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Translator Boot Camp

Oct 1, 2013


Starting Out as a Freelance Translator

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Schedule:This session ended at 15:15
Description:Join renowned Trainer and successful freelancer, Konstantin Kisin, to learn how to get your career off the ground!

This presentation will offer a range of tried and tested ideas which you can apply immediately to:
  • Avoid making common mistakes
  • Attract clients early in your career
  • Identify your market
  • Present yourself professionally
  • Understand where to focus your efforts and investment
  • Prevent you from wasting money on unnecessary software and certification
  • Feel confident that you are taking the right steps to build your success
  • The presentation includes practical tasks and exercises, offering plenty of actionable suggestions and opportunities to ask questions about how to succeed in this industry!

    This presentation will be following by a LIVE Q&A SESSION with the presenter. Submit questions on this page.

    This session is part of the translator training series and was only available to live event attendees. To purchase access to this video please visit translator training.
    Speakers:Konstantin Kisin
    Konstantin Kisin is a highly successful legal, financial and video games translator. Since joining in 2004, he has made full use of the website to propel his business to new heights and build long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.

    A regular contributor to on the business side of translation, Konstantin has extensive training in the psychology of communication and human behaviour. Sharing his attitude to doing business with his customary passion and enthusiasm, Konstantin's mission is to assist freelancers the world over in establishing professional relationships with clients, making more money, working less and having more fun.

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    Marjol  Identity Verified
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    very useful Oct 1, 2013

    very useful and very honest

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    Raúl FERNANDEZ  Identity Verified
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    Very useful Oct 1, 2013

    I learn many tips that I think I can applicate for my clients.

    Thanks a lot, Constantin.

    Best Regards,

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    Elizabeth Kulikov (nee Kane)  Identity Verified
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    Local time: 17:19
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    accessing this session now Oct 2, 2013

    Hello - I missed it, and I don't see a link to it here. Is this a paid event? Thanks

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    Drew MacFadyen
    Local time: 10:19
    This forum is on two locations Oct 2, 2013

    So it can be confusing. The video and session and one version of the forum are on the page here - if you attended any part of the event during live hours, you will be able to see the video at the bottom of the page at

    Thanks for attending,


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