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Started in 2005 by Brad Neuberg, coworking is a decentralized movement of people dedicated to the values of Community, Openness, Collaboration, Accessibility and Sustainability. Learn more about how to get involved.

Coworking: No, it’s not an Office

by Robert Wayne ~ October 5, 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Post Author: Robert Wayne. I’ll get to the meat quickly but first you must know, my passion for coworking erupted like many house fires, unexpected in the night. One early morning between 4:00 AM and 9:00 AM this blinding surge became a blueprint to open a coworking space in downtown Salt Lake City. I don’t […]

How to Attract Women to Coworking

by Community Contribution ~ September 1, 2011 ~ 3 Comments

How to Attract Women to Coworking

Contributed by Angel Kwiatkowski of the Cohere Coworking Community in Fort Collins, CO. Since Cohere opened in 2010 we’ve maintained about a 1:1 female/male ratio. We didn’t think this was odd until people started asking us, “how can you possibly attract that many women?!” Our short answer is: women beget women via word of mouth. […]

Coworking Turns 6

by Alex Hillman ~ August 9, 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Traditionally, society forces us to choose between working at home for ourselves or working at an office for a company. If we work at a traditional 9 to 5 company job, we get community and structure, but lose freedom and the ability to control our own lives. If we work for ourselves at home, we […]

Coworking: How to Build Community

by Community Contribution ~ June 14, 2011 ~ Comments Off on Coworking: How to Build Community

Please enjoy five of the best blog posts from Cohere on building community around coworking. Learn more about how and where communities form, marketing tips, story telling and how to start a Meetup group for coworking.

Why Freelance Jobs Are More Secure Than Office Jobs

by Community Contribution ~ May 23, 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Three reasons why a room-full of independent professionals bring more stability to the local economy than a moderately-sized corporation.

Coworking: An Easy Way to Green Your Business

by Community Contribution ~ May 10, 2011 ~ 2 Comments

These days, almost everyone is looking for ways to be green, but just like Kermit said, it’s not always easy.
Whether you’re worried about the planet or not, there are significant benefits for those that live a more eco-friendly life, like saving money, wasting less, and presenting a more responsible image to earth-conscious clients.

Five Reasons Lonely Freelancers Should Try Coworking

by Beth Buczynski ~ May 4, 2011 ~ 5 Comments

For every freelancer that sings the praises of coworking, there are five that are wondering whether they should give it a try. Here’s a short list you can use to convince them!

Coworking Events and Building Community

by Community Contribution ~ April 8, 2011 ~ 1 Comment

By Jessica Hulse, Space Owner, Longmont, Colorado “Build it and they will come” was recently quoted as a not awesome place to be, and I waved to the computer. “Yeah, I know, I thought.” Network, a coworking spot, opened on Feb. 14th in a family town called Longmont, CO. I myself have a network of […]

I need a community…STAT!

by Kevin Ross ~ March 18, 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Post Author: Kevin Ross. I’m stepping out on a limb here and assuming that my job as a freelancer may be fairly unique. By professional definition, I’m a nurse. My role however is somewhat undefined. I’m a consultant, an independent contractor, an entrepreneur, apparently an “expert” to some. Not only do I not have an […]

5 things Boulder Digital Arts learned from our Coworking Open House!

by Community Contribution ~ March 8, 2011 ~ 1 Comment

1. Choose your initial coworkers carefully and invite them to be “guests of honor” at the open house. Think carefully about the type of community you want to build. We wanted a community of digitally creative people, which is exactly what we have now. At the event, designate your new coworkers with special nametags and […]