Tag: manage your business

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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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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How to Build a Powerful Online Presence Using SEO

Filed by team twago on March 23, 2015
How to Build a Powerful Online Presence Using SEO

Get a professional assessment of your online presence. Building your website is only half the job. Optimizing your website for search engines and marketing it through social media is just as important. Having a website you don’t market is like having billboards made then storing them in the garage. Or printing business cards and not […]

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Introducing twago Products!

Filed by team twago on March 17, 2015
Introducing twago Products!

The next generation of twago has arrived… Welcome to twago Products twago Products are pre-defined products that you can buy on twago for a fixed price, such as: Logo Design, Blog Writing, Webshop/Website Setup, etc. You are able to purchase twago Products at competitive daily fixed prices, easily and without the need to write project specifications and […]

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The Benefits of a Business Website Using WordPress (and twago)

Filed by team twago on February 26, 2015
The Benefits of a Business Website Using WordPress (and twago)

5 reasons why you should use a freelance web expert for your business. WordPress is definitely a great web platform for sites of every need and purpose – from basic blogs to online businesses (we use it here at twago). Yes – you can even build one yourself! But is a DIY site the best decision […]

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First Impressions Last: The Importance of a Memorable Brand Logo

Filed by team twago on February 25, 2015
First Impressions Last: The Importance of a Memorable Brand Logo

The strategy behind creating a memorable logo design. Most people ignore it, but designing and creating a great logo is a complex process. To guarantee the best results, you must know a few tips on how to catch your audience’s eye. The importance of a logo cannot be underestimated – it gives the very first […]

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How to Write Your First Company Blog Post

Filed by team twago on February 23, 2015
How to Write Your First Company Blog Post

A guide to being the new kid on the blog. You might think writing your company’s first blog post would be a piece of cake compared with everything else you’ve had to do on your route to becoming an entrepreneur. Surely jotting down a few hundred witty, informative words a couple of times a week […]

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How to Be More Productive as a Freelance Designer

Filed by team twago on February 4, 2015
How to Be More Productive as a Freelance Designer

Awesome productivity tips to keep procrastination away. One of the benefits of being a freelancer can also be a problem – productivity wise.  Nobody tells you when to get up in the morning or how many hours to work that day. An obstacle that freelance web designers face is to complete the highest number of client requests in the shortest […]

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Content Appeal: Creating Resources to Attract New Business

Filed by team twago on November 24, 2014
Content Appeal: Creating Resources to Attract New Business

The ABCs of Content Marketing. Business owners have long known that marketing through traditional means is on the decline. Consumers no longer keenly watch the latest television adverts, instead they tend to record the programmes they don’t want to miss and fast forward through the commercial breaks. Print now also gets much less attention and […]

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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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Brand Storytelling: Shout It from the Rooftops!

Filed by team twago on November 6, 2014
Brand Storytelling: Shout It from the Rooftops!

Create a brand that relates – using the power of story. Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Good storytellers know how to capture fine details and weave them together in a way that draws the reader in. A strong plot, characters we care about and events we can relate to are the […]

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Why Your Website Needs a UX Designer

Filed by team twago on October 29, 2014
Why Your Website Needs a UX Designer

  User Experience, Explained. Are you not getting enough conversions to your website? Or, are you not getting enough visitors to your website at all? Is your bounce-rate sky high? Are your customers not returning to your site, or recommending it to their peers? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes” then […]

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IT Outsourcing Boom: Asia leads the way on twago

Filed by team twago on October 20, 2014
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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