It’s no secret that investing in a physical office space can be extremely expensive. Since many businesses don’t necessarily require a brick-and-mortar location, they often opt for operating virtually rather than paying traditional office rent. Consequently, this leaves them without a physical company address. In order to establish trust and a positive reputation in the community, an address is essential.
Renting a virtual office space gives you the opportunity to claim a physical address for your business without breaking the bank. Here are 3 other major benefits that a physical company address offers.
In a nutshell, a physical address gets your business listed on Google Places, which then makes your company visible and searchable on the Internet. This is an easy but fundamental way to get your company noticed. By having your business listed on Google Places, you can improve your exposure for search engine traffic, increase activity for local searches, allow clients to easily leave reviews and interact with your business, and gain a competitive advantage. In turn, a physical address makes your company more credible.
Coffee shops, personal residences, or public places do not provide adequate space for meeting with clients. Renting a virtual office, and therefore gaining a physical address, provides your business with a consistent and professional place to hold meetings. Virtual offices are equipped with all the necessary technology for running a meeting, including projectors, conference rooms, office furniture, Wi-Fi, etc. Receptionists are also available for greeting guests as they arrive and providing refreshments.
A physical office address also puts out a successful and competent image to clients and colleagues. Your company can use this address on business cards, marketing materials, and websites. It also presents an easier way for you to receive deliveries and handle phone calls. While you are saving money on traditional office rent, others will be impressed with your professional appearance.
A working business address is essential, no matter the size of your company. You could be at risk of losing business if you don’t have a physical location to use in your favor. The best way to achieve consistency, credibility, and competency without breaking the bank is through renting a virtual office space. Contact Intelligent Office to find a virtual office location near you!