Narrowing down when you want to do everything

Narrowing Down, When You Want to Do Everything

By Next Level | May 15, 2024

This post is a reblog, originally published on the Training for Translators blog. It is republished here with permission of the author. How to…

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Adding new services and admitting I was wrong

Adding New Services and Admitting I Was Wrong

By Next Level | May 1, 2024

From the Next Level team: At some point in their professional lives, many linguists consider adding a new service to their portfolio. A major…

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Raising translation rates in 2024

The Case Against Raising Your Translation Rates In 2024 (and why it doesn’t hold water)

By Next Level | April 3, 2024

This post is an updated version of article that originally appeared on the LION Translation Academy blog. It is published here with permission of…

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Managing Your Freelance Client Portfolio

Managing Your Freelance Client Portfolio

By Next Level | March 20, 2024

This post is a reblog, originally published in the Slator Tool Box. It is reprinted here with permission of the author. An agency that…

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Oh BOI Oh BOI New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements for Small (and Large) Businesses

Oh BOI, oh BOI! New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements for Small (and Large) Businesses

By Next Level | March 6, 2024

BOI is short for Beneficial Ownership Information, meaning, information about who actually owns or controls a company. On January 1, 2024 a new Federal…

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Recent Independent Contractor Classification Rule Changes and What They Mean for Translators and Interpreters

By Next Level | February 19, 2024

Insights from the Advocacy and Business Practices Education Committees of the American Translators Association on the DOL’s final rule on worker classification under the…

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Understanding Worker Classification The ABC Test, Misclassification, and Tips for Professionalizing Your Language Services Business

Understanding Worker Classification: The ABC Test, Misclassification, and Tips for Professionalizing Your Language Services Business

By Next Level | September 20, 2023

Disclaimer: This post is for educational purposes only. Consult a reputable professional for financial, legal, and tax advice related to your situation. Translators, Interpreters,…

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A bid too far – On reaching for and losing projects

A Bid Too Far – On Reaching For and Losing Projects

By Next Level | June 28, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Tip of the Tongue. It is republished with permission from the author. The question of when…

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Machine Translation vs. Human Translation: Will Artificial Intelligence Replace the World’s Second Oldest Profession?

By ATA Compass | April 5, 2023

Translators pride themselves on being excellent communicators, and so they should. After all, it’s their job! But sometimes, even the best communicators can talk…

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3 Ways to Use Testimonials if You Have NDAs

3 Ways to Use Testimonials When You Have NDAs

By Next Level | September 21, 2022

This post is a reblog, originally published on Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo’s blog. It is reposted with permission from the author. Testimonials are a great way…

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Volume Discounts: Should I or Should I Not?

Volume Discounts: Should I or Should I Not?

By Next Level | March 9, 2022

When was the last time you were asked to provide a volume discount? My guess is not too long ago. Did you say “yes”…

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