News for translators March 2021 from The Translator’s Studio: CIOL DipTrans exam, voice recognition software, literary translation and more.
Business of Freelancing Articles
It can be hard juggling family and freelance translation. A good work-life balance isn’t easy. Here’s how this #translator makes it work.
Pro translators can focus and disconnect better using freemium app Boomerang for Gmail. This article describes three of the best features.
If you want to become a professional translator there are many roads you can take. Read about my slightly unorthodox route to the profession.
Read this article for guidance on calculating translation prices. It’ll help you set rates based on the big picture.
Here are 23 questions to inspire you when you produce your transcreator brief. A good brief will help you make sure you get the results you want.
Marketing translators have many skills that are transferable to the tourism industry. Read this article for ways to appeal to new customers in this growing sector.
Are you a freelance translator who wants to harness the power of LinkedIn? This guest article by Genevieve Shaw about LinkedIn for freelance translators will help you get started or make your profile even stronger.
Is it worth specialising in fashion translation? This article looks at the what, the who and the why of fashion translation.
Feeling lost in a vast jungle of social media? In this article you’ll get 11 ways to negotiate the jungle of social media for translators. The focus is on LinkedIn.
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Get the lowdown on transcreation services for creative industries: what they are, who needs them and where to find them.
Tired of not getting a response when you send your CV to a translation agency? If you’re a freelance translator, it’s essential to sell yourself in the cover email. This article will show you how to get responses.
As a freelance translator you need customers to be able to find you. What are the best ways to increase your market visibility? How many of them do you use?
Need multilingual content to grow your business? A look at the best and worst transcreation examples and tips to help you get it right.
This article will tell you about how a professional translator tracks her time. Find out why doing this is essential to make sure you’re profitable in your work.
What is transcreation? A combination of translation and copywriting. If you need a marketing translation, transcreation is where it’s at.
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The ultimate not-to-do list of translation pricing. Read this article to make sure you avoid these 39 worst pricing mistakes.
Are you a translator? Get a list of reasons to defend urgency surcharges in your freelance translation service.
Business document translators can’t afford to rest on their laurels. The future is here and the key to broadening your income stream is SEO.
If you offer business translation services, what questions do you need to ask before taking a project? Read these 6 ideas before you quote.
Quotes for translation services are part of the translator’s day-to-day. What’s your secret to make sure your quote is the one that gets picked?
Creativity in translation differentiates humans from machines. What does a transcreation service look like for a freelance translator?
Clients buying a professional translation service online may not know how to get the best translation. Here are 5 ways to help them!
A transcreation example that highlights several issues translators face when it comes to charging for transcreation.
Avoid underquoting when you translate PDF files. This article will help you price PDF translations profitably.
Sick of seeing your valuable time sucked up by household chores? Find out how this freelance translator makes chore time into fun time.
This article explores the developments of machine translation, including rule-based MT systems, statistical systems, hybrid MT systems and neural machine translation systems.
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