How to charge for changes to the original
Thread poster: Isabella6
Isabella6
French to English
Nov 7, 2005

On what basis do you charge when the client comes back to you with changes to the original after the translation is done?

I'm talking here about some sentence deletions, modifications and additions throughout a 100-page document.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Premier Focus  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 08:03
German to English
+ ...
Charge/hour Nov 8, 2005

Hello Isabella!

Welcome to ProZ!!!

Most of our translators charge by the hour. They keep track of the number of hours they spent on the revision job and they invoice us a certain rate/hour for the work completed.

Best regards,

Kerstin Krämer


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Carolina Mendez  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:03
English to Spanish
+ ...
Inform the client in advance Nov 8, 2005

Hi
It's very important that the translator informs the client about the charge per each hour it takes to correct and/or edit the translated project. As long as those are its changes.
In the event that those changes were due to the translator's mistakes, then those changes should not be charged to the client.
Regards,
Carolina Mendez
www.RealTimeWorldGuide.com


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Isabella6
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Nov 8, 2005

Thanks for your helpful replies.

Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How to charge for changes to the original

Advanced search







CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
memoQ translator pro
Kilgray's memoQ is the world's fastest developing integrated localization & translation environment rendering you more productive and efficient.

With our advanced file filters, unlimited language and advanced file support, memoQ translator pro has been designed for translators and reviewers who work on their own, with other translators or in team-based translation projects.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums