Archive for November, 2014

Meet our Content & Translations Team

Filed by team twago on November 28, 2014
Meet our Content & Translations Team

Meet team twago is a series of articles where we invite you inside twago HQ and highlight one of our fantastic hardworking twagorians. Today we are featuring not one, not two, but four amazing team members who make sure that twago always speaks your language. So without further ado, meet Clara (Italy), Lara (Spain), Werner (Germany) […]

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Quick Guide to Starting out in Web Development

Filed by team twago on November 27, 2014
Quick Guide to Starting out in Web Development

Don’t just stand there – a career in tech is waiting for you! We are all becoming increasingly aware of the tech skills gap. Every industry now requires web developers; from the sciences to the arts, from retail to business. Not to mention the technology industry itself, which is expanding at lightning speed. Every industry […]

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Introducing an Enhanced twago safePay Service

Filed by team twago on November 25, 2014
Introducing an Enhanced twago safePay Service

twago safePay – Fast. Flexible. Free. We are excited to introduce to you an all-new payment system on twago that makes it easier for Clients to pay for work and Freelancers to get paid for work. In addition to improving twago SafePay with a new project wallet (safePay Wallet), Freelancers on twago can manage their finances easier with their very […]

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Introducing New Membership Names on twago

Filed by team twago on November 25, 2014
Introducing New Membership Names on twago

2014 has been a year of advancement for twago, with several big improvements during the summer and even bigger changes to come before the end of this incredibly exciting year. Today, we are unveiling a popular request from twago freelancers, so without further ado, here are the brand new names for twago memberships: Silver, Gold and Diamond! Our free Basic […]

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Content Appeal: Creating Resources to Attract New Business

Filed by team twago on November 24, 2014
Content Appeal: Creating Resources to Attract New Business

The ABCs of Content Marketing. Business owners have long known that marketing through traditional means is on the decline. Consumers no longer keenly watch the latest television adverts, instead they tend to record the programmes they don’t want to miss and fast forward through the commercial breaks. Print now also gets much less attention and […]

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7 Magnificent Content Optimization Tips

Filed by team twago on November 21, 2014
7 Magnificent Content Optimization Tips

Now is the time to optimize your content for 2015! New to optimizing content? If so, it’s certainly not a disadvantage being new to the game. In fact, it is a competitive advantage. At least, you haven’t witnessed the witchcraft that used to rule the web. This new digital era can be a very good start for […]

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3 Top Tips to Make You a Great Content Writer

Filed by team twago on November 18, 2014
3 Top Tips to Make You a Great Content Writer

  There is a lot of confusion over the skills involved in content writing. We can all read and write, so, in theory, can’t anyone be a content writer? The answer to that is no, whatever anybody tells you. It’s not an easy argument to make, however, as the difference between working as a freelance […]

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My Freelance Journey Pt. 2: Picking a Price Tag for Your First Job

Filed by team twago on November 13, 2014
My Freelance Journey Pt. 2: Picking a Price Tag for Your First Job

Facing the pricing dilemma and how I overcame it. Last time I wrote about my first step into freelancing. The big jump I made from being employed and receiving a fixed paycheck to working completely on my own without having a concrete idea how I would make a living from it. The first thing I did, […]

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twagoquotes: Ideas Are Like Balloons

Filed by team twago on November 12, 2014
twagoquotes: Ideas Are Like Balloons

Everyone has brilliant ideas now and then, we call it the “light bulb moment”.  But when an idea only lives in your head, it will eventually dissolve and disappear and the light bulb will no longer burn bright. This is why most great ideas never got off the ground. What’s stopping you from bringing your idea to life? You need specific skills? […]

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Freelancers, Skill Up: For Yourself and Your Clients!

Filed by team twago on November 11, 2014
Freelancers, Skill Up: For Yourself and Your Clients!

Skills pay bills, but adding to your freelance repertoire is Priceless. When we start as independent workers, one thing zaps all our energy (and it’s quite normal): finding our clients. They are essential for our business, for us to get paid and feel useful! Nevertheless, just like employees need to train themselves, the entrepreneurs must not […]

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Better Work-Life Balance Tips for Freelancers

Filed by team twago on November 10, 2014
Better Work-Life Balance Tips for Freelancers

Even freelancers need to take care of their work-life balance More and more people are deciding to go freelance these days. The advantages are crystal clear: As a freelancer you are your own boss and that means more flexibility. Freelancers can choose their working hours, workload and where they want to work. Of course, there are […]

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Brand Storytelling: Shout It from the Rooftops!

Filed by team twago on November 6, 2014
Brand Storytelling: Shout It from the Rooftops!

Create a brand that relates – using the power of story. Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Good storytellers know how to capture fine details and weave them together in a way that draws the reader in. A strong plot, characters we care about and events we can relate to are the […]

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Collaboration Tips Between Designer and Developer

Filed by team twago on November 4, 2014
Collaboration Tips Between Designer and Developer

A web developer talks about his experience working with web designers Often, people think that working as a freelancer, especially as a developer, means to work alone, without contact with other professionals – except for that phone call or email we receive once in while. This is not always the truth… Actually, we do work […]

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