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Here at Velocity Towers we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest business news and events affecting our virtual office clients. Catch up with the latest articles and our take on happenings around the Velocity planet…

What to look for in a coworking space, in rural areas and the city

Headspace coworking Farringdon

Whether you’re a city slicker or a country bumpkin, there’s a coworking space for you. Make the most of your environment by looking for the right space for your needs, using these tips as a guide.

No matter where you’re based, there are certain factors that take a coworking space from “whatever” to “wow”. Aside from the basic needs such as a good internet connection, there are particular things that you should look out for to make sure that whether in the country or the city, you have everything you need for a productive day’s work.
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5 ways to show yourself love as a freelancer on Valentine’s day

Woman in mask on face in spa beauty salon.

Arbitrary or not, Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to show a little love. It doesn’t have to be all about romance. As a freelancer your success can depend heavily on how good you’re feeling.

Take care of yourself and you’ll be better placed to confidently smash that next project. So this Valentine’s Day why not buck the trend and choose to shower yourself with love instead. Here’s 5 ways to treat yourself as a freelancer…
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Best US cities for freelancers

Manhattan bridge

The United States is a fantastic place for freelancers to work. With every type of weather, cuisine and culture imaginable, America is a great place for digital nomads.

It’s estimated that around 36% of all American workers, or around 57 million people, are freelancers. The new way of working is not as fixed as it once was. It’s not surprising that the land of opportunity, as the United States is known, offers freelancers some amazing places to work.
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How to meet other freelancers

Couple in cafe.

Freelancing doesn’t mean you have to work by yourself all the time. Read our tips for meeting other freelancers and developing a network of like-minded workers.

Sometimes it’s good to get another perspective. Freelance workers can often feel isolated because of their career choice, but working for yourself doesn’t necessarily mean you need to work by yourself. Meeting other freelancers means you can get another view on your work, feel more productive or just make a friend.
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Keep up your energy levels in winter

Woman in sweater eating corn soup with prawns, top view

Staying energetic and healthy during the winter months can be a challenge. Read on for tips on how to keep your mind and body energised during the colder season.

The winter months can be a drain on the body and the soul. The cold and rain, as well as the gloomy skies, can take their toll, particularly when you’ve had a year of working hard. But there are several ways to keep your mind and your body in a happier place…
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