You’re busy. You have your business to run, meetings to attend and deals to close. You don’t have time to constantly answer the phones and perform administrative tasks. This is why a receptionist or personal assistants are so important to your business.
Google isn’t just for searching anymore, and the company has created a bundle of services that make running a business easier, faster, and cheaper. Google Apps for Business is Google’s comprehensive paid solution to help businesses work more efficiently, but even the freebies Google offers can make daily tasks simpler.
In the previous post, we talked about how expanding into new markets can be a great way for a law firm to grow. We also identified a variety of challenges. In this post, we talk about five ways a virtual office can help a law firm accomplish a rapid and economical market entry.Read More >
The Affordable Care Act has officially been implemented, and small business owners are bearing the brunt of rising healthcare costs. According to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business, over 60 percent of surveyed small business owners with less than 100 employees are “paying higher insurance premiums per employee in 2013 than they did in 2012.”
Many entrepreneurs must travel around the country to meet new clients, visit current ones or even connect with colleagues and employees. When you’re in another city, however, it can be difficult to find adequate office space that doesn’t involve hotel lounges or coffeehouses.
Expanding into new markets can be a great way for a law firm to grow. Whether the firm is a solo, small or large law practice, a new market provides client acquisition and business development opportunities. Having virtual or branch offices in other markets enhances the perception to clients that the business is well-established, growing, and has broader and deeper access to resources. Branch offices can also attract talent or supplement specialties in practice areas.Read More >
In the previous post, we mentioned that office space and support staff are typically among the biggest overhead costs for solo attorneys and micro-boutique law firms (SAMB). Attorneys have a wide spectrum of office space options depending on their work styles and budget. Many options exist between a home-based office and a full-scale traditional office facility. The key to selecting the right option is to know the office requirements of the attorney(s), the tradeoffs among the different options, and ways to overcome the disadvantages.Read More >