Which Shared Workspace is Right for You?

Over the last 10 years, coworking has grown from a small movement into a global industry with an estimated 21,000 spaces worldwide. As the movement has evolved, so has the language we use to describe these shared workspaces. “Shared workspace” or “shared office space” are the umbrella terms used to describe any type [...]

Office Rental in California: How to Access 18 Locations in California and 650 locations worldwide, with One Membership

By Cat Johnson, a well-known writer, podcaster and content strategist in the coworking industry and a happy member at NextSpace Santa Cruz. Being a mobile worker in California does not mean you must settle for a table in a busy coffee shop to catch up on email, or worse, meet with clients. [...]

How to Ditch the Coffee Shop and Start Coworking

Coffee shops are nice. They have ambiance, people, wifi and good coffee. But for the growing freelance workforce, working in a coffee shop definitely has its limitations. Between the hiss of the steaming machine interrupting an important call, limited seating when you’re meeting a client, and the scowl of the barista as you nurse one [...]

Lonely or Unproductive? Try a Shared Office Space

For too many home-based entrepreneurs, being in business for themselves also means spending too much time by themselves. While they may enjoy the challenges and rewards that come with running their company, the lack of contact with other people is a definite disadvantage. Coworking will take you to a brick-and-mortar location and give you [...]

4 Benefits of On-Demand Office Space

An on-demand office space is workspace that is available when a business needs it. But, these workspaces don’t demand a permanent presence from the business. For many small businesses, this presents the best of both worlds for several reasons. Save the Expense of a Full-Time Office With an on-demand office space, you aren’t responsible [...]

5 Tax Steps to Take Before the 2013 Tax Time

No one knows exactly what will happen to taxes on January 1, but if you are in business, you can probably bet that rates are not likely to be going down. President Obama and Congress are involved in negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff, which would result in higher taxes if a deal is [...]