Archive for June, 2010

Funny story: 10 hours tennis match with score 59:59 in 5th set, no end in sight

Filed by team twago on June 24, 2010
Funny story: 10 hours tennis match with score 59:59 in 5th set, no end in sight

There are funny stories in this world: Tennis matches that are on for more than 10 hours. On Tuesday there was a match in the first Round of the legendary Wimbledon between French Nicolas Mahut and American John Isner. The match was suspended after fourth set and continued on Wednesday. This day supposedly should decide […]

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Summer is here

Filed by team twago on June 21, 2010
Summer is here

The weariness of spring has been shaken off, the apartment is spotless after spring-cleaning, and colourful flowers light up the balconies – summer is here. And today it is official, because meteorologically, summer replaces spring every year on June 21. On this longest day of the year, the sun is at its highest. For some […]

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What does a project plan need to contain

Filed by team twago on June 21, 2010
What does a project plan need to contain

Only recently we reported on the necessity of a project plan. But how is it supposed to look and what does it need to contain under any circumstances? On principle, a project plan is a support, which allows for the structured processing of a project. Correct scheduling is not the only important aspect. A reasonable […]

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Finding a name for your business – not always an easy choice

Filed by team twago on June 21, 2010
Finding a name for your business – not always an easy choice

We’re happy to present a guest post. Eva Missling of 12designer.com wrote a very helpful article on how to find a great name for your business or start up. How do you get creative? What kind of names are suitable? What do you have to keep in mind regarding trademarks? When you establish a company […]

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4 reasons why a project plan will make your life easier

Filed by team twago on June 17, 2010
4 reasons why a project plan will make your life easier

What do you do if you do not have a plan? You create one. Even small projects should be thought thorough and lined with milestones; otherwise, that molehill can easily turn into a mountain. This does not only have a negative influence on the project development, customer satisfaction may also suffer. To help you out, here […]

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How to avoid losing clients

Filed by team twago on June 15, 2010
How to avoid losing clients

Self-employed people and freelancers enjoy the liberty of choosing their customers and projects themselves. Considered from a different angle they are presented with the challenge of securing a steady stream of assignments. The contemplation of customer acquisition or -care therefore depends on the vantage point. Self-employed service providers, who have already made a name for […]

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Cultural Differences and International Co-operations: Russian Negotiation Skills

Filed by team twago on June 14, 2010
Cultural Differences and International Co-operations: Russian Negotiation Skills

As one of the aspiring nations of the last years Russia is becoming increasingly interesting for entrepreneurial purposes. Especially in the technological domain Russia is leading the way. The West as a business partner is also highly estimated in Russia. Nonetheless, there are several aspects one should consider, in order to avoid “putting one’s foot […]

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4 tips for making your website SEO compatible

Filed by team twago on June 4, 2010
4 tips for making your website SEO compatible

For some time now, the Internet has been a substantial part of every day life – whether it is for train connections, the weather report, or business information: the Internet is almost always the first medium used for research. We have already talked about the relevance of a blog or a homepage for enterprises in […]

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What to do if the customer is dissatisfied?

Filed by team twago on June 3, 2010
What to do if the customer is dissatisfied?

Life as a freelancer is not always easy: one has to insure oneself, has no regular monthly income, and is utterly dependent on the economic situation and customers’ satisfaction. What happens when a customer is not satisfied with the provided service and refuses to accept it? For a freelancer, such a situation can be aggravating […]

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The Soccer Worldcup is just around the corner

Filed by team twago on June 3, 2010
The Soccer Worldcup is just around the corner

Anticipation for the soccer worldcup is growing in the twago team. Everyone is waiting for the whistle to kickoff. Earlier we pointed you to some useful Outlook files to have all dates in your calendar. Now, we found a very useful website which interactively provides all necessary information on the team, dates, venues, and groups. […]

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