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Business Planning for Interpreters and Translators

March 9, 2021

You’re in it because you love what you do, but as you’ve probably realized by now, love is not enough. Being successful requires good business management skills, some of which you may have already learned the hard way. This 90-minute webinar is here to help. Attend to get a fresh perspective on what you need to know about business planning, from different business models and an understanding of the translation/interpreting market to accounting, invoicing, setting rates, marketing, and more.

What will you learn?

  1. What is a business plan
  2. How to evaluate the quality of your services from the clients’ viewpoint
  3. How to calculate your cost of doing business
  4. How to promote your services at a sustainable rate
  5. Why marketing is in everything you do
  6. How to follow up with clients

About the Presenter

Helen Eby, CT is an ATA-certified translator (English<>Spanish) who has worked as a translator and interpreter since 1984. She has served in a number of volunteer positions since joining ATA and is the current administrator of ATA’s Interpreters Division. Helen is also one of the co-founders of The Savvy Newcomer blog, written for newcomers to the translation and interpreting professions. She has also been involved in the ASTM Standards for Translation.

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March 9, 2021
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Presenter(s): Helen Eby
Duration: 90 minutes
Presenting Language(s): English
Level: Intermediate
ATA CEPs: 1.0

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