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Presenting to Potential Clients: You and ATA’s Client Outreach Kit

By Stephanie Tramdack Cash and Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 7 (July): 14-16

The Opportunity Cost of Freelancing

By John Milan
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 6 (June): 9-11

Progress in Public Relations
Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo, ATA Public Relations Committee Chair
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 5 (May): 7-9

Best Practices in Translations for Legal Evidence: How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients
Martin J. Cross
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 4 (April): 8-11

It’s Tax Time--Are You Ready? Tax Tips for Independent Contractors
Mary Geisenhoff
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 3 (March): 15-17

Anatomy of an ATA Conference
Jennifer Guernsey
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 2 (February): 14-16

Product-Centric Translation: What It Is and How Best to Handle It
Uwe Muegge
The ATA Chronicle 44, no. 1 (January): 14-18

International Payment Options for Translators and Agencies
Eve Lindemuth Bodeux
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 11 (November/December): 10-14

The Savvy Newcomer: One Year In
Helen Eby, Daniela Guanipa, Jamie Hartz, and Mary David
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 10 (October): 26-28

Working Sustainably as a Translator: Time Management
By Karen Tkaczyk and Laura Ball
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 9 (September): 16-17

Whatever Could Be Said

Ewandro Magalhães
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 8 (August): 16-18

Internationalization and Localization: An Interview with Cisco’s Gary Lefman

Marta Chereshnovska
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 7 (July): 16-17

Creating a Marketing Plan for Freelance Translators: A Practical Guide
Tess Whitty
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 6 (June): 15-19

Assisting Researchers in the Translation and Submission of a Manuscript for Publication
Sergio Lozano
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 5 (May): 8-11

ATA’s School Outreach Program: Understanding the Value of Educating the Public
Meghan McCallum
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 4 (April): 8-11

The Translator as an Editor
Christelle Maginot
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 3 (March): 16-18

Investigative Negotiation: The Art of Asking Why
Jeana M. Clark
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 2 (February): 20-22

Branding Yourself: Create a Professional Portfolio
Marcela Reyes
The ATA Chronicle 43, no. 1 (January): 17-19

Overcoming Cultural Conflicts in Health Care Interpreting
Haytham Boles

The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 11 (November/December): 17-21

On Good Terms with Terminologists
Barbara Inge Karsch and Jost Zetzsche
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 10 (October): 10-14

Tips for Newcomers to the Translation and Interpreting Professions
Corinne McKay
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 9 (September): 16-19

Anatomy and Physiology and Judiciary Interpreters
Jennifer De La Cruz
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 8 (August): 10-12

Two Translators with a Swedish Tattoo
Tony Beckwith

The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 7 (July): 15-17

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s … Speechpool!
Michelle Hof
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 6 (June): 19-23

Hot Topics in Financial Translation
Javier Gil
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 5 (May): 10-15

How Mature Are We, Really, When It Comes to Language?
Nataly Kelly
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 4 (April): 10-12

Machine Translation: 50 Shades of Grey
Charlotte Brasler and Jost Zetzsche
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 2 (February): 13-17

How Information Technology Developments Are Changing the Future of Medical Translation
Erin M. Lyons
The ATA Chronicle 42, no. 1 (January): 19-21

Global English (Globish) and Its Impact on the Translator
Jeana M. Clark and Esma A. Gregor
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 11 (November/December): 24-27

The Words We Use to Describe Ourselves
Nataly Kelly
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 10 (October): 10-12

Standard Issue: Standards Are Becoming Standard
David C. Rumsey
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 9 (September): 30

Tips for an Interpreter-Friendly Presentation
Ewandro Magalhães
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 8 (August): 10-12

Pricing Strategies for Translators and Interpreters
Judy Jenner
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 6 (June): 12-15

Automated Speech Recognition: Translator Friend or Foe?
Hassan Sawaf and Jonathan Litchman
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 5 (May): 16-18

Freelancer Envy
Tony Beckwith
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 4 (April): 18-19

Afraid?! Who’s Afraid?
Ewandro Magalhães
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 3 (March): 11-13

Guidelines for Editing Translations

Wendy Griswold
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 3 (March): 24-25

The Importance of Linguistic Discretion in the Age of Facebook
John Watkins
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 2 (February): 10-13

Interpreting and the Digital Revolution

Barry S. Olsen
The ATA Chronicle 41, no. 1 (January): 26-29

24 Networking Tips that Actually Work
James Clear
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 11 (November/December): 12-15

