Entries by Garrett Tichy

smplr times 010 · Protect your brand

Hey there, How connected do you feel to your space and brand? I embody my brand in an unapologetic way. hygge is Garrett. Garrett is hygge. Because of this i’m incredibly protective of it. This week this idea was challenged like never before. A member who has been with me for a long time did something that […]

smplr times 008: Always make a big deal

Hey there, As a coworking space, there may only be a few times when you can get your city or the local news to give you any attention. Grand opening, expanding locations and maybe, if you land a high profile member. That’s it, right? The rest of the time it’s up to you to leverage […]

smplr times 007: A response to feeling lonely

Hey there, A couple weeks back I talked about feeling pretty lonely as a space operator. I’m an extrovert at heart and I’ve been fortunate to have made friends in the industry. From speaking with many of you, it seems like this is something you are looking for and have yet to find – a […]

smplr times 003: Change is good

Hey there, If you look back at grand opening photos of hygge, the coworking space we run, it is nearly unrecognizable. Over the last 2 1/2 years we have evolved the space to fit the changing needs of our community. On day one we opened with 8 dedicated desks available. For months we could not get […]

smplr times 002: Everything is on 🔥

Hey there, You’re gonna have moments where everything feels on 🔥. I promise. Literally as I’m typing this 2 of our 3 locations are nearly inoperable. One is having water repairs done, which means no bathrooms, coffee, sinks, anything for the first half of the day. Another just lost power because of an accident in […]

smplr times 001: We get it

We get it. You’re all busy. There’s 46 things to get done. You don’t have enough staff and for the love of all things holy, can Janine stop sharing her personal escapades in dating from Friday night. 😰 Welcome to coworking. We’re in the same boat with you running hygge. Sometimes we’re riding waves of […]

Welcome kits for coworking space members

Below are pictures of Hygge’s welcome kit. I’ll also provide some insight into our way of thinking when we designed these. Create experiences. I’m a believer in creating an experience for people interested in coworking with us all the way through becoming a member and beyond. The welcome kits we created were meant to be […]

SEO for coworking spaces

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 now we’ve lived in a world where when people need something they turn to Google. There is no better place to get […]

Template for coworking membership guidelines

Hey there! Our goal is to help make running your coworking space more simple. That extends beyond just software. There’s a ton that goes into running a space, so we’re hoping to use our experience running our own to space to support you. Membership guidelines, rules, terms and conditions or whatever you call the document […]