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Should you accept all translation projects that are offered to you?

Just imagine getting a phone call or an email from someone asking you to go work on a translation project for them. You will probably think, yes, of course, I would love to do that, right? However, before making a

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What can go wrong when assigning a translator for your translation project?

Now that you have found the perfect translator for your project, could there possibly be anything that could go wrong?! Well, that depends on how you have selected your translator and how well you have communicated with each other. Things that

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How can you get the best translation?

Always tell your translator which target group you are aiming at, so that they can transform your source text into a target text that is customized for that particular audience. Give your translator enough time to work on your translation.

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Ever heard about clients that expect to get trial translations for free?

Unfortunately, that often is the case. I’m just wondering if the same clients ask for free samples everywhere else? So do you ask your tax consultant to prepare your tax return for just a month or two – for free!

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Translation projects with the message “I’m on a budget”

How often have you read or heard something like this? Or even worse “I’m willing to pay…” or “My budget is (just insert something embarrassingly low)”? But the worst part is that people really expect superb translations for next to

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The costs of translation projects

Do translations cost you an arm and a leg? This surely depends on what you want to have translated and for what purpose. Anyway, professional translators will base their calculations on the type of document and its complexity they are

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