Getting your prices right
Take a practical look at translation pricing. Make sure you charge fair prices that will allow you to achieve a sustainable income. Get new perspective on your working practices and how they affect your earnings. Take some time to think about your approach to pricing jobs. Ensure you are quoting competitively, while making certain that you will be able to afford to keep freelancing in the long-term.
This webinar opens by discussing industry pricing and looking at why freelancers sometimes end up under-pricing or accepting prices that are too low. We will look at how freelancers can establish their hourly rate, before moving on to focus on how profitable your own translation practices are.
Attendees will be encouraged to question how they approach pricing and discover methods to learn more about their own translation and working practices, with a view to being more profitable. We will see how this information can be applied to quoting for jobs, to enable you to ensure you get a fair price. The session closes with a summary of pointers to bear in mind when pricing translation jobs.
This webinar takes a global perspective on pricing and does not look at specific prices for any language combinations or markets.
• Freelance translators in any language combination, especially those who are newer to the profession
• Student translators who want to become freelancers
• Anyone looking for a fresh perspective on pricing or on the profitability of their translation practices
In this course you will:
- Learn about what affects pricing and how you may be under-pricing
- Learn how to really understand what you are earning while you are “at work”
- Get a new perspective on your translation practices in terms of profitability
- Discover a way to develop a sustainable pricing structure
- Get pointers on avoiding under-pricing jobs
There are no prerequisites for this webinar.
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The course will cover the following areas:
- Short introduction to pricing in general
- General pricing principles in the context of the translation industry
- Identifying your hourly rate
- Understanding where you are making and losing money through your working practices
- Applying this understanding to quoting for jobs
- Is per-word pricing always the best way to go?
- A few pointers on quoting to improve your profitability
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Price: 15.00 USD
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