Confessions of a Conference Interpreter

Michelle Hof
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 10 (October): 17-20

ATA’s Nominating Committee: A Second Peek Behind the Curtains
Tuomas Kostiainen
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 9 (September): 20-21

New Policy and Governance Structure for ATA Divisions
Dorothee Racette
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 8 (August): 10-13

Want to Improve Your Interpreting? Drop That Donut and Grab a Jump Rope!
Holly Mikkelson
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 7 (July): 21-24

To Sign or Not To Sign? Chris Durban Answers the Question
Catherine Jan
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 6 (June): 12-15

Greeting the World in Our Backyard: ATA Hosts FIT XIX World Congress
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 5 (May): 10

My Mother Tongue
Tony Beckwith
The ATA Chronicle 40, no. 4 (April): 20-23

Using Social Media to Boost Your Language Services Business
Nataly Kelly
The ATA Chronicle 40, no.3 (March): 12-14

Insights from the Tech Desk: Sitting Down with Jost Zetzsche
Marcela Jenney
The ATA Chronicle 40, no.2 (February): 10-13

Translating in the Deep End
Michael Karpa
The ATA Chronicle 40, no.1 (January): 25-29

What the Doctor Ordered: Skilled Interpreting for Better, Less Costly Healthcare
Interview conducted and condensed by Lillian Clementi
The ATA Chronicle 39, no.11 (November/December): 10-12

Translation in Canada

Grant Hamilton
The ATA Chronicle 39, no.10 (October): 12-15

How to Promote Your Services Using LinkedIn

Michael T. Pellet
The ATA Chronicle 39, no.9 (September): 25-28

What Technology Companies Won’t Tell You: The Truth Behind Integration
Bob Donaldson
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 8 (August): 12-15

Does Translation Matter?
Susan Welsh
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 7 (July): 15-18

Protect Your Most Valuable Assets: Data Security and Confidentiality
Michael Wahlster
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 6 (June): 20-23

Managing Your Online Identity for Your Translation Business’s Success

Marcela Jenney
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 5 (May): 21-24

How Do You Do That?

Ewandro Magalhãe
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 4 (April): 12-14

Can You Change Your Accent?
Defusing the Mystery of Accent Modification
Juanita Ulloa

The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 3 (March): 22-24

Promoting Your Practice in 60 Seconds or Less: Mastering the Elevator Speech
Lillian Clementi
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 2 (February): 34-36

Post Traumatic Stress Mess, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Medical Interpreters
Michael King
The ATA Chronicle 39, no. 1 (January): 34-36

Role of Medical Linguists in an Influenza Pandemic
Patricia Thickstun
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 11 (November-December): 12-18

Let’s Talk: Trados and the Google Translator Toolkit

Jost O. Zetzsche
The ATA Chronicle 38, no.10 (October): 18-21

Please Welcome … ATA’s New Client Outreach Kit
Dorothee Racette, Lillian Clementi, and Chris Durban
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 9 (September): 22-24

Interpreting Bad News: What Interpreters Might Learn from Medical Training and Research
Laura Espondaburu
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 8 (August): 12-18

Professional Associations: They Are Not Just for Professionals
Michael Collin
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 7 (July): 16-18

In Memoriam: Ben Teague (1945-2009)
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 6 (June): 9

E-mail Marketing for Translators
Jill R. Sommer
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 6 (June): 12-15

First Date: Outreach from the Machine Translation Community to Translators
Laurie Gerber and Jay Marciano
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 5 (May): 12-15

Introducing the National Museum of Language

Greg Nedved
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 4 (April): 16-18

Grow Your Client Base, Increase Your Rates, and Make LSPs Love You: A How-to

Terena Bell and Madalena Sánchez
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 3 (March): 12-15

Speaking in the First Person When that First Person is Not You
Jackie Metivier
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 2 (February): 14-16.

My First Experience with Client Outreach: Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs in the Trenches

Alina R. Mugford
The ATA Chronicle 38, no. 1 (January): 18-23.

OMG!
Tony Beckwith
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 11 (November-December): 24-25.

In Memoriam: Henry Fischbach (1921–2008)
Gabe Bokor
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 10 (October): 11.

School Outreach Profile: Jonathan Hine
Lillian Clementi
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 10 (October): 14-16.

The “Business” of Freelancing

Rob Cruz
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 9 (September): 22-26.

