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How Freelance Translators Should Write a Business Email

How Freelance Translators Should Write a Business Email

Sherif Abuzid Sherif Abuzid
You write emails every day. You either reply to a quote, present your language services to a new client, prepare an invo
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Developing healthy business amid slow times

Developing healthy business amid slow times

Mariann Makrai Mariann Makrai
Dry spells to suit translators? How can such a thing, dreaded the most, be called for? It’s only natural that one trie
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Say 'Yes' to clients and provide a better experience

Say 'Yes' to clients and provide a better experience

Tea Dietterich Tea Dietterich
The other day I went to a patisserie in Brisbane in search for chocolate croissants. First a lovely girl apologised prof
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Why our industry is not dead (yet)

Why our industry is not dead (yet)

Pieter Beens Pieter Beens
Technology has opened a whole new world of endless possibilities. That not only applies to the manufacturing industry, b
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Five Steps to Make your Freelance Translator CV Stand Out

Five Steps to Make your Freelance Translator CV Stand Out

Sherif Abuzid Sherif Abuzid
During the last three months, I have reviewed hundreds of CVs (or resumes) from freelance translators for a new language
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Where will the translation industry be in five years time?

Where will the translation industry be in five years time?

Oleg Semerikov Oleg Semerikov
The translation industry is a bit of a dark horse, really. For many years, translation was a fairly quiet and stuffy dom
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