Tips for contractors

Hourly Projects vs. Fixed-Price Projects

Filed by team twago on August 21, 2017
Hourly Projects vs. Fixed-Price Projects

  For Clients Creating a project or job: Hourly Project: Select the “Hourly” option when posting your project. Ideal for longer term projects or jobs Fixed-Price: Select the “Fixed-Price” option when posting your project. Ideal for one-time projects or tasks Receiving offers “bids” from freelancers: Hourly Project: Negotiate an hourly billing rate with freelancers making […]

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New Interactive Project Templates

Filed by team twago on September 1, 2016
New Interactive Project Templates

Find the right freelancers using Interactive Project Templates! Not all of us can be Shakespeare, Hemingway, Pinter or Lessing, who had the muse of inspiration always around. Neither are we all able to write a project description worth a Nobel Prize in Literature. Or maybe we are – but we simply don’t have enough time to […]

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5 Things Freelancers Can Learn From Game Of Thrones

Filed by Cecilio Castro Lopez on June 8, 2016
5 Things Freelancers Can Learn From Game Of Thrones

Freelancers are coming! As in the majority of the globe, in twago we are huge fans of Game of Thrones; the office is divided between Stark supporters, Lannisters defenders and Daenerys Targaryen followers, luckily, things have not got bloody around here… yet. Beyond who supports who, Game of Thrones has a lot to offer to freelancers, for this reason we […]

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New Freelance Projects – May 2016

Filed by team twago on May 19, 2016
New Freelance Projects – May 2016

Looking for a little extra spending money for your upcoming summer vacation? Here’s a collection of small freelance jobs to help you earn a quick buck so you can upgrade your flight or hotel room, or put your earnings into the-all important cocktail budget! Personal Assistant Expires May 26                  […]

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Smells Like Green Spirit: 10 Earth Day Tips for Businesses

Filed by Cecilio Castro Lopez on April 22, 2016
Smells Like Green Spirit: 10 Earth Day Tips for Businesses

Happy Earth Day! Every April 22 we celebrate Earth Day, the day when we pay tribute to our lovely blue, green and sadly each day more, brown friend. At this point you might be wondering “what does office work got to do with loving the planet?” And the answer is “A lot!” At twago we do not want this […]

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10 Insider Tips for a Successful Project Collaboration

Filed by team twago on March 23, 2016
10 Insider Tips for a Successful Project Collaboration

Let the people who work at twago guide your project in the right direction … It takes two to tango! For a successful project clients and freelancers have to work closely together to achieve their goal. So instead of you having to endlessly search the internet for the best answers, we have gathered 10 valuable pieces […]

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Quick and Easy Ways to Create an Invoice

Filed by team twago on July 17, 2015
Quick and Easy Ways to Create an Invoice

How to create your first invoice as a freelancer. Creating and sending invoices to clients for services you have performed on freelance platforms like twago can be daunting for a first-time freelancer – but once again, the internet is here to save the day! There are now numerous resources online that take care of the heavy […]

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10 Ways to Update Your Profile to Perfection on twago

Filed by team twago on July 14, 2015
10 Ways to Update Your Profile to Perfection on twago

When working as a freelancer, your career can live or die by your online presence alone. Making sure your website is updated, your social media platforms active and you are continually being a part of the online conversation is crucial. However for many freelancers, the bulk of their work comes from online platforms such as […]

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Freelancers: How To Manage Your Email Notification Settings

Filed by team twago on June 23, 2015
Freelancers: How To Manage Your Email Notification Settings

Why email is your best friend on twago Are you missing out on new freelance projects? Or is your email inbox overflowing with messages from different websites and it’s getting a little bit out of control? Well, fear no more, we’re here to help show you how to easily control how often you receive email notifications from twago. […]

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5 Great Reasons Why You Need to Manage Your Online Profiles

Filed by team twago on April 28, 2015
5 Great Reasons Why You Need to Manage Your Online Profiles

In this digital age, perception is reality. The best way freelancers and professionals can market themselves is online, but this kind of marketing needs constant updating to be effective. You may have up to a dozen different profiles, so it can get complicated trying to keep track of them. Keeping things updated can also can […]

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How to Get Started as a Freelancer on twago.com

Filed by team twago on February 16, 2015
How to Get Started as a Freelancer on twago.com

Start your freelance career the right way. Come work in the cloud! Curious about freelancing and online work? Every freelancer is welcome on twago.com – the leading online freelance platform in Europe! So if you’re looking for new freelancing jobs or want to broaden your skill-set and become a freelancing superhero, you’ve come to the right place. Follow this […]

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My Freelance Journey: Taking the First Step

Filed by team twago on October 13, 2014
My Freelance Journey: Taking the First Step

Meet Valeska and follow her freelance journey on twago… Oh, freelancing! Being professionally independent has been a dream of mine for years. And it is very recently that I took the first step into becoming a freelancer. It all started right after college when I was hired by a big corporation as an IT consultant. Gosh was […]

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How to determine your rates as a freelance copywriter

Filed by team twago on October 9, 2014
How to determine your rates as a freelance copywriter

What hourly rate should I charge? This is the question every entrepreneur fears, mostly freelancers: how to determine my rates and what is my work worth. Be careful to not set your rates too high because it may scare potential clients off, but also not too low to not be profitable. I went through this crucial […]

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