Translating

Invoicing and Credit Control

Suggestions on How to Become Established as a Freelance Translator

Invoicing and Credit Control

Translate German to English Online

Apart from marketing your services effectively and delivering quality work, on time, the next biggest challenge is getting your customers who want you to translate German to English online to pay you fully and on time. Many businesses have folded due to failing in this department.

Working from Home

Working from Home as a Freelance Translator

At first sight working from home may appear the perfect solution, especially for (young) mothers. The most important thing is to ensure that your family understands that you are at work when you are at your desk. Translations need full concentration and are time consuming and managing your work space and time can be challenging when working from home.

Which Skills and Personality Traits are Required for Working from Home as a Freelance Translator?

Getting Started as a Freelance Translator

A Brief Guide

Skills and Personality Traits Required for Working from Home as a Freelance Translator

These are some of the skills and personality traits I have found useful in my working life as a freelance translator (Skills Personality Traits to be a text translator). The list is by no means exhaustive:

Questions You Ought to Ask Yourself before Embarking on a Career as Freelance Translator

A Brief Guide

Getting Started as a Freelance Translator

Questions You Ought to Ask Yourself before Embarking on a Career as Freelance Translator

  • Do you have any language qualifications apart from being a native speaker?
  • Do you have any experience in providing translation services?
  • Do you have practical translation experience in one or more specialist areas?
  • Do you have thorough knowledge and/or practical experience in any specialist area?
  • Do you have a natural talent for writing?

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