Posts by Kay Dee

How to Rock Social Media for Your Business

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Have you ever lingered on a train platform, or waited for your plane at the gate, or stood in line to pick up your food… and noticed that everyone around you is hunched over their phones, scrolling to oblivion? Whether you like social media or not, the reality is that over 3 billion people are…

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4 Unique Strategies to Promote Your Small Business

Promote Your Small Business

When you run a small business, you wear a lot of hats — and it can feel like a deep personal blow when your marketing doesn’t seem to be working. Maybe you’ve set up your Instagram posts, e-mailed your list, attended three local networking events this week, provided amazing customer service… but you still have…

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The Perks of Part-Time Coworking

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Coworking has taken off in recent years, and in 2017 there were over 4,000 coworking spaces in the US alone!   Studies have indicated that coworking combats loneliness, reduces costs for businesses,  and increases productivity.   But many freelancers, entrepreneurs, and remote workers have the same question when they hear about coworking spaces for the…

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Work While You Travel

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One of the perks of the remote “laptop lifestyle” is the ability to work from anywhere — and with the recent growth of coworking spaces, you can always find a locally-owned coworking space nearby! Every coworking space is completely unique from one another, and visiting coworking spaces in new cities is a fun way to…

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Tools: How to Entrepreneur

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Business Basics Business Plan Writing a business plan is one of the first moments that your ideas begin to come to life. An important time! No matter the direction you’re going with your business, or the goals you’re trying to achieve; this article will walk you through the stages of getting started. Business Budget Sheet…

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Why MELD focuses on Entrepreneurs

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The idea behind coworking spaces and shared office spaces began with a foundation of like-minded individuals who worked independently, yet together. This hasn’t changed. But when Bernard De Koven later defined coworking as “working together as equals” to separate it from a traditional office relationship (one dictated by rank and salary), coworkings’ identity was found.…

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Why I had to cowork

Why I had to cowork

An empirical case of how much value I discovered in coworking: Recently, my husband was traveling to Phoenix for a few days to attend a conference for his work. I tagged along with him as a quasi-vacation knowing I’ll still experience Phoenix albeit remotely working. As a freelancer, I was envisioning working from the hotel…

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Why working from home is the best!

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Warning: sarcasm. (Don’t even consider coworking, why pay when working from home is free!?)   You can stay in your pajamas all day long. Why would you think about what to wear, what shoes to grab, how to style your hair, plaster on makeup, or whatever else makes you look…presentable? Nobody will see you anyway!…

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Austin’s Newest Coworking Space

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Who, What, Where, When, Why, How? People often ask me why I decided to open a new coworking space when there are already so many others in Austin. Why didn’t I just join one? Is it open? How much is it to join? How is it different than other coworking spaces? Where is it going…

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From Idea to Reality : How I decided to open a Coworking Space

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My goal has always been to work from home. But little did I know, it’s not as great as it sounds! It certainly has perks, don’t get me wrong. What many don’t realize is the extent that you’re alone, all the time. Perhaps worse yet, your work structure waivers… home and work blends together. Great…

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