The increase of internet usage, the possibilities of affording the advanced computer systems has increased the virtual office concept. We are living in a generation that most of the people have a computer in their home with internet connection. The fact is that most of the people have a computer, laptop, and smartphones to access the internet effectively. Now we have come to a condition that computers and internet connection are affordable to all. This has opened wide opportunity to work from home and we can see a lot of freelancers mushrooming everywhere these days.
Many offices in Singapore, US and UK are utilizing these freelancers who are experts in being a virtual assistant. A virtual assistant is nothing but an assistant who does all kinds of clerical and office administration works on cyberspace. The virtual assistant works carried by a person or group of persons on cyberspace is commonly called as a virtual office.
The reason for virtual office
There are many reasons for having a virtual office that includes space, communication, location, and economy.
Space and Address
This is the most important for any business and when the business expands it needs to have different locations. In the concept of virtual space, you can have businesses offices anywhere in the country. Without the need of hiring a rental office, the virtual space reduces the cost of renting a separate office space for your business you can have the address of the office or of the virtual assistants who is working for you virtually. This space can be used also for discussions, business meetings and for client visits.
This is another great benefit of using Virtual Office Services in which telephone communication, email communication, and voice mail services. In the case of telephone communication, the office handles inbound, outbound calls as per the schedule. The virtual assistant gets the task from the business head and makes a call to the clients as per the schedule.
Likewise, for email communication, the virtual assistant handles the incoming emails and informs to the business head and responds to the emails as per the advice of the business head. They handle both bulk email handling and business email handling. Apart from call and emails, they deal with customer care service which is called as the virtual caller who will answer the calls and give the necessary information. They take requests from the customers and inform it to the business head and do the service to the customers accordingly.
As we see there are a lot of benefits in having a virtual office which saves time and money for the business. To have all these works to be done the business has to rent office space, hire clerks and office assistants, has to maintain files, computers, and internet connection.
Hiring a virtual assistant and having such an office will save a lot of money and the business head can easily handle the virtual assistant through online from anywhere. One of the best Virtual Office Services in Singapore specialized in virtual office, web hosting is SGOFFICE. Visit their website www.sgoffice.com.sg to know the details of their facilities and pricing.