Posts Tagged ‘Freelance’

How to Combat Stress as a Remote Worker

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Riya Sander. Working remotely is a concept believed to have a positive impact on an employee’s engagement and work-life balance. The idea was introduced to help employees achieve work-life balance, reduce commuting time, and organize their time. While the premise for working remotely…

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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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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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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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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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MELD Puzzle Party

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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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$10 Coworking Thursday

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• What we’ll do Come join us for $10 Coworking Thursdays at MELD! Visit our coworking space, get work done, stay as long (or as little) as you like, network with peers, and enjoy bottomless coffee. A day pass at MELD is normally $25, so $10 Thursdays are a great way to enjoy the perks…

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12 Work from Home Jobs

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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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