Getting Your Freelance Business Ready for a Summer Slowdown

Getting Your Freelance Business Ready for a Summer Slowdown

By Next Level | June 26, 2024

This post is a reblog, originally published in the Slator Tool Box. It is reprinted here with permission of the author. My translation clients are…

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Breaking into book translation

Breaking Into Book Translation

By Next Level | June 5, 2024

Recently, a colleague with ample translation experience contacted me with some questions about breaking into book translations. For freelance translators, fiction and non-fiction books…

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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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Resources For You: ATA’s New Model Contract for Translators

Resources For You: ATA’s New Model Contract for Translators

By Next Level | February 7, 2024

I’d like to say I’m fascinated by every aspect of my work as a freelance translator, but it wouldn’t be an honest statement. The…

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E95: Inside Specialization – Opportunities in the Era of AI

By Trenton Morgan | November 30, 2023

In this ATA Podcast episode of Inside Specialization, Daniel Sebesta, ATA’s Language Technology Division (LTD) administrator, and Bridget Hylak, LTD assistant administrator, interview Konstantin Dranch, co-founder of Custom.MT, on a variety of topics surrounding machine translation and AI.

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All in one and one in all Balancing salaried and freelance work

All in One and One in All – Balancing Salaried and Freelance Work

By Next Level | November 15, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published at Tip of the Tongue. It is republished with permission of the author. Many freelancers, including translators,…

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ATA64 Conference Preview: Business Practices Education at ATA64

By Next Level | October 18, 2023

In about a week, ATA’s annual conference will begin, this year in sunny Miami, Florida. As always, attendees will have to choose how to…

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