Announcing new site area: State of the industry reports for freelance translators
Thread poster: Jared Tabor

Jared Tabor
Local time: 15:19
SITE STAFF
Oct 27, 2011

Dear members,

Many of you have seen the "State of the industry" reports for freelance translators which were given as presentations at the 2nd and 3rd annual Translation Day virtual events in 2010 and this year. These are reports which take a look at some of the changes that are affecting translators, as told by translators. They include discussion of the trends, obstacles and opportunities to freelance work in the translation industry today, and how freelance translators are dealin
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Dear members,

Many of you have seen the "State of the industry" reports for freelance translators which were given as presentations at the 2nd and 3rd annual Translation Day virtual events in 2010 and this year. These are reports which take a look at some of the changes that are affecting translators, as told by translators. They include discussion of the trends, obstacles and opportunities to freelance work in the translation industry today, and how freelance translators are dealing with these trends.

I am pleased now to announce that these annual reports will also be available to ProZ.com members on the site in a dedicated area and in both written and video form. The "published" reports will include a bit more detail and information than the video presentations normally permit.

You can view the State of the industry reports section of the site here. A link to this area is also located under the "Knowledgebase" section of the "Education" menu tab.

I hope you find these useful. Feedback is welcome.

Best regards,

Jared
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Katia Perry  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:19
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Very interesting Oct 28, 2011

Thank you, Jared.
They look very interesting and useful. I will read them carefully soon.
Kind regards,
Katia


 

Helene Olsen Richards  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:19
Member (2006)
English to Norwegian
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Global revenue in translation industry Jul 12, 2012

Does anyone have the global revenue for the translation industry? Where would this be listed?

 

Dr. María-Teresa Gamboa-Medina
Mexico
Local time: 13:19
Spanish to English
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Thanks Jared. Sep 27, 2012

I am glad I entered the 2500-page range of translators per day.

 

Neil Ashby
Spain
Local time: 20:19
Member (2011)
Spanish to English
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Anything for 2013 and 2014? Jan 5, 2015

Any more recent updates? A lot can happen in two years.
Thanks.


 

Jared Tabor
Local time: 15:19
SITE STAFF
TOPIC STARTER
New report should be coming soon Jan 21, 2015

Hi Neil,

I hope to be able to publish the next report in the first part of this year. Thanks for asking, and for the patience.

Jared


 


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