Small Business Office Setup

How to Set Up an Office: Amazon Prime DeskThe cost at $99 a year is almost a joke considering the amount of ordering that you will do when setting up a new office. We’re Prime members ourselves and saved a huge amount of money and effort getting supplies shipped free to our door.

So do your back and yourself a favor and sign up for . It also makes setup much easier. You can manage everything online – from setting up your phone tree to managing extensions. Employees can also check their voicemail online and even get messages forwarded to their email automatically.

If you want an option that’s faster and less expensive than Nextiva, you can also go with an auto-attendant like Phone.com or Grasshopper. This allows you to link everybody’s cell phone into an interconnected business system.How to Set Up an Office Floor Plan In other words, a caller dials your business and reaches an automated menu and phone tree where they can connect to the right employee. Your employees won’t give out their personal number, but they will use their own cell minutes.

To learn more about Nextiva and other top business phone providers, check out our guide: Best Small Business Phone System: Which Provider is Best for Your Business?

The Bottom Line

Setting up an office requires a lot of decisions. While you may be tempted to move quickly, taking your time now when it comes to decisions like internet can pay off tremendously in the long run. Poor connections and inflexible internet contracts is a major source of headaches for small business owners.
If you do need to act quickly, there are good temporary options – like using for desks and a simple auto-attendant/phone tree in place of a full business phone system. Just be sure to adapt as your business evolves. Our Starting a Business

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