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Quick and Easy Ways to Create an Invoice

Quick and Easy Ways to Create an Invoice

How to create your first invoice as a freelancer. Creating and sending invoices to clients for services you have performed on freelance platforms like twago can be daunting for a first-time freelancer – but once again, the internet is here to save the day! There are now numerous resources online that take care of the heavy […]

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10 Ways to Update Your Profile to Perfection on twago

10 Ways to Update Your Profile to Perfection on twago

When working as a freelancer, your career can live or die by your online presence alone. Making sure your website is updated, your social media platforms active and you are continually being a part of the online conversation is crucial. However for many freelancers, the bulk of their work comes from online platforms such as […]

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Freelancers: How To Manage Your Email Notification Settings

Freelancers: How To Manage Your Email Notification Settings

Why email is your best friend on twago Are you missing out on new freelance projects? Or is your email inbox overflowing with messages from different websites and it’s getting a little bit out of control? Well, fear no more, we’re here to help show you how to easily control how often you receive email notifications from twago. […]

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12 Inspiring Documentaries for Entrepreneurs & Startups

12 Inspiring Documentaries for Entrepreneurs & Startups

  Part entertainment, part educational, all inspirational – the wave of remarkable documentaries that are flooding the virtual video-shelves of our favourite online streaming services will spare you the time of having to trawl your way through another how-to manual, giving you a valuable lesson in business and a lightning bolt of motivation for your next idea and your next […]

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Filed in Tips for clients by on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
How to Hire a UX Designer Using twago

How to Hire a UX Designer Using twago

Freelancers are a unique breed. They work late at night, they sleep during the day, they survive on microwaved noodles and live in their bunny slippers. In general we can safely say that freelancers do not obey the rules of us nine to five creatures, or indeed the rest of civilized human society. So trying to […]

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5 Things You Need To Start Your Webshop

5 Things You Need To Start Your Webshop

Setting up a webshop or online store is the next natural step for many small businesses. There are some fundamentals to consider though and with access to great freelancers, you can outsource to them for help. 1. Find a logo designer Surprisingly, many businesses don’t have a logo. This oversight can cost you customers, especially if […]

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How to Simplify Your Life with an Awesome Project Plan

Filed in Tips for clients, Working with freelancers by on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
How to Simplify Your Life with an Awesome Project Plan

Plan ahead to get the best results for your project. Life seems to get more complicated by the minute. But you can simplify work by creating an awesome project plan to help you get the results you need. Too many clients fall into the trap of being poorly prepared before engaging services from an online freelancer. […]

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Introducing twago Products!

Filed in twago Products, Working with freelancers by on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Introducing twago Products!

The next generation of twago has arrived… Welcome to twago Products twago Products are pre-defined products that you can buy on twago for a fixed price, such as: Logo Design, Blog Writing, Webshop/Website Setup, etc. You are able to purchase twago Products at competitive daily fixed prices, easily and without the need to write project specifications and […]

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How to Get Started on twago.com

Filed in Tips for contractors, Using twago by on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
How to Get Started on twago.com

Start your freelance career the right way. Come work in the cloud! Curious about freelancing and online work? Every freelancer is welcome on twago.com – the leading online freelance platform in Europe! So if you’re looking for new freelancing jobs or want to broaden your skill-set and become a freelancing superhero, you’ve come to the right place. Follow this […]

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Brand Identity Inspiration for Designers: 1976 NASA Graphics Manual

Filed in Working with freelancers by on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Brand Identity Inspiration for Designers: 1976 NASA Graphics Manual

In another one of those ‘thank you, internet!’ moments, we recently came across this vintage NASA Graphics Standards Manual from way back in 1976. Cre­ated a year earlier by New York designers Danne & Black­burn, this amazingly detailed man­ual describes the proper use of one of the all-time powerful brand iden­ti­ties. Certainly one of more fascinating things we’ve […]

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Half-Year Freelancer Report: Most Desired Skills and Freelance Capitals

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Half-Year Freelancer Report: Most Desired Skills and Freelance Capitals

Berlin, August 13, 2015. twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, published mid-year figures on the most desired skills of IT professionals as well as the freelance capitals of Europe. At the top of the podium are the web languages ​​PHP, Java and CSS – dominating the first half of 2015. Once again, the European freelance capital is Berlin, followed […]

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twago Named One of the World’s Largest Human Cloud Platforms

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twago Named One of the World’s Largest Human Cloud Platforms

  twago has been included in the 2015 Largest Human Cloud Platforms List as one of the largest cloud platforms in the world, joining the likes of Uber, Did Kuaidi and Upwork. We’re incredibly proud to be part of this elite group of emerging online staffing, crowdsourcing and online work platforms. New to twago? Find freelancers and agencies […]

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twago in the New York Times

Filed in In the News by on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
twago in the New York Times

In a recent New York Times article highlighting the growing community of web entrepreneurs in Cuba, twago was mentioned as one of the platforms that local programmers, web designers and translators are using to sell their skills to clients in the United States, despite the lack of reliable and affordable internet in the country. Read the […]

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5 Coworking Locations That Will Make You Want To Go Freelance

Filed in Working as freelancers by on June 9, 2015 1 Comment
5 Coworking Locations That Will Make You Want To Go Freelance

Have you ever thought about taking your laptop and getting away from it all? Or learning to surf after a day writing code? With advances in technology making working from home a real possibility for many of us, increasing numbers are joining the remote workforce and quite literally seeing the world. It’s a fact that […]

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Work at twago: Senior Technical Product Manager (Position Filled)

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Work at twago: Senior Technical Product Manager (Position Filled)

Updated: Position Filled We are currently looking for committed and experienced applicants for the position of Senior Technical Product Manager in our Berlin office. If you have a high passion for user experience driven web development, possess a great degree of self-motivation and enjoy working with a team of smart, fun people then this could be […]

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Why Having a Memorable Business Card (Still) Matters

Filed in twago Products by on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Why Having a Memorable Business Card (Still) Matters

Fewer people seem to use them these days, which is surprising given their simplicity, but the humble business card is still one of the most accessible and memorable ways for you to build your brand and expand your network. Good business card design matters – it communicates your brand, and the visual experience people have […]

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Work at twago: UI/UX Designer (Position Filled)

Filed in twago inside by on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Work at twago: UI/UX Designer (Position Filled)

  (Note: This position is no longer available) We are currently looking for a skilled and enthusiastic UI/UX Designer to join our international team. If you have a hands-on attitude and enjoy working with a team of smart, fun people above the roofs of Berlin, then this could be your next career opportunity. Interested in […]

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Meet Gabriel: twago Senior Sales Manager

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Meet Gabriel: twago Senior Sales Manager

Say “Hola” to Gabriel! Originally from Argentina, Gabriel spent his first 22 years growing up and studying Communications in Cordoba, the second-largest city in Argentina behind Buenos Aires. As a freelance writer he pursued his passion for music and sports. It was a German Girl who stole his heart that brought Gabriel to Germany. In rural Bavaria he collected his first German […]

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6 Star Wars Quotes To Inspire Your Working Life

Filed in twagoquotes, Working as freelancers by on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
6 Star Wars Quotes To Inspire Your Working Life

Happy Star Wars Day to all of you working wookiees out there!  If you’re a fan of this legendary space saga, you may have picked up many quotes along the years that have inspired you in your personal life, but how about your working life? Whether you’re a java jedi, a sith software developer or an ewok […]

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