Price for characters
Thread poster: Cristiano Lima

Cristiano Lima
Brazil
Local time: 17:17
Member (2014)
Russian to Portuguese
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Oct 3, 2017

I have noticed that among Russian requesters it's very common to see people asking for the cost for letters, is that common in another languages? How much do you usually ask for in this case?

 

Elif Baykara  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 23:17
German to Turkish
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Do you mean characters? Oct 3, 2017

Character-based pricing is quite common in many places, Turkey being one of them.

I believe that it is thoroughly discussed here in forums. I quote per word but many agencies here in Turkey ask for a price for 1000-character (excl. spaces) unit. This may also be the case in Russia.

Elif


 

Maija Cirule  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 23:17
Member (2014)
German to English
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One standard page A4 contains 1800 characters with spaces or 250 words. Oct 3, 2017

Cristiano Lima wrote:

I have noticed that among Russian requesters it's very common to see people asking for the cost for letters, is that common in another languages? How much do you usually ask for in this case?


The calculation: 250*your rate per word.


 


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