Guest posts Archive

Guest post: Client-side conferences as a marketing tool

This is a guest post by Michèle Hansen, a French to English translator specializing in medical, global health, and international development translations. Michèle took my direct client marketing course a while back, and has since capitalized on her love of continuing education (and travel!) to build her direct client business by attending client-side conferences and

How to become an agency’s favo(u)rite translator

This is a guest post by Tom Robinson, digital marketing and communications executive at translate plus, a Global Top 50 language services provider by revenue, offering a full range of services, including translation, website localisation, multilingual SEO, interpreting, desktop publishing, transcription and voiceover, in over 200 languages. All this is complemented by cutting-edge language technology,

Surviving and thriving as a freelancer and mom

This is a guest post by Jennifer Nielsen. Jennifer is a freelance Spanish>English translator, interpreter and project manager specializing in law, business, cogeneration power plants and official translations. She recently returned to her home state of Colorado after spending the last seven years in Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, during which time she obtained her

Creating and managing a translation team

This is a guest post by Michelle Bradley. Michelle began her career in translation 26 years ago after earning her M.A. from NYU in Madrid, Spain. Some of her first assignments as a newly-minted project manager included searching the Yellow Pages for Arabic translators, and fixing dial-up modem settings to meet late-night deadlines. It’s no