Off topic: what is referralkey?
Thread poster: lidija68

lidija68  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 19:30
Italian to Serbian
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Oct 12, 2014

Hi everybody!
Does anyone know what “referralkey” is?
I got a mail from them where they claim fellow translator (which does have my e-mail) wanted me to join and start exchanging referrals.

Does anyone know more about it?

Thank you
Lidija


-English is not my working language -


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Kevin Fulton  Identity Verified
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German to English
Don't do it Oct 12, 2014

This may not be a scam, but you're better off not getting involved in something which has the potential of taking business away from you.

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Thayenga  Identity Verified
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Same here Oct 12, 2014

Hi Lidija,

I received that email some time last year and checked it out.

Basically it's a website where translators recommend each other to prospective (usually non-existent) clients. This is all the info I have, yet it suffices for me toi stay away.

You might find more (commercial?) info on their website.

Best,
Thayenga


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lidija68  Identity Verified
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referralkey Oct 13, 2014

Thayenga, Kevin,
Thank you for your comments. I’ve checked their website and I’m not impressed. They couldn’t convince me to join the service.

Thanks again
Lidija


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