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13 NOVEMBER, 2019
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13 November, 2019

How much do translators make?

Are you an aspiring translator hoping to hit the jackpot with your translator salary? Or a potential translation student wondering “how much do translators make?”? The myths about the highest paying translation languages can scare potential clients away and lure many linguists in. Read on to find out more about… Read More

17 October, 2019

Newbie translators: five traps to watch out for

Newbie translators are often confused at the outset of their translation journey and don’t have enough knowledge on how to get established. It is usually because their academic background was focalised on linguistic practice and translation training rather than honest business guidance and advice. This is why starting their own… Read More

17 October, 2019

How much does translation cost per word?

The common practice in the translation world is to charge translation buyers for the words found in the source text. This method helps translators and translation companies create an accurate quote for the translation cost per word from the beginning of the project. This helps the client have more control… Read More

14 October, 2019

Can you work from home as a translator?

Doing work from home as a translator seems like the perfect scenario for many linguists. The reason why so many translators lean toward this working mode is because it grants them freedom and a flexible working schedule. On top of that, the idea of being able to work with multiple… Read More

7 October, 2019

What is the average translation speed?

There are several factors to take into account when it comes to calculating the average translation speed. Many translation buyers have the tendency to place the turnaround times for their translation projects along with the price tag and the degree of excellence at the top of their priority list. Our… Read More

13 September, 2019

4 ways to reduce translation costs

Professional translation services may not be something that you originally accounted for in your budget. As a business owner, you are probably aware that the most successful companies communicate in more than one language. Translating your content is therefore the path to boosting your company’s growth and enlarging your global… Read More

11 September, 2019

Can you be a translator without owning a translation degree?

Many professionals in the translation field have invested thousands of hours of work and training and thousands of dollars in software and marketing material to establish a well-grounded career in translation or interpretation. It is a full-time job and a highly competitive field. Of course, a translation degree would be… Read More

11 September, 2019

What are the most ancient languages in the world?

It’s not every day that a document written in one of the most ancient languages in the world is uncovered. This is what the famous Egyptian Museum of Cairo did in 2013 after a remarkable find in a cave at the port of Wadi al-Jarf near the Red Sea. Read More

10 September, 2019

How to create the perfect translator CV

Freelance translators are effectively business owners and getting new clients is one of their core objectives. If your business is virtual, you are probably aware that your CV is the first contact your potential clients have with your personal brand. It is therefore the gateway to a world of clients… Read More

10 September, 2019

Transcreation: your way to cross-cultural marketing

Transcreation is increasingly becoming an integral part of marketing campaigns. It is part and parcel of the process of transcending language and culture barriers when it comes to marketing and advertising geared messages (such as a slogan). Advertisers who aim to communicate the purpose of a brand in a foreign… Read More