This guest post was originally published at Alliance Virtual Offices

When you start a business, you want it to have a professional image. That means a proper address and phone number in an area that is well-respected.

If that sounds pricey to you, you’re not alone.

Lots of new business owners think that in order to give their start up a corporate image, they need to break the bank by leasing fancy offices in the best part of town. But this doesn’t have to be the case.

With a virtual office, you can get the professional image your new business needs without having to lease or buy expensive office space. You can rest easy knowing that you don’t need to hire a receptionist, buy brand new office equipment, and get a separate phone line either, because a virtual office can do all of this and more.

For the next ten minutes, you can dig deep into the legalities of setting up a business using a virtual office as we break down the process into simple, easy-to-follow steps.

Our aim is to make all the jargon as coherent as possible so you can get a clear idea on what’s involved and why this might be the right route for you and your fledgling business.


  1. Getting Your Head Around LLCs and Entity Setup
  2. Using a Virtual Office as a Registered Agent Address
  3. What is a Business License?
  4. Establishing Business Credit With a Bank
  5. Building Business Credibility
  6. Get Efficient and Delegate
  7. New Business + Virtual Office = Match Made in Heaven?