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How Virtual Office Space can Grow your Small Business

What is Virtual Office Space?

Virtual Office Space is a great alternative small business owners who are looking for ways to keep their overhead affordable but want a more professional image and a commercial address in a specific locale.

For a flat monthly fee (ranging from $49 to $149), you typically get a business phone number, a live receptionist answering phone calls, a corporate business address for all your mailing and packages, personalized voice mail box that converts to email, and even a fax number that will convert to email.  The package may or may not include access to a conference room or shared office space for business owners who want a professional setting when meeting with clients or alternate office space for their home-based business.

How can it benefit your Small Business?

“It is an excellent solution for start-ups and small businesses looking to keep costs low while gaining all the resources of a professional corporate image.” – SBA.gov

Virtual Office Space provides an invaluable service to small business owners and home-based businesses. Home-Based Business Owners typically don’t need the traditional brick-and-mortar to run their business effectively and successfully but still may need certain features that a home office cannot provide.  Here are a few benefits:
1. No more meetings in coffee shops.  When you have a business that you can run from multiple locations, you harness a lot of freedom and a lot of flexibility.  And coffee shops and small cafês provide a great atmosphere (and a delicious cup of java) for certain projects and more casual meetings.  But if you have lengthy meetings, training sessions or certain clients that may require a quieter, more professional setting without the chatter of other coffee addicts and without having to share the wifi, Virtual Office Space gives you the option of a furnished and equipped space to host meetings or to work quietly on important projects.
2. A Commercial Address.  For safety and privacy issues, you may not want to use your home address on your advertising and documentation. You may also want the appearance of an additional business location in alternate cities or counties to expand your demographic.  The cost is so low that I know of a few businesses that rent virtual office space in different cities for just this reason.
3. Professional services without the staffing costs. A usual Virtual Office package includes:

  • Dedicated business phone number
  • Business fax number
  • Fax forwarding to email
  • Voice mail forwarding to email
  • Corporate voice mail boxes
  • Call forwarding to multiple phone numbers
  • Dedicated corporate mailing address with mail handling,
  • Package signing and package forwarding to reception services,
  • Receptionist services including phone answering, call forwarding, and greeting guests.
  • Hourly limit of access to conference rooms, executive lounges, and meeting spaces.
  • High-speed internet, video and teleconferencing equipment, faxing, copying, scanning, etc.

4. Verification and SEO.  To verify your business on Google Business lIstings, Facebook Business Pages, and other online directory listings, you need a physical address.  If you don’t want to use your home address or want your business located in a specific town or zip code, having a commercial address can increase your online trust and credibility, as well as your search engine page ranking for that location.
5. Networking and Professional Development.  As you will be renting alongside other growing small businesses, like your own, you will be networking and getting to know entrepreneurs with whom you can exchange resources, referrals and support with.  These virtual office spaces are communities of growing, successful small businesses in the legal, accounting, technology, consulting and other diverse b2b industries, as there is camaraderie among like-minded and hardworking business owners.

Where can you find Virtual Office Space Solutions in Central KY?

Lexington KY Virtual Office Spaces:

1. Your Smart Office Solution:  710 E. Main Street, Lexington KY.  “The Perfect, Professional, and Prestigious Address Your Business Deserves”.
Your SMARTOFFICE Solution is centrally located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky just minutes from all of the cities essential business centers and major thoroughfares including I-64 and I-75 as well as the airport.  Featuring a brand new state-of-the-art facility, Your SMARTOFFICE Solution boasts a distinctive professional reception area to welcome you and your visitor’s everyday creating a pleasant workplace atmosphere. Our highly skilled staff is always on hand and dedicated to meet all of your professional needs at just a moments notice. [More Info]
2. Regus Office Suites:  Paragon Centre (Office Suites Plus), 2333 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Kentucky, 40504

A location next to a highways intersection, giving good access to downtown Lexington and all other parts of the city, is just one of the business advantages of the Paragon virtual office. Existing tenants, including financial, legal and other professional service companies. A business address in the right place and a local contact number answered in your company name can make all the difference in business. Our professional teams will manage your calls and handle your mail. You get a choice of prestigious addresses for your business and use of all Regus Business Centers worldwide. {More Info]
3.  Davinci Virtual Lexington:  2333 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
With Davinci, you are with the industries standard for virtual offices in Lexington and nationwide. As the pioneers of the virtual office industry, Davinci has been leading the evolution of entrepreneurs and small businesses to say no to unnecessary office expenses. For our virtual office products, we proudly offer day offices, flexible office space and executive offices for Lexington and all throughout other Kentucky cities. [More Info]
4. Opus Virtual Offices:  1890 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington, KY 40509  and 2901 Richmond Road
Lexington, KY 40509
Opus Virtual Offices provides the most complete Virtual Office program available in the industry, with more than 500 locations in the US, giving you the corporate image you require.  With our Virtual Office program you are no longer required to have an office to operate your business. Our Program will provide you with all the tools you need to get ahead of the competition like a personalized live receptionist answering phone calls, a corporate business address for all your mailing and packages, personalized voice mail box which converts to email, fax number that will convert to email and much more for only $99/month! {More Info]
5. Community Ventures:  1450 North Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40505
Does a physical office space not fit your business needs? Our virtual offices include professional amenities such as conference rooms, personalized phone answering services, and a mailing address at an established business. Perfect for start-ups, tech companies, and more, our virtual office package gives you the flexibility of working from home while maintaining a professional image. [More Info]
6. The Plantory:  501 West Sixth Street, Suite 250; Lexington, KY 40508
Are you a business vagabond? Need someone to to sign for your packages and keep your mail company until you’re available? We’re here for you! You’ll also get a free day pass so that we can catch up on your adventures.  We have a variety of conference rooms available to rent at $25/hr large $15/small. Our largest can accommodate 100 people classroom style, or a smaller number of people with tables. More intimate rooms also available. [More info]
7. Awesome Inc.:  348 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507
They exist to create and grow high tech startups. They do this by hosting community events, leading technology education courses and offering a shared workspace environment. Awesome Inc is the perfect venue to host your next professional event. Rates start at just $75.  {More Info]


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