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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
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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Why We Can’t Work From Home with Cats

By Kelsey Horton | Nov 9, 2018
MELD Coworking is where cat lovers cowork in Austin

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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Five Ways that Coworking Increases Human Connection

By Kelsey Horton | Oct 25, 2018
Five Ways that Coworking Increases Human Connection

Loneliness is on the rise, and it has become an epidemic in our society and in our workplaces. Research indicates that half of Americans view themselves as lonely, and that loneliness reduces our lifespans as much as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Coworking spaces provide places where people can gather, get their work done, take…

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The Perks of Part-Time Coworking

By Kady Sandel | Oct 8, 2018
MELD Coworking in Austin

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

By Kady Sandel | Sep 4, 2018
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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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Tips For a Better Business Pitch

By Kelsie Cox | Aug 30, 2018
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You’ve come up with the ideas. You’ve created the strategies. You’re full of passion. And you have one minute to pitch all of this to someone else in a clear, concise and intriguing way.   Let’s backtrack for a second. Before any entrepreneur or small business owner sets out to grow their business, they need…

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