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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make Coworking Spaces Work for Your life (& 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.