Category Archives: entrepreneur

Being an Entrepreneur Isn’t For Everybody (Oh, Really?!)

Jim Kukral talks about how not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur these days. It’s a lot of hard work and risk, and not everyone is ready for that. Now, don’t let my friend Jim scare you off: … Continue reading

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2 Awesome Marketing and Business Resources for You!

1. Freelance Folder is a multi-authored blog dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and freelancers. This blog is a real goldmine for anyone in the freelancing business, including freelance translators/interpreters. Among the “gems” you’ll find in this post, aptly enough titled “Give … Continue reading

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“Translator Power” is on LifeHack’s “20 Great Resources on Entrepreneurship” List!

Do you know your favorite blog (Translator Power, of course 🙂 has made LifeHack‘s “20 Great Resources on Entrepreneurship” list. Writes “LifeHack”: “This list is a compilation of the best web resources for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.” In … Continue reading

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Top 20 Translation Companies

Commonsense Advisory’s Annual “Ranking of Top 20 Translation Companies“ is out. Regarding the methodology used, the authors Renato Beninatto and Donald A. DePalma write: “The guiding principle for which LSPs (Language Service Providers) we consider for this year’s Top 20 … Continue reading

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Translator Power is 6 Months Old!

Translator Power is 6 months old. As you know, our tagline is: “Empowering Translators: From Freelancer to Entrepreneur – Opportunities, Marketing, Resources” Quite a mouthful, really 😉 This tagline gives us focus. And we always try to make sure we … Continue reading

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From Freelancer to Entrepreneur – How I Did it

I was just like many other freelance translators Got all my jobs through networking and referrals, for many years (did I mention I’ve been “in the trenches” since 1972!) I didn’t “market”, didn’t even know it was really necessary That … Continue reading

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Freelance Translators – How to Easily Beat the “Feast and Famine” Syndrome

(Here is one of my recent articles as it was published) Freelance Translators – How to Easily Beat the “Feast and Famine” Syndrome It is a well know fact that translators in general and more particularly freelance translators are the … Continue reading

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