Enhanced Productivity with Text Expansion

Enhanced Productivity with Text Expansion

By Next Level | October 27, 2021

I haven’t typed my full name or email address in years. Instead, I type abbreviations that get expanded after I type a punctuation mark…

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How to Use Your Website to Get Translation Clients

How to Use Your Website to Get Translation Clients

By Next Level | October 13, 2021

This is a summary post from Tess Whitty’s ebook Quick Start Guide: 10 Steps to an Optimized Website, published in 2019. Having a website…

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Scams and Default to Truth

Scams and Default to Truth

By Next Level | September 29, 2021

If you’d walk into a major bookstore today, one of the first books you see on display will have Malcolm Gladwell’s name on it.…

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Setting Goals for Your Freelance Business

Setting Goals for Your Freelance Business: An Important Job Satisfaction Tool

By Next Level | September 15, 2021

I have been teaching business classes for freelance translators for about 15 years, so I’ve seen “under the hood” of many freelancers’ businesses. The…

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Educating the “Uneducated” Client

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 24, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. Because of the nature of our work, we translators are…

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ATA’s Back to Business Basics: Phone and Email Etiquette for Freelancers

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 20, 2021

How can you use email and phone communication to make a good impression on your current and potential clients? This is one of the…

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What the Business Practices Education Committee Is Doing for ATA Members

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

ATA’s Business Practices Education Committee offers many opportunities for members to get involved, give back to the Association, work with fellow members, and broaden their professional network.

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Why You Need to Keep Swipe Files for Your T&I Business

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

Swipe files are something I believe every translator or interpreter should be keeping for their business, regardless of whether they prefer to work with…

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When School Comes Home: Making Room in the Day for Distance Learning

When School Comes Home: Making Room in the Day for Distance Learning

By Next Level | July 12, 2021

This article originally appeared in the ATA Chronicle-Online. Once upon a time, in a land that now seems very far away, many parents were…

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ATA Compensation Survey

By ATA | June 24, 2021

ATA announces the launch of its Compensation Survey As an ongoing effort to provide business strategies and solutions, this survey is an important service…

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Is There a Future in Freelance Translation? Let’s Talk About It!

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 15, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. While the demand for translation services is at a record…

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What the Business Practices Education Committee is Doing for ATA Members

By Next Level | June 9, 2021

An earlier version of this article appeared in The ATA Chronicle. Have you ever asked yourself: What’s the Business Practices Education Committee up to…

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