How bloggers and journalists can benefit from co-working spaces

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Luminous PR has partnered with Cocoon Networks: a Chinese-backed tech hub and incubator in central London.

As part of their ongoing mission to support UK tech startups, Cocoon Networks have opened up their hot-desking facilities to journalists and bloggers for their new editor in residence programme. This guest blog post looks at how journalists and bloggers can benefit from co-working spaces like Cocoon Networks, and gives more info about their editor in residence programme. Keep reading to find out more…

The co-working space that allows bloggers and journalists to work in exchange of contents

Working from home is a typical option for digital nomads and remote employees. However, most people find it hard to resist the temptations of the sofa, TV, the fridge, and the Internet. The emergence of co-working space starts to spark that changes the stereotype of networking and renting offices. It not only makes knowledge-sharing and networking much easier, but also improves members’ lifestyle by offering extra perks and amenities.

Flexibility is the most important part of a freelancer’s work life, which requires a new business model of workspace. Therefore, Cocoon Networks London, an inspiring workspace that believes in the power of connection, replicates this new model that enables remote employees to rent desk space at a low price. You probably spend more per month on coffee! Members will have 24/7 access to our co-working space as well as all of the facilities. For those freelancers with a flair for writing, our Editor in Residence program is a great option for finding workspace. We will cover the rent of desks for bloggers and journalists who would like to contribute just two articles every month to Cocoon Networks’ online blog page.

The precursor that propels digital media landscape

Previously, BLOGFABRIK acts as the pioneer in co-working space field that asks content creators to pay for their desk with blog articles, photos and films. In its 500 square meters co-working space, everything is placed in a very artistic manner. The space is equipped with photography studio, kitchen, meeting room and event space that has all the functions for content creators.

The founder company Melo, which deals with media distribution, which intends to learn more about content creation and accelerate the evolution of new media landscape in publishing. With BLOGFABRIK as a precursor, we look to follow this devotion that supports talented freelancers.

About Editor in Residency Program

Like BLOGFABRIK, Cocoon Networks sees the potential of digital media. We launched the Editor in Residence programme to connect with remote writers and bloggers looking for a workspace.

As a new member in London, we intend to forge an innovative community that nurtures ambitious entrepreneurs’ ideas. To achieve this, we need people who have creative mind-set to join us, improving our online presence and enlightening the other members.

In this program, we offer resident bloggers free workspace as an attraction, alongside the extra perks and amenities, which not only provides a supportive environment but also shares a high-profile work culture with all the members. Resident editors only need to contribute two blogs every month for supporting Cocoon Networks’ online blog, and manage to promote them in their circles. We encourage resident bloggers to attend the in-house events or self-organise a workshop that immerse themselves into high-efficient community. Be inspired by a daily conversation with like-minded people, who also work for themselves in pursuit of entrepreneurial spirit.

Inside the Cocoon Networks London

The 70,000 sq ft co-working space is the largest single co-working space in the heart of London. It is newly decorated with new furniture and the facilities are all brand new. Each desk has plenty of space for the occupant to put their own personal stamp on their workspace. Besides, we see every member as an inseparable part of our community and devote to enhance each one’s networks and lifestyle. Gym, treatment room, shower facilities, bars, café, TV studio and event space is built to serve for our members. We want to ensure everyone not only enjoys working, but also knows the importance of wellbeing. Our responsibility lies in the management of a compatible community for members with different disciplines, so we often host members’ breakfast and lunch events that open a channel for people to know each other, whilst making more friends with the same interests.

The editor in residence programme is open for application, we look forward to talents like you joining us.

To register your interest, please send us a CV and covering letter, or some examples demonstrating your credentials to:
Visit Cocoon Networks website to learn more about Editor in Residence program

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