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Introduction to Website Localization
Introduction to Website Localization

Learn the ins and outs of website localization! As the demand for website localization grows, there is a need for…

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Beginner Tips and Tricks for Trados Studio

Learn how to maximize the basic functionality of Trados Studio and boost your efficiency! Trados Studio is the most powerful…

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Maximizing Your ATA Directory Profile to Attract Your Ideal Clients

Learn how to stand out to your ideal translation and interpreting clients through your ATA Directory profile! ATA’s Language Services…

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Effective and Pitch-Perfect Marketing during and after COVID-19

With an ongoing global pandemic and economic crisis, marketing your services may not feel like a priority right now. But…

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Diabetes 101: An Overview for Medical Translators and Interpreters

It does not take long for a new translator or interpreter to see that terminology for diabetes is a necessity in their work. But what about an understanding of the disease? Even experienced linguists may fall short on knowing the full story, and the latest treatment options, for the condition. Join Presenter Tracy Young in this 60-minute webinar for a comprehensive overview of diabetes. You’ll examine the three most common types—Type 1, Type II, and…

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Identifying Your Target Audience: Why Niche Markets Can Boost Your Interpreting Business

Learn how to define your ideal interpreting client and create a laser-focused strategy to stand out in today’s saturated market….

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The Magic of Automation: AutoHotkey for Non-Programmers

Learn how automation can give you more time to focus on what you love most about your translation and interpreting…

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Transcreation in Video Game Localization

Learn how to adapt creative content when localizing video games. For gamers, a video game is not just a pastime—it…

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Sight for Simul

Learn key techniques for using your sight translation skills in the simultaneous interpreting mode! We have all been there: an…

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Does Your English Match Your Suit? How to Reflect a More Professional Image

Learn to say what you mean with precision to reflect a more professional image to your clients. Interpreters and translators…

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Building a Network

Networking is an essential skill for doing business. Find out how to build and grow your network from two of…

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ATA Member Orientation

Start your membership off on the right foot by learning how to take advantage of all the benefits ATA has to offer!

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Getting and Incorporating Feedback

Yes, you can ask for feedback—and you should! Discover the benefits of this powerful tool. All too often, translators work…

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Practical Strategies to Capture Notes Virtually When Providing Remote Interpreting

Discover free technology resources to improve your remote interpreting services. The pandemic has forced us to adapt to interpreting from…

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Interpreting Insults from Spanish into Your Target Language

Learn how to handle expletives during an interpreting encounter to convey the message more accurately. Even seasoned interpreters have a…

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Introduction to Localization

Learn about the exciting field of localization and the skills needed to be successful. Localization is the act of customizing…

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Taking Charge of Your Style Set

Break into higher segments of the translation market by creating and defining your own style set. Instead of taking control and…

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Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers

How you speak is important because your voice is often the initial—and lasting—impression you make on people. When the listener…

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Back Translation: A Specialized Market for Spanish to English Medical Translators

Attend this webinar to learn when to use back translation, best practices, and the pitfalls of Spanish-English back translation. Back…

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Choosing and Building a Specialization

Learn how to build a specialization and embark on a journey in your desired field. Free for ATA members. For…

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How to Provide Language Services from a Gender Perspective

The emergence of several guides to inclusive language in the Spanish-speaking world and the reaction that the Royal Spanish Academy…

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Doing Business with Law Firms

Legal translators are expected to master both law and language in a market with its own unique, and often rigid,…

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Personal Branding Basics

Developing a personal brand is a classic “work smarter, not harder” technique. When done well, it will showcase your specific…

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Translating in the Age of Neural Machine Translation, Part I

Artificial intelligence and neural networks are disrupting many industries, and translation is no exception. The question is not whether these…

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Business Planning for Interpreters and Translators

Being successful requires good business management skills, some of which you may have already learned the hard way. This 90-minute webinar is here to help.

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Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning for Freelancers

What happens if you are hit by the proverbial bus? Or have power outages after a weather event? Or have…

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Subtitling: How a Text Translator Can Become a Subtitler

Subtitling is a translation job. You’re a translator. Shouldn’t that be enough? Actually, it’s not. When you’re translating a book…

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Closed-Captioning and SDH: An Introduction

This webinar will describe and compare the techniques of closed-captioning and subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, both tasks that…

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Phone and Email Etiquette for Freelancers

Communicating with clients is key to every freelancer’s success. Still, it’s a skill that few of us have studied, or…

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The New Remote Interpreting Landscape: Back to the Hack

Before COVID-19, remote interpreting was making slow, but steady, inroads into our profession, primarily over platforms specifically designed for providing…

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Setting Goals for Your Freelance Translation or Interpreting Business

Setting realistic goals for your business can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What is the right combination…

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Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

Succeeding as a freelancer will always involve some factors you can’t control—like a global pandemic—but it also involves daily, positive…

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Post-Editing: How to Make Machine Translation Work for You

This webinar is presented in Spanish. Should we trust the “man vs. machine” rhetoric that we often see in public…

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Diabetes 101: An Overview for Medical Translators and Interpreters

It does not take long for a new translator or interpreter to see that terminology for diabetes is a necessity…

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Handling the Holidays as a Freelancer

This is the third webinar in ATA’s Back to Business Basics series. Each webinar in the series focuses on a…

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Introducing ATA’s Mastermind Program

Most translators go into business understanding that finding and retaining clients will be hard work. What many fail to see,…

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Audio Description: The Visual Made Verbal

Audio description makes visual images accessible for people who are blind or have low vision—the visual is made verbal. Using…

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Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

While many things are uncertain when you run your own business—especially during a pandemic and economic crisis—one thing is clear…

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Challenges in Human Rights Translation

How to Research Terminology and Make Your Writing Shine Finding the best terms to use in any area of translation…

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Effective and Pitch-Perfect Marketing during and after COVID-19

With an ongoing global pandemic and economic crisis, marketing your services may not feel like a priority right now. But…

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The Hard Side of Project Management: Software, Timelines, and Gantt Charts

Managing projects efficiently is essential to maximizing business. Using visual representation to track workflow is a great technique for doing…

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The Remote Interpreter’s Companion

Scribbling on a piece of paper is so 2019. Especially in times like these, technology can help us break down…

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What Is Audiovisual Translation?

Is a specialization in audiovisual translation for you? Attend this 60-minute webinar for a bird’s-eye view of audiovisual translation (AVT)…

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Don’t Fall for It! Scams Targeting Language Professionals

Even the best of us have been tempted by a scam. Technology has given scammers an unprecedented level of sophistication…

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Beyond Manuals of Style

This webinar is presented in Spanish. A good manual of style is a critical tool for a translator. It can…

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How to Utilize LinkedIn Strategically to Reach Your Ideal Clients

Many freelancers set up a LinkedIn account because they know it’s what professionals do. Then, they promptly let their profile…

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Becoming a Court Interpreter in California

What does it take to work as an interpreter in the California court system? Attend this webinar to find out!…

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Personal Branding 101

Developing a personal brand lets you focus your marketing on the clients who want what you have and frees you…

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Understanding Remote Simultaneous Interpreting

Remote simultaneous interpreting, or RSI, is here to stay. Will you sit on the sidelines or get on board? Attend…

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Educational Interpreting—An Emerging Specialization

Interpreters have been working in schools for years with little acknowledgment of the complex skills needed to do the job….

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