Archive for July, 2010

Little distraction? Day and Night

Filed by team twago on July 28, 2010
Little distraction? Day and Night

Are you stressed out? Busy finishing some work? Take 6 Minutes to watch this video. It’s Pixar animation at it’s best and quite entertaining. What would you rather be – Night? Day? Decide for yourself: Day and Night

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twago partners with startupbusiness.it

Filed by team twago on July 28, 2010
twago partners with startupbusiness.it

When you start your business, it’s always very important to have lots of contacts, for several reasons. You get to talk with other startups and hear from their experiences. This might help avoiding mistakes, others already made. You can learn from your peers. Another very important group of contacts are (potential) customers. Talking to people, […]

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12 tips for your business plan

Filed by team twago on July 28, 2010
12 tips for your business plan

Everyone needs it: the business plan. Whether you are a freelancer designing someone’s logo on the side or going into business with a few co-workers to start a software development company: you should definitely have a plan. But not every business plan needs to be extensive. The important thing is that the reader understands what […]

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Price policy – Who determines the price?

Filed by team twago on July 23, 2010
Price policy – Who determines the price?

The idea is perfected, the plan is finished. There is only one thing missing: the price. At the beginning, every self-employed person or freelancer sees himself or herself confronted with the question of how much to charge for the service he or she provides. It may be some time before you can master the art […]

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Founding tips – How to get over bureaucracy

Filed by team twago on July 21, 2010
Founding tips – How to get over bureaucracy

Founding is always hard work. Especially in the beginning many founders just want to start work on their dream project: the own business. Sometimes there are obstacles, like bureaucracy.The following tips help to not get hold back and deal with bureaucracy. One of our last articles on the twago blog dealt with tips and tricks […]

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How to improve your webpage

Filed by team twago on July 20, 2010
How to improve your webpage

The homepage is the virtual business card of a company. What do you have to consider when creating your own website and how does it have to look like, you can find out here. If you want to be a successful entrepreneur you have to consider a number of factors. Apart from the basics, such […]

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10 twago – tips on how to beat the heat

Filed by team twago on July 19, 2010
10 twago – tips on how to beat the heat

It is no news that it is hot. Everyone is sweating. Here at the twago office in Berlin it is 34°C / 93°F and it is supposed to get even hotter. After the past weekend, with temperatures close to 40°C / 104°F, we ask ourselves: how can we keep cool at work and stay productive? […]

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Holidays for freelancers: 4 tips to help you relax

Filed by team twago on July 16, 2010
Holidays for freelancers: 4 tips to help you relax

With self-employment comes the responsibility of organising your business independently, even during your holidays. In time for the holiday season we want to share some tips and essential holiday utensils that should not be missing on your holiday if you are self-employed. As much enjoyment as self-employment can bring you: no more justifying your actions […]

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Computerwoche: High demand for app-developers

Filed by team twago on July 15, 2010
Computerwoche: High demand for app-developers

In the German IT magazine Computerwoche issue 22/2010, Hans Koenigs reports on the most demanded skills on twago. Top three are PHP, HTML, and MySQL. Increasing in a fast manner but not yet amonst the Top 10, are skills necessary to build Apps for Social Media. Also at high demand are Java, Flash, and .Net […]

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Corriere della sera: Online is favourable for prices

Filed by team twago on July 15, 2010
Corriere della sera: Online is favourable for prices

Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera reports on the financial advantages crowd sourcing offers. Virtual collaboration enables companies to reduce their costs by assigning projects to external service providers. Read the original arcticle.  

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