Archive for February, 2012

The Top 4 Pet Peeves of Freelancers

Filed by team twago on February 28, 2012
The Top 4 Pet Peeves of Freelancers

This is a guest post from Jake Poinier. Jake Poinier pulled the ripcord on his corporate parachute to become a full-time freelancer back in 1999. He blogs regularly as Dr. Freelance and runs an Phoenix-based editorial services firm, Boomvang Creative Group. There are lots of things to love about freelancing: freedom, flexibility, and those splendid […]

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twago: startup tour of Berlin

Filed by team twago on February 27, 2012
twago: startup tour of Berlin

On Friday 24th February, twago took part in a startup tour of Berlin. Over twenty people took part in the tour which included a tour of our offices, a talk with the founder and a Q&A session with our founder and CEO, Gunnar Berning. The tour started with everyone introducing themselves which revealed a lot […]

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twago at the CeBIT

Filed by team twago on February 27, 2012
twago at the CeBIT

In March, the CeBIT conference in Hanover – the largest IT and communications technology conference worldwide – will be opening its doors to the world and will be showcasing the newest trends in the industry. Around 4,200 companies from over 70 different countries will be stopping by between the 6th and 10th of March. This […]

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Make Procrastination Work For You

Filed by team twago on February 27, 2012
Make Procrastination Work For You

We at the twago magazine are delighted to welcome a guest author contribution for freelancer and all-round writing guru Candace Nicholson. Candace, is a freelance writer and editor based out of Indianapolis, where she runs her content creation studio Incandescere. When she’s not penning white papers, marketing copy or music reviews, she’s pursuing her first […]

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E-Commerce in Italy: trends

Filed by team twago on February 23, 2012
E-Commerce in Italy: trends

As twago is a global online marketplace, it is useful for our readers to be knowledgeable about how the market operates in other countries, today Claudio Marai of devinterface.com tells us about the current e-commerce trends in the Italian market. Despite the crisis, the electronic commerce market in Italy seems to be in good health. […]

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Service provider of the month: Kokoaweb

Filed by team twago on February 22, 2012
Service provider of the month: Kokoaweb

–How did you start work as web developers? Javier: Well, both of us have a lot of work experience with the Internet. We met each other when studying for an MBA in Management of Electronic companies in 2003. From then on we have worked together in different companies until we decided to combine our efforts […]

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Diversity is not a number

Filed by team twago on February 22, 2012
Diversity is not a number

  In February 2012 twago signed the German “Charta der Vielfalt“ (English: Diversity Charter). The charter helps to increase the acceptance of diversity in German companies, as is practiced by twago. The “Charta der Vielfalt“ was founded in 2006 under the patronage of German Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel and by BP Europe SE, Daimler, Deutsche […]

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Gidsy tour comes to twago

Filed by team twago on February 22, 2012
Gidsy tour comes to twago

Those wanting to get a sneak peek at the Berlin startup scene have the opportunity this Friday (24th February) due to a special Gidsy tour hosted by F@6’s Derk Marseille. For €15 participants will get to hear founders stories through Q&A sessions and will go on a walking tour of the twago offices; as well […]

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This Week in Startups heads to Berlin

Filed by team twago on February 13, 2012
This Week in Startups heads to Berlin

This Week in Startups or (TWIST) as it has now become known is the biggest live video show about startups that streams every week live from LA. This Friday, a live feed from Berlin (twago’s home city) will be integrated into the show with Berlin startups pitching their concepts to an international audience. Twago’s very […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Three Cities Battle for Title Of Top Europe-Area Hub

Filed by team twago on February 2, 2012
The Wall Street Journal: Three Cities Battle for Title Of Top Europe-Area Hub

The Wall Street Journal comes to the question, which will advance the three cities in Europe to a technology hub. Tel Aviv, London and Berlin have their merits and abilities. Gunnar Berning, CEO of twago has, on this subject a very personal opinion: “You need people with crazy ideas who are willing to build something very […]

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