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Posts by Kady Sandel

4 Remote Work Tips for Digital Nomads

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Whether you’re a freelancer, an entrepreneur, or you work remotely for a company, working while you travel can feel like the ultimate dream. But working remotely can also feel isolating and overwhelming as you navigate new cities, experience occasional loneliness, and try to keep your productivity on track. Here are four remote work tips to…

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11 Best Business Books for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

Best Business Books for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

You can learn about freelancing and business through mentors, local networking groups, online courses, videos, blogs, expert speakers… the available resources are truly endless. And then, of course, there are books. Books that you can read while you wait for the bus, or play in your car while you sit in Austin traffic, or flip…

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What is Coworking? Everything You Need to Know

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Coworking is a trendy word these days – maybe you’ve heard it on the news, or you’ve seen a few spaces pop up in your town. But what is coworking? What actually happens at a coworking space? Is coworking really the way of the future… or is it just a hip rebranding of regular commercial…

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Happy Birthday to MELD! One Year of Coworking in Austin

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In April 2019, MELD Coworking turns one year old! You can read the story of why I opened MELD here. Today I’m sharing a behind-the-scenes recap of our first year in business where we have had the honor of building our community, working productively, and supporting entrepreneurs and freelancers in Austin:   Pre-Opening: MELD Renovations…

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Tools: How to Freelance

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 Podcasts Unemployable Brian Clark covers a variety of freelance topics on his podcast and interviews well-known entrepreneurs. The Freelance Podcast This is a great podcast for freelancers who are just getting started on their journeys, and it covers topics like pricing, proposals, retainers, and scheduling.   Books & Resources Seth Godin’s Blog Daily nuggets of…

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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

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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 first time:…

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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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