Resource for Small Business from Yelp

Alkaloid member and Atlanta Yelp Community Manager, Christina Venditti, shares how to connect with your community using the free tools offered. Yelp Statistics US Demographics Age: fairly evenly split across all age ranges Education: 65% of Users are college-educated Income: Almost half of Users earn more than $100K annually Businesses Reviewed by Categories By and large, the majority of reviews are for: Restaurants Retail Home and Local Services Ratings Half of the ratings are 5

Read More
Better SEO with Google My Business

Looking for better local SEO? Google Adwords are good but can be tricky given your competition and price per keyword. Google My Business is a free tool that plays a great role in local SEO search especially for brick and motor businesses. Google My Business Statistics Detailed and completed GMB listings are 2X more likely to be trusted Adding photos to your GMB regularly will drive: 42% more direction requests 35% more clicks 72% of

Read More
Keeping Branding Visible During SIP

Noelle Jackson of EllePR and Alkaloid member, reviews three key areas to connect your branding and discuss how your business can make the greatest impact with: Owned Media Shared Media Earned Media With the SIP and continuing pandemic, many of your customers or prospects will want to know what you are doing for your employees, customers and community. Keeping visible is just as important now as it ever has been in the past, if not

Read More
Coworking Precautions Post-COVID19

Stay Safe and Do Amazing Work Alkaloid COVID-19 Guidelines Alkaloid is open again. We missed you! If you are considering returning, I welcome you back. This post has two sections: What I’m doing to keep our community space safe What I ask of every member and visitor to keep our community space safe Section 1: Alkaloid Networks Precautions (What I’m Doing) Surface Cleaning More Frequent Cleaning All common spaces each time with special attention to

Read More
Tips to Improve SEM

In this session, former Alkaloid member Andrew Humphrey reviews SEM (Search Engine Marketing) basics. You’ll walk away with some good information and tips about: What is SEM? PPC (Pay Per Click) vs. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Local SEO Position Zero Improving SEO Title Tags & Meta Descriptions SEO is a Long Game Black Hat SEO Hiring a PPC Manager Free Tools such as: Google Analytics Google Search Console Keyword Research SEO Plugin Title Tag Preview

Read More
I Heart Coworking People

I heart coworking people. All of them. I’m a fan girl of coworking. For the past 5 years, I’ve owned a coworking space. However, when I first opened, I must admit that I knew very little about what made “coworking” work. I originally opened the coworking space because I needed to cover the cost of a space I had recently acquired for another venture. I formed the business, did some minimal marketing on Craigslist—and within

Read More
Improving Productivity While WFH

Need to increase your productivity? Feeling overwhelmed and unproductive while working from home? Take a deep breath. Alkaloid member, Mark Wolgemuth of RescueTime shares his best strategies for improving productivity and prioritizing your time while WFH. The Big Takeaways Create structured time by scheduling with the others in your home Break up big tasks into smaller chunks Use technology solutions to allow focus Isolate yourself as much as possible to avoid audible distractions Create time

Read More
Making Work-From-Home Work

If you’ve been working in an office for much of your career, the idea of work-from-home (WFH) sounds like a dream come true. Working from the couch? No problem. A commute from your bedroom to your desk? No work pants needed! However, as many people have now found out over these past weeks, there are pros and cons to working from home. Once the excitement wears off, you need to work. Without your office and

Read More
Katharine Chestnut, Founder of Alkaloid Networks coworking on the Atlanta Beltline

Founder and connector extraordinaire, Katharine Chestnut reflects while celebrating five years of making dreams a reality at Alkaloid Networks. She shares her gratitude of being able to watch the success of members and meeting new people everyday. And making changes as life changes, like keeping members connected and making the shift to more virtual events during Atlanta’s SIP order. “Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making Alkaloid Networks a very special place.”

Read More
Virtual Coworking

UPDATED: April 2, 2020 Alkaloid is closed temporarily as we all practice shelter-in-place. We’ve taken the community online! I miss you all terribly and know that we will get through this together. Thank you for doing your part to slow the spread of the virus. Take care of yourself. Take care of each other. Take care of this place. — The last few days and weeks have been…pretty surreal. Like you, I’ve been monitoring news

Read More

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

#wisdom on the #Beltline
#virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltline
#weworkbetter
#atlanta #coworking
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

I made the pledge with many other @o4wba​ members to keeping our community safe.
#give6
#welcomeback

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine​
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

This is spot on. Which one are you?
I think I'm Mr. Meow Meow.

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltine
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward

https://medium.com/tenderlymag/every-type-of-zoom-call-participant-illustrated-by-cats-c8a6592195b1
...

Most Americans are exposed from 4,000 to 10,000 marketing messages each day.

