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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sponsorship proposal

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Kristen Bowie. Every small business- no matter if it’s a home-based micro business or a small local brick and mortar- needs revenue. While a vast majority of small businesses rely on the sales of products or services to drive that revenue and serve…

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MELD Coworking birthday party

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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How to Freelance Photo 1

 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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austin instagram workshop

MUST RSVP AND BUY YOUR TICKET HERE Join Tricycle Creative for the newest addition to our “Training Wheels” workshop program that transforms entrepreneurs into better Marketers. In this workshop we’ll help you understand all the functions and features of your Instagram account PLUS tips and strategies that will make you a ‘gramming all-star! Tricycle Creative’s Instagram…

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meld coworking happy hour

National Margarita Day and National Make a Friend Day both fall in February, so MELD is blending these holidays into one fun happy hour event for Members and their guests! We will meet at MELD and play Cards for Connection, a game designed to spark connection and build relationships. MELD will provide margaritas and sodas,…

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meld coworking fun events

Here at MELD, we love obscure National Holidays — like National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day which takes place every February. And what better way to celebrate than to have a community ice cream breakfast?! MELD Coworking will provide ice cream treats between 8 AM and 10 AM (or while supplies last). Come work in…

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austin entrepreneurs coworking

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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meld coworking puzzle party

Do you love solving problems? Have you been craving a fun event where you don’t just repeat “So, what do you do?” over and over again? Then join the MELD community for a happy hour of laughter, new connections, refreshments… and puzzles! We will set up a puzzle in the coworking area to work on during…

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