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To The Invisible Legion

I remember the feeling I had when I had finished my first translation. Interestingly, I don't remember what I had translated. Perhaps, it was a vacuum cleaner manual or a company charter. What I do remember is the thought: "Someone will be reading this and thinking, 'Wow, this guy did a really good job translating this!'" How naïve I was. Or was I? Continue reading

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The Rate Cheatsheet: Know Your Translation Rate

7 Simple Steps for Setting Your Translation Rate

Setting the translation rate can be tricky, especially for aspiring translators. On the one hand, you have to make sure your price is acceptable for the market. On the other hand, you want to secure a decent living and not undersell yourself. The following cheatsheet will help you quickly map your capabilities and expectations to a rate you can agree on. Continue reading