There are a lot of disparities within the translation and interpreting industry, and one of those is the difference between language pairs/specializations that are fairly rare versus those that are fairly saturated. In this post I’ll both offer and request advice, since I often have students in my online translation course who work in saturated
Monthly Archive:: May 2012
Judy and Dagmar Jenner posted a very flattering review of the second edition of my book How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator on their blog. In the spirit of disclosure, Judy and I are good friends, but we were fans of each other’s work before we became friends, so I trust her to be
Non-paying clients are never fun to deal with, but it can be especially hard to deal with a non-paying client who “plays dead”: simply never responds to your phone calls, e-mails or letters. As a freelancer, what’s the best course of action when faced with a client who owes you money and practices nonviolent noncooperation?
The May session of my online course Getting Started as a Freelance Translator starts tomorrow, Wednesday May 9. The past two sessions have sold out but I still have some spots left in this session! “Getting Started” is a four-week online course for beginning translators who want to launch a freelance business and for non-beginners