#TranslatorsOnAir Working with Direct Clients as a Literary Translator and Liaison Interpreter feat. @tom_trans Season 2, Episode 10




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    Hey friends!

    I hope you’re having a lovely day!

    Last week we had a real blast talking to Jesse Tomlinson, a Spanish and English interpreter and literary translator from Mexico.

    Jesse’s energy and passion for her work was truly inspiring and I’d even say contagious. You definitely don’t want to miss this episode.

    You can watch the replay right here.

    You can  also watch/listen on YouTube or SoundCloud below.

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    Or if you’re super busy, you can check out some of the highlights below.

    Highlights of the Show

    1) Jesse shares her tips on finding direct clients and figuring out who they are
    2) Jesse explains how you can get in touch with direct clients
    3) Jesse explains how liaison interpreting is different from other types of interpreting

    To watch the entire episode simply click this link.

    About Jesse

    Jesse Tomlinson is a Spanish and English interpreter and literary translator. She lives in Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco Mexico. Jesse covers simultaneous, consecutive and whispering/chuchotage modes of interpreting and is a liaison and media interpreter.

    Her translation activities are focused on literary and marketing texts. Her publications include The Consummate Art of Dreaming (2016) and From Jubilation to Passion, the art of Maximino Javier (2015) published by Black Coffee Gallery, and Tesoros de México Hoteles y Restaurantes (2015) published by the Ministry of Tourism.

    Jesse Tomlinson is a perito traductor (expert translator) certified by the Judiciary Council of the state of Jalisco since 2013.

    In this episode you will learn:

    • What is a liaison interpreter and how liaison interpreting is different from other types of interpreting;
    • How to manage different work demands and loads while diversifying your income streams;
    • Tips and tricks of finding direct clients and working with them;

    …and much more!

    Watch this episode online

    Jesse was kind enough to share these valuable resources:

    1) 101 A Translator Needs to Know: https://101things4translators.com/
    2) Marketing Tips for Translators: http://marketingtipsfortranslators.com/archive/podcast/
    3) Ed Gandia’s podcast: http://b2blauncher.com/
    4) Jesse’s list of resources on her personal website: http://tomlinsontranslations.com/Resources

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    Founder of The Open Mic. English-Russian Translator. Video game localization specialist. Helping small and medium-sized businesses go global. Loving every minute of it.

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