message. With an answering service, your clients can talk to a human who is ready to help them at any time of the day. So what can a professional answering service do for you?

  • The Top 5 Cities to Launch Your Startup

    January 14, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    For decades, the majority of startup culture seemed to focus on the activities of businesses based in Silicon Valley. From Listia to Evernote, Silicon Valley is a hotbed for some of the today's most popular tech companies. While Silicon Valley is filled to the brim with resources, it is also very expensive and over-saturated. If you want to provide your startup with a strong foundation without having to move to Northern California, consider the following cities. From Austin to Seattle, you are sure to find the perfect space to launch your small business. 

  • The Best Apps for Small Business Owners

    January 8, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Those who run a small business often wear multiple hats: from handling customer complaints to monitoring expenses, there is little that goes on without their oversight. This makes successful organization, communication, and time management all the more necessary. Luckily, with some technological assistance, an entrepreneur's life can be made a little easier with these top apps for small business owners.

  • Networking Strategies for Startups

    November 16, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Although a startup company can be an exciting place to work, there's always a constant pressure to perform. Whether you're the head of your own startup, a stakeholder or even a low-level employee, networking will be crucial to meeting the business's initial goals. Common sense tells us that the bigger and diverse your professional network, the more opportunity you'll have for funding, winning new clients and gaining advice.

  • How to Respond to Negative Online Reviews

    September 14, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Negative reviews are a fact of online retail and your response, or lack thereof, will not go unnoticed. Rather than viewing negative reviews as a threat, you should instead look at them as an opportunity. Think about it - this is your chance to win the customer back, to prove that their poor experience is out of the norm and that you're prepared to make it right. Even if you believe the review to be unprovoked or irrational, giving a thoughtful and compassionate response will communicate the class and care of your business to whoever is reading.

  • Presentation Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

    June 27, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    For most people, a point will come in their career where presentations are expected of them. To some, this will be an opportunity to show off their elocutionary skills, whereas for others it will be a nervous nightmare. The truth is, even if public speaking and presentation skills don't come natural to you, you can still make a strong impression by avoiding the five most common pitfalls of presentation delivery.

  • The Pros and Cons of Employee Background Checks

    March 5, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're considering incorporating background checks into your hiring process, here are some things to take into consideration. 

  • Why Young Entrepreneurs Need Mentors

    February 17, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Although plenty of entrepreneurs have succeeded without mentors, it's always easier having a helping hand. With a little time and effort, a few mentors can be lined up and, soon enough, they can change your business life for the better. 

  • Top Incentives for Starting Your Own Home Business

    January 14, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Although working at home requires self-discipline, determination and comes with an element of risk, the benefits of ditching your corporate job for a home-based business can be substantial.  Here are the top incentives for taking the plunge and starting your own home business.

  • Four Influential Review Sites for Small Businesses

    January 6, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Whether an online search of your company's name reveals several hundred five-star reviews, a handful of negative bashings, or something in between, the fact of the matter is that online reviews greatly affect the public's purchasing behavior. Here are the top most influential online review sites for small businesses. 

  • Five Ways to Stay Healthy While Working In an Office

    September 17, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If office life leaves you with little time to hit the gym or go for a run, you can still keep your body healthy and well-tuned with thse tips. 

  • Four Simple Tips for Creating a Smart Home Office

    June 23, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    With these tips for smart home office design, you'll feel comfortable, productive, and creative in your home office space.

  • How to beat the big players

    December 2013 | Servcorp

    OVER the last 10 years big business has lost many of the advantages it once had making it increasingly easy for small businesses to compete.

  • How to Create a Non-Compete Agreement

    October 17. 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    As a small business owner, you've invested a lot into your ideas - so much so that having new employees sign a non-compete agreement seems almost second nature. Here's five questions to ask yoruself before brining non-compete agreements into your company.

  • How to Fight Employee Burnout

    December 19, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you've noticed your employees are more irritable than usual, are calling in sick more often,k and aren't as productive, they could be suffering from employee burnout. Here are some tips for combating and preventing employee burnout in the workplace.

  • Office Design Ideas for Start-Ups

    June 2, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    As a business owner, it's important to create an office space that reflects the core values of your company. In doing so, you'll be able to attract top candidates and motivate employees. Think you need one desk per team member? Think renting a full-time office space is mandatory for a start-up? Think again.

  • Should You Consider a Virtual Office for Your Home-Based Business?

    May 12, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    How a virtual office is used depends on the unique demands of your business - here are some things to take into consideration before deciding whether or not a virtual office is right for you.

