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ALEXANDRA TAPIA  Identity Verified
Ecuador
Local time: 03:15
English to Spanish
Very satisfied! Jul 29, 2011

There are some interesting hints for starting freelance translators.

Thanks for your support with this video.

Alexandra N. Tapia


 

Peter Motte  Identity Verified
Belgium
Local time: 10:15
Member (2009)
English to Dutch
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Study + experience Aug 26, 2014

Translators have to be knowledgeable about language and the subject they are translating about, which makes it complicated to choose an interesting study subject, and that means that experience is very important.

 

Peter Motte  Identity Verified
Belgium
Local time: 10:15
Member (2009)
English to Dutch
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Liability Aug 26, 2014

Oleg Rudavin said there is not much liability, and he gives an example of a translator who was sued for a typo on a label. But that translator worked for a translation agency.
However, if you're a translator working for direct clients, you DO have liability towards the translation.


 

Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 15:15
English to Indonesian
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Be prepared... Aug 26, 2014

... to work more than you thought you would.

 


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