A Virtual Office is a combination of off-site live communication and address services that allow users to reduce traditional office costs while maintaining business professionalism. Frequently the term virtual office is confused with office business centers or executive suites which demand a conventional lease whereas a true virtual office does not require that expense.
Communications for a virtual office
A team of workers in an office environment working remotely, using high-tech Computer Telephone Integration software, to replace a traditional receptionist.
A virtual assistant is often a “lone eagle” working from home, who rarely meets their clients face-to-face.
Answering services, also called call centers, operate from a centralized location for the purpose of receiving and transmitting a large volume of requests by telephon
Voicemail is a low-cost technology that stores voice messages electronically.
A prestigious building to be used as the business address .
The professional address can be used for accepting, sending & forwarding mail without the connotations of a P.O. Box. Under US law, a P.O. Box is to be clearly indicated and so not condusive for most corporate entities in this regard.
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