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Thread poster: Boonpak
Boonpak
Local time: 17:29
English to Thai
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Jun 28, 2001

I already know some of it. But anyone plz explain the full info for profit of other translator

Such as regional availability, cost , speed , etc.


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Natasha Stoyanova  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:29
Member (2002)
English to Bulgarian
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Jul 26, 2001

I\'m interesting in this matters. What can you explain? What kind of payment method is preferable and most secure for freelancers? And any other info from you...

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Thai Translation
Local time: 17:29
English to Thai
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Jul 31, 2001

I\'m not sure, these just what I think I know.

Western Union ( my favorite )

Reliability = 99.9 %

Speed = less than 1 hour

Cost = agency pays $US22

translator pays $US0

Bank transfer

Reliability = 99.9%

Speed= I don\'t know but quicker than draft

Cost = agency pays $US24

translator pays $US0 ( maybe )

Bank draft ( agency usually like this way )

Reliability = 99%

Speed = 1- 2 month

Cost = agency pays $US6

translator pays $US20

Bank note in the envelop ( my favourite if money is less than $US30 )

* Cautiion : don\'t tell the postman

Reliability = maybe low but I \'ll going to try this out

Cost= agency pays $US2 ( for its stamps ^^)

translator pays --- maybe all of his money to the postman.

Paypal < lot of pp like this but I don\'t have credit card > Find its detail in other postings.

Good bye



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Hans-Bertil Karlsson
Sweden
Local time: 12:29
Norwegian to Swedish
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Aug 26, 2001

Quote:


On 2001-06-28 15:46, Boonpak wrote:

I already know some of it. But anyone plz explain the full info for profit of other translator



Another alternative: To buy a creditcard reader, like the one restaurants and shops use. The unit costs about $400, but then there will be no more costs (maybe a small transfer fee from your bank).



You mail a credit-card form to your client, who fill in his/her creditcard details and fax it back to you. You enter the card number on the machine - and get your money on your bank account a couple of days later.

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AnnikaLight  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 12:29
English to German
Interested in credit card reader! Nov 6, 2002

Hi Hans-Bertil,



I\'d be really interested in buying a credit card reader - do you know where I can get those? At a specialty store? I\'m based in Germany...



Thanks.



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