black women entrepreneurs

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Mihir Korke. When seeking capital to start or grow their small businesses, minority entrepreneurs have historically had a more difficult time gaining access to loans and other funding resources. This was already true pre-COVID, but the pandemic has made it even harder for…

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women working in a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Oliver Lewis. When businesses start out, many owners think they need to rush out and get an office to look professional — and if they don’t, people won’t want to work with them.  Fortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth, and many…

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woman sitting in an ergonomic office chair

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Nora Hayes. Comfortable seating is vital for anyone with a desk-bound job, whether it’s at the workplace or home office. Uncomfortable chairs are not only bad for your health, but they can also affect performance and productivity. Fortunately, ergonomic office furniture is the…

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woman writing on a moving box

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Joe Polsky. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, the world had already begun transitioning into the gig economy. Entrepreneurship had already taken root and the number of people working as independent contractors, either by choice or driven by circumstances, was rising…

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business man working outside at a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Mark Houghton. Even if your business is a solo entrepreneurship sharing a coworking space, you must stay compliant with state and local laws. The costs of non-compliance include fines, penalties, and reputational damage. Here are important tips for managing compliance in a small…

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woman wearing virtual glasses

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Keith Coppersmith. While we can’t predict the future, we can analyze existing trends and make educated guesses about it. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to adapt, and some of these adaptations are likely to continue throughout 2021 (because the pandemic isn’t…

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woman on a video call working from home

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Nooria Khan. The number of regular work-from-home employees has grown by 173% in the last 15 years, which is around 11% faster than the rest of the workforce. The pandemic has surely marked the end of regular 9 to 5 for many companies…

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woman at a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Elsie Cook. Coworking spaces are more common today than ever before. They are good choices for startup companies and the self-employed. They also can be useful for larger companies that want to reduce costs and network with other professionals.  One of the best…

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woman working in a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Aditi Mittal. “Remote work” has possibly become one of the most used terms. The pandemic brought an unwilling overnight transition in the way companies work and had employees frantically setting up office space at home. But most importantly, it left millions across the…

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