Virtual Office vs PO Box: Which One is for Your Business?

  When your business isn’t ready for a brick-and-mortar office, or plain doesn’t need one; there are two basic options as to where you should register your business. You still need an address to register your business with the government and receive official mail at. It’s easy to rent a virtual office or post office box, but deciding which is best for your business can be a tough decision. A PO box is certainly the least expensive option, yet doesn’t offer nearly the benefits a virtual office does.…

Taking Your Business With You Wherever You Go? Hire a Virtual Receptionist

A virtual receptionist can save you loads of time, money and customers. They can take away nearly all the phone-related stresses related to your business, while saving tens of thousands a year in expenses over a physical receptionist holding down an office for you. A good physical receptionist will cost you anywhere between $60 – 70,000 per year when you add up their base salary, overtime pay, benefits and tax obligations paid to the government. If you’re a vagabond entrepreneur that runs your business from the road, renting an office is the last thing on your mind.…

Free Virtual Address: What’s the Catch?

If you’re a small business or startup on a budget, you might have considered taking advantage of one of the many free virtual addresses that have been popping up all over the Internet. Are they a good option? The simple answer is no. “The best things in life are free” does not apply to the place you choose to designate as headquarters for your business. A good virtual service provider should offer the following: Legitimate brick-and-mortar address located in an upscale business district.…

Digital Nomad + Virtual Services = Epic Digital Business

Do you fit the definition of a digital nomad? “Digital nomads are a type of people who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and, more generally, conduct their life in a nomadic manner.” credit The ability to run your business while globe-trotting from one location to the next is a dream that’s been had by many, but realized by very few in days gone by. However, with the rise in affordable, quality digital services like digital offices, digital phone numbers, digital staff, and online business management software, there’s never been a better time to become a digital nomad.…

Forget Answering Machines: Use Live Phone Answering Services Instead!

  Answering machines and voicemail are so 2005! There’s really no smart reason to use either in this day and age. Why, you ask? Modern customers want to speak to an actual human being when they call a business. Machines are very informal, and usually leave callers wondering when, or if they can expect to hear back from you. Not to mention, your answering machine can’t get in touch with you when someone calls with a serious problem or other business “fire” that needs to be dealt with on your end immediately.…