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    What’s the difference between a translator and an interpreter?

What’s the difference between a translator and an interpreter?

As we mentioned in our previous post, Who is who in a translation company, sometimes clients will ask for a translation when they actually need an interpretation. And although these are closely related, they serve […]

Who is who in a translation company?

Partners Running a Translation Company

Running a translation company (well, actually any business) is complicated and may seem easier if you can share your workload and responsibilities with another translator as a partner.

When I was 25 or so, a friend and I […]

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    Useful Legal Agreements When Dealing with a Translation Company

Useful Legal Agreements When Dealing with a Translation Company

As a translation company, many times we need to draft and sign different types of agreements setting forth the terms and conditions agreed upon between us, the translation company, and our client – usually a business entity. […]

Top Ten Training Programs for Translators

We believe that one of the keys to growing as a professional in general, and as a professional translator in particular, is to never stop learning. After I graduated as a translator, I, myself, have found it very hard […]

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How to Spot a Poor Translation (and Identify a Good One)

There are many ways you can spot a poor translation and identify a good one. Personally, as an owner of a translation company, my perspective is different from that of a proofreader who’s usually more dedicated to […]

How Translators Determine their Fees

The first thing I would like to say is that, as a professional translator and owner of a translation company, I am against any kind of regulation of professional fees. I strongly believe in each translator’s capacity to determine […]

Who is Our Client?

I think any freelance translator or owner of a translation company would agree if I say that, at one point or another, we’ve all thought that almost anyone could be our client. The problem with that belief is that […]

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    What’s the difference between agreement and contract? (if any)

What’s the difference between agreement and contract? (if any)

Write About It

I spend most of my work time writing. I write to translators I work with, I answer applications I receive daily, I write to clients in connection with our invoices, I write to other providers to remind them of […]