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Translating Business English into Arabic By Ahmad Khuddro
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Forward by Prof. Alaeddin A. Hussain Translating Business English into Arabic is a comprehensive practical course-book and a good reference in business and finance translation for English and Arabic... More > students, academics and professional translators. It discusses numerous translation problems and their potential solutions. The book focuses on methods of improving translation quality whilst giving clear and adequate explanations of the theoretical issues involved at various levels: word level, sentence level and text level respectively.< Less
Thoughts on Translation By Corinne McKay
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Corinne McKay's blog Thoughts on Translation is one of the web's liveliest gathering places for freelance translators...now available in book format! Wondering whether to charge by the word or by the... More > hour? How to receive payments from clients in foreign countries? How to write a translation-targeted resume? It's all in here, in chunks that take just a few minutes to read. Corinne McKay is also the author of "How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator," the original career how-to guide for freelance translators, with over 5,000 copies in print. Her practical, down-to-earth tips are based on her own experience launching and running a successful freelance translation business after a first career as a high school teacher.< Less
The Prosperous Translator By Chris Durban
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Some of the Web's pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice. Translation is the grandest, most foolhardy enterprise that humans can engage in. Done right, it can also be a... More > lucrative and intellectually satisfying career. Fire Ant & Worker Bee (Chris Durban and Eugene Seidel) have over five decades' combined experience in the translation business. They firmly believe that skilled translators benefit from adopting an entrepreneurial outlook, sharing insights and experiences, and investing in themselves. In their column in the Translation Journal, they have dispensed no-nonsense advice since 1998 on topics ranging from successfully navigating the freelance/agency divide to finding direct clients, raising prices, kicking implicit content into explicit shape, mastering office clutter and translating in the nude. Readers from translation company owners to students just starting out have found Fire Ant and Worker Bee's advice invaluable.< Less
The Prosperous Translator By Chris Durban
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Some of the Web’s pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice. Translation is the grandest, most foolhardy enterprise that humans can engage in. Done right, it can also be... More > a lucrative and intellectually satisfying career. Fire Ant & Worker Bee (Chris Durban and Eugene Seidel) have over five decades’ combined experience in the translation business. They firmly believe that skilled translators benefit from adopting an entrepreneurial outlook, sharing insights and experiences, and investing in themselves. In their column in the Translation Journal, they have dispensed no-nonsense advice since 1998 on topics ranging from successfully navigating the freelance/agency divide to finding direct clients, raising prices, kicking implicit content into explicit shape, mastering office clutter and translating in the nude. Readers from translation company owners to students just starting out have found Fire Ant and Worker Bee's advice invaluable. See comments at www.prosperoustranslator.com< Less
Translation 101: Starting Out As a Translator By Petro Dudi
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This book is for anyone contemplating on becoming a translator, or for existing translators that need a crash course on their profession. It explores the realm of translation, the benefits and... More > working conditions, the types of translation work and tools available. It gets down to details regarding the tools a translator, providing information not only from the translator's perspective but also from a client's viewpoint. It provides a hands-on approach to CAT Tools, on how you can take advantage of them regardless of your CAT Tool of choice. You'll also learn how to successfully run your freelance translation business. You'll be presented with "inside" information on how clients (like translation agencies) choose their translators. You'll learn how to set up profiting rates and how to find promising clients. You'll be given ideas for organization of your work process and tips for successful customer relationship management. And, you'll be shown how to stay away from fraudulent companies too.< Less
Translation 101: Starting Out As A Translator By Petro Dudi
Paperback: $11.99
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This book is for anyone contemplating on becoming a translator, or for existing translators that need a crash course on their profession. It explores the realm of translation, the benefits and... More > working conditions, the types of translation work and tools available. It gets down to details regarding the tools a translator, providing information not only from the translator's perspective but also from a client's viewpoint. It provides a hands-on approach to CAT Tools, on how you can take advantage of them regardless of your CAT Tool of choice. You'll also learn how to successfully run your freelance translation business. You'll be presented with "inside" information on how clients (like translation agencies) choose their translators. You'll learn how to set up profiting rates and how to find promising clients. You'll be given ideas for organization of your work process and tips for successful customer relationship management. And, you'll be shown how to stay away from fraudulent companies too.< Less
The Social Resource - Translating Social Media into Business By Sharad Gandhi, Christian Ehl
Paperback: $61.16
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The Social Resource is our network of friends, family, peers, business colleagues, partners and customers. The Internet has transformed the way in which we access our social resource. Social media... More > has transformed its value and usage. We are now able to maintain instant and worldwide relationships with a much larger number of people than ever before. This book elaborates on how we can leverage this social resource for our business advantage in almost all areas – product development, branding, hiring, market intelligence, customer service, partner management, marketing and sales. This book shows how best to use and benefit from this transformative new resource.< Less
Confessions of a Freelance Translator By Gary Smith
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Packed with useful advice on how to organise and leverage your freelance work and life to the full, avoiding potential pitfalls. This book deals with both the business and professional sides of... More > translation, including visibility, organisation of work and how to improve the quality of services you give to your clients, guiding them through the translation process to meet their needs...and much more. For translators starting out or those who wish to make the leap to a more professional level of work and client base. Welcome to one of the best jobs in the world!< Less
A Freelancer’s Guide to the Translation Industry By Bradley Heden
eBook (PDF): $22.95
Topics include: The importance of Proactive Marketing Market Research and Business Development; Resumes and Curricula Vitae Preparation; Education and Professional Certifications; Computer Skills and... More > Translation Software; Employment History and Past Performance; Translation & Interpretation; Website Localization; Translation Agencies and EO 13166; Oral Proficiency Interviews; Interagency Language Roundtable Proficiency Levels; Establishing Rates for Services; Quality Control and Quality Assurance; Government Printing Office Standards; Formal Quotes and Estimates; Effective Professional Services Contracts; Dispute Resolution; Copyright Ownership of Derivative Works; Project Delivery; Payment Acceptance & Processing; Small Business Administration Programs; Types of Business Ownership.< Less
The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to Translation By Oleg Semerikov
eBook (ePub): $2.99
Is your business thinking about translation? Don’t do anything until you’ve read this book. The world of translation services is vast, complex and busy – and although many providers... More > are reputable professionals, it’s still easy for an unsuspecting business to be taken for a ride. Some translation providers will promise the world on a shoestring but fail to deliver the quality you need. Others may overcharge for what turns out to be a fairly mediocre service. Spotting the good guys requires a practised eye – which is exactly what The Ultimate Buyers’ Guide to Translation helps you develop. As well as learning to tell the fly-by-night cowboys from the reliable pros, you’ll gain an understanding of the translation process, your place in it, and why it’s so important to get translation and localisation right.< Less