Category Archives: freelance

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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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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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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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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