Monthly Archive:: August 2011

Guest post on Intralingo

I’m excited to announce that my guest post on Lisa Carter’s blog Intralingo is up! It’s about self-publishing options for translators, and draws on my experience publishing two editions of my book How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator through Lulu, a print-on-demand service. I’m flattered that Lisa asked me to write this post, and

Out and about on the web

I know that Thoughts on Translation has been a little quiet lately, but I’ve been trying to implement some of my own advice (isn’t that always the hardest thing to do!) and write for other people’s sites as well. The ever-dynamic Jost Zetzsche invited me to write a guest article for his online newsletter The

Obtaining your Certified Translator seal

At the beginning of August, Portuguese translator/interpreter Cris Silva wrote about her newly-obtained ATA-certified translator seal. This is an exciting development for all of us CTs (as ATA-certified translators can now call themselves!): a great addition to a certified translator’s marketing materials and official document translations. Call me technologically disabled, but I had a hard