All You Need to Know About Starting a Business Support Service


All You Need to Know About Starting a Business Support Service
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

10/13/2014

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Do you want to launch a thriving business that provides services for other businesses? If so, why not establish a business support service? Corporate services of this kind offer opportunities in a wide range of industries and to succeed, it's essential that you think about the complex challenges that lie ahead. It's not just the proofreading, bookkeeping, and service quality you need to consider, but also the needs of individuals and other organizations.

Using Business Transcription Services to Manage the SystemStaying on track means the difference between your business floating or sinking. Many companies now hire employees who they can outsource work to. With a secretarial service of some kind, managing business duties will be easy, because you can focus on other tasks and build a better rapport with customers and collaborating business partners. Typing and transcription are two things used for many jobs, such as spreadsheet design, service packages, and desktop publishing. Through outsourcing business transcription services, these things can be managed with ease.

Business Support Service MarketVarious businesses are mixed with support services by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, so it is difficult to gather precise statistics about the size of the business support service market. However, the sky is the limit thanks to the rise in technology between 1960 and 1970, when an electric typewriter was the necessity for transcription jobs of this kind. Nowadays, secretaries have become more knowledgeable on the subject, and are continuously upgrading their equipment enabling them to meet administrative demands.

Some Popular Services You Can OfferOnce you decide that launching a business support service would be a good idea, you can start to focus on the services you will provide. Common services business owners and transcriptionists may offer include:
  • College papers and reports
  • Word processing
  • Telephone answering
  • Billing and bookkeeping
  • Phone-in dictation
  • Internet research
  • Web page maintenance and design

Aside from the technical stuff, your business support service should specialize in event planning. Combining one-on-one consulting and training will make your business stand out among others in the same industry for professionalism and diversity.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the Director of Operations for GMR Transcription Services, Inc an Orange County, California based company that has been providing accurate and affordable transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed success at GMR for almost ten years now and has helped the company grow. Within two years of Beth managing GMR Transcription, it had doubled in sales and was named one of the OC Business Journal’s fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her husband and two kids.