A virtual office space is an ideal business solution for companies that can’t afford or don’t want to invest in long-term physical office space. It may be difficult to determine whether a virtual office is right for your company, but here are two questions to consider:
If your answer is yes to either one of these questions, keep reading.
In certain industries, image can count for everything. A first impression—or even a second or third impression—can result in securing a long-term client or swiftly losing a new client. Virtual office spaces give small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs the appearance of prestige without the added expenses of a physical office space.
One of the earliest details a client may note about a business is its location. Some clients may see it as a red flag if your company is using a home address or P.O. box for business purposes. In addition, you may not want your personal address on all of your business documents. A virtual office solves this problem by providing businesses with a physical office address while still allowing the employees to work remotely.
If you do need to meet with a client in person, some virtual offices have options for reserving day offices or conference rooms.
Along with a physical address, businesses that use a virtual office have access to a local phone number for business communications. Many virtual office spaces have administrative staff that will answer the phone using your company name and transfer calls to a contact at your company. Businesses with a virtual office can use the money that might have been set aside to hire a receptionist for other business expenses.
A virtual office allows companies to avoid many of the costs associated with traditional office spaces. Businesses that lease a physical office are responsible for furnishing the office, purchasing office supplies, and paying for rent and insurance. The set-up fees can be prohibitive for a small operation. If your business opts to use a virtual office space, you can continue working remotely in a convenient location with minimal expense.
Virtual office spaces make it possible for startups and small companies to exhibit a level of professionalism that can be difficult to attain otherwise.
Our virtual office programs provide for 16 hours per month in a private furnished office. For the added convenience of businesses with a regular need for additional time in a physical office, we offer a Virtual Office Premium Program, which provides for 40 hours a month in a furnished office. Our premium phone services provide screening, call forwarding, and call patching. Additional features include a mailbox program and conference room access.