Tag: freelance pricing

Quick and Easy Ways to Create an Invoice

Filed in Tips for contractors, Using twago by on July 17, 2015 7 Comments
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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My Freelance Journey Pt. 3: Working together on twago

My Freelance Journey Pt. 3: Working together on twago

It takes 2 to twago: How freelancers and clients should work together It has been a couple of weeks since I took my first step into freelancing. I moved away from a 9 to 5 job and was hired for independent projects in marketing and photography. So far, I am loving my freelance life! As someone getting started, […]

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Employee or Freelancer? Work Towards Your Ideal Life

Filed in Working as freelancers by on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Employee or Freelancer?  Work Towards Your Ideal Life

Unhappy with your career? Perhaps a change is in order… Maybe you’re in an office job now and considering ‘freelance freedom’. Or you’ve been freelancing for a while and are thinking about ‘getting a job’. Whichever path you choose, it’s important you understand and believe in your decision, otherwise day-to-day existence becomes a very hard […]

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Introducing an Enhanced twago safePay Service

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 in twago inside, Using twago by on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
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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My Freelance Journey Pt. 2: Picking a Price Tag for Your First Job

Filed in Working as freelancers by on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
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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IT Outsourcing Boom: Asia leads the way on twago

Filed in twago inside, Working with freelancers by on October 20, 2014 0 Comments
IT Outsourcing Boom: Asia leads the way on twago

  In the freelance world, Asia are clearly the IT crowd A recent twago survey found that most experts in the field of IT and web projects are based in Asia, with most freelancers located in India (37.4%), Pakistan (16.5%) and the Philippines (12.1%). There are currently 225,597 experts from all over the world on twago and 77,151 in the […]

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How to determine your rates as a freelance copywriter

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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Should freelancers charge by the hour or by the project?

Should freelancers charge by the hour or by the project?

Working as a freelance web content writer over the past year has provided me exposure to a variety of fascinating service providers, including educational institutions, car dealerships, fitness centers, law firms, medical offices, and the natural gas industry. I randomly stumbled into the world of freelance writing after creating a profile on one of the […]

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Great Speech about the importance of airtight contracts for freelancers

Filed in Using twago, Working as freelancers by on April 28, 2011 1 Comment
Great Speech about the importance of airtight contracts for freelancers

We wanted to share this very, very helpful video of a speech from Mike Monteiro, co-founder of Mule Design Studio with you. He talks about the importance of airtight contracts between buyers and freelancers, why it’s important to be able to renegotiate and what are essential parts of a freelancer contract. He talked at CreativeMornings […]

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PR for Freelancer

Filed in Working as freelancers by on November 4, 2010 5 Comments
PR for Freelancer

PR is increasingly gaining importance. It is crucial to stand out from the masses and call attention to oneself. Countless books and essays are devoted to the subject matter of good PR and an entire profession has taken it upon itself to present companies in the proper light. But what do you do if hiring […]

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New SEO Starter Guide from Google

Filed in Using twago by on October 8, 2010 2 Comments
New SEO Starter Guide from Google

With 150 million clicks per day, Google is by far the most popular search machine on the web and Google offers vital advertising space that can bring success to any aspiring Entrepreneur. Through the use of Google Adwords, the search engine has generated billions in revenue. However, the placement of adverts on Google Adwords is […]

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Customer acquisition for freelancers

Filed in Working as freelancers by on October 6, 2010 6 Comments
Customer acquisition for freelancers

The way into self-employment always begins with the same question: How do I get my first customer? This question is indeed justified, as your client base makes or breaks every business idea. You have to acquire new customers in order to build a reputation and get follow-up projects. How do I get a hold of the […]

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