Website translation rates - advice needed
Thread poster: Ruth Kadmiel

Ruth Kadmiel  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 16:53
Hebrew to English
May 6, 2009

Is the per word rate for translating a web site the same as for any other document? (~0.12 USD per target word).
Need advice urgently....


[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2009-05-07 02:18 GMT]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
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English to Afrikaans
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If you want it to be May 7, 2009

Ruth Kadmiel wrote:
Is the per word rate for translating a web site the same as for any other document?


If you are using a CAT tool, then yes, it can be if you want it to be.


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GoodWords  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Charge for work done May 7, 2009

Yes, if you are provided with the files to translate, and they are in a text format.

If you also have to crawl the website to find them and download them yourself, and also if they are a format like flash where you have to take extra steps to harvest the text, you should charge for these tasks commensurate with your time and difficulty.


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Ruth Kadmiel  Identity Verified
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thank you May 7, 2009

Thanks for the advice. I am provided with the text and I use WordFast.

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