Tag: freelance workers

twago in the New York Times

Filed by team twago on June 24, 2015
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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twago at the 2015 Freelancer of the Year Awards

Filed by team twago on April 8, 2015
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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5 Reasons a Freelancer is the Best Choice to Write Your Blog

Filed by team twago on February 19, 2015
5 Reasons a Freelancer is the Best Choice to Write Your Blog

Outsource your blog. Effectively and affordably. There are many things you need to do as a business owner and a lot of them depend completely on your expertise. Despite popular belief – writing your blog content yourself is not one of them. Telling the story of your business is an essential component of your marketing […]

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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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Employee or Freelancer? Work Towards Your Ideal Life

Filed by team twago on December 4, 2014
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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Quick Guide to Starting out in Web Development

Filed by team twago on November 27, 2014
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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Better Work-Life Balance Tips for Freelancers

Filed by team twago on November 10, 2014
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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Collaboration Tips Between Designer and Developer

Filed by team twago on November 4, 2014
Collaboration Tips Between Designer and Developer

A web developer talks about his experience working with web designers Often, people think that working as a freelancer, especially as a developer, means to work alone, without contact with other professionals – except for that phone call or email we receive once in while. This is not always the truth… Actually, we do work […]

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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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5 great money habits every freelancer should have

Filed by team twago on September 11, 2014
5 great money habits every freelancer should have

Keep your money where you want it. In your pocket! Being financially secure is crucial to your longterm success when going freelance. Yes we’re talking about money. The green stuff, your daily dollar, the moola. If you don’t have any money coming in, it doesn’t matter how well you treat your clients or how great your […]

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I’m a freelance translator and I like it!

Filed by team twago on June 19, 2014
I’m a freelance translator and I like it!

“Translator, that’s a nice job but why don’t you work for the UNO? – Don’t you get bored working at home all alone? – It must be hard to manage everything on your own…” Here are the remarks I get most of the time when I speak about my job. And there I go trying […]

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Working with Clients: How to Ensure Great Communication

Filed by team twago on March 12, 2014
Working with Clients: How to Ensure Great Communication

With the evolution of the workplace and the transition to online work, keeping in touch with clients is increasingly important. As a freelancer, you likely communicate with several different clients on a weekly or daily basis. It is important to maintain contact to build trust and keep clients in the loop about ongoing projects. Here are […]

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10 Tips to a Better Work/Life Balance

Filed by team twago on August 19, 2013
10 Tips to a Better Work/Life Balance

Time and again countless people from a variety of professions choose to go solo and choose a career as a freelancer. However, finding the right balance between working hours and regular life can seem a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips and strategies for ensuring you have enough time for your projects and plenty of […]

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