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Thanksgiving for Davinci Virtual Office Solutions

There's a lot of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. And it turns out that many of our customers are expressing Thanksgiving to us! Here are some words from a few of our thankful customers. And thank you for reading this blog about virtual office trends.

Davinci is awesome! Davinci has been one of the best investments since starting my business. You guys make me look and sound professional to other colleagues. My colleagues are amazed at how nice my receptionists are! I am looking forward to a long relationship. It’s a good marriage. I think you guys are fantastic." -- Dr. Ehrenhaus

"I have to tell you--your team's professionalism is just outstanding. I've worked in several fortune 500 companies including Nordstroms and Microsoft , in various industries/sectors. I've been responsible for leadership and training on service, and on delivery of a range of products and services.  Your commitment to professional and excellent service is truly extraordinary. -- Reid Thornley, CEO Aquatell

"I just finished looking at some metrics from the last three months and it's very interesting - since signing on with Davinci I have seen a 14% increase in business.  I attribute this to a couple of things.  First, your receptionists are answering the phone for me between 8am-8pm.  Since my office is only open from 9 - 5 that represents four extra hours in the day when a live person is answering a customer inquiry.  Secondly, having a receptionist has created the impression of a larger organization.  I believe my customers feel more comfortable buying from a company that is bigger. Thank you Davinci! -- Bryan Huddleston, Short Sale Systems

"Thank you so much for implementing the virtual receptionist service on such quick notice. Working with Davinci has greatly increased the number of sales I am able to get." -- Shae McEntire, ClearView Shutters

Burlingame Virtual Offices Help You Meet City’s Home-Based Business Rules

The Connection Between Virtual Offices, Sleep and Work Productivity

Sleep. You may be planning to catch up on some of it during the holiday weekend. But you can better your sleep life—and your work productivity—all year long if you tap into virtual office space.

The Better Sleep Council is connecting a good night’s sleep with greater work productivity. It’s not an exact science, I suppose, but it makes sense. I know I’m far more productive when I am rested than when I pull an all-nighter, or even stay up late watching the news.

Here’s the rub: Virtual offices set the stage for a productivity boost in several ways. First, you can avoid all the distractions associated with the traditional office life. You know, the water cooler conversations, the loud chatter in the cubicle next to yours, and the commute to work. Virtual offices eliminate all of those distractions and help you get more done in less time.

Even if you do have to pull an all-nighter to meet client expectations once in a while—or if you have to work late every night one week to take advantage of the dead silence that comes in the dead of the night so you can meet your deadlines—working from a virtual office space gives you the freedom to catch up on lost sleep.

Virtual office space can help in your quest for work-life balance—and more sleep and better productivity. And here are five tips from the Better Sleep Council to improve your sleep and work productivity to boot:

1. Pay your sleep debt. Getting even 30 minutes less sleep than your body needs can lead to accumulated sleep debt, which has both short- and long-term consequences for health, mood and performance, both on and off the job. It’s important to schedule 8 hours of sleep each night (7.5 to 8.5 is optimal) and maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule, even on the weekend.

2. Performance evaluation. Though your mattress may not show physical signs of wear, it loses comfort and support over the years. It’s important to evaluate your mattress every five to seven years to ensure it still provides optimal comfort and support. Research shows that the age of a mattress directly impacts the quality of sleep.

3. Bedroom business. Use your bedroom for sleep and sex only. The bedroom should be an uncluttered environment that is relaxing, comfortable and conducive to sleep and relaxation. Keep work, computers and televisions out of the bedroom!

4. Kick the caffeine habit. Research shows that caffeine interferes with getting a restful night’s sleep and waking refreshed in the morning. Avoid tea, coffee and soft drinks close to bedtime.

5. Make the investment. You spend one-third of your life in bed. Be sure to invest in the best quality and most comfortable mattress you can afford to ensure a great night’s rest for a healthier, happier and more productive you.

Check out this YouTube video on how to get a good night of sleep:


Burbank Virtual Office Spaces Offer New Media Companies Affordable Options

BURBANK-When I think of Burbank, I think of media. And that’s only fitting since Burbank’s legacy is “Media Capital of the World.”

The largest media accompanies in the world are located in Burbank, including Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., NBC Universal, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and ABC. Burbank is also home to three 700 media-related companies, including television networks broadcasting companies and music labels.

The point is, if you are trying to break into the media business or your company serves the media business, then Burbank is the place to be. And Burbank has a pro-business attitude that welcomes new businesses. And it’s very close to Los Angeles.

Davinci Virtual has two virtual office space locations in Burbank: Central Park Business Center and Burbank Business Center. Both virtual offices rent for about $100 a month, which is a small fraction of what you would pay for a traditional office space.

Davinci’s virtual office in Burbank offer prestigious business addresses. Central Park Business Center is located at 3500 West Olive Avenue. Burbank Business Center is at 2600 West Olive Avenue. Both locations are in high quality office towers.

With Davinci’s virtual offices in Burbank you get more than just a business address. You can also take advantage of mail and package receipt and an on-site business support center. There is a lobby greeter who can accept packages from clients, or hand packages off to clients. You can also get mail forwarding and shipping services.

If you need a temporary office space, you can rent one at our Burbank virtual office locations on an hourly basis. You can also rent a conference room. Our Burbank virtual offices offer special packages deals on conference rooms and board rooms.

Study: Women More Productive in Virtual Offices

SEATTLE—Forbes magazine is publishing insights from a Microsoft study into women’s remote working preferences. The survey results offer a clear view on why so many women prefer working remotely and the challenges telecommuting women face.

Maggie Chan Jones, director of Cloud Services at Redmond-based Microsoft, penned the article that showcased study highlights. Among them, survey respondents indicate they would prefer to work remotely about three days a week, but only about 10 percent would like to work remotely every day.

Here are some additional highlights from the study:

  • Better work-life balance is driving women’s desire to work remotely.

  • 62% of respondents said their productivity rises when working remotely.

  • 81% agree that remote working increases job satisfaction

  • 49% admit technology becomes a challenge when working remotely

“The survey results serve as an excellent barometer of where the workplace at large stands in terms of accepting a ‘new world of work’ that now includes mobile employees,” Jones says. “Every business will handle its remote working arrangements differently—the important thing is that businesses be open and ready to adapt as they are able, paying special attention to the role technology plays in cultivating successful remote working scenarios.”

With the rise of cloud computing, working remotely with virtual office technologies has become a reality—and one that makes good business sense. Davinci Virtual Office Solutions offers a number of virtual office technologies that can help women work smarter, faster and more efficiently, such as virtual receptionists and web conferencing.

Davinci Virtual also offers virtual office space in key cities around the country, including Microsoft’s hometown of Seattle. These virtual office locations give remote workers a place to go if they need access to a business support center or other equipment that’s not available in the home office. Our international virtual office locations also offer meeting rooms and conference rooms to accommodate remote teams that need to meet in person in a business environment.