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American Translators Association (ATA) Member-to-Member Discounts Program

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American Translators Association (ATA) Member-to-Member Discounts Program

Who knows what you need better than another translator or interpreter? The ATA Member-to-Member Discounts Program gives members the opportunity to offer their products and services to other ATA members. The program is targeted to working translators and interpreters -- only products and services specific to the practice of translation and interpreting will be offered. Click to learn more about ATA Member-to-Member Discounts.

  • A to Z of Freelance Translation

  • Entering the translation business? Overwhelmed? Stop, take a breath, and begin at the beginning with The A to Z of Freelance Translation course. From how to get started to how to get work to how to get repeat business, this self-paced online course teaches you everything you need to know for your first year and beyond as a freelance translator.

    ATA member discount: $15 off course tuition. Email NYA Communications for discount details.


  • Getting Started as a Freelance Translator

  • The road to a successful translation business is often harder than it has to be. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes without ever leaving your keyboard. Getting Started as a Freelance Translator is a four-week online course designed to teach beginners how to find and keep translation clients, pursue translator certification, establish translation rates, market their services, and more.

    ATA member discount: $15 off course tuition (reference your ATA membership number)


  • Beyond the Basics of Freelancing

  • If you have enough work, but are looking for better work, this course can help you get there! Learn how to earn more money, get more enjoyment out of your work, pursue new specializations, and target higher-quality agencies and direct clients. Beyond the Basics of Freelancing is a hands-on four-week online course designed to teach established translators how to develop and execute a marketing plan, find direct clients, manage business finances, and more. Enrollment limited.

    ATA member discount: $15 off course tuition (reference your ATA membership number)


  • Marketing to Translation Agencies

  • If you want to expand your business by adding translation agencies to your client list, Marketing to Translation Agencies will show you how to do it! This intense four-week online course teaches translators how to identify agencies that fit their goals, and cultivate successful long-term relationships with agency clients. Enrollment limited.

    ATA member discount: $15 off course tuition (reference your ATA membership number)


  • Marketing to Direct Clients

  • Finding and marketing to direct clients requires a different strategy than you would use to market to translation agencies. Marketing to Direct Clients will show you how to do it! This intense four-week online course teaches translators how to develop a strategy and tool kit for direct client marketing. Enrollment limited.

    ATA member discount: $15 off course tuition (reference your ATA membership number)


  • Intralingo Literary Translation Courses

  • Intralingo takes translators beyond the technical and into the realm of translating a language's rhythm, nuance, and culture. Designed for aspiring and established literary translators alike, these self-paced online courses teach, coach, and develop skills in this challenging aspect of translation.

    ATA member discount: $50 off registration fee (use code ATAMEM and your membership number)


  • Payment Practices

  • Who can afford to do business with late-paying clients? Don't take that chance. Before you sign a contract or make a bid, check out what other freelancers are saying about the company's payment history. Turn to Payment Practices to find "reliability to pay on time" ratings for more than 6,500 language services companies—real information reported by real-world freelancers just like you.

    ATA member discount: 25% off Payment Practices subscription rate and free 7-day trial


  • The Tool Box Journal

  • Technology changes fast. Keep up and learn how to get more out of your software with The Tool Box Journal, a monthly newsletter of tech updates and techniques. If you are a translator looking for ways to work faster and earn more money, this is the one newsletter you have to have. Be sure to identify yourself as an ATA member.

    ATA member discount: click to see annual premium subscription


  • The Translator's Tool Box Primer

  • It's not enough to simply have the right tool for the job. You've also got to know how to use it. The Translator's Tool Box Primer is the ultimate how-to guide for any translator using technology. Now in its twelfth edition, this downloadable e-book covers terminology tools, freeware and shareware, computer-assisted translation tools, translation memory management, and more. Author and translator Jost Zetzsche is a well-known expert in translation technology. Be sure to identify yourself as an ATA member.

    ATA member discount: click to see download price


  • Translation Office 3000.

  • Translation Office 3000:  You are your own boss. Unfortunately, this also means you are your own employee, responsible for tracking jobs, payments, and invoices. The business side of your freelance life can quickly overwhelm your organizational skills. Get out of the chaos with Translation Office 3000 from Advanced International Translations. Learn more about Translation Office 3000

    Projetex:  Project management software for translation agencies. Tracks job assignments, purchase orders, invoices, and quotes in a variety of currencies. Learn more about Projetex

    AnyCount:  Word, character, and line count software. Works in all common file formats. Learn more about AnyCount

    WinLexic:  FTP software to access and unpack Microsoft© Glossaries. Allows graphic interface customization to work source and target language entries in user’s preferred view.

    AnyLexic:  Terminology management software. Imports and edits multiple glossaries and dictionaries with advanced search features.

    ExactSpent:  Easy time tracking software. Gives clear picture of all your tasks and time expenses.

    ATA member discount: 25% off all AIT Software

This is an ATA members-only program. Products/services offered must be related to the practice of translation and interpreting. Translation, interpreting, and other similar services cannot be offered through this program. Member-vendors and their products/services are not sponsored, endorsed, or guaranteed by ATA.