Working with freelancers

Happy Birthday Emoticons!

Happy Birthday Emoticons!

A day like today 34 years ago in Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Scott Fahlman was the first documented person to use the emoticons 🙂 and 🙁 with a specific suggestion that they be used to express emotion. The main purpose was to distinguish serious posts from Jokes. 19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott E Fahlman 🙂 From: […]

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Happy Swap Ideas Day 2016!

Happy Swap Ideas Day 2016!

Best results are reached through communication, discussion and arguments. Today is Swap Ideas Day. Each year on September 10th we are encouraged to share our ideas with others, whether they are innovative, clever, creative or funny. We are supposed to remember how inspiring it is to lean about other ideas, and how interesting it is […]

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Introducing the official twago app!

Introducing the official twago app!

twago goes mobile with the twago messenger app The new twago messenger app gives employers and freelancers quick access to all the essential project functions on twago – all from the convenience of your smartphone. It’s twago at your fingertips! Manage projects from your pocket and collaborate on the go with the official twago app for iOS and Android. More information about […]

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New Interactive Project Templates

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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

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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20 Best Productivity Apps To Get Work Done Quicker

20 Best Productivity Apps To Get Work Done Quicker

  Your time is priceless There is nothing more valuable in life than time. Everybody knows that time is limited, hence we have to use it wisely. The overall picture of apps in public is that they are a simple pastime or even a time-waster. We often forgett that Apps have been created to save time and make our lives easier. Nowadays the amount of […]

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The Importance of the twago Score

The Importance of the twago Score

What is the twago score? The twago score is a great way for contractors to improve their reputation on twago. On a scale from 0-10 (ten being the best), the twago score is created from the combination and interaction of many different variables grouped into three main categories – Profile, Reputation and Activity.  The twago score works in […]

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How to Post a Project on twago

How to Post a Project on twago

Finding the right freelancer online for your project or job is incredibly easy at twago, and it’s free! By simply posting a project for free on twago.com, you can get your project seen by of thousands of experienced and affordable freelancers. Not sure where to start? This step-by-step guide will outline the process of posting a project on […]

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10 Advantages of Hiring Freelancers over Full Time Employees

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10 Advantages of Hiring Freelancers over Full Time Employees

  Freelancing – the future of working is already here. Today as the workforce progressively shifts away from a standard 9-to-5 working day to embrace a labour force that is more fluid, it is those companies that can quickly adapt to change that will have the upper hand. If your business needs experts, but lacks […]

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Brand Identity Inspiration for Designers: 1976 NASA Graphics Manual

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Brand Identity Inspiration for Designers: 1976 NASA Graphics Manual

In another one of those ‘thank you, internet!’ moments, we recently came across this vintage NASA Graphics Standards Manual from way back in 1976. Cre­ated a year earlier by New York designers Danne & Black­burn, this amazingly detailed man­ual describes the proper use of one of the all-time powerful brand iden­ti­ties. Certainly one of more fascinating things we’ve […]

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How to Hire a UX Designer Using twago

How to Hire a UX Designer Using twago

Freelancers are a unique breed. They work late at night, they sleep during the day, they survive on microwaved noodles and live in their bunny slippers. In general we can safely say that freelancers do not obey the rules of us nine to five creatures, or indeed the rest of civilized human society. So trying to […]

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5 Things You Need To Start Your Webshop

5 Things You Need To Start Your Webshop

Setting up a webshop or online store is the next natural step for many small businesses. There are some fundamentals to consider though and with access to great freelancers, you can outsource to them for help. 1. Find a logo designer Surprisingly, many businesses don’t have a logo. This oversight can cost you customers, especially if […]

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5 Great Reasons Why You Need to Manage Your Online Profiles

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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