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Happy Birthday to MELD! One Year of Coworking in Austin

By Kady Sandel | Mar 12, 2019
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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

By Kady Sandel | Mar 4, 2019
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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 Make Friends in Austin

By Kelsey Horton | Feb 18, 2019
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Due to Austin’s hot job market, low cost of living, and solid reputation as a fun musical city, 151 new people move to Austin every day. Are you one of them? When I first moved to Austin, I didn’t really think about how I was going to make friends. I had lived in the Chicago…

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5 Easy Ways to Get (and Keep) Email List Subscribers

By Kelsey Horton | Jan 18, 2019
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In the dizzying online space, it seems like a new social media channel pops up every month. But email marketing is still a steady and consistent way to keep in touch with your customers, generate new leads, and nurture your growing audience. A few reasons for this are: pretty much everyone has an email address,…

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How to Rock Social Media for Your Business

By Kady Sandel | Jan 4, 2019
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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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How to Create a Community: An Interview with Kady Sandel, Founder of MELD Coworking

By Guest Post | Jan 2, 2019
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Today on the blog we’re interviewing Kady Sandel, the founder and CEO of MELD Coworking in Austin. MELD will celebrate its first birthday in April 2019, and Kady is giving us a behind-the-scenes glance at what it took to create a coworking space from scratch. Tell me a little about yourself! What were you doing…

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12 Work from Home Jobs

By Kelsey Horton | Dec 20, 2018
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Are you tired of going to your office every day? Looking for a new job? Wondering if it might be time to try out this remote work, freelancing, or telecommuting lifestyle that your friends love? While working from home comes with its own set of challenges (which we outline here and here), it’s also an…

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How to Make a New Year’s Resolution That Actually Sticks

By Guest Post | Dec 7, 2018
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This December, millions of people around the world will set their hopeful eyes on the new year — excited about what opportunities January might bring. Many of us set New Year’s Resolutions in hopes that things will be different. We say we’ll exercise more, or be more productive, or call our parents more often, or…

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4 Unique Strategies to Promote Your Small Business

By Kady Sandel | Nov 29, 2018
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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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Why We Can’t Work From Home with Cats

By Kelsey Horton | Nov 9, 2018
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We have a secret: lots of MELD Coworking members love cats. We’re not sure how this happened, but it may have something to do with the fact that working from home with a cat can be… difficult. Moving your sleepy cat off the warm keyboard for the fifth time in an hour can drive even…

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