drought in desert

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Matt Harris. It’s part of freelance life. At some point, just as you feel like you’re hitting your stride and ready to take the next steps in your freelancing career, you stop picking up clients.  Freelancing is, by its nature, more unpredictable than…

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people at a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog by Michelle Laurey. Freelancers are a growing subsection of the working landscape.   These dedicated professionals have discovered that work doesn’t have to be a place that you go to. Instead, work can be something that you do wherever you are.   Today, there are more than 56.7…

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gig economy

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Keilah Keiser. In most metropolitan cities around the world, coworking spaces are available as work areas for people to share. In fact, there are currently more than 35,000 coworking spaces available, with more being created all the time. And it’s a good thing.…

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freelancers working

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Valerie Chua. The times are exciting for the recruitment and talent management space now more than ever due to the growth of the freelance market. This pertains to the model of employment where professional individuals render service to a company or business organization…

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coworking space austin

Sometimes you just need a private meeting space in Austin. Like when you’re gathering a big group of people. Or when you’re discussing confidential items that you don’t want the rest of the coffee shop to hear. Or when you’re meeting with a dreamy potential investor and want to make a professional first impression. Luckily…

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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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