tariffe - residenza cliente
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eliper  Identity Verified
Switzerland
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Jan 29, 2017

Salve,

ancora un post sulle tariffe:-)
Il mio dubbio è che vivo in Svizzera, dove il costo della vita è piuttosto alto e le tariffe di conseguenza. Per ora lavoro con agenzie, e con quelle italiane ovviamente non riesco a spuntare lo stesso prezzo. Ora, il mio dubbio è come comportarmi in caso di contatto da parte di un cliente finale fuori Svizzera.

Ho letto in un forum che la tariffa dipende dal paese di residenza del cliente.

http://www.proz.com/forum/italian/143926-tariffe_traduzioni_dallinglese_verso_litaliano.html

Me lo confermate? In questo caso come fare, chiedere al cliente dove risiede prima di fargli un preventivo?

Grazie


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Ricki Farn
Germany
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Address Jan 30, 2017

Shouldn't you always find out a prospective client's full address before sending them a quote? If only to be sure it's not a scammer? People without an address are more than suspicious.

Edit: Personally, I don't have different prices for clients in different countries, because I have to buy my food where I live and not where the client lives, but I don't have a strong opinion on this. Probably a question of supply and demand - if you can get enough high-paying jobs, you might not be inclined to accept lower-paying ones, whatever the reason for the rates.

[Edited at 2017-01-30 00:10 GMT]


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Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
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Your choice, but... Jan 30, 2017

In my opinion, you have to set rates based on your expectations and needs. If you want to consider other aspects, I believe it would make more sense to take into account the target language (i.e. the target audience/market), rather than where the client is based... In other words, if an Indian or Chinese agency asks you to translate EN>IT (it or ch), should you be charging an "Eastern rate", even if those agencies are probably just outsourcing work from a Western end-client and the translation is going to be used on Western markets? That would just mean playing into their hands (for no good reason)...

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