Freelancing

By Jennifer Lee
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Feb 6th, 2017
When starting out as a freelance translator, one of the trickiest aspects of your new career is figuring out is what you should actually be charging. U...
By Alena Scuk Bego
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Jan 30th, 2017
The Top 10 Translation Events in February and March 2017   Your success in the field of translation will largely depend on your will and desire to...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Dec 25th, 2016
Are You Ready To Set Up Your Own Translation Business?   At some point, you may feel that you are ready to make the move from freelance translator...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Dec 23rd, 2016
A free lesson in freelancing to avoid the most common mistakes Working in any industry in a freelance capacity is tough, daunting and can be very testi...
By Ivonne Muehlbach
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Oct 10th, 2016
You are taking part in a conference in NYC or want to improve your Italian while visiting Rome and need a place to crash for free? In my last post I li...
By Ivonne Muehlbach
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Sep 26th, 2016
Free accommodation for nomad translators   Whether you are a digital nomad, travelling the world as a freelance translator or just want to live ab...
By Jennifer Lee
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Sep 19th, 2016
So, you’re still a student but you want to be a translator? If you are currently studying languages, completing a degree or alternative translati...
By Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe
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Aug 1st, 2016
What a client! Funny stories about translation clients My name is Gabriela Garcia Calderon and I’m a freelance translator. Today I want to share ...
By Jennifer Lee
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Jul 25th, 2016
Post by Jennifer Lee If you’ve never worked in the translation industry independently before, it can be quite a daunting world to step into. How ...
By Nilla Meri
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Jul 18th, 2016
How I started to translate childrens’ book as a freelance translator Post by Nilla Meri   I’m a Finnish to Turkish freelance translato...
By Ivonne Muehlbach
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Jul 4th, 2016
Post by Ivonne M.   Not everybody is made for a life on the road. Before you sell everything and pack your bags, consider doing a few “dry runs”. ...
By Ivonne Muehlbach
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Jun 29th, 2016
Become a digital nomad working as a freelance translator Post by Ivonne M.   As a freelance translator you are one of the few lucky ones who have ...
By Translator Thoughts
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Apr 11th, 2016
How to Hire a Business Translation Professional Online? This is a guest post by Robert Morgan (bubloos.com)   It is fair to say that connecting wi...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Nov 9th, 2015
How to create an attractive LinkedIn profile for translators   What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networks in existence...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Oct 26th, 2015
The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Translators   Today I want to talk about the most widely used form of online networking: social networks, o...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Sep 21st, 2015
Here are a few things to avoid when marketing your translation service   Every business needs to do at least a little marketing, and some need it ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Aug 31st, 2015
Define your target clients   The biggest mistake companies make is to try and sell to everyone. The biggest mistake freelancers can make is to do ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Aug 3rd, 2015
Translation agency or Freelance Translator – What’s the best choice for your company translation needs?   It can be a difficult task to choose bet...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jul 13th, 2015
The 10 Timesaving Tools Every Translator Should Use   In the life of a busy translator, time is more valuable than money. Every task that requires...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jan 26th, 2015
Supplementing Translation Income Through Unrelated Activities   Increasing Your Income There are many jobs available for people in the translation...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Sep 22nd, 2014
Pros and Cons of Freelancing Freelancing seems like an excellent way to make a living, but many people are unsure of its stability. Are you among the m...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jul 10th, 2014
How to Increase Productivity at Home   Working at home can be very convenient as opposed to work in an office, but it can also lead to other probl...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Oct 12th, 2013
How To Get Started As A Freelance Translator To get started as a freelance translator you don’t need magic tricks, you only need the right inform...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jun 24th, 2013
Freelance Lifestyle – How To Be More Productive By Being Happier Freelance lifestyle can be challenging. You spend an awful lot of time at the co...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Mar 25th, 2013
Different Kinds Of Clients of A Freelance Translator   If you are Freelance Translator, you can work for direct clients or translation agencies. A...