Entries by Garrett

That time we beat WeWork

WeWork is a different thing. They are competitors, and continue to say the word coworking. However we feel, people will associate us no matter what. Here’s a quick story on how we went head to head and won. I want to introduce you to hygge member Hannah. She moved to Charlotte, and within a week was standing […]

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Stop asking for last month’s rent, please.

Hi, Garrett here. I’m the founder of hygge coworking. Disclaimer: These are my opinions and experiences. While it may feel I’m patting myself on the back, I’m only communicating what has worked for me. If you’ve had different experiences or found something that really works please share it with me at garrett@wearehygge.com. I’ll update this […]

Should I offer free coworking days?

TLDR: Offer free coworking days on any day. Don’t make events out of them. You run the risk of creating something that’s actually quite different than a normal day in your space. Always a disclaimer: These are my experiences at Hygge. You may have a wildly different experience and that’s awesome. Send me an email […]

Marketing your coworking space on Instagram · Part 1

TLDR: No cutting corners. Read it. Disclaimer: These are my opinions and experiences. While it may feel I’m patting myself on the back, I’m only communicating what has worked for me. If you’ve had different experiences or found something that really works please share it with me at garrett@wearehygge.com. I’ll update this post to reflect […]

Coworking space membership guidelines template

Hello, Garrett here. I own and operate a space in Charlotte, NC called Hygge Coworking. Alright, this is a common question I get. “Do you guys have any boiler plate terms and conditions? I know I have some specific things I need/want to call out, but looking around for a template to build from.” Glad […]

GCUC Takeaway One is all about the coworking playbook.

TLDR: Don’t be afraid to write your own. Hello, Garrett here. I own and operate a space in Charlotte, NC called Hygge Coworking. I’ve been in NYC at the coworking conference GCUC(affectionately pronounced “juicy”). The final day is a wrap, I’m back in my Airbnb, and there’s a quick thought that I absolutely need to get […]

SEO for Coworking Spaces: Start with Google Reviews

TLDR: Go get some Google reviews, please. Hi, I’m Garrett. I own and operate a 3 location coworking space in Charlotte, NC. Before starting Hygge I ran a small digital marketing agency called Ready at 7. Our focus was SEO. Naturally, when starting Hygge I made our rankings in search a priority. For a while […]