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10 Ways to Reward Staff Without Giving Them Cash

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This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Riya Sander. The ability to reward staff is a great skill an entrepreneur can possess. It creates a passionate and hardworking team which is committed to improving and growing your business. If you are looking to motivate your staff, look beyond monetary incentives.…

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11 Best Business Books for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

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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What is Coworking? Everything You Need to Know

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Coworking is a trendy word these days – maybe you’ve heard it on the news, or you’ve seen a few spaces pop up in your town. But what is coworking? What actually happens at a coworking space? Is coworking really the way of the future… or is it just a hip rebranding of regular commercial…

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YOU Are the Message: How to Connect with The Audience Every Time

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Register for the Small Business Festival Austin here to reserve your spot at this free session:    An entertaining and interactive talk that helps business people speak with authenticity – and stand out from slide-dependent, jargon-spewing corporate presenters. Learn practical techniques to increase confidence, build rapport and help audiences connect to you and your…

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How to Attract and Gain Sponsors for Your Home-Based Business

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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’s 1st Anniversary Party!

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** Open to the public! Must RSVP here to reserve your spot To celebrate, we’re throwing a Cocktail & Punch Party. Open to all! Be sure to claim your spot early as tickets ($5) are limited. Our anniversary bash will include a raffle contest featuring gifts from our local Austin sponsors: —Polka Dots Cupcake Factory —Cuvee…

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Tools: How to Freelance

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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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Master Instagram for Your Business

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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 Happy Hour – Margaritas and Making Friends

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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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Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

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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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