As small business owners, whether we’re solopreneurs, in a partnership, have a team or employees, we are always striving to achieve that perfect blend of maintaining the simplicity and freedom of being a small business owner while, at the same time, project the same appearance of success and professionalism as larger companies. To make it even more difficult, we’re usually working with a much smaller budget than our counterparts, and trying to keep expenses down.
One of the challenges we usually face is often regarding the telephone. How do you present a more professional image like the “big boys” when you’re the only one in your office answering the telephone, without having to get a bigger phone system or hire someone to answer the phone for you? [Read more…]