New Digital Phone Answering Company - Main Virtual Office - Targeting 22 Million Solopreneurs

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The US Census Bureau recently released its 2010 data showing 22 million non-employer companies or "solopreneurs", up from 14 million in 1992. This is a huge transition in the US workforce and a tremendous opportunity for some small business service providers.

“80% of callers who receive a voicemail system hang up. – Fortune Magazine 6/2006"

In a recent Economist "Ideas Economy" event, Sara Horowitz of the Freelancers Union, said independent workers or solopreneurs are now 1/3 of the US workforce and that this transition has largely gone unnoticed as it is happening one worker at a time.

Jim Plunkett of Main Virtual Office, a new digital answering service company targeting solopreneurs and very small businesses, says a solopreneurs biggest challenge is “time” and most do not answer their calls, instead opting for a voicemail. However, 80% of callers who receive a voicemail system hang up. – Fortune Magazine 6/2006. Professional phone answering can be the difference between losing or gaining a new customer or job opportunity.

"Other small business service providers, that recognize this transition, can also take advantage of this opportunity", says Plunkett. "Social media marketers, mobile marketers, web designers, lawyers and accountants all have an opportunity to customize a service package for these smallest of all small businesses. Mobile is the future for these customers. So, Main Virtual Office is developing a web portal and mobile app to manage messages much like email.

About Main Virtual Office

Main Virtual Office is the most affordable live call answering/virtual receptionist service provider in the US. We guarantee that a live operator, familiar with your business, handles all of your calls, so that you never lose another customer or job opportunity. Receive your messages via email, text or voicemail or use our new web portal or mobile app to view your messages in one queue and update your availability to receive calls transferred from our live call answering receptionists.

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