Corrections after translation
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3 in 1
Local time: 15:11
French to German
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May 31, 2002

Sometimes clients ask me to do some corrections in translations already finished - I am not talking about correcting my translation, but (re-)translating words, sentences etc. that have been introduced or changed afterwards by the author or the company publishing the text.

Normally, I am not expecting to be paid for that, it\'s \"all inclusive\" and often it only takes a couple of minutes.

BUT: this time I had done a first correction about 6 weeks after the first deadline, now I am receiving another file with about 300 words (send it back asap) and I haven\'t been paid yet (3 months). What do YOU do in such cases? Is this to be included in \"free services\"?


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Erika Pavelka  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:11
French to English
Six weeks later? Charge extra. May 31, 2002

Hi,



That sounds like a separate job to me and should be billed as such. If a client comes with changes in the middle of the project, that\'s OK (word count should be adjusted accordingly). Any changes that come in after the document has been delivered should be extra (at either a per word or hourly rate).



If your invoice hasn\'t been paid yet (and it is indeed overdue - check the payment terms for the client), you could always refuse to accept any further work from that client until the invoice has been paid.



Good luck,



Erika



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