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BioCity Case Study

How essensys is helping foster innovation at the UK’s largest life science incubation hub

By Tom Welby | February 18, 2019

Operator Highlight Preview: BioCity Case Study Below is a preview of the full BioCity case study, ensure you read the full version available here to discover how Connect software by essensys is underpinning BioCity’s offering and enabling them to grow and scale with peace of mind. Eclectic mix of innovation and flex space Established in…

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Lead to Cash: Growing Your Shared Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | January 3, 2017

Managing a Shared Workspace of any sort – business center, incubator, accelerator, or coworking site – is no easy task considering the multiple aspects of the business that operators must juggle. Often, resources are tight and budgets are small, forcing you to focus solely on the minimal required operational tasks. When it comes to dos-and-don’ts…

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Shared Workspace Year in Review: Full Speed Ahead to 2017

By Amanda Fanoun | December 22, 2016

2016 was a year of changes and surprises, from unexpected political outcomes across the globe to new and exciting developments within our own shared workspace industry. For essensys, 2016 was a definitive year with milestones that have reconfirmed our past successes and paved the way for what is sure to be an exciting 2017. But…

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6 Benefits of Stand Up Desks and How to Use Them

By Amanda Fanoun | December 16, 2016

Stand up desks have become increasingly popular over the past few years, with many workspaces accommodating the change.  We moved our UK office recently and with this move came the opportunity to upgrade our office setup. It was clear from the number of requests we had that stand up desks were in demand.  We asked Allan Darvill,…

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A Complete Guide to Cash Collection in the Shared Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | December 15, 2016

BY JUSTIN HARLEY, VP INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, ESSENSYS Part 9 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business Cash collection is what all shared workspace operators are working towards. It is the primary objective of your efforts and is what defines how you manage your overhead, reinvest in your workspace…

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A Complete Guide to Efficient Billing in the Shared Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | December 13, 2016

A GUIDE TO EFFICIENT BILLING  Part 8 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business    Thus far, our Lead to Cash series has highlighted the importance of lead generation, the sales processes, services offering, member management and core IT services in the shared workspace. There are a few recurring themes…

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Quick Guide to Offering More than Just Shared Office Space

By Amanda Fanoun | December 8, 2016

BY JEAN YVES, FOUNDER, SOCIAL WORKPLACE CONFERENCE Part 7 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business   A workspace operator’s main purpose is to provide office space and services to freelancers, startups, and small to mid-sized businesses so they can focus on their own growth. In a sense, a…

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How to Simplify Complex Shared Workspace Technology

By Amanda Fanoun | December 6, 2016

BY DAVID KINNAIRD, PRESIDENT, ESSENSYS NORTH AMERICA Simplify Complex Workspace Technology: Part 6 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business We live in a constantly connected and online world in which Internet access is considered a commodity. Just about every aspect of our lives – especially conducting business – depends on the…

The Complete Guide to In-Life Customer Management, Upselling and Cross-selling

By Amanda Fanoun | December 1, 2016

BY CLAIRE LUIK, VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, ESSENSYS NORTH AMERICA Part 5 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business In the first few installments of our lead to cash series, we’ve presented best practices for lead generation, sales management and the licensing and onboarding process. You may have closed…

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