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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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Get More Done as a Freelance Translator How to Plan Your Work and Become More Productive

Get More Done as a Freelance Translator – How to Plan Your Work and Become More Productive

By Next Level | March 15, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Marketing Tips for Translators. It is republished with permission of the author. Scheduling and planning are…

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Should You Start a Translation Agency

Should You Start a Translation Agency?

By Next Level | February 15, 2023

You have been freelancing as a translator for a few years now, and you have settled into a good rhythm. You have some steady…

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8 COVID-Era Online Language Practice Sites

By Next Level | January 25, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Carlie Sitzman’s blog. It is republished with permission of the author. As they venture off into…

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ATA Translator Profile Ted Wozniak

Translator Profile: ATA Past President Ted Wozniak

By Next Level | January 11, 2023

Many of you know Ted Wozniak quite well from his many years of dedicated service to ATA…but did you know he essentially worked undercover…

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In Praise of Touch Typing

In Praise of Touch Typing

By Next Level | November 9, 2022

The summer before I entered fourth grade, I was invited to join a special summer program at a local community college. I had the…

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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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7 Ways to Grow Your Freelance Business with Client Referrals

7 Ways to Grow Your Freelance Business With Client Referrals

By Next Level | May 25, 2022

This post is a reblog, originally published on Marketing Tips for Translators. It is reposted with permission from the author. Do you know what…

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Next Level Interviews Jost Zetzsche

Next Level Interviews: Jost Zetzsche

By Next Level | May 11, 2022

In December 2021, Next Level had the opportunity to interview English to German translator Jost Zetzsche. Jost is known in the industry for his…

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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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Thoughts on Planning for Medical Leave

Ready to Plan for a Mid- to Long-Term Medical Leave? Part 1

By Next Level | January 5, 2022

The idea for this post was born on my most stressful day in recent memory: the day I took three of my children to…

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hows-your-english

How’s Your English?

By Next Level | November 10, 2021

Most of us have heard it before: To be a good translator, you have to be a good writer. Today this maxim is truer…

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