Yikes! Why in the world would someone pay attention to your company or your client’s #salespitch, #socialmedia posts, or latest #blog article?

Join us for this #virtual @WordPressdotcom @Meetup and find ways to break through the noise.

#coworkinglife on the Atlanta BeltLine
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward

https://www.meetup.com/wordpress-east-atlanta/events/270505270/
...

Make the most of your business listing on @Yelp by joining us on this session.

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine
#weworkbetter
#atlanta #AtlantaBeltline
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward

https://www.facebook.com/events/3051536824883503/
...

Check out our new #floorstickers!
#loveyameanit
#give6
#welcomeback
#virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltline
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

I ❤️ #Coworking People!
A very generous and supportive group of people from across the globe.

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltline
#weworkbettertogether
#helpingeachother
@gcucglobal @catjohnsonco @includedco @womenwhocowork
@globalworkspaceassociation @atlantacoworking @alexknowshtml
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward

https://alkaloid.net/i-heart-coworking-people/
...

Looking for better local SEO?
@Google #adwords are good but can be tricky given your competition and price per keyword.

@Google_My_Business is a free tool that plays a great role in local #SEO search especially for brick and motor businesses.
This session will go over best practices and tips to make this tool work for you.

http://ow.ly/QsO350zDR9e

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine
#weworkbetter
#helpingeachother
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

Did you miss our session on #SEM?

Never fear, you can watch it right here: https://alkaloid.net/mastermind-roundtable-with-sem-basics/

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine
#weworkbetter
#SEO vs. #PPC
#blackhatSEO
#ImproveSEO
#helpingeachother
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

What do you do with your marketing when #IRL is cancelled?

Maintain an AUTHENTIC connection with your audience(s).
Tomorrow, Noelle Jackson of @EllePR_ will review three areas to make the greatest impact now.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2724985461075323/

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltline
#weworkbetter
#stilllearning
#helpingeachother
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

#maythefourthbewithyou

#socialdistancing and the #virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltline

#coworkingonthebeltline
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

Well before the @Fitbit and #pulse watches, Alkaloid member Adrian of Itallis has worked with portable sensors as tools for self-awareness and for self-mastery.
In this mastermind, Adrian will go over the basic concepts of self-regulation and demonstrate some simple, inexpensive tools you can put into practice immediately for greater self control in any situation.

http://ow.ly/AvWE50zhvSp

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine
#weworkbetter
#selfawareness
#Consciousness
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

Which one do you relate to?
#dogvscat

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine

#coworkingonthebeltline
#shelterinplace
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward

http://ow.ly/UTno50zjbWT
...

Well before the @Fitbit and #pulse watches, Alkaloid member Adrian of Itallis has worked with portable sensors as tools for self-awareness and for self-mastery.
In this mastermind, Adrian will go over the basic concepts of self-regulation and demonstrate some simple, inexpensive tools you can put into practice immediately for greater self control in any situation.
http://ow.ly/AvWE50zhvSp

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltLine
#weworkbetter
#selfawareness
#Consciousness
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

In case you missed Alkaloid member, Mark Wolgemuth of @RescueTime sharing his strategies for getting work done while working from home, you can view the replay here.

https://youtu.be/cgbeN2-Hyfc

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltline
#weworkbetter
#workfromhome #wfh
#productivity
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

Still trying to fit your old habits into this new normal? Stop!
If you focus too much on consistently following through on old habits, you’ll also have less time and mental space to explore new, better options.

Alkaloid member, Mark Wolgemuth of @RescueTime will share his best strategy for prioritizing the one thing you have to do on our #free #virtualcoworking session today.

Sign up here: https://alkaloid.net/virtual-coworking/

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltline
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

Feeling overwhelmed and #unproductive while #workingfromhome?
Take a deep breath.
Alkaloid member, Mark Wolgemuth of @RescueTime will share his best strategy for prioritizing the one thing you have to do today on our #free #virtualcoworking session.
#justdoit

Sign up here: https://alkaloid.net/virtual-coworking/

#virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltline
#coworkingonthebeltline
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

#Stayingconnected with our #accountability #checkin #coworking calls. Staying #productive.

#seeyouagainsomeday
#socialdistancing and the #virtual #coworkinglife on the @atlantabeltline
#coworkingonthebeltline
#shelterinplace
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...

#Stayingconnected with our #daily #virtual #coworking calls. All staying #productive.

#seeyouagainsomeday
#socialdistancing and the #virtual #coworkinglife on the @AtlantaBeltline
#coworkingonthebeltline
#shelterinplace
#weworkbetter
#atlanta
#alkaloidnetworks
#atlantacoworking #atlcoworking
#coworkingatlanta #coworkingatl
#o4w #oldfourthward
...