Social Media and Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Since the use of social media has become increasingly important for my business (and many of yours as well), I thought it would be…

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ATA’s New Mastermind Program for Members: What Is It and Who Can Benefit

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Do your fellow ATA members know business practices, resources, and techniques you would never hear about in a class or webinar? ATA’s Mastermind Program may just change that!

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Terms and Conditions of Service: The Key to Future-Proofing and Protecting Your Translation Business

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

From the buyer’s side, I can’t imagine working with a professional who doesn’t put their promise in writing. From the translator’s side, I can’t imagine doing business without protecting my interests. A well-drafted contract is such a win for both sides in any line of business that the thought of doing business without one is, to me, simply inconceivable.

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How to Build Resourcefulness As A Freelancing Parent

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Freelancing parents constantly face multiple challenges, especially during the current pandemic. Although there’s no one-size-fits-all recipe for success, there are a few simple steps you can take to transition smoothly into the life of a freelancing parent.

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ATA’s Back to Business Basics – Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 2, 2021

ATA launched its new Back to Business Basics webinar series in September 2020. These webinars focus on a small, practical piece of business advice…

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E51: The New ATA Mastermind Program

By ATA | January 29, 2021
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What are ATA’s Mastermind Groups?

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 29, 2021

Preview blog post for Next Level: The ATA Business Practices Blog  The following post is a preview of a new blogging venture by the…

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The Demands of On-Demand Interpreting

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

In a time of increased professional isolation with interpreters working from home, here’s some light on the challenges and rewards of the essential work of on-demand over-the-phone interpreting.

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How Did Your Work Change in 2020?

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Given the many challenges 2020 presented, members of The ATA Chronicle Editorial Board reached out to their colleagues (both interpreters and translators) and invited them to answer the following question: How did your work change in 2020?

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Why Your Website Needs a Contact Form and How to Get It Right

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Contact forms on websites are nothing new these days. But not all freelance translators or interpreters take advantage of them. There are a lot…

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Freelance Finance: Separating Personal from Professional

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 19, 2021

Here at The Savvy Newcomer we understand that it can be intimidating to talk about money. It’s often a sticky subject, but we feel…

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Strategies for Translation Providers in an Uncertain World… A Survival Guide

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 10, 2020

This post originally appeared on the blog The translation business and it is republished with permission. Sometimes, how we translators run our professional lives and…

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