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Why translation of movie titles is a real brainteaser

In this article, learn more about translating movie titles, standard practices, and the challenges of the job.

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Negotiating translation rates: 3 clients, 3 strategies

Every translator, beginner or experienced, has had to deal with a client who wants to negotiate translation prices. This article gives you some tips for defining your client’s profile, and adopting a strategy negotiating translation rates.

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The 10 best excuses given by translators to translations agencies

There are days when all the coffee pots and willpower in the world isn’t enough to meet the deadline. Last resort? A good excuse. Can’t think of one? Check out our top 10.

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12/04/2016 -
Agency Information

5 translation agencies that give translators nightmares

Everything would be so much better in the best of translation universes if these five types of agencies who somehow manage to always make life miserable for translators simply did not exist.

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Quick tips for translators to hunt down non-payers

Most translators at some time or another experience difficulty collecting payments on their invoices. Are you one? Learn how to react to a non- or late-paying client and how to demand your fair share.

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Quick tips for translators to hunt down non-payers

Payment defaulters also exist, unfortunately, in the world of professional translation. Find out about the four different types of non-payers, how to identify them and what line to take with them. Four kinds of non-payers THE BARGAINER They’re the clients who never want to pay, regardless of the translation rate. This is probably the most […]

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24/03/2016 -
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5 ideas to keep your French speaking skills current

5 free solutions to keep up your French through communication.

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Translation errors: 7 tips on how to deal with negative comments

How to patch things up after a mistranslation? 7 tips.