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SWP Member Gonzalo – Specialist in online marketing

Gonzalo Gomez Rufino is member of SmartWorkPlaza with great experience at increasing clients for any kind of business with his company SHOUT!, founded in 2009, which develops and implements creative marketing strategies for web and mobile marketing. We have been Google Partner since 2010 and in 2014 we developed the first Spanish language Whatsapp bulk messenger service called SHOUT! [...]

Frameworks are needed for  telecommuting

Distance working has become the new normal. Whereas companies previously limited telecommuting to one day a week or few days a month, many companies today have given a constant recommendation for teleworking. The trend is here to stay, now is the time to find the right framework for telecommuting. The idea of ​​telecommuting sounds absolutely brilliant at first, until everyday [...]

Reach new customers across language barriers  

Costa del Sol is home to thousands of foreigners from more than a hundred different countries. In recent years, the number of tourists in the region of Andalusia has grown to more than 10 million annually. It means a huge number of potential customers to reach with a properly targeted message and, above all, in the right language. Don't let [...]

More sustainable future with Apple products

mResell is a company that has managed to combine green values with fast growing online business. The idea is simple and so great – extend the lifecycle of Apple products buying and selling devices online. Many times the best businesses are based on simple ideas. When you notice that there is demand to reuse and resell Apple products, why not [...]

10 reasons to register your trademark

Running a company is combination of work from many professional sectors. As entrepreneur you work daily with accounting, selling, marketing, customer service, maintenance... But one sector that is too often forgotten is security of the company and now we are not talking about alarm system for office nor GDPR. How many entrepreneurs realize that their brand can some day become [...]

The Challenge of the Entrepreneur: Where to Find Relevant Information!

While completing my internship as a business administration student at SmartWorkPlaza I am writing my thesis about setting up businesses in Spain. As I was gathering information about the subject I experienced first-hand how difficult it could be to find relevant and up to date information. Clear instructions on what it takes to set up a business in Spain, what [...]


We are SmartWorkPlaza’s two and only interns from Finland, Essi and Charlotta. Essi is studying business administration in Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and Charlotta is studying tourism and event management in Haaga-Helia Porvoo campus. Because of the cooperation between EU countries and with the help of the Erasmus+ programme it’s easy to do your internship in Spain as a [...]

Continuous Learning Is a Lifelong, Interactive Process

Blog by Jatta Kupias Continuous learning does not mean getting more university grades, but finding something new from the life around you. My parents who were born far before the Second World War could not go to school for many years, the had to go working. However, they learnt a lot of things and became masters in their work. For [...]

Happy in Spain

Blog by Jatta Kupias, August 23rd, 2019   After 18 months in Spain I am still a stranger but not as confused as I used to be THERE ARE thousands of foreigners at Costa del Sol but, above all, the Fuengirola region is home for tens of thousands of Spanish. I think that is good to bear in mind when [...]

Giving Feedback Is a Skill that Can Be Practiced

A blog by Jatta Kupias It is very important to give and get feedback. It is also very nice to give and get it in case the assessment is positive. That is how we felt at SmartWorkPlaza when we went through the evaluations of our performance during the last months by our members. The words used in the answers of [...]