Guest article by Marjorie Jones of WorkingClassWow.com
Moving Your Business Without Disruption
Many people have made big career and lifestyle changes since the pandemic. As industries and priorities shifted, people made changes in their livelihood and living situations. Whether you’re looking to move your business, start a new business, or begin a new chapter in a dream location such as Las Vegas, there are ways to move your business with minimal disruption.
If you’ve started a new business — or even if you’re a more experienced business owner — here are steps you’ll want to take to reduce the disruption to your business productivity.
- Set milestones. Create a timeline of your move and do what you can to get at least a month ahead to ensure a steady workflow during your move.
- Find movers. Hire a reputable and experienced moving company so you can focus on your move instead of the logistics.
- Let everyone know. Communicate to your customers, clients, vendors, employees, and others about your move.
- Ship ahead. Order extra inventory and supplies and ship them to your new location before you get there.
Managing Your Online Presence and Business Administration Tasks
Part of keeping up with business is creating the appearance that business is continuing as usual for your customers and target audiences. There are several ways to do this. Write and schedule social media posts and newsletters ahead, maintain a regular online presence, and be consistent with your brand.
Be timely with invoicing, updating information, and other communications, too. For example, you’ll want to update your invoices with pertinent information like your address change before the scheduled move. You can use an invoice template to create professional invoices that represent your brand while choosing your own fonts, logos, and more. Taking these steps in advance of your move will help take the pressure off as you land at your final location.
Moving Your Business – Managing Logistics
If you’ve never moved a business before, there are items you’ll want to bring but may not need immediately. If this is the case, it’s a good idea to be prepared and make those decisions after you’ve settled in. Consider using public storage as you set up your new business. Among the many benefits of a storage unit over a garage is the space will make it easier for you to get organized and allows you to store extra inventory as you get your business running. The great news is that renting a storage space can be affordable.
If you’re moving your business to Las Vegas, you may have already discovered that you can rent a small, 5×5 storage unit for about $60 a month or even as low as $30. You should call the storage facilities in your destination city to see if they offer discounts to new customers.
Moving for Success
With the right planning, research, and attention to logistics, your move can be a seamless success. Whether you’ve finished planning your move to Las Vegas where you’ve located the perfect storage facility for your belongings or are working hard to get your paperwork completed before your move, consider reaching out to the professional design team at Ted Viera Consulting to keep your business looking its best as you make your transition.
About the Author
You don’t need a big budget to make your business look like a million bucks! From a well-designed logo and a carefully-crafted website to grammatically-correct copy and professionally-printed marketing materials, it is entirely possible (and surprisingly affordable) to bring a little “Working Class WOW” to your small business to build your brand, improve relationships with customers, and benefit the bottom line. Check out WorkingClassWow.com