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14 Ways Coworking Spaces Can Build Community Over the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, in our homes and in our workplaces. If the traditional office holiday party elicits a been-there-done-that sort of feeling, we encourage our CloudVO partners and friends to shake things up with events and projects that build community both inside and outside of your space. Here are 14 tips for spreading … Continue reading “14 Ways Coworking Spaces Can Build Community Over the Holidays”

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The Importance of Customer Reviews to Market Your Coworking Space

If you’re not focused on getting customer reviews for your coworking space, you’re missing out on a golden marketing opportunity. Reviews for your workspace can be found on Yelp, Google, Facebook and more. Potential members pay attention to these reviews and you should, as well. Forbes reports that online reviews are the best thing that … Continue reading “The Importance of Customer Reviews to Market Your Coworking Space”

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Crush Workspace Tours with These Five Tips

When giving a tour of your space, keep in mind that it takes as little as seven seconds to make a good first impression.  Maya Delano, Community Manager of NextSpace Coworking Santa Cruz has compiled a “NextSpace-tastic Tour” video where she breaks down the art of touring a workspace prospect into five important steps. Read … Continue reading “Crush Workspace Tours with These Five Tips”

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CloudVO City Guide: Los Angeles, California

In this CloudVO City Guide series, we are highlighting a few of our shared workspace partners in Los Angeles. The “City of Angels” is famously known as the home of Hollywood, a major center of the world entertainment industry, as well as the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. It happens to be … Continue reading “CloudVO City Guide: Los Angeles, California”

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Coworking Supports Mental Wellness, But We Can Do More

Mental illness used to be talked about in hushed voices behind closed doors. It was stigmatized and relegated to fringe conversations. The alarming rise in mental health issues has brought the topic of mental health and overall wellness from the fringes into the mainstream. But we still have work to do around destigmatizing it. Nearly … Continue reading “Coworking Supports Mental Wellness, But We Can Do More”

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Checklist for Terminating A Member (from your coworking space)

You just received notice from a member that although they loved being part of your awesome shared workspace community, it’s time to move-on.  After consoling yourself from that “break-up” feeling, you make note of all that has to be done from an operations perspective to terminate the member from your space. Whether its remembering to … Continue reading “Checklist for Terminating A Member (from your coworking space)”

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The “new work” model

The CloudVO team recently sponsored and attended the 2018 Global Workspace Association (GWA) and NAIOP Flex Office Conference in Austin, Texas. There were many fantastic presentations on the changing landscape of commercial real estate in this new Workspace-As-Service world.  However, Antony Slumbers, the keynote speaker was particularly impactful. Mr. Slumbers laid out his view of … Continue reading “The “new work” model”

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Marketing a Coworking Space: 5 Things Operators Can Do Right Now

Marketing a coworking space is an exercise in multi-tasking. Between content creation, social media, working with channel partners, staying up on reviews and doing paid advertising, a workspace marketer’s work is never finished. We’ve rounded up some of the CloudVO team’s go-to marketing strategies for coworking spaces. Here are five of our favorite. 1. Learn … Continue reading “Marketing a Coworking Space: 5 Things Operators Can Do Right Now”

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Yes, Working Alone Does, In Fact, ‘Suck’!

I was able to experience recently the truth, for me, at least, that coworking is a very real social/emotional requirement. I’ve always had an office job with a place and people to go to and see every day.  On occasion, I love the very real privilege of getting to work from home, if for no … Continue reading “Yes, Working Alone Does, In Fact, ‘Suck’!”

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CloudVO City Guide: Austin, Texas

CloudVO’s City Guide Series continues. Today, we are highlighting our partner location, Executive Workspace (EWS), located in Austin, Texas. Austin is not only the capital of the state of Texas, but it is also known for being the live music capital of the world, home of the Longhorns, The University of Texas, and so much … Continue reading “CloudVO City Guide: Austin, Texas”

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