Tag: intercultural collaboration

#twagoquotes Movies that Inspire

Filed by Laura Breci on October 24, 2016
#twagoquotes Movies that Inspire

Either you like them or not, movies have been influencing our culture and shaping trends, since the beginning of the XX century. Films are full of feelings, emotions, and ideas, some of them are even life changing. For those who decided to go alone and make their own business, we bring you 7 motivational quotes […]

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10 Insider Tips for a Successful Project Collaboration

Filed by team twago on March 23, 2016
10 Insider Tips for a Successful Project Collaboration

Let the people who work at twago guide your project in the right direction … It takes two to tango! For a successful project clients and freelancers have to work closely together to achieve their goal. So instead of you having to endlessly search the internet for the best answers, we have gathered 10 valuable pieces […]

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10 Advantages of Hiring Freelancers over Full Time Employees

Filed by team twago on November 12, 2015
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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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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Why a Native is the Best Choice for your English Translations

Filed by team twago on March 27, 2015
Why a Native is the Best Choice for your English Translations

Native translators make a world of difference. When a business is expanding into English speaking markets, an accurate translation from a native speaker is essential to make the right first impression. Presenting yourself online to potential new customers requires great attention to detail. Every aspect of how you offer your products and services makes up the […]

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Project saved: twago freelancer takes over problem project

Filed by team twago on July 21, 2014
Project saved: twago freelancer takes over problem project

Recently, the project ‘PHP-Programming – fatfree + bootstrap + MySQL’ was posted on twago, with the description; “I wrote out my project description on [another site] and a programmer from the USA offered their services. Originally they said, “everything will be completed in 2 weeks”.. 7 months later, and it was still not finished.” Project […]

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‘Hire Me’ – Our new feature for service providers

Filed by team twago on July 20, 2012
‘Hire Me’ – Our new feature for service providers

Our product team proudly presents a new feature on the twago platform. It’s the ‘Hire Me’ button! What exactly is it? The ‘Hire Me’ button helps you obtain clients and receive projects directly. By clicking the button the client can send a detailed request straight to you. Only you and the client will have access […]

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Visit at the twago HQ – From Bangalore to Berlin

Filed by team twago on July 10, 2012
Visit at the twago HQ – From Bangalore to Berlin

  Our service provider Amitava Guha from Bangalore, India, payed us a visit in our new office in Berlin. He owns an agency called Magicframe Consulting in India. Their main field is Design and Webprogramming. He is visiting his friends in Berlin and works at his free time in our office where he got a […]

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Interview – British Humour and German Narrow-Mindedness

Filed by team twago on September 21, 2011
Interview – British Humour and German Narrow-Mindedness

Lately we published an article on what to keep in mind when working with German and British business partners. Today we end with two experience reports – David covers the British view and Susanne covers the German view on the small differences and difficulties which appear when working with Germans and Britons.     5 […]

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Twago hosts the world – Great Britain

Filed by team twago on September 12, 2011
Twago hosts the world – Great Britain

Great Britain has many faces. As in many other countries, the capital (London) operates under somewhat more relaxed rules than smaller cities. London is one of the most multicultural cities in Europe and probably the world. Over 300 languages are spoken in this city. As the country that sparked the Industrial Revolution, Great Britain itself […]

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Crowdconvention Berlin – The future of Crowdsourcing

Filed by team twago on June 16, 2011
Crowdconvention Berlin – The future of Crowdsourcing

Yesterday, the international crowdsourcing community met up for the first European crowdsourcing conference: crowdconvention. Clickworker.com together with CrowdFlower, Crowdsortium and Microtask organized the event, where all participants could view interesting talks and panel discussions about the latest developments in crowdsourcing. For example, Bart Becks’ project, which was introduced during a panel discussion about crowdfunding, could […]

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Escrow – processing transactions securely

Filed by team twago on May 4, 2011
Escrow – processing transactions securely

When it comes to transactions on online work, you often get the proverbial pig in a poke. Although nowadays there are many possibilities to assure yourself of the reliability of your business partner, there is always a residual risk. In particular, with projects that have been outsourced to other cities or even other countries and […]

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Vietnam – with twago around the world

Filed by team twago on April 12, 2011
Vietnam – with twago around the world

In Europe, Vietnam is not primarily known for its strong economy and well-trained workers. The Vietnam War still dominates the image of this South-east Asian country. But the war has been over for 30 years and Vietnam is now one of the most prospering countries in the world. The capital Hanoi in the north and […]

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