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Thread poster: mariana ruberto
mariana ruberto
Local time: 22:19
Spanish to English
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Nov 3, 2006

Hi, i have to transcribe 20 minute interviews form English to Spanish and i have no idea how to charge them. They are 5 pages long or more.
I would appreciate your help!!
Thanks a lot .)


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NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 20:19
Member (2002)
French to English
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Moving this topic to... Nov 3, 2006

the Getting Established forum.

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Agnieszka Hayward
Poland
Local time: 02:19
German to Polish
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Transcribe or transcribe and translate? Nov 4, 2006

Mariana_1 wrote:

Hi, i have to transcribe 20 minute interviews form English to Spanish (...)


Hi Mariana,

are the interviews in EN end ESP and you're transcribing that, or are they in EN, and you're supposed to transcribe the EN original and translate it into ESP?

Regards,
Agnieszka


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mariana ruberto
Local time: 22:19
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Hi Agnieszka,

They are interviews in English I have to transcribe and translate into Spanish. They last 20 minutes approx. and I have to tell the price for that but i don´t know how to calculate it. I thought about counting the words, but isn,t there any other way to do it? Like, for instance counting the pags or length of the tapes/interviews?

I would appreciate your help...Thanks very much

Mariana


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Nora Diaz  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 18:19
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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Per minute Nov 7, 2006

Hi Mariana,

A per minute rate is usual when doing transcriptions.

I would say about 5 dollars per transcribed minute, but of course you can charge more or less depending on the job.

Saludos!

Nora


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mariana ruberto
Local time: 22:19
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Nora:

Thanks very very much. I guess counting pero minute is the more accurate way to get a price.

Regards
Mariana


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