Archive for March, 2010

6 tips for successfully applying for a project

Filed by team twago on March 31, 2010
6 tips for successfully applying for a project

Recently we gave tips regarding a good tender for a project on procuration platforms. But what must a service provider keep in mind to successfully bid for a project? Since one is normally not the only one bidding for a new project, it is essential to stand out in the crowd. Therefore we have put […]

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Don’t be afraid of small projects

Filed by team twago on March 30, 2010
Don’t be afraid of small projects

Freelancers, cloud workers and self-employed like programmers or designer taking over assignments for customers on a project basis mostly just want one thing: long-term deals. These not only secure the order situation in the long run, but in most cases also yield a good profit. Furthermore, for the time being there is no need to […]

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Outsourcing and offshoring in Germany – the current situation

Filed by team twago on March 25, 2010
Outsourcing and offshoring in Germany – the current situation

On the twago platform, customers can outsource their projects to external service providers. This has many advantages, but it also requires planning. But what is the current situation of outsourcing or offshoring in Germany and the world? What is the structure of outsourcing demands? Structure of the demand for outsourcing and offshoring in Germany Compared […]

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Becoming a freelancer involuntarily and having success

Filed by team twago on March 25, 2010
Becoming a freelancer involuntarily and having success

Self-employment or freelancing isn’t always a choice one took because he or she wanted to work independently or to have no boss. There are settings in which you became a freelancer not because you wanted it but because you were somehow pushed into it. In the beginning this kind of unintended self-employment might be challenging […]

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Vinci il nuovo iPad grazie a twago

Filed by team twago on March 23, 2010
Vinci il nuovo iPad grazie a twago

Tutti ne parlano, tutti lo vogliono, ma nessuno lo ha ancora toccato. Vinci il nuovo iPad grazie a twago, e goditi i numerosi vantaggi offerti prima di ogni tuo amico! Partecipare alla nostra lotteria è davvero semplice: Registrati in twago, pubblica un progetto e commissionalo entro il 30 aprile – non importa che sia la […]

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Win an iPad with twago

Filed by team twago on March 22, 2010
Win an iPad with twago

Everybody’s making a big fuss out of it, everybody wants it – nobody really touched it yet. Win a brand new iPad with twago and be ahead of your friends. You can soon be the owner of your own personal iPad and enjoy the benefits! Participating in our lottery is easy: Sign up on twago, […]

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8 Tips to Get Your Project Description Right

Filed by team twago on March 22, 2010
8 Tips to Get Your Project Description Right

If you decide to outsource some of your businesses to professional service providers, you need to find skilled experts to have it done. But a good start of the cooperation is not only up to the provider, you can go into the right direction by posting a useful project description. The better your description is, […]

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Spring, finally

Filed by team twago on March 19, 2010
Spring, finally

Tomorrow it’s coming: spring. Yesterday, we already had some very nice weather here in Berlin, the sun was out, birds where chirping, and the overall atmosphere was just more friendly. And all that just in time for the beginning of spring. Actually, there is not only one beginning of spring but several: The atronomical beginning […]

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10 Jobs to Outsource

Filed by team twago on March 16, 2010
10 Jobs to Outsource

Since today most companies can’t operate without IT anymore, even small enterprises already maintain dedicated departments. Medium-sized and bigger companies employ big teams to take care of software and hardware, to keep the data centre running and to create applications. The effort companies have to deal with in order to be able to access data […]

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8 tips: How to become a successful Freelancer

Filed by team twago on March 12, 2010
8 tips: How to become a successful Freelancer

Feeling discomfortable in a regulated work day or being underemployed at work might be the sign for a change. A change to wrap up you life as a employee and become a freelancer. At a first glance, being your own boss has lots of advantages. But being a freelancer, there are a few things to […]

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Working and having fun while doing it

Filed by team twago on March 11, 2010
Working and having fun while doing it

Do you feel comfortable at work? You don’t get distracted? Do you always have everything within reach? No? Then you need to change something. With proper time management, and a good organization you will have more fun working and you will finish earlier and increase your quality. Motivation Make your working place work friendly – […]

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Twitter: Networking for Freelancers

Filed by team twago on March 10, 2010
Twitter: Networking for Freelancers

Twitter is nothing new by now. Lots of people who are online use twitter more or less frequently. Twago is also tweeting about news and sites that offer helpful tips and advice for freelancers. Use of twitter is on a continuing rise since the beginning in 2006. The service is a helpful tool for freelancers […]

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Business plans for freelancers – more than just annoying gadgets

Filed by team twago on March 10, 2010
Business plans for freelancers – more than just annoying gadgets

Business plans are not only for big companies! They also have a huge value for small businesses and freelancers! The number of freelancers rises, more and more people get excited about the idea of becoming their own boss: No one is bossing you around anymore, no one you need to report to. But you are […]

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