How to improve your sales? Part I

How to improve your sales? Part I

In this article, I will present some tips to improve your sales as a freelance. I – Choose a niche/ specialism All experienced translators and linguists have a few areas of expertise. Most of the time their specialism doesn’t exceed three areas. Beginner translators are generalists only. As a specialist, you would have more jobs […]

Year 2017 summary: the good, the bad and the solutions

Year 2017 summary: the good, the bad and the solutions

This article represents a wrap up of 2017, it also sets some practical solutions to improve my translation business. I – Social media presence A Facebook page may seem pointless but it will bring you clients if you keep maintaining and updating it. Personally, I had my first income from my Facebook page after 1 […]

Freelance Translator Essential Skills for Success (Part III)

Freelance Translator Essential Skills for Success (Part III)

This is the last article in the series that speak about valuable and essential freelance translator skills to land jobs and work successfully and sustainably. V- Using CAT tools such as SDL Trados A professional translator must possess and know how to use a CAT tool. Even basic SDL knowledge will boost your productivity and […]

Freelance Translator Essential Skills for Success (Part II)

Freelance Translator Essential Skills for Success (Part II)

This is the second part of the Freelance Translator Essential Skills for Success series click here to read the first article. III- Marketing As a professional freelance translator it is required to have your own website and with it a professional email address (not a Yahoo, Gmail, or Microsoft live email address). You can show […]

Simple applicable blueprint to boost my income

Simple applicable blueprint to boost my income

I am rethinking my strategy as a linguist to reach more clients and increase my income. I am going to:      1  – Subscribe again to international freelancing jobs.      2  – At the local level aim direct clients, agencies, and businesses. I – At the global level I have subscribed again to job alerts of freelancing […]

A new skill to develop Writing (part II):

A new skill to develop Writing (part II):

As written in the previous post mastering the art of writing is precious and lucrative. This skill is in high demand. With more skills, you will increase your income and make your portfolio more attractive. Writing skill will enable you to write blog posts, articles or even courses in the form of ebooks. If you […]