The pros, the cons, and how to find a translator
You put down your pen (or close your laptop) and breathe a sigh of relief — the last word of your masterpiece is finally on paper! But what’s next? Whether you write articles, fiction, or poetry, you might have considered having your work translated into another language. If you’re with a publisher, they will usually take care of this process. But if you’re self-publishing, like many freelance writers, you’ll have to weigh up your options.
This course book has been designed as a comprehensive programme that will equip you with all the information you need to kick-start your freelance translation business and to tackle the most common issues freelancers are faced with in their first years of operation.
We’re all familiar with Google Translate and have probably used it at one point or another. But do we really know what’s behind it and what the language industry makes of automated translation tools? If you’re an individual or a company stakeholder considering using a translation service for your documents or website, in particular, you should be aware of these technologies to make an informed decision. I’ve been using translation technologies for two decades in my capacity as German-to-Engli...
Once the initial excitement about being able to work in your pyjamas and not having to commute to a stuffy office wears off, some freelancers may feel alone and cut off from the rest of the world. Some work long hours and rarely leave their home. To stay healthy and motivated, it is important not to feel socially isolated in our home offices. Here are some strategies to stay mentally and physically healthy while working from home.
As businesses have started to expand internationally, advertising agencies have attempted to grow with their clients. Naturally, this growth has also led to boundless opportunities for marketing, PR and advertising translation specialists. If you specialise in those areas, it can be very rewarding to collaborate with multinational advertising agencies to help them service their clients in global markets.
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Werbung steht zwischen Ihnen und Ihren Kunden. Sie ist Ihre Chance, Ihre Firma und Ihr Produkt so darzustellen, dass Ihr Gewinn maximiert wird. Mit Ihr kann der Erfolg Ihres Produkts auf dem stark wettbewerbsorientierten Markt stehen und fallen.
With the widespread consumption of popular media since the Second World War, elite sport has become increasingly popular and is today followed by a large number of people, seemingly fulfilling certain social needs in modern society beyond offering mere entertainment value. It can be argued that the fulfilment of these needs may have a religious connotation, effectively making sport a religion.
Four reasons why new startups should invest in translating their website and material from the outset to boost sales and establish their brand globally
Whether or not a small business or solopreneur succeeds is to a large extent down to their marketing strategy. But new entrepreneurs and freelancers, however, are often unsure where to begin and where to focus their marketing efforts. Here are some tips and strategies, from marketing plan to elevator pitch.