Tag: freelance professionals

The Happiest Job in China is… Freelancer!

Filed in In the News by on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
The Happiest Job in China is… Freelancer!

According to a recent survey conducted by the Chinese Happiness Index, the happiest occupation in China is that of a Freelancer. (No surprise, we’ve been saying it for years!) Of the Chinese citizens interviewed, 9 out of 10 showed a desire to decrease their workload and spend more time at home with their loved ones. 7 […]

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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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10 Ways to Update Your Profile to Perfection on twago

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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twago in the New York Times

Filed in In the News by on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
twago in the New York Times

In a recent New York Times article highlighting the growing community of web entrepreneurs in Cuba, twago was mentioned as one of the platforms that local programmers, web designers and translators are using to sell their skills to clients in the United States, despite the lack of reliable and affordable internet in the country. Read the […]

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Why Having a Memorable Business Card (Still) Matters

Filed in twago Products by on May 19, 2015 1 Comment
Why Having a Memorable Business Card (Still) Matters

Fewer people seem to use them these days, which is surprising given their simplicity, but the humble business card is still one of the most accessible and memorable ways for you to build your brand and expand your network. Good business card design matters – it communicates your brand, and the visual experience people have […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Successful Freelancer

Filed in Working as freelancers by on April 29, 2015 3 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Being a Successful Freelancer

How to be a Successful Working Online Freelancer Yes, this is another ‘How To’ article. However, if you want to be a successful working freelancer, this is the only article you need. Too many freelancers become frustrated about why things aren’t working, when actually they don’t even have the basic principles in place. This is your career! […]

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twago at the 2015 Freelancer of the Year Awards

twago at the 2015 Freelancer of the Year Awards

  This past weekend, twago attended the third annual Freelancer of the Year Awards (FOTY) held at the historic Fokker Terminal in The Hague, Netherlands. In this year’s record-setting event, 100 finalists were selected from almost 10,000 participants to compete in 10 unique freelance categories. “We were very impressed with the quality of the 100 finalists,” commented FOTY co-organiser […]

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Big Dive Fourth Edition – June, 2015 – Turin (Italy)

Filed in Working as freelancers by on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Big Dive Fourth Edition – June, 2015 – Turin (Italy)

The training program to boost the technical skills you need to dive into the BIG DATA universe, to extract value… and to create impact. After 3 editions, BIG DIVE has reached its maturity. The course started as an experiment in the landscape of BIG DATA training opportunities and in the last few years has gained acknowledgement by the sector […]

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How to Get Started as a Freelancer on twago.com

Filed in Tips for contractors, Using twago by on February 16, 2015 1 Comment
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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Quick Guide to Starting out in Web Development

Filed in twago inside by on November 27, 2014 0 Comments
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 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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Better Work-Life Balance Tips for Freelancers

Filed in Working as freelancers by on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
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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