  • Tips for Working with Temp Agencies

    December 9, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're considering using a temp agency for your small business, here's some tips for selecting and working with a temp agency.

  • What Services Can a Virtual Office Provide for Your Business?

    February 2014 | Servcorp

    Whether you work from home, run a small business, or simply need temporary office space in a new location, virtual office services can provide the perfect solution. 

  • Strategies for Telecommuting That Will Save You Money

    March 7, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Telecommuting, or working outside of a conventional office setting, is steadily growing in popularity among American professionals. Of the many reasons for this growth in popularity, the most important one is that telecommuting saves workers and businesses money. If you work from home, you should consider these strategies for saving money while telecommuting.

  • Financial Planning Trends You Need to Know About

    March 1, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The world of financial planning is often crowded with advice. This noise can sometimes make it difficult to understand an already complicated area of business. However, general awareness and understanding of today's financial planning trends can be extremely beneficial for young professionals and small business owners alike. 

  • Money Saving Tips for Working from Home

    January 28, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Working from home, or telecommuting is a growing trend in the business world. For individuals, it is seen as a chance to spend more time with loved ones without having to relocate or commute. For businesses, an increase in productivity levels and talent combined with a decrease in overhead costs associated with leasing a particular office location makes the work-from-home model increasingly attractive. While working from home continues to grow in popularity for many reasons, the most important for individuals and businesses alike is that it can help save money.

  • Popular Start-Up Financing Options

    January 19, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While some entrepreneurs are able to obtain financial backing from friends and family, most entrepreneurs aren't as fortunate. Here's a round-up of some ways you can finance your small business from the ground up.

  • How to Reduce Your Business Expenses

    December 29, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Reducing small business costs and creating processes that will save you money over time doesn't have to take a lot of time or effort. In most cases, it's about making smarter choices. Here are a few ways you can reduce the costs and improve the bottom line of your small business. 

  • Small Business Tax Deductions You May Have Overlooked

    December 5, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Small businesses are always looking for ways to save money, but did you know you can save money on taxes by simply being an entrepreneur? Here's a few deductions to look out for during next year's tax season.

  • Does Your Small Business Need Cyber Insurance?

    October 15, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    When it comes to cyber crime, your business is just as vulnerable as major corporations. Even if your business is small, cyber insurance can be crucial - it safeguards against viruses and hacking and, if a breach does occur, the insurance covers loss of profits due to a system fail caused by a virus or attack.

  • Four Deadly Financial Sins of a Small Business

    October 3, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Opening a new business can be scary, overwhelming, and exciting. Whether you already have your own business or are thinking about opening one, it's guaranteed to be one of the most important and risky investments of your life. By knowing in advance what the challenges are, you can protect your financial resources and potentially save your business from having to close its doors forever. 

  • Five of the Best Cities in America for Business Success

    September 10, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Although the federal unemployment rate is slowly creeping downward, some cities have been weathering the storm quite nicely. Here's a list of the best places in America to find career success. 

  • Financial Plans: Why They're Important for Your Business

    July 10, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Financial plans are important because they establish the financial goals of the company, give entrepreneurs an idea of how much money they might be able to make and how much they'll have to produce in order to break even. 

  • Five Financial Planning Tips for New Entrepreneurs

    July 1, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're serious about owning your own business and are ready to take your dreams to the next level, it's important to have a solid financial plan in place before jumping into the world of entrepreneurship. 

  • Unexpected Ways a Virtual Office Can Save Businesses Money

    May 15, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While many companies choose virtual offices over traditional office space as a way to save money they'd otherwise spend on renting and maintaining a full-time office space, there are other ways a virtual office can save you and your business time and money.

  • Five Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money

    April 14, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you're an entrepreneur or small business owner, don't let your business fail as a result of financial issues. Though some tips may save you more money than others, these penny-pinching tips are something to consider for all entrepreneurs.

  • Four Low-Cost Ways You Can Expand Your Business

    April 14, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Growing any business is a constant challenge and, chances are, today's economic climate is making it more challenging than ever. With these ideas, you can take your business and its performance to new heights, without running the risk of financial ruin.

  • Tips for Keeping Tabs on Remote Employees

    May 8, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While the growth of technology in the workplace makes distance a non-issue, a new issue businesses are facing is being able to manage remote employees. You trust your employees, but any good business has to be able to keep up with progress and keep everyone on track. If you're managing remote employees, here are some ways to keep tabs on them. 

