Five Things That Bother Me As A Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 14, 2020

“Translations? Is that a thing?” In 2016 I started a BA in Translations. It was a new, exciting experience for me, being able to…

Read More

Style Guide for Spanish Writing

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 2, 2020

Oftentimes, clients will have questions as to the style choices that language professionals make. Perhaps the target document may not appear the way they…

Read More

Switching from Science to Translation?

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 26, 2020

Reblogged with permission I often receive emails from aspiring translators who are switching from a career in the fields of science or healthcare and…

Read More

Starting at Square One as a Translator or Interpreter: What Does It Take?

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 19, 2020

From time to time we at The Savvy Newcomer receive questions from our readers that make for great blog post topics. This is one…

Read More

How to Create an Ideal T&I Client Profile to Market Your Services

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 12, 2020

This post was originally published on Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo’s blog. It is reposted with permission. It is incredibly important to know your ideal client…

Read More

Freelance Beginner Tips: The Pitfalls to Avoid

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 28, 2020

Reblogged from Hongkiat, with permission If you’re still unsure whether or not to pursue freelancing, chances are you’ve contemplated what life is like as…

Read More

Can You Answer these Questions about Your Translation Project? (FAQ)

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 14, 2020

This post was originally published on the dba Plan B blog. It is reposted with permission. When you have a translation project ready to go,…

Read More

Free Training: Getting Started as a Freelance Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 24, 2020

A four-week online course for beginning translators in any language combination, who want to launch and run a successful freelance business. Also for “experienced…

Read More

Translator Exercise Routines?

By The ATA Chronicle | January 11, 2019

We’re all different, but we all need to get this whole fitness thing done somehow. So, as busy professionals, how do we stay healthy and manage our stress? It’s all about personality and what motivates us as individuals.

Read More

How to Build a Translator/Interpreter Résumé That Sells

By The ATA Chronicle | January 11, 2019

How do you know whether your résumé measures up against others who work in the same language pair(s) or specialization(s)? Here are nine tips on how to sell your services effectively through your résumé so that you can stand out to those who are on the receiving end.

Read More

How to Nail the "About" Page of Your Website

By The ATA Chronicle | November 13, 2018

The “About” page of your business website is arguably the most important page to get right. Why? This section allows potential clients to get to know you and get a sense of what you’ll be like to work with.

Read More

Book review: Guide to Becoming a Successful Freelance Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 8, 2018

The translation and interpreting industries have been blessed with a plethora of new books in the last few years. The book I’m going to…

Read More