Getting Into Temporary Offices for Your Team
Betsy Scuteri is the Sr. Director of Audience Marketing at Business.com. A mother, and digital fanatic, Scuteri is in charge of traffic acquisition of the companies owned and operated domains.
For the past 10+ years, Scuteri has been leading the conversions of start-ups and their needs as they grow.
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One of the biggest challenges as a startup is that funds are not what you would like for them to be. It is the reason why you are willing to work out of coffee shops or any other location where you can find a cheap bit to eat and some free Wi-Fi. It is a good thing to know that while you might not be able to afford the luxury afforded by a regular office, there are still options available to you which will allow you and your team to work together in an office environment.
There are quite a few offices in your city which are not filled to capacity. You can utilize these spaces if you are looking to get your team into offices where they can work together. You can also use these spaces to hold meetings in. Of course, it is important to pay attention to what the cost will be to use these spaces so that you are getting what you need at a price you can afford. By having these kinds of spaces at your disposal, it is possible for you to be able to be more productive and feel more like a team than ever before.
One of the ultimate things you can do for your business team is to provide office space in which you can work. You can look through websites like Loosecubes.com to find the office spaces that you are looking for in your city. These spaces can provide you with access to internet and service through VoIP service providers. This way you will not have to set up any services under the company name. You will only be responsible for paying the cost of the office rent to get access to everything your team will need.
Even if you cannot afford to get an actual office space for your team, it is possible to at least get a place in which you can all get together as a team for business meetings. You can look in the same places which offer offices for rent to find meeting spaces which are cheaper than going to a hotel to utilize their meeting spaces. No matter what the expense, it beats having meetings in the coffee shop where you feel awkward brining in a whiteboard to strategize what is going on in your business.
One of the things you are likely to wonder about in all of this is how much it will cost to get the space that you are looking for. It will all depend on the city that you live in, the amenities you will need such as a VoIP phone service or a complex printing system in the space you are renting and the amount of time that you are renting for. The longer that you rent, the less you may have to pay per month. All in all, it is possible for you to cut the cost of having a professional place from which to do business in half.