Identifying Your Target Audience

Identifying Your Target Audience: Why Niche Markets Can Boost Your Interpreting Business

September 9, 2021

Learn how to define your ideal interpreting client and create a laser-focused strategy to stand out in today’s saturated market. If you could define…

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Building a Network

August 3, 2021

Networking is an essential skill for doing business. Find out how to build and grow your network from two of the best in the…

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Getting and Incorporating Feedback

July 8, 2021

Yes, you can ask for feedback—and you should! Discover the benefits of this powerful tool. All too often, translators work in a bubble. Many…

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Taking Care of Your Style Set

Taking Charge of Your Style Set

June 8, 2021

Break into higher segments of the translation market by creating and defining your own style set. Instead of taking control and producing consistent translations that…

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Choosing and Building a Specialization

Choosing and Building a Specialization

May 4, 2021

Learn how to build a specialization and embark on a journey in your desired field. Free for ATA members. For some translators and interpreters,…

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Personal Branding Basics

April 6, 2021

Developing a personal brand is a classic “work smarter, not harder” technique. When done well, it will showcase your specific expertise and skill set,…

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Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning for Freelancers

March 2, 2021

What happens if you are hit by the proverbial bus? Or have power outages after a weather event? Or have to spend unplanned time…

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Phone and Email Etiquette for Freelancers

February 15, 2021

Communicating with clients is key to every freelancer’s success. Still, it’s a skill that few of us have studied, or even thought about in…

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Setting Goals for Your Freelance Translation or Interpreting Business

January 14, 2021

Setting realistic goals for your business can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What is the right combination of ambition and reason?…

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Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

October 5, 2020

While many things are uncertain when you run your own business—especially during a pandemic and economic crisis—one thing is clear so far: freelancers with…

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Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

December 14, 2020

Succeeding as a freelancer will always involve some factors you can’t control—like a global pandemic—but it also involves daily, positive habits and a business…

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Handling the Holidays as a Freelancer

November 9, 2020

This is the third webinar in ATA’s Back to Business Basics series. Each webinar in the series focuses on a small, practical piece of…

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