Category Archives: freelance translators

A Freelance Translator’s Recession Survival Kit

Image via Wikipedia Here is a guest post from our good friend Ofer Tirosh over at Tomedes *** A freelance translator’s recession survival kit The economy is down big time, and it seems that survival would be bleak for quite … Continue reading

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How to Write a Press Release to Market Your Translation Services – Part I

How to Write a Press Release to Market Your Translation Service – Part I NYC, originally uploaded by cat•girl. This is a 3-part-tutorial. Parts II and III will be published in 2 and 4 days respectively. A. How to write … Continue reading

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The Lonesome Expert’s Ballad!

Help! I feel lonely and I need some company! I am the First and Only Expert on the Marketing of Translation Services! I’ve been a professional translator for 35 years (since 1972!) so you can believe me when I tell … Continue reading

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Translator Resource of The Week: Two Great Ladies

After last week’s ‘Giant’ (Portuguese Translator Joao Roque Dias), we have two ‘Lionesses’. Both highly experienced freelance translators, with the same language combination i.e. English/French/Dutch. I must say I love these two sites. Chantal Wilford’s Linguabase and Michelle de Raaij’s … Continue reading

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Resource of the Week – Joao Roque Dias, a True Giant of a Translator!

I am going to tell you about a translator, a great man. Joao Roque Dias is both a Mechanical Engineer and a Technical Translator, with over 19 years of experience in the translation of technical and engineering materials. His Source … 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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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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