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The Translator’s Business Plan

Are you considering setting up as a freelance translator/interpreter? Are you planning to expand your translation/interpreting business? If you answered Yes to one of these questions, you will need a Business Plan. By Business Plan I don’t mean the sort of document business people write in order to secure a loan from a bank or […]

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The Translator’s Exit Plan

Do you have an Exit Plan for your translation/interpreting business? Do you know what an Exit Plan is? An Exit Plan is simply your long-term goal, i.e. your ultimate aim for being a self-employed translator and/or interpreter. Where are you taking your business? What will it ultimately provide you with? Having a clear long-term goal, […]

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Change Management For Translators And Interpreters

  How many changes have you experienced so far this year? Probably more than you think, from simple software upgrades to working with new clients to moving to another country. What about the changes you didn’t make? The ones you avoided and the ones you wanted to make, but didn’t? Whether or not we welcome […]

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The Translator’s Guide To Finding And Targeting A Niche Market

While some translators see themselves as generalists, others choose to specialise to stand out from the competition, be seen as experts in their fields, and charge higher rates. But how do you select a niche market? Do you choose it, or do you let it choose you? And when you’ve done that, how do you […]

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Design Your Life As A Translator And/Or Interpreter

Did you know that only 20% of the population have a passion? Most people like many things but can’t identify a single one of them as a passion. So if you’re feeling unsure about what to do next or what direction to take as a translator/interpreter, if you’re unsure about what you should specialise in, […]

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