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The Coworks Blog: Thinking, talking, and writing about the world of coworking and flex space

Cat Johnson

Cat Johnson: the story behind "The Daily Co"

Cat Johnson has launched a new book titled "The Daily Co", with inspiration and guidance specifically for those at the heart of coworking spaces.

Coworking Managers

Coworking survey reveals top amenity wish

Coworking managers and operators were asked what amenity they would add to their space if they could. The answer surprised us, but it was a solid...

Coworking Managers

Coworking survey reveals top tech tools

Coworking managers and operators have many tech tools at their disposal, but we wanted to know which they actually use on a day to day basis. They...

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

Tigerlabs thrives as a growing coworking community

After a decade, Trish Ryan is fostering the new Tigerlabs community while upholding the core values – productivity, collaboration, community, and...

Coworking Software

Top Zapier integrations for Coworks users

Let’s look at the essential Zapier automations that every Coworks user should be utilizing to maximize operational efficiency and marketing efforts.

Coworking Space Amenities

Why offer printing in your coworking space?

It's one thing to have a commercial printer that anyone can use. It’s another to integrate that printer in your space. Here's what to think about.

Coworking Business Tips

Economic Development 101: coworking spaces

Why do more and more Economic Development offices consider coworking a model for activating commerce and commercial areas? Let's start with what they...

Coworking Business Tips

Starting a new coworking space in 2024

Is this the year you launch the coworking business you've been thinking so long and hard about? Yes! Make it happen in 2024 with this punchlist of...

Coworking Business Tips

New revenue streams for coworking spaces

This Coworking Convos episode together a panel of experts to share their experiences and insights on creative revenue streams for coworking spaces.

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Be your own WeWork

Who is the next WeWork? You can be! With Coworks flex space management, create your own coworking community and activate areas of your office...

Coworking Business Tips

HubSpot CRM for coworking spaces

Coworking space operators wonder about CRMs. Let's talk about HubSpot for coworking spaces with Matt Deal of Vaulted, a HubSpot Certified Partner.

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

District Studios makes coworking beautiful

District Studios isn't a salon. It's a collective of small businesses that focus on beauty and wellness — and it's a business model that keeps...

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Empty office space? Try coworking!

Activate unused office space with a flex office coworking community. Now commercial real estate professionals don't have to sit on expensive...

back to work

RTW vs remote: where coworking spaces fit

Coworking space operators need to be part of the conversation around return to work. Here are the statistics that can help you position your third...

Coworking Business Tips

Grants to fund your coworking space

Sometimes raising the capital for a new coworking space or growing your existing operation is doable with a grant. Explore creative options and...

Events

Coworks heads to FlexForward 2023 this fall

Coworks is ready to head to GWA FlexForward 2023 where CEO DeShawn Brown will award the Community Manager of Year! Come find our booth and say hi!

Coworking Business Tips

Best coworking apps for your community

Coworking space operators should leverage apps for networking to project management, facilitating connections, driving efficiency, and delighting...

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

GrowCo helps a new crop of innovators emerge

Columbia, South Carolina, is home to GrowCo, an exciting new incubator and coworking community fostering a new generation of local innovators.

BIPOC Coworking Alliance

Update on the BIPOC Coworking Alliance

Get a summary of our recent launch event to get the ball rolling and create the new BIPOC Coworking Alliance with owners and operators across the...

Coworking Business Tips

Bring a photography coworking space into focus

How do you create a photography based coworking space? Let's look at best practices to welcome visual artists into your community to grow their...

Cowarehousing

Shared warehousing: what customers need

As big retailers enter the shared warehousing space, there is still opportunity for independent cowarehousing operations to serve small businesses.

Cowarehousing

What is cowarehousing?

Cowarehousing is shared space where multiple businesses store their goods. And Coworks software helps cowarehousing operators run their business...

Coworking Software

Coworking software makes automation easy

Of all the activities you do as a coworking space manager, how many can be automated? Space management software like Coworks takes those tasks off...

Coworking Software

The top coworking app wish list

A mobile coworking app delivers convenience and community for members. Operators should invest in their own app for booking, billing, networking, and...

Events

Coworking conferences: yes or no?

Should you attend a coworking conference? As an operator, a manager, or an owner, these events can be valuable. But know what to look for before you...

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

SHIFTing work-life balance: coworking with kids

Meet Megan Donovan, the founder of SHIFT Work+Play where working parents can use a coworking space while their children are in a safe playspace.

Coworking Business Tips

What makes a good coworking space?

You're on the right track: there are many things that go into a good coworking space. We've collected our top articles in one place to help you focus...

Coworking Software

Start a new coworking space business

Start a new coworking business with a guide to best practices finding a location, attracting new members, choosing space management software, and...

Coworking Influencer

Email marketing for coworking spaces

Jake Bolling of CoworkingSEO.com outlines strategies and best practices get the right message to the right person at the right time.

Coworking Influencer

Digital advertising for coworking spaces

Jake Bolling of CoworkingSEO.com knows his way around digital ad campaigns for coworking spaces. Here, he shares his insights.

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

Vanessa Terry puts her stamp on coworking

Entrepreneur Vanessa Terry is way more than a notary and her Business Center is much more than a coworking space.

How to use Coworks Software

Why offer day passes to your coworking space?

Day passes might not make the most financial sense for coworking spaces, but with the right coworking software, they can help you deliver exactly...

Coworking Influencer

Q&A with Cat Johnson of Coworking Convos

We asked the marketing maven 7 questions, and she did not disappoint with her answers about coworking, new marketing tactics, and the exciting future...

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

Past meets future at LIME TREE WORK SHOP coworking

What do you get when an interior designer and an events planner decide to launch a business? You get a stunningly beautiful place to work, meet and...

Coworking Influencer

SEO basics for coworking spaces

Meet Jake Bolling of CoworkingSEO, helping operators expand their reach and drive leads to fill their space.

Cool Coworking Space Spotlight

Co.co.haus and the hurricane

When the power went out and the winds died down, this coworking space in San Juan, Puerto Rico stepped up to serve the community.

Community

Make your coworking space more accessible

Accessability means more people can use your space. It means adapting your environment to meet the needs of a wider variety of coworking space...

Coworking Software

4 key amenities for any coworking space

Because we provide coworking management software for so many spaces, we’re familiar with some of the amenities that provide the most value for...

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