How to create profitable and rewarding relationships with translation agencies

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Business skills for translators
Marketing for translators

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* March 23 Creating and optimizing a website for your translation business

* April 4 Create a short and practical marketing plan for your freelance translation business

* May 22 How to create profitable and rewarding relationships with translation agencies




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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Summary:This presentation provides tips and strategies on how to find good agencies to work for, get paid a decent amount of money and how to create long lasting and profitable relationship with agencies.
Description
There are a lot of complaints in the industry of abusive relationships between translation agencies and freelance translators these days. But it does not have to be that way. Here are tips and strategies on how to find good agencies to work for, get paid a decent amount of money for your work and how to create long lasting and profitable relationships with agencies. Specific details we will cover are what to look for in agencies, where to find them, payment practices, translation tests, contracts, cat tools, project management tools and customer service.
Target audience
New or experienced freelance translators who want to create profitable and rewarding working relationships with agencies.
Learning objectives
How to find the “good” agencies
How to create mutually beneficial relationships
Tips for working with agencies
How to ensure payment (and raise your fees)
How to deal with translation tests
How to deal with contracts
Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Program
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How to find the “good” agencies
How to create mutually beneficial relationships
Tips for working with agencies
How to ensure payment (and raise your fees)
How to deal with translation tests
How to deal with contracts
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

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• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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Trainer
 Tess Whitty    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Tess Whitty has been a successful freelance translator and entrepreneur for over 10 years and owns the company Swedish Translation Services. Her educational and professional background is in marketing and she is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other freelancers in the form of presentations, training, mentoring and consulting. She is also the author of the book “Marketing Cookbook for Translators”, with easy to follow “recipes” for marketing your translation services and achieving a successful freelance lifestyle, and the award winning podcast “Marketing Tips for Translators”. For more information, and to connect, go to www.swedishtranslationservices.com or www.marketingtipsfortranslators.com.
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How to create profitable and rewarding relationships with translation agencies

Isabelle Redon Identity Verified
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