Moving your own home is one thing, moving your business is a whole other. There is a lot more logistics and planning that goes into moving your business especially when you’ve already established yourself. Although it’s a lot of work just think of all the benefits your receive from moving into better access to clients, bigger work spaces, or the money you will save.
Plan ahead, once you’ve set the moving date in stone start getting your moving quotes early. This way you can receive at least three quotes from professional moving companies and guarantee you’ll get your preferred moving date. Moving efficiently with professional commercial movers will ensure little disruption to your business.
Now if you’d like to cut down moving costs you can move somethings yourself like boxes, files, computers, and miscellaneous desk items but it’s to your advantage to hire professional movers for your office equipment. Attempting to move something so heavy on your own is not only difficult, but it's also asking for injury. Hiring movers will also reduce the amount of down time for your company, you could close on Friday and be fully functioning on Monday instead of dragging the moving process out. By passing off the heavy lifting you’ll be able to focus on your grand reopening!
Instead of seeing moving as a load of stress take advantage of the attention it will bring to your business. Bring attention to the fact that your moving, maybe even plan an event that will give customers an opportunity to get involved in your business. This will create a big buzz in the community which will ultimately build more business in the future. Some ideas to get you started could be marketing in local newspapers, bringing the local radio station to your event or running a coupon in the weekly ads. The right marketing techniques will depend on the type of business you own, keep in mind what will work best for you!