Advocating for Language Access to Health Care
Esther Diaz
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 8 (August): 12-15.

Being Bilingual Is Not Enough
Frank Johnson
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 7 (July): 22-25.

Going Green: Translating Environmental Texts
Abigail Dahlberg
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 6 (June): 10-14.

ISO Certification: Helping Build Stronger Business Relationships
Why it Matters for Translators, Editors, Clients, and Agencies

Dagmar Dolatschko and Bernard J. Putz
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 5 (May): 12-16.

Backstage at the Debate
Tony Beckwith
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 4 (April): 23-26.

Good Chemistry: Getting a Letter to the Editor into Print
Lillian Clementi
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 3 (March):12-14.

Delivering Multilingual Justice: A Look into the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
Isabelle Der-Kévorkian
The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 2 (February): 35-40.

From Blogs to Wikis, What Web 2.0 Can Add to the Translator’s Tool Kit
Yves Avérous

The ATA Chronicle 37, no. 1 (January): 11-15.

The Cost of Interpreters Using Interruptions in the Courtroom
Marianne Mason
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 11 (November-December): 24-26.

Exploring Freelance Business Practices
Dorothee Racette
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 10 (October 2007): 14-16.

2007 ATA Pro Bono/School Outreach Project
Center for the Art of Translation

Kirk Anderson
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 10 (October 2007): 61.

From the President-Elect: San Francisco, Open Your Golden Gate!
Jiri Stejskal
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 9 (September 2007): 7.

A Gigabyte of New Information: ATA Translation Tools Seminar
Corinne McKay
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 7 (September 2007): 18-19.

The ATA Nominating Committee: A Peek Behind the Curtains
Tuomas Kostiainen
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 8 (August 2007): 12-13.

Opportunities for Linguists at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Jane Collis
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 8 (August 2007): 20-24.

The Pace of Progress: The Changing Patent Landscape
Lillian Clementi
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 7 (July 2007): 16-17.

Telephone Interpreting in Health Care Settings: Some Commonly Asked Questions
Nataly Kelly
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 6 (June 2007): 18-21.

Taking the Show on the Road: ATA Expands Public Relations Initiative

ATA Public Relations Committee
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 5 (May 2007): 10-11.

Go Team! Go! Success Is All About Collaboration
Scott Crystal
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 4 (April 2007): 19-20.

Glossary Mining: Getting Down to Business

Lee Wright
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 3 (March 2007): 35-38.

Glossary Mining: Making It Legal
Lee Wright
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 2 (February 2007): 30-34.

Interpreter Certification Programs in the U.S.: Where Are We Headed?
Nataly Kelly
The ATA Chronicle 36, no. 1 (January 2007): 31-39.

Team Interpreting: Does It Really Work?
Giovanna L. Carnet
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 11 (November/December 2006): 25-26.

Developing the Interpreter's Voice
Michelle Lambeau
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 10 (October 2006): 26-27.

International Translation Day
Kirk Anderson
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 9 (September 2006): 16-17.

Translator and Reporter: A Behind the Scenes Conversation
Kari Lydersen and Susana Galilea
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 8 (August 2006): 15-17.

Glossary Mining: Down Tunnel Number 2
Lee Wright
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 8 (August 2006): 18-21.

Translation Tools: Getting Your Hands Dirty

Donna Sandin
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 7 (July 2006): 18-19.

Guess What: Time for Your Audit (and I don't mean by the IRS!)
Michael Collin
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 6 (June 2006): 16-18.

Building a Translation Community: A Practical Step-by-Step Approach
Sarah Yarkoni
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 5 (May 2006): 21-22.

Search Engine Optimization for Translators and Interpreters
Frank Dietz
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 4 (April 2006): 28-30.

Planning, Public Relations, and Promoting New Ties
Marian S. Greenfield, ATA President
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 3 (March 2006): 7-8.

ATA Responds to National Security Language Initiative
Jiri Stejskal, ATA representative to JNCL-NCLIS
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 3 (March 2006): 10.

Navigating the Translation Environment Tool Market
Jost Zetzsche
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 3 (March 2006): 21-22.

Resume Writing for Freelancers
Beth Podrovitz and Jiri Stejskal
The ATA Chronicle 35, no. 2 (February 2006): 16-18.

Running Your Translating/Interpreting Business From Home
M. Eta Trabing
The ATA Chronicle 35, no.1 (January 2006): 47-53.