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Web based localization: how much should I charge?
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italia  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 00:56
Italian to German
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Dec 3, 2008

Dear all!
I have just been contacted to submit a quote for a web based localization project.
Given that it's the first time I have come across this sort of requests, I would like to get an average hint in order to prepare an adequate quote.
MTIA fro helping out!
Happy translating to everyone!
BW from Germany


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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:56
English to German
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Please define: Web based localization project Dec 3, 2008

You mean, you are translating a website and they let you work directly on their server? I love that! You will enjoy this job. Same rate as usual, but more fun.

If I am wrong, please provide more information.


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Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:56
Member (2002)
English to Greek
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By the hour Dec 3, 2008

That is how I would charge it.

Many companies provide web translation environments; however, not all of them are that good and it also means you cannot use your legacy resources (TMs, glossaries, etc.). Personally, I avoid this type of work like hell.


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