Arabic copywriting per word rates
Thread poster: Mouchira Mohammad

Mouchira Mohammad  Identity Verified
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 23:36
Arabic to English
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Aug 16, 2013

Dear Colleagues:

I would be extremely grateful if you could share with me per word of English rates for Arabic copywriting. I have an English text which I am working from and it is a website content. I am a translator with some copywriting background.

Helpful tips would be much appreciated.


 

Noura Tawil  Identity Verified
Syria
Local time: 22:36
Member (2013)
English to Arabic
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No specific rates Aug 17, 2013

Salam Mouchira,
Copywriting is still a creative writing, even if you're using an existing text to obtain basic information and go from there.
There isn't a specific rate for copywriting, just as there isn't one for translating, but bare in mind that what you're doing now is more time consuming, and requires more effort, than a straight-forward translation. And it does involve translating in the process, as well. Therefore, charging a higher rate (Per word) than your regular translating rate would be quite logical, and even expected.
There's also the option of charging per hour.

Good luck,


 

Mouchira Mohammad  Identity Verified
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 23:36
Arabic to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Many thanks Aug 17, 2013

Salam Noura,

Thank you so much. You have enlightened me greatly. Your help is very much appreciated.

Best wishes,
Mouchira


 

Noura Tawil  Identity Verified
Syria
Local time: 22:36
Member (2013)
English to Arabic
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You're welcome Aug 17, 2013

You're so welcome, Mouchira. Good luck!

 

Mouchira Mohammad  Identity Verified
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 23:36
Arabic to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Another query Aug 17, 2013

Dear Noura,

Thank you so much, Dear.


 


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