3 reasons to ditch the home office

One of the best parts about being your own boss is being able to work in the comfort of your home. It’s a perk that makes most people with a regular job green with envy. Or is it? Working from home from is comfortable but it comes with an endless number of distractions from your […]

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Getting physical with the Virtual Office

It’s been a hectic few months. Suffice it to say that circumstances have led me back to working in our Toowong office for a time. This is not a bad thing, by any stretch of the imagination. We’ve gained quite a few new clients in recent times and I’m getting the chance to know them. […]

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Tips from Anna at ABS – Stick with it

Are you one of those “James Cooks” of the online world? I am.   I’m one of those people who’s out there, exploring the internet, looking for new applications that will rock my world and change it forever with their fantastic (AND FREE!!) features. I’ll sign up to just about anything and try it out. […]

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3 cloud apps for new businesses

I’ve been running ABS Office for about 8 years now. In that time, we’ve come from being 2 separate and disparate serviced office businesses, with a bit of phone answering on the side, to one cohesive serviced office and virtual receptionist business operating from multiple locations. Because I am a bit of a geek, I […]

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Get organised with a call overflow service

Does this sound familiar? Clare is one business owner who prides herself on being available to her clients, ready to assist whenever they need her. Her clients love her and she spends a lot of time working one-on-one with them. Her attention to detail and her responsiveness have made her business very successful. She had initially […]

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Draw the line in the sand with a Toowong serviced office

I was speaking with one of our clients at our Toowong serviced office centre in Brisbane. She is a busy professional, with a large family and the attendant frantic lifestyle. Her business is flourishing and she’s always on the go. I asked her what it was that drew her to our offices. She said she loves […]

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Domestic Dynamite

Whilst being your own boss and working from home is an ideal for many of today’s entrepreneurs, it can also cause a few problems. Unnecessary interruptions and a lack of an office to meet clients can present you with a multitude of challenges. Although your work may be exemplary, your working space may not and […]

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First impressions really do count

Hands up if you’ve had any of these experiences: You want to get some tradeswork done around the home. You contact 3 or 4 tradies that you found in a Google search. Some of them list mobiles, some a landline and some have a 1300 number. The following scenarios are my own actual experiences: The […]

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3 ways you can reduce your workload

I’ve previously talked about my struggle with the inner control freak. It came mostly from feelings that I couldn’t afford to get help or that someone else couldn’t do it quite as well as I can. I’ll admit that for a long time, the only person who could set up a new client in our […]

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