By Andrew Dominik
If you’re a small business owner, read the following article by Andrew Dominik which outlines how using one of our virtual reception solutions will help your business appear larger and increase appeal.
If you have always dreamt of travelling the world and also being your own boss, you may wish to consider becoming a Digital Nomad. You can read an excellent article on becoming a digital nomad on the forbes.com website which may be of help to you, and with modern technology, it is a simple task to pack up your office and set off on your travels. Starting up a business and travelling may not be as hard as you might have thought!
Running Your Business Remotely
Technology Is Awesome
When you use modern technology to operate your business such as Smartphones or computers, it does not matter if you are in an office in Sydney, or working on a remote beach in South East Asia, as long as you have power and Wi-Fi, you can work anywhere. You can still maintain constant communication with your customers using various methods leaving you with the time difference being the only barrier to work around. Who would not love to earn a living while they relax and work on a beach or by a pool?
Creating An Illusion
Many companies go a long way to create an illusion that they are operating from a specific address to make their customers happy. You can use the ReceptionHQ virtual receptionist service and have all of your calls answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. By offering 24-hour telephone coverage, you create an illusion that your company is larger than it is. Your phone can be answered as your company and messages can be taken, or calls can also be forwarded on to you if you are available.
Getting Out Of The Office Is Good
If you are lucky enough to work in an industry where you can take your work on the road, you will find that there is plenty of help along the way, no matter what problems you encounter. There are many co-working spaces in cities and towns all over the world where nomads congregate and socialise. You will be able to meet Drop Shippers, Digital Marketing Gurus, kick-ass designers, as well as fantastic web designers. You can be sure that there is someone out there that is willing to help you over a cup of coffee or a beer or two!
Open Lines Of Communication Are Essential
No matter what industry you are in, service or product that you supply, or target market in the world, the one thing that you need to do is keep the lines of communication open. Making sure that you have a telephone number that people can call is essential for your customers, and also making sure that you reply to emails promptly is also imperative. With all of the apps and software that is available, running a business remotely has never been easier. So if you have a passion for travel and work in an industry that you can work remotely, why not hit the road and become a digital nomad and get out there and see some of this beautiful world in which we all live.