There is many a business in this modern age of cyberspace that does ninety nine percent of its transactions on line, through the internet and by way of emails and the like. Those that become very successful, however, may find that they have a need to have face to face meetings with suppliers and customers at one point or another.
The above scenario is also the case with sales people who operate from their homes. They are able to source their product or service in a multitude of ways and can either store their stock at their residence or rent suitable space for storage. With the success of such a business operation, there will come a time when meetings will have to take place in person in order, for instance, to show the face of the business to a potential investor who is interested in helping to expand such a successful enterprise. Another reason could be that a landlord who has the space the operation requires for the storage of goods may want to meet at the owner of the business personally before he or she agrees to rent out their property.
Those entrepreneurs working in cyberspace with their ‘office’ at their place of residence are at a distinct disadvantage when trying to impress such investors or landlords on a face to face basis. A home office is generally a tiny corner in a home, often cramped and with minimal equipment. In fact, all that is needed to run a cyberspace business is a computer, modem and printer with all the necessary telephone lines and the like. These areas are often not tidy and definitely do not look like a professional operation.
When cyberspace business people are faced with the problem of having to meet face to face with anyone connected to their business and having to create a good impression, they quickly try to fix their work space within their home to look more professional and organized, but this is never the right answer.
Renting meeting rooms within organized office space is the answer. Such rooms are always clean, comfortable, professionally set up with all the equipment a modern office needs and have may even have staff included in the rental price, such as someone to bring in the tea, a secretary to type up or copy any documents which may be needed and someone who answers the telephone. When renting meeting rooms, anyone coming to do business there will immediately feel that the company is doing well, as it is able to afford such a good working operation.
It is possible to rent meeting rooms by the hour, day or even longer, if necessary. The options available for the business owner are far ranging and, in general, each service is paid for individually. Thus, for instance, if no secretary is required during the rental period, the price will be considerably lower.
Renting meeting rooms for a cyberspace business only when and if needed will save the company much of its hard earned profits. It is therefore the ideal solution to not having a bricks and mortar business address.
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Angela Abbasi is Vice-President of Business Center International and the Virtual Office Center
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