Lectures & Webinars

Rich Translator, Poor Translator: Payment Practices For Freelancers

“The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time.” —Robert Kiyosaki

This lecture will discuss the main aspects of payment and money management for freelance translators: what payment options are available, how to define and negotiate better payment terms, how to protect your income in case of late payment and more.

Marketing Skills For Freelance Translators

“Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master.” – Philip Kotler.

The good news is that you can learn marketing in an hour. The bad news, it takes a lifetime to perfect it. Then, when Philip Kotler, the father of modern marketing, says that you should never go to the battlefield before having won the war on paper, you should get armed with some tips & tricks in the translation & localization industry.

Proz.com: How to stand out from the crowd

Overview

Having been a pioneering website for language service providers (LSPs) for more than 15 years, Proz.com is your window to the international translation market. With a certified Proz.com translation professional and mentor, and one of the top ten in his language pair, Muhammad Said will give you his 5-year secrets to stand out from the crowd.

How to write your CV as a freelance translator

Overview

Your CV is one of the key marketing tools for any freelancer with which you can build strong relationships with potential clients. In a 3-hour session, you will learn the key steps in writing your CV as a professional translator and how you can make it stand out from the crowd.

The Internet Searching Skills For Translators

Overview

If you think that searching for terminology is a time-consuming process, then this lecture is tailored for you. By the end of this lecture, you will learn a lot of tips and tricks that are highly expected to help you boost your searching skills on the Internet.