Off topic: Translation Portal
Thread poster: Holli4002
Holli4002
Local time: 20:55
German to English
Jan 8, 2013

What do you think about a translation portal?
I need some opinions for my study.

Thanks in advance for your help
Susanne


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Mats Wiman  Identity Verified
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You are at one Jan 8, 2013

or what do you imply by "Translation portal"?

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Bond Cai
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Interests + Practice + Persistence Jan 9, 2013

Frankly I am not quite sure whether I understand translation portal right.

But if you are looking for some suggestions on how to be a good translator good at translation, my answer will be Interests + Practice + Persistence.

As saying goes, no pain, no gain. If your are really interested in translation, then stick to it, and hard works will be paid off.

Above all, don't lose hope.

Cheers


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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
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What do you consider a "Translation Portal"? Jan 9, 2013

Either:
A highly sophisticated networking system such as ProZ.com, where you can build up your profile and your reputation and where customers will find you because they can search the profiles for the translator who will perfectly fill their needs,

Or:
Some silly translation broker website where you can "sign up" and "register" where random people anonymously can order translations like items from a vending machine, and where you can upload your translation to be paid ridiculous rates via some automated payment system without ever talking to a client?


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