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Book – How to manage your translation projects
www.translation-project-management.com

Translation project management is a topic of interest for both project managers and freelance translators alike. What information is used to prepare an accurate quote? Why is scheduling so essential in some situations? How do you guarantee that a project will be profitable? How do you recruit the right resources? What is expected from each […]

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Opinion: Why freelancers shouldn’t be charging their clients per hour
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One of the most heated debates within the realm of freelancing is whether you should charge hourly or per project (flat fee). While both sides of the coin have legitimate arguments, charging hourly can potentially hinder your ability to advance your entrepreneurial career. Below, I will point out some of the main arguments frequently presented […]

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Opinion: Why freelancers should charge hourly
blog.payoneer.com

“How should I charge my clients?” This is the age-old freelancers debate, and the answers vary – sometimes from client to client. There are many factors to this question, and it can depend on your previous experiences, your skills, how efficiently you get work done, and even how much your salary goal is, or if […]

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Mon expérience Babelcube
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The whole blog is about this subject! Mon expérience avec Babelcube, une plateforme qui réunit auteurs et traducteurs. Pour ma part, je suis traductrice, mais j’essayerai de parler également de l’expérience des auteurs.   http://monexperiencebabelcube.blogspot.be

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Post-editing: Blessing or curse for translators?
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One is unlikely to make many friends among translators talking about machine translation (MT) – unless the conversation is restricted to deriding its stupid mistakes and emphasizing its uselessness. A related topic that is possibly even less popular than MT among translators is post-editing (PE), also because it’s less easy to come up with funny […]

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… and the winner is?
multifarious.filkin.com

Every now and then I see an application and I think… this one is going to be a game changer for Studio users. There have been a few, but the top two for me have been the “SDLXLIFF to Legacy Converter” which really helped users working with mixed workflows between the old Trados tools and… […]

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2017 Translation and localization trends
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Acceleration of mergers and acquisitions. Neural Machine translation and deep learning. Focus on Marketing and Big Data. Industry 4.0. These areas gathered interest in 2016 and are here to stay.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           http://www.xplanation.com

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First day at MadWorld 2014
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and also: https://kaiweber.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/second-day-at-madworld2014/ The applicable advice about MadCap products from speakers and staff, the profound discussions about tech comm in general, and attendees’ enthusiasm to share and learn…

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Translation Project Management: Like A Martial Art?
www.mtmlinguasoft.com

At its very deepest, the martial art of Iaido emphasizes the connection of the mind, body, and spirit working together to respond quickly and effortlessly to a sudden attack. The term Iaido consists of the Japanese kanji characters 居合 (Iai) and 道 (do). In English, the term is often translated as “the way of mental […]

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10 Amazing Facts about Translation and Languages
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How many languages can one person speak? Which is the most complex and the most expensive language in translation? Find out 10 amazing facts here                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ‘https://russiantranslator.pro

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Trello for translators: how it helps me get more organized and productive
wordsboutique.com

Trello is a free tool that helps you see what needs to be done and organize collaboration on projects. Learn how it can be useful for translators.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Source: http://wordsboutique.com

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The Tool Box Journal
www.internationalwriters.com

A computer journal for translation professionals                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.internationalwriters.com ©2017 International Writers’ Group, LLC

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Qu’est-ce qu’un chef de projet 3.0 ?
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« Être organisé, rigoureux et savoir respecter des délais stricts », telles sont les qualités de base demandées à un chef de projet. Il faut savoir mener à bien plusieurs projets de front tout en garantissant au client le respect de ses délais et de la qualité des traductions rendues.   Bienvenue sur le blog […]

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InDesign or FrameMaker: Which to Use?
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A common question desktop publishers frequently hear is, “which software is better: InDesign or FrameMaker?” The answer depends on what type of project you have to do. If you can answer that, you will know which is the best option.                                                                                                                       http://resources.globalizationpartners.com/blog/indesign-or-framemaker-which-to-use

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What is terminology?
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When you hear the word “terminologist”, how many images usually come to your mind? One image can be that of the person who spends every moment searching in dictionaries and internet to find new words, new meanings, and their etymologies. Another image can be that of an academic or translator who always spends time with […]

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Localización de marcas. Manual de buenas prácticas para trabajar con agencias de traducción
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This post is also available in English. Cada año cientos de marcas se embarcan en la aventura de conquistar nuevos mercados. Algunas preparan minuciosamente su expansión global. Sin embargo, no es del todo extraño ver cómo algunas empresas de reconocido prestigio retiran repentinamente sus operaciones internacionales. La razón es bien sencilla: no consiguen hacer llegar […]

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How Freelance Translators should use LinkedIn to generate business
www.translationjournal.net

Freelance translators in the U.S. are about to gain another tool for growing their businesses. LinkedIn and social media marketing in general have already proved to be extremely valuable marketing tools, and now LinkedIn is rolling out its new ProFinder tool, which will provide freelance translators with even more opportunities.     http://www.translationjournal.net

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Planning for Localization: A Guide for Your Website
content.lionbridge.com

A step-by-step guide on planning for localization. Learn how to adjust both the language and technical elements of your source language site. Localization can be an elusive requirement for a website. During the platform selection process, internationalization is often listed as a “strong” requirement. Why wouldn’t you want the ability to reach new markets?   […]

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The Future of Subtitling
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There are over 6,000 languages spoken in the world. Sharing stories about things that make us laugh, love, cry, feel show us how we are all not as different as we think. “Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence.” George Steiner, writer.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           […]

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Pratiques et perceptions de la révision en France
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Katell Hernández Morin, « Pratiques et perceptions de la révision en France », Traduire [En ligne], 221 | 2009, mis en ligne le 12 novembre 2013, consulté le 10 mars 2017. URL : http://traduire.revues.org/368 ; DOI : 10.4000/traduire.368 Entre le 14 novembre et le 21 décembre 2007, nous avons soumis aux professionnels de la traduction […]

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10 Things That All Translators Secretly Hate
www.lingholic.com

Speaking another language and helping people from different cultures and beliefs to understand each other is a noble job. Depending on their specialty, some translators or interpreters may even find themselves in the line of danger, emergency rooms, or faced with translating classified government documents. It’s not easy being a translator…   http://www.lingholic.com

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Korean Translation Tip: When a Korean “Yes” Means “No”, and a “No” Means “Yes”
nojeokhill.koreanconsulting.com

It’s been several months since my last Korean translation tip because, well, I’ve been busy translating… and have also spent this time working hard to improve my skills and credentials.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             http://nojeokhill.koreanconsulting.com  

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USD 0.21 per Word: America’s Translation Rate
slator.com

The US Government’s General Services Administration (GSA) used to dispose of war surplus goods in 1949; now it is the independent, centralized procurement agency of the US government―and it provides “billions of dollars worth of products, services, and facilities” to US federal agencies.   https://slator.com

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Want to be a better translator? Improve your own language.
www.truelinestranslations.com

When planning our CPD we often take into consideration core activities such as improving our marketing skills, learning how to use new CAT tools, how to boost our online presence and/or find new clients, dealing with financial aspects, gaining new specializations, etc.         http://www.truelinestranslations.com  

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How to translate an AdWords Campaign
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Translators who are not familiar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and PPC (Pay Per Click) principles may be very good translators, but they may not be the right match to translate your AdWords Campaign.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               https://www.linkedin.com      

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Translation Rates & Prices – How Much Does a Translation Cost?
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Whether you are a company or individual, if you need to translate something from one language into another the first thing you want to know is the cost of translation. The translation market is very complex and inhomogeneous. There are many factors that can influence the translation rates and prices — from the country of […]

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