This is a great article on the mental jungle-gym most go through when considering using a coworking space. Why would I pay money for a work space? How did I make money before I committed to coworking?
The article ends with these great comments on coworking:
You get what you invest
I’m trying my best not to pull out a cliché here, but it’s true that if all you’re investing is money, all you can expect is a flexible workspace. If you’re willing to put some of yourself, your time, your expertise and your energy into the community, you’ll see a far greater value in coworking.