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Do you charge more to translate PDF files?
Thread poster: Judy Rojas

Rosa Maria Duenas Rios (X)  Identity Verified
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Yes, when it takes me more than an hour Aug 19, 2005

If after the convertion it takes me more than one hour to organize the text in Word so that it can be easily translated and read, I charge my hourly rate for the time spent reorganizing it.

[Edited at 2005-08-19 12:50]


Local time: 11:14
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French to English
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My experience too Harry Aug 19, 2005

Harry_B wrote:
Charging at least 20% more is the safest way to make the client suddenly find the original document..

I've tried this too and yes, suddenly the word doc is available after all

Incidentally, this is often true with 'rush' jobs as well. Tell them there is a surcharge for doing it today EOBD and suddenly it can wait till Wednesday or Thursday or Friday!



Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Thank you all! Aug 19, 2005

Now I have a good idea about what to do.

Thank you every one.

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