12 Tips for Beginning Translators from an Agency Point of View

In this guest post, we share some precious tips for beginning translators from TinCan Translations. Make sure to read this to know what agencies expect of you as a freelancer! (more…)

7 Tips for Translating “Just to Understand” Orders

A client approaches you to translate something “just to understand the meaning.” Such orders are a great way to build your relationship with the client, but there are also hidden rocks in them that you’d better be aware of. (more…)

Smart Ways #2: Neural Machines, Harry Potter, Mentoring, and More

From the latest advances in machine translation technology to rate discussions and from mentoring to Harry Potter magic — here are five smart (and some fun) things to do in the coming week.
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10 Core Principles to Build a Lasting Translation Career

So, you’ve decided to become a translator. Congratulations — it is the best job in the world! It lets you learn new things every day. It gives you the power to connect worlds with words. And, last but not least, a translation career pays back well if you build it right. Now, how do you build it right? (more…)