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Category Archives: Blog

What would they say about you?

What Would They Say About You?

Why it’s important to take time to find out what your clients really think about your business center.

February 24, 2015

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Team cultural fit

Interpersonal Friction in Your Business Center?

Within the walls of business centers and coworking spaces, culture becomes defined – and it can make or break a workplace environment.

August 28, 2014

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Teamwork and good ideas

Summer Summits: Why Not Start One?

The quiet summer period is a great time to take stock of how you are doing as a team, as a business center, as a competitor in your community.

May 28, 2014

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Time for change

What You Need Now To Compete

5 tips that came out of ABCN’s WorldView Forum on what operators should do now to keep abreast of change.

May 7, 2014

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Ugly Artwork and Worn Out Interiors: Sign of a Deeper Problem?

The conversation relates back to an article by Jo Disney on the benefits of displaying local artwork upon business center or coworking space walls. The question is why more business center owners and operators aren’t doing it. Not only does fresh artwork add a vibrant touch to hallways and furnishings, but it broadcasts a sense of connectedness to local talent within community. Why indeed? It makes so much sense, there must be a reason. Yet, after doing some research, I’m beginning to suspect that the reason has more to do with a lack of creativity, resolve and energy than it does with lack of availability of the artwork itself.

January 16, 2014

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2014

New Year, New Attitude

Consider the fresh New Year ahead of you. It’s waiting for something fresh and new from you.

December 29, 2013

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How are your marketing tactics?

Is Your Center Marketing “Now”?

Are you still marketing to clients from yesteryear?

November 22, 2013

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SEO

SEO: 10, Website Experience: 0

SEO brings visitors to your site. But what then? Does the look & feel of your site turn them off?

September 9, 2013

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Coworking

Coworkers, Pretenders and Brogrammers, Oh My!

Coworking has entered the mainstream, which means you can expect to find plenty of critique from business bloggers.

August 19, 2013

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Coworking

Are you Partnering With Coworking Owners?

Here’s food for thought. What if you partnered with coworking space operators, and let them provide space for fledgling businesses before recommending them to your center once they’re ready to upgrade?

July 30, 2013

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Marketing & social media techniques

How Steady is Your Marketing Drum Beat?

Some of the biggest industry players know how to handle a marketing campaign. Here’s what you can learn from them.

June 28, 2013

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Aha moments

What is Distracting You?

Like any business, there are many “shiny things” that can distract business center operators. Here are a few tips and tricks on how to stay focused.

May 28, 2013

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Clown Workshops and Jungles in Coworking Spaces? Is Someone Doing the Math?

Coworking spaces are getting creative. From circus lessons to jungle rooms, is all this clowning around really adding value – or boosting profit?

April 29, 2013

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Local coffee

“Locally Roasted Coffee” — Why It’s Good Marketing

Once upon a time, imported goods had a certain sophistication. Now good marketing is all about keeping it local.

February 26, 2013

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Homeworking

Why Isn’t Everyone Coworking?

Coworking is said to help homeworkers boost their productivity and income levels. So why aren’t more of us doing it?

January 29, 2013

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