Scottsdale Business Owner Tips

Scottsdale Business Owner Tip: Should You Be Streaming?

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As a Scottsdale business owner, you know that technology has long played a hugely significant role in your success. And you also realize that keeping current with various digital trends, while still striving to maintain a personal relationship with your customers, is a challenging act of balance. With that in mind, if you’ve never broken into the world of live streaming videos, it may just prove to be the leg-up you’ve been needing for your business. Why live streaming? It’s cost-effective. Customers can easily share it. It gives your business a more personal and relatable feel. And, most importantly, it’s what your customers want. Business Wire reported last month that over two-thirds of consumers globally (67%) have watched, or streamed, live video. And from this group, 64% have interacted with advertising such as visiting the website of a featured product or clicking on an ad. And when it comes to

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Advantage Office Suites Top 4 Customer Service Tips

Customer Service

When have you received really great customer service? Chances are that it didn’t take you too long to come up with two or three instances where you were pleasantly surprised by how well you were treated by a business. Maybe you spread the word about your positive experience, and you’ll probably take your business there again. When talking about customer service, Walt Disney said it well when he instructed, “Do what you do so well they will want to see it again, and bring their friends.” So how does the customer experience you provide to your customers rank? You’re probably doing a pretty decent job of making your customers happy, but are you really doing all you can? Just in case you haven’t taken your own customer service inventory lately, we have some tips on how to spruce up your customer interactions, and to make sure that you’re the ones

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Tax Tips for Your Small Business in Scottsdale AZ

As if Tax Day wasn’t stressful enough already. As it is, Americans can turn into little balls of tension this time of year; we lose sleep, we get stress-headaches, and we even get into more frequent car accidents. As a small business owner, you can enjoy a double-helping of the Tax Day stress thanks to the double (triple!) amount of work. And if this tax season wasn’t your finest hour, consider it a hit-home life lesson in what to do, or not to do, for next April. You probably have your own checklist of dos and don’ts for 2019 taxes (hypothetically speaking, maybe don’t keep the pile of receipts so close to the shredding pile next time), but Advantage Office Suites your Scottsdale Office Suites for Rent Location has our own tax tips that can help you and your business next year. Get some defined space, in a Scottsdale Office

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Is it Time to Go Virtual? – Virtual offices in Scottsdale

“Virtual” is virtually everywhere.  If you choose, you can eat a virtual meal in a virtual restaurant, with virtual friends, and then retreat to your virtual home and play with your virtual pet and spend time playing in a game of virtual reality. Like it or not, we’re living in a virtual world, and with increasing frequency people are relying on web-based programs for work, leisure, and other tasks. But what does the virtual world have to offer you and your business?  Sure, you’ve heard about virtual offices, but is that something that would be a good fit for your small business? Here we’ve compiled the top 5 things you need to know about virtual offices to help you figure out whether a virtual offices in Scottsdale is right for you. A real address, without a real address. With our Phoenix virtual office, you get the benefits of a legitimate

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As a small business owner, a few resolutions are just what you need.

Happy New Year . . . now let’s get busy. Before the confetti is even vacuumed out of the carpet, you should start thinking about your business’ New Year’s resolutions. Whatever your feelings about New Year’s resolutions (cliché and a waste of time? Valuable motivational tools that can really spark some positive change?), chances are, as a small business owner, a few resolutions are just what you need. A resolution is, after all, simply a dedication to improve something; an opportunity to take an unbiased look at what’s working for your business, and what’s not. In case you could use a little Resolution Inspiration, we’ve devised a list of our Top 7 Small Business Resolutions for 2018. Resolve to create balance. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is worth the effort. Learn a new skill in 2018. Dedicate one night per week as a Family Night, and another to spending time

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The Top 5 Ways to Let the Holidays Work for You

This time of year, with holiday carols playing in stores and kitchens everywhere baking up delicious once-a-year treats, are you wondering what you, as a small business owner should be doing to market yourself to current and potential clients? It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the massive presence of retail bigwigs, and you might wonder if your relatively tiny voice in the sea of December retail advertising will make a difference. Here’s the truth: right now, your potential customers are keeping their eyes peeled for holiday promotions of all kinds. Their deal-seeking antennae are currently fine-tuned to businesses or products that can meet their needs, and now might be the perfect time to pique their interest and get them on board with your product and vision. If you’ve been dragging your feet with promoting your business for the holidays, it’s not too late. We’ve got our top 5

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Blurred Lines approach to balancing work and personal life

Almost exactly one year ago, Harvard Business Review published an article written in support of a more “blurred lines” approach to balancing work and personal life. The theory is that if you try to keep those boundary lines rigid, you feel a performance-compromising amount of stress when you’re at work, and a thought about home or the weekend pops into your brain. Ditto for when you’re on a family picnic and you remember a work email that you need to send. So much stress, in fact, that the thought can deplete your energy and focus from the thing you’re trying to concentrate on. The article reports that study participants who allowed their personal life to seep into their work day, or who allowed themselves a few moments of work during times with friends or family, were less stressed and performed better overall. With small business owners who are working to

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What Does Your Office Space Say About YOU?

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If you’re a new small business owner, perhaps one of the things you’re looking forward to is the simple pleasure of having your very own desk, in your very own office space in Scottsdale, for your very own thriving company. Sounds exciting, right? Perhaps you’ve even called Advantage Office Suites to discuss leasing your own executive office in Scottsdale AZ, and you can’t wait to move in. Well, before you start investing in paperweights and picture frames, perhaps you’d like some insight on just what your workspace says about you, and the message it send to your employees and customers. Whether intentional or not, every single thing in your office declares a statement about you, and can affect how employees and customers interact with you. Wait, are we friends? Things like a candy dish, pictures of family and pets, a sturdy and comfy guest chair or two, and thriving plants

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5 Signs that You’re Ready to Rent an Office Space in Scottsdale

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As a small business owner in the Scottsdale area, you have undoubtedly thought about whether your business is ready to take the step of you having your own Office Space in Scottsdale.  In fact, you’ve probably found that the very things that make working from home so convenient, such as multitasking work with chores, being there for your family, and having access to home comforts while you work, are the very things that can make working from home challenging.  So are you, and your business, ready to branch out into your very own office space?  Here are our top 5 telltale signs: You’re ready to increase your staff size. Your business is going great, and you’re ready to hire out.  And unless you and your family or roommates happen to like your employees keeping office in your living room, you’d better get an office suitable for meetings and work days. 

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To App or Not to App?

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So you’ve got your business license and business plan. You even have Scottsdale office space that you secured through Advantage Office Suites to make your business plan happen. So now what? What is the best way to attract customers? Gone are the days where businesses can grow through word of mouth alone or even through a catchy website or ad. Today, if you want your business to be successful, it might be necessary to tap into the app world. Up until even a few years ago, many small businesses believed that getting an app was an excessive luxury; too expensive to hire an app developer, and too complicated to tackle independently. Now, app-development programs allow business owners to take on the app-building task in a much more affordable and feasible way. Still not sure? Consider the fact that about 75% of Americans check their smartphones at least once per hour,

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