Topics: AllKnowledge

    Nov 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    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 [..]
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    Oct 17, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    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 mor[..]

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    Oct 17, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    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[..]

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    Oct 14, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Translation: Can you work from home as a translator?

    Doing translation work from home 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 clients at the same ti[..]
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    Oct 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    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[..]

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    Sep 20, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    "It depends on the context"

    If there was an award for the most repeated phrase in the world of translation, it would definitely go to the sentence "it depends on the context". No translator is free from the guilt of uttering these cliché words to their fellow conversationalists who turn to them for linguistic guidance. Be w[..]

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    Sep 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    4 Ways to reduce translation costs

    Professional translation services may not be something that you originally accounted for in your budget, so you might be interested in ways to reduce transation costs. As a business owner, you are probably aware that the most successful companies communicate in more than one language. Translating[..]

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    Sep 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    What is the most ancient language in the world?

    It's not every day that a document written in the most ancient language 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 t[..]
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    Sep 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    How to become a translator without a 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. How to be[..]

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    Sep 10, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    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[..]
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