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What concerns you most right now about the translation business?
By anonymous
Lack of incoming work 31.1%
Other (please share) 14.9%
I'm not concerned about anything 14.1%
Tightening deadlines 12.8%
Late or non-paying clients 12.4%
Machine-translated source texts 5.6%
Lack of quality 4.3%
Non-native source texts 2.8%
Unfavourable text formats 1.9%
531 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many words do you usually translate per day?
By FSCDC - featured on Nov 8, 2011
2,000-3,000 46.1%
< 2,000 31.1%
3,001-5,000 14.7%
Other - N/A 4.4%
5,001-7,000 2.4%
> 8,000 0.7%
7,001-8,000 0.5%
2002 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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