  • How to Make Your Company More Attractive to Gen Y Employees

    April 18, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Gen Y employees have grown up in a different world than Gen X employees, and therefore have different workplace expectations and goals. The 9-to-5 can no longer be the standard as we see the growth of coworking, virtual offices, and other flexible working options.

  • What Qualities Make an Effective Leader?

    February 29, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    People come to positions of leadership in different ways. Some work for years climbing the corporate ladder, putting in time and hoping they'll get the chance to contribute in a more meaningful way. Others take a leap of faith based on little more than an idea and an opportunity and start their own company. Regardless of the circumstances, when people find themselves in a position of leadership for the very first time they often wonder what qualities make an effective leader.

  • Must-Read Books for Business Leaders

    June 6, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Few are natural born leaders. For most people, becoming a powerful business leader takes practice and a willingness to learn from others. Experience is easy enough to come by and can be gained over time, but learning valuable lessons from successful people of varying fields can enrich you with insights that will set you apart from others. If you aspire to lead and not follow, check out the five books on this list for inspiration.

  • Managing Millennials: What You Need to Know

    February 3, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Whether you refer to them as Generation Y, echo boomers, or millennials, the bottom line is that millennials are becoming more prevalent in today's business world. Here are some tips for managing, leading, and directing the most connected generation in history. 

  • Increase Employee Loyalty with These Unusual Perks

    October 23, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In order to attract (and keep) the best talent, companies are getting more and more creative with the benefits they provide. Here's some nique job perks that encourage employee loyalty, better health, and overall job satisfaction. 

  • How to Find (And Keep!) Young Talent

    September 24, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Creating a desirable company culture is one of the easiest ways to attract the talent your company deserves. Catch the eye of talented employees with these tips. 

  • Common Traits of the Most Successful Small Business Owners

    August 19, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Regardless of what "success" means to you, here's a few of the most common traits most successful small business owners seem to have in common.

  • Five Traits of Highly Effective Leaders

    July 16, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    While being able to assemble a team is the first step towards successful leadership, the ability to effectively lead that team is what separates the dreamers from the entrepreneurs. Here are the top qualities that every successful leader should possess and emphasize. 

  • The Secrets to Building a Great Team

    June 9, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Whether you own a start-up, are a member of the corporate world, or work in a virtual office environment, failures in teamwork can cause a business to fail. Here's how to build an effective and focused work environment for teams both large and small.

  • How to Be More Productive During Business Travel

    May 10, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Being able to take advantage of business travel time is important to staying on top of your game. From before the trip, to the flight, to how to spend your days before the trip, here are some tips on how to stay productive during business travel. 

  • Increase Productivity in Your Coworking Space with These Tips

    May 7, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Small business and startup owners from all over the world use coworking spaces whether they are at home or traveling. Using a coworking space correctly can boost your productivity, so here are some tips for using a coworking space to get on top of your game.

  • The Top Habits of Highly Effective Remote Employees

    May 4, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    More businesses are electing to have employees work remotely. Businesses are finding that remote employees are more productive and more satisfied than employees who spend all their time in an office. Remote employees that want to be highly effective should make developing a few of these important habits a priority.

  • How Taking Breaks Can Actually Increase Productivity

    May 3, 3016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In order to improve an employee's productivity, efficiency, and overall well-being, it's important to encourage them to take breaks often.

  • 5 Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Save You At Least 2 Hours a Day

    April 28, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    For smaller startups, having an in office assistant may be a space and financial issue. The solution is a virtual assistant. They can save you hours each day, and let you attend to what you need to get done. 

  • How to Create a Routine Even If You Work Remotely

    April 14, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Despite all of the benefits of remote work, there are a few pitfalls. The freedom that remote work provides an employee can sometimes cause them to be less productive. This is largely due to the lack of inherent structure with remote work. Fortunately, many remote workers have established some strategies for success by creating routines. 

  • Morning Productivity Tips for Night Owls

    March 18, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Not everyone can be a morning person. Think back to those 8 am college classes you were forced to take: they never got any better, right? For many, mornings can be one of the most valuable times of the day, and getting a good start in the early hours can determine the productivity of the rest of the day. If you are not a morning person, yet wake up early in the morning for work, here are some tips for making the most of your mornings.

  • Top Tips for Working Productively from Home

    January 21, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Working from home offers many benefits. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, part of a start-up, or work for a large corporation, working from home provides you with the luxuries of saving more money and working more efficiently. As the number of people who are working from home has increased in recent years, several pitfalls have emerged. Fortunately, many strategies for success have been developed to deal with them. From managing distractions to improving your technical literacy, the below tips will help you be more productive while working at home.

  • No Secretary, No Problem - The Benefits of Having a Virtual Receptionist

    September 7, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Managing all or most of the day-to-day operations of your business can be a daunting task, and one you shouldn't try to tackle by yourself. To increase productivity and reduce costs, rather than hire a full-time secretary consider outsourcing phone answering services to a dedicated virtual receptionist. This will allow you to focus on the crucial elements of your business, without sacrificing a critical component of any venture--customer service.

  • How to Become a More Productive Morning Person

    June 20, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Mornings aren't for everyone. If you're one of the fortunate few who can naturally wake up every morning ready to seize the day and take names we're very happy for you, but this article isn't for you. Specifically, this is for those of us who have to will ourselves out of bed each morning after hitting snooze until the last possible second. But, with a disciplined and dedicated routine, you can transform yourself into a productive and proactive morning person.

  • Things Successful People Do in the Morning

    December 16, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Whether or not you consider yourself to be a "morning person", the fact of the matter is that those who wake up early tend to maintain a successful and healthy lifestyle better than their late-rising counterparts. Here are some things successful people do before the rest of us are even out of bed.

  • Tips to Prioritize Your Day

    August 14, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In order to effectively prioritize your day, you must learn to recognize the difference between the important, the urgent, and the completely unnecessary. With good planning and an emphasis on prioritization, urgent situations will become less frequent and, with time, you may even find yourself feeling more in control. 

  • Five Ways to Balance Entrepreneurship and Parenthood

    August 6, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Being a young entrepreneur isn't easy - add a new baby into the mix and things can really get complicated. Whether you're an entrepreneur who is new to parenthood or a parent who is new to entrepreneurship, juggling the two can be difficult. With these tips you'll be able to successfully balance owning a small business with raising a happy family.

  • Essential Time Management Skills for Entrepreneurs

    July 25, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    No matter who you are, you have 24 hours a day to accomplish tasks, and with these tips, you can best utilize the time you have to juggle the list of tasks you're faced with each day.

  • Five Time Saving Tips for the Business Traveler

    May 28, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    By taking these business travel tips into consideration, you can save time and focus on what really matters - your business.

  • 5 Expert Tips for Getting Your Business Started on Social Media

    July 26, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In today's world, it is expected that everybody and everything will have a presence on social media. Whether it is a big business or a local market, consumers often utilize social media to engage with companies.

  • LinkedIn Tips for Attracting Potential Clients

    July 13, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    LinkedIn can be one of the most effective social networks for your business if you know how to use it correctly. Unfortunately, not many people are using it to its full potential. 

  • How Technology Can Ease the Transition to Becoming a Remote Employee

    June 6, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    For both employers and employees, there are many benefits associated with transitioning to remote work. Employers find that remote employees are more productive and have a higher morale, while remote employees enjoy an improved work/life balance that stems from being able to spend more time with friends and family, as well as not having to commute. 

  • Meeting Rooms of the Future: The Best Video Conferencing Software

    March 18, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Today, videoconferencing is one of the most important technologies to have in a meeting room. The ability to conference with anyone, no matter where in the world they are, in real time, is important in conducting business. By utilizing video conferencing, you can prevent unnecessary travel costs that could bankrupt a small business.

  • Essential Office Technology You Need in Your Boardroom

    March 12, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Efficient workspaces start from the ground up, and no room's importance should be discounted. So often, the boardroom is seen as just a place to gather around a table for meetings, but the modern boardroom is so much more than that. 

  • Is Your Company Getting the Most out Of Its Information Technology?

    January 20, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Technology is designed to make things easier. Whether you are streamlining internal processes or trying to improve customer experience, properly investing in the right technology can be crucial to the success of your business. Periodically, you should take the time to evaluate whether you are getting the most out of your current technology or if there is room for improvement.

  • Virtual Office Technology - An Affordable Tech Solution

    December 15, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Virtual offices are becoming more and more popular among businesses and organizations for one simple reason: affordability. Rather than lease or rent a physical office space in a reputed location, a virtual office offers the opportunity to have a high profile address in the city of your choice and at a fraction of what it would cost to rent or lease such an address. But what makes virtual offices work in the first place is technology. Find out how virtual offices allow you to stay productive and connected so you can avoid the cost of paying for a physical location.

