Category Archives: networking

Marketing Education!

Based on Jason O’Connor’s article, a couple of Translator Power posts (Network or die and Use online business networking) and the links that follow, I invite you to spend the weekend getting a full-blown education on internet marketing (or maybe … Continue reading

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Translator, Network or Die!

“When the most important part of an industry becomes a commodity, that industry does not usually disappear, but its value migrates to another part of the industry” (O’Reilly) As translation is fatally becoming a commodity, the value in the Translation/Localization … 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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Translators and Interpreters, Marketing is More Essential than Ever!

Here you can expect to find ANYTHING concerning translators, translation, interpreters and interpreting, in particular how best to market your services, as well as language in general Frequent entries on the art and science of translation, new ideas, thoughts and … Continue reading

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