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Questions you have always wanted to ask 2013

Feb 19, 2013



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Translation Agency Interview with Edward Potter founder of I.L.S.

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Schedule:This session ended at 15:10
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Join moderator Konstantin Kisin for a 1-on-1 interview with Edward Potter founder of I.L.S. translation agency.

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Language(s):English
Speakers:Edward Potter
Edward started International Language Services in 1999 after working several years in the language industry in Valencia, Spain. Before that he was a satellite analyst for NASA in Greenbelt, Maryland. I.L.S. specializes in Spanish-English translation services and has many major corporate clients including IBM, Texas Instruments and 3M. In 2002 Edward translated a biography for the President of Costa Rica, Miguel Angel Rodriguez.
Konstantin Kisin — Moderator
Konstantin Kisin is a highly successful legal, financial and video games translator. Since joining ProZ.com in 2004, he has made full use of the website to propel his business to new heights and build long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.

A regular contributor to Proz.com on the business side of translation, Konstantin has extensive training in the psychology of communication and human behaviour. Sharing his attitude to doing business with his customary passion and enthusiasm, Konstantin's mission is to assist freelancers the world over in establishing professional relationships with clients, making more money, working less and having more fun.

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Davor Ivic  Identity Verified
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Starting up an agency Feb 2, 2013

I am a freelancer, unfortunately not enough business is coming my way to make a living out of it. I am about to open an agency, that would work mostly with local businesses in Croatia. My biggest worry is cost and time effective marketing, and would appreciate any advice on the matter.

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L S Lewis  Identity Verified
Germany
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CAT tool efficiency? Feb 19, 2013

I am also a freelancer and am trying to cross that bridge of purchasing a CAT tool. As a manager of an agency, Mr. Potter, I would like to ask you is: How much of a real difference to you see in the quality of translations that are generated using a CAT tool? Do you find that in the long run, post-editing cancels out the time saved using a CAT tool?

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