  • Small Business Technology Trends for 2016

    December 7, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    As the year-end approaches and the new budgeting cycle begins, one of the top budgetary priorities for small businesses is no surprise - technology. According to Palo Alto Software's March 2015 study, 81% of small businesses planned on investing in cloud, mobile and tech. In 2016, this number is sure to go up as companies strive to keep pace with an ever-evolving consumer base.


  • The Top Five Mobile App Platforms

    February 11, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    If you've always wanted to build an app from the convenience of your own home, but the time and financial investment is a hindrance, you still have options - here are just a few. 

  • The Best Customer Feedback Tools for Small Businesses

    January 12, 2015 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Do you know what your customers really think about your commpany, products, or services? If you don't have an answer readily available, you can use these tools to find out. 

  • Free Online Courses for Small Business Owners

    December 2, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In order to stay ahead of the curve, continually gaining new skills is vital. Now, thanks to free online courses and in-depth classes on entrepreneurship, business management and finance, and marketing, small business owners can educate themselves without ever having to leave the office. 

  • What Makes a Virtual Office "Work"?

    June 25, 2014 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    The technology that allows a virtual office to thrive is a simple yet detailed combination of ideas that enables it to handle all the functions of a normal office, with the added benefits of convenience, freedom, and access to a well-trained staff and premium facilities. 

  • Servcorp Loyalty Program

    December 2012 | Servcorp

    At Servcorp, we understand that markets are constantly changing and your business needs to be ready to react. The Servcorp Loyalty Program rewards Servcorp Virtual Office® clients for their ongoing support by offering extra flexibility and cost savings.

  • Servcorp Onefax - say goodbye to the fax machine

    July 2012 | Servcorp

    Servcorp is excited to introduce the next generation of faxing exclusively to Servcorp clients. We call it Servcorp Onefax and it's an easy-to-use, online fax-to-email technology.


    December 2012 | Servcorp

    Exclusive membership to Servcorp Online is offered to all Servcorp clients. With this powerful system you can have total call management online, book boardrooms and meeting rooms instantly, store, share and distribute your electronic files, host a web conference via WebEx, convert your computer into a VoIP phone, reserve multilingual administrative assistance and much more.

  • Servcorp Onefone - One number, One bill, Onefone

    November 2012 | Servcorp

    Servcorp is pleased to announce the launch of the latest IT and communications product designed to help you do business more effectively. Servcorp Onefone offers you a better way to stay in touch wherever your work takes you!

  • The Liberty Bell & Independence Hall: Must-See Attractions in Philadelphia

    July 19, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    You better be ready to debate the best Philly cheesesteak if you are planning a trip to, or renting a virtual office in, the city of Philadelphia. Also referred to as the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia is just a short ride away from New York and one of the absolute highlights of the East Coast. 

  • Around the World and Back Again: Servcorp's Coolest International Locations

    July 11, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    When you work with Servcorp, you know you are getting the best there is. Our state-of-the-art conferences and meeting rooms are the perfect platforms for you to host meetings or get some work done. 

  • The Best Restaurants in San Francisco's Financial District

    July 9, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    San Francisco is known for more than its fog; it is also known for the incredible food you can find all over the city. Whether you are in between meetings, looking to grab a drink and a bite after work, or seeking to show off the city, there is a restaurant for you. 

  • A Look at Servcorp's Avenue of the Americas Location

    July 5, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    How could you find a better office location than steps away from Central Park, right next to the Museum of Modern Art? On lunch breaks, you can step out into the city, or take a coffee break and stroll through the park. On sunny days you can have your meetings at a local outdoor cafe, and have an air-conditioned office waiting for you in one of the most expensive addresses in the world.

  • The Best Things to Do in Washington D.C.

    May 25, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    In the past few years, Washington D.C. has grown to be more than just the capital of the United States. It becomes a cosmopolitan hub of business, food, art, and culture. Since there's more to D.C. than the museums and the White House, exploring Washington D.C. should be on your bucket list if isn't already.

  • Welcome to Miami: The Must-See, Must-Do in Downtown

    May 22, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Miami is a world of its own: it is a multicultural hotspot full of great food, art, sun, and, best of all, fun. It is stretching sandy beaches welcome visitors and residents alike, and year round sunshine is one of this South Florida spots biggest perks.

  • Los Angeles: The Perfect Location for Your (Virtual) Office

    May 20, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Los Angeles is more than just perfect weather, the sunshine, celebrities, and good food, although it does have all of the above. Los Angeles is the perfect location for your virtual office. 

