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Half-Year Freelancer Report – EU Edition

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Half-Year Freelancer Report – EU Edition

Germany has the highest number of freelancers all over Europe German cities scored highest in Europe city ranking Germany, Spain and Italy has the most freelancers Strong increase in London, UK – Leipzig, Milan and Barcelona drop in rankings Berlin, 10. August 2016 – twago, the leading online marketplace for freelancers in Europe has published […]

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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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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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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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Freelancers, Skill Up: For Yourself and Your Clients!

Filed in Working as freelancers by on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
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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IT Outsourcing Boom: Asia leads the way on twago

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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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How to start a freelance business in the UK

Filed in Tips for contractors, Working as freelancers by on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
How to start a freelance business in the UK

Everything you need to start your freelancing career… Starting a freelance business can be daunting for those that have ticked happily along on PAYE jobs for their whole careers. Suddenly, you don’t just have your job to do, you also have a load of behind the scenes work, like finding insurance, sorting out your tax […]

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Freelance market has a bright future

Filed in Working as freelancers by on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Freelance market has a bright future

Today, twago presents you Clément Guillemain, who became self-entrepreneur at the age of 21 with the creation of French Pixel in 2012. He has been leader of his independent web agency, specialized in the creation of Internet websites, for 2 years. How did you start? I started as a Freelancer right after my professional degree, […]

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4 habits to grow your freelance business

Filed in Working as freelancers by on October 11, 2013 0 Comments
4 habits to grow your freelance business

In this day and age, it can seem as though everything is moving so quickly that it’s hard to focus on one specific task. Life demands so much of us – from personal relationships and hobbies to everyday tasks like grocery shopping and doing the dishes. This is especially the case for those who run […]

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7 tips on how to survive summer as a freelancer

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7 tips on how to survive summer as a freelancer

Being a freelancer in the summertime must be bliss. I mean, just imagine it… working from home, finishing early to go to the beach, sipping a nice refreshing cocktail on a sun lounger instead of having a coffee at your desk. Think again. The reality is not as idyllic as we would like to believe. […]

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Why freelancers are excellent business partners

Why freelancers are excellent business partners

As a small business it can be difficult to get all the work done that you need to. Projects can start to pile up or you might by themselves – and they shouldn’t. It is much more important for entrepreneurs and founders to concentrate on core competencies and let experts take care of everything else. Typically, […]

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