Top Seven Areas to Save Money in Small Business

What is the biggest drain of cash from your business? Usually most costs in small business are easy to anticipate such as rent, utility bills, payroll and insurance. But other expenses can quickly creep in, and revenue is always a bit of a soft target to hit. Some small business may struggle with late payments from big clients, or be experiencing a higher rate of staff turnover due to seasonal issues. It’s important to stay on top of these issues, so keep thinking of ways to stabilize your business and consider these steps for saving money in your small business.

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Why Virtual Offices Are the Perfect Solution for Non-profits and Charity Organizations

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit and charity-based organizations in the United States. That is a lot of people working hard for less money than they could earn in the private sector, just for trying to create some positive change in the world and help others in need. But it also means that there are at least one million organizations out there in America who are renting offices, paying for telecommunications support and Internet services, and even paying janitors to clean their offices, all when they really don’t need to. The concept of the traditional office is an outdated one. Much of the work of even fairly conservative nonprofits can be accomplished just as easily when nonprofit professionals are working from home, meeting at a central location, or working in the field. In fact, a virtual office may offer a nonprofit or charity organization enough benefits that they can spend more time working in the field with clients and less time at a desk working through the details of infrastructure and intake. Let’s look at some of the ways a nonprofit organization might utilize the features of a virtual office and then examine a rough timeline that demonstrates how a nonprofit might be able to pull the plug on their traditional office model.

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30 Things You Didn’t Know a Virtual Assistant Could Do

Increase Business Productivity by Outsourcing These Tasks to a Virtual Assistant

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Intelligent Office Partners with LiquidSpace and MeetingRooms.com to Expand its Online Live Scheduling Service

Enables Anyone to Reserve Meeting and Conference Rooms and Executive Office Space at U.S. Intelligent Office Facilities Directly from LiquidSpace and MeetingRooms.com

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Leveraging a Virtual Assistant for Administrative Support

Get More Time to Work on Running Your Business With a Virtual Assistant

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The Importance of Face to Face Communication

Why Face to Face Communication is Vital in Business

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The Virtues of Renting Meeting Space

There are many virtues attached to renting a meeting room. First, if your company is a small business, you probably don't have the space needed to hold a big meeting anyway. Secondly, it's better to pay for space you're using at the time rather than constantly paying for space that may sit empty much of the time. Renting conference rooms is an ideal solution for a small to moderate-sized business to conduct meetings and benefit from the many advantages. Let's look at some of the reasons that conference room rentals should strongly be considered in place of conference calls, Skype sessions or virtual networking.

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How a Virtual Assistant Can Help Busy Real Estate Agents

Great real estate professionals know how to generate business and bring clients and customers into their orbit. But they don't always leverage their volume by having the right support on the administrative side of the transaction. This is where having a virtual assistant from Intelligent Office can provide huge benefits for a busy real estate firm. Let's take a closer look at the advantages of contracting for a highly trained, on-demand virtual assistant.

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Cloud Computing: Where in the Air is Right for your Business?

It is almost impossible these days to operate a business without delving into some aspect of cloud computing. You wouldn't think of opening a business today without tapping into the benefits and applications offered by the Internet, so why would you ignore a major resource like cloud computing? According to the Gartner Hype Cycle, which measures the commercial viability of information technology, cloud computing has reached a maturity that makes it viable for nearly any commercial use. Let's take a closer look at the technology and a few popular providers.

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Why Even Mobile Entrepreneurs Need a Physical Address

The Importance of a Business Physical Address

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Virtual Offices: How They Can Save Money – and Your Image

Why Virtual Offices are Great Alternatives to Physical Office Space for Financial Advisors

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Location, Location, Location: The Importance of Business Location

How Your Business' Physical Location Could be Hurting the Bottom Line

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with a Virtual Office

How a Virtual Office Helps You “Go Green”

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The Rise of the Virtual Office

Why Small Businesses are Increasingly Utilizing Virtual Offices

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Why You Should Stop Using Internet Explorer

Homeland Security actually advised people to stop using Internet Explorer until it was fixed.

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Improve the Efficiency of Your Small Business with a Virtual Office

How a Virtual Office Can Benefit Your Small Business

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How to Use a Virtual Assistant

Top 8 Tasks that You Should Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

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