  • Things to Do Near One World Trade Center

    May 14, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    New York is the city that never sleeps, and Lower Manhattan has more than enough to keep you occupied 24 hours a day. From bars to restaurants to museums, here are our favorite spots around One World Trade Center.

  • Dallas, Texas: Attractions and Things to Do

    May 12, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Everything is bigger in Texas, and Dallas is no exception.  It may not be known as the #1 tourist location in the US, but there is great growth in the city. Professionals from around the world are moving here and falling in love with everything Texas has to offer. A trip to Dallas should not be missed and here are some of our favorite spots in the city!

  • Get to Know Park Avenue: Your Future Office Home

    April 25, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Working out of New York will keep you on your toes. Park Avenue is an amalgam of professionals, creatives, and every other type of person. Having an office on Park Avenue will make clients want to come to you.

  • The Best Office Address in the World: One World Trade Center

    April 24, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    One World Trade Center is more than just an office building: it's an ode the strength and resilience of our country. The passion of New York can be seen reflected in its windows, and the best professionals and companies in the world call the building "home."

  • Figueroa at Wilshire: An Inside Look at Servcorp's Los Angeles Location

    April 22, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    With immediate access to the Metro and major interstate freeways, Figueroa at Wilshire is in a prime location within the heart of LA. With restaurants, museums, farmers markets, startups, and much more within walking distance, everything you'll need is within reach. 

  • The Best Happy Hours in New York City

    April 19, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Being the city that never sleeps, happy hour is the best way to start the night in NYC. With a constant barrage of tourists, navigating bars can be a task in itself. Coming off a long day in the office, you want to drink like a local. 

  • Great Places to Eat in Atlanta After a Day at the Office

    April 17, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Over the past few decades, Atlanta has become a creative hub of the South. From local startups to businesses inspired by art, Atlanta brings a touch of modernity to Southern culture. Across the city you'll find bars full of life, farm to table restaurants celebrating produce, and Southern classics being served at all hours of the night.

  • The Windy City: A Must-See Guide to Chicago

    April 16, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Chicago is a sprawling metropolitan center where you can roam between skyscrapers and have some of the best pizza in the country. It has been a major business center that has continued to flourish throughout the years, and the Windy City holds a promising future as a professional epicenter.

  • Things to Do in Houston's Theater District

    March 31, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Houston is a city of hidden gems. With stretching parks located between gourmet and innovative restaurants, there's always something to do in Space City.

  • Things to Do in Orange County, California

    March 28, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

    Orange County is one of the hidden gems of Southern California. Between Los Angeles and San Diego, its beach proximity offers incredible weather all year round, and its thriving creative community guarantees the best in food and drink. With Servcorp's Orange County location conveniently located at the Irvine Towers, the best of the OC is at your fingertips.

  • Things To Do In Buckhead, Atlanta

    October 7, 2014 |

    The city of Atlanta offers a variety of restaurants and places of interest for both residents and visitors.  Find out more information about the different things to do in Buckhead, one of Atlanta's trendiest neighborhoods.

  • Things To Do In Midtown Atlanta

    October 7, 2014 |

    The city of Atlanta offers a variety of restaurants and places of interest for both residents and visitors.  Find out more information about the different things to do in Midtown, one of Atlanta's most established neighborhoods.

  • Things To Do In Boston's Financial District

    October 7, 2014 |

    Discover restaurants and other places of interest that surround Boston's Financial District.  See what else there is to do while visiting our Boston location.

  • Things To Do In The Chicago Loop

    October 7, 2014 |

    The Chicago Loop is home to the city's most well known districts.  Whether you are visiting the Government, Financial, Theatre, or Shopping District, the Chicago Loop will most definitely have something that interests you.

  • Things To Do In River North Chicago

    October 7, 2014 |

    Chicago's River North neighborhood is famous for its number of art galleries and restaurants.  This trendy neighborhood is a must visit for those who are utilizing Servcorp buildings in Chicago.   

  • Things To Do In Los Angeles' Financial District

    October 7, 2014 |

    Los Angeles' Financial District has more than enough things to do for all who visit the 2nd largest city in the United States.  Whether you are looking for trendy restaurants or famous landmarks, Los Angeles will undoubtedly be an enjoyable visit.

  • Things To Do In Midtown Manhattan

    October 7, 2014 |

    Manhattan is home to some of New York City's most famous restaurants, buildings, and other places of interest.  Find out all that there is to do in one of the busiest districts of America's largest city.