- Blog ContributorsFriday, 17 January 2014What is the Blog?
It’s a resource that has as an objective being a tool for our users and readers.
Tuugo understands how important is to share the experiences, knowledge and information. That why and for this resource is created.
To develop this tool’s maximum potential, we invite you to share your experience and knowledge. That implies that you can share your own article! And that doesn’t require that you have a degree in journalism to do it.
What should you do to publish your article?Read thoroughly the following steps about the publication process.
Style and Format.
- We love articles that include practical and real steps.
- We appreciate articles written in a positive tone.
- We love articles that can be read today, or within a year, and can remain in force
- We appreciate those articles that aren’t regional, or for a determined country.
- We do prefer articles that aren’t very long, no longer than 1000 words at least.- Photographies and graphics are also welcome.
Tuugo’s Team Advices
- Content should be original since Google penalizes duplicated content as well as that content that infringes property rights. If you use already existing texts, you must own the content’s rights or quote the source of it.
- Is not a problem if you mention a brand or product, but we want to avoid self-promotion on the blog, bearing in mind that Tuugo is an excellent business directory and has the right tools that your company needs to be promoted from there.- In order to increase the visibility, is possible that our team makes (minimum) modifications to your article. These alterations will be duly notified to you via e-mail.- Read the chart with the suggested themes..Publication process
1 - You have to subscribe to the Blog
2 - Send us your article, and also a little description of what you do or study. If you have a blog or articles on the web, you can also send us the links.
3 - The article will go through a brief review..4 - When approved, it will be translated to 5 languages (Spainsh, German, French, Italian and Portuguese)5 - When it gets published, we will send you an e-mail with the link.of it.6 - We will announce the new article to everyone using emails and social networks. We encourage you to do the same.7 - You should send your article to firstname.lastname@example.orgSuggested thematics
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- Starting an Online Business?Friday, 10 January 2014
Internet has revolutionized the way we live our lives and enabled an environment in which anyone can go up against the big companies. But how easy can it be to start an online business?
Let´s consider some more about this issue.
First, we must identify the most common motivations that contribute to starting this kind of business.
Take own decisions
Not depend on a boss
Work from home
It is possible to bring all these motivations together and start a business that can result in a lot of profit. According to GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Μonitor), there is a global (it varies according to the region) 72.5% of success in this kind of entrepreneurship. But there is a situation.
There is a wrong idea of what it means to be an entrepreneur. Among myths and misunderstandings, it is: “I want to start an online business because I have been told that it is very easy and it takes no effort at all” or “I´ve heard that I have to invest very little money and do nothing or hardly anything”.
Taking those ideas as ¨correct¨ is the main reason why most entrepreneurs give up less than one year after they have started their own business.
The important thing to know is: in order to start an online business that can make one, two, three or ten thousand dollars a month, having a good motivation is not enough. An entrepreneur must have discipline, must be willing to make a big effort, spend some free-time hours in the business, learn continuously, innovate, be creative, search for alternatives even with few resources and, for most cases, must be willing to invest.
Did you know? The word business: in old English bisignes (Northumbrian) "care, anxiety, occupation," from bisig "careful, anxious, busy, occupied, diligent" . Middle English sense of "state of being much occupied or engaged" (mid-14c.) is obsolete, replaced by busyness.In 1849, was the first attested in Thoreau, from busy (adj.) + -ness. A modern formation made necessary after business evolved away from busy.
Is it worth it all the effort? It is up to you. But be sure of one thing, for all kinds of business: Tuugo will be there to announce it!
- New Year: origin and datesTuesday, 31 December 2013
New Year is a special event that we always celebrate. But what is its history? Is it only celebrated in January?
Celebrating the end of an era and wishing welfare for the new one are part of a tradition that is present in almost every culture.
On records, the first New Year celebration happened in a civilization in Babylon around the year 2000 b.C. They celebrated the end of winter and the beginning of spring, that meant for them a season full of challenges because in this season they planted their crops for the rest of the year. It was celebrated in the first days of March, as they followed a seasonal calendar.
Why January 1st?
January 1st started in the year 47 b.C. when the Roman Senate declared that the new year would start on that day. This was made in order to correct the calendar, that was not matching the sun calendar anymore (Julian calendar)
Also, it had a change in meaning because before the era of the Roman Empire, civilizations based their dates on agriculture and seasons. However, in the Roman Empire, January 1st meant the day the elected consuls would take on their positions, that was when this date started having a civil meaning.
Along with different cultures and beliefs there are also different calendars and different dates to celebrate New Year.
Enkutatash is the new year celebration of the Ethiopian calendar, on September 11th.
We Tripantu is the new Mapuche year celebration and it takes place on June 24th.
Willka Kuti is the new year celebration for the Aymara culture. It takes place on June 21st, with the solstice season, with the arrival of winter. Also called Aymara New Year.
Yancuīc Xihuitl is celebrated on March 11th by mexica.
Rosh Hashanah is the New Year celebration for the jewish, it usually takes place on September.
The muslim New Year is celebrated on the 1st day of muharram, which corresponding date in the gregorian calendar changes every year as the muslim calendar is lunar.
Losar, Tibet New Year celebration, happens around January and beginning of February.
In Thailand, Camboya, Birmania and Bengala, the new year is celebrated April 14th.
Tết, Vietnam New Year celebration is celebrated in the same day as the Chinese New Year.
Hindu New Year is celebrated two days before Diwali festival, mid-November.
Ugadi, Telugu New Year celebration happens around March and April.
Nouruz, iranian New Year celebration, takes place in the equinox of spring (around March 21st)
Naw-Rúz, Fe bahá'í happens in the equinox of spring ( March 21st
Among the Amor Rosacruces, New Year is celebrated someday between March 21st and March 23th, the closest possible to SPRING equinox.
Vendimario first, New Year celebration according to the French Republican Calendar, is September 22nd.
Samhain, New Year celebration for the Neopagans Celtics, is around November 1st..
As some members of the Orthodox Church follow the Julian Calendar, they celebrate New Year on January 14th.
It is very interesting that regardless of culture, generations and time, there has always been and will be the desire to successfully face the forth coming new challenges.
Tuugo joins this celebration wishing you a happy and prosper New Year!
Interesting facts: In Scotland, it is good luck if the first person (on the first day of the year) who enters your home is a handsome and dark tall man.
- Welcome to the new Tuugo!Tuesday, 03 September 2013
This is the first post to welcome you to the new design of Tuugo.
As you can see, we have improved registration process, so you can register your business in less steps. Also, we have improved the map features, the Featured Ads plans, the Translation Tool, proposal requests, and, most visible of all, our Homepage!!
Now you can see Thematic pages, evaluations in which you can rate companies or products, even photos are bigger and nicer.
We hope you can enjoy our new design, and we will keep improving our site to offer you the best.