Unfortunately, a degree in translating or languages does not guarantee that you will land yourself a lucrative translation career straight after graduating. Many linguists find that setting up their own translation businesses is far more profitable and beneficial than working in-house where you are paid a set salary and made to work a set number of hours and with clients you may not choose to work with. For this reason, starting your own freelancing career seems the better option and it is, provided that you are able to find the best online translator jobs that will actually pay your bills! (more…)
If you are a business owner who loves a good book then check out my very popular book club for freelancers. The group is hosted in a Facebook group and is made up of freelancers from all over the world from different industries. The great thing about this online business book club is that it […]
When you go into the Kindle Store, your book shop, library or online book store trying to find a book on business, you are left feeling overwhelmed at the sheer volume of available titles. Among the mountains of books that appear when searching for various business related books, are the most popular titles written by […]
It is a common question often asked: which do you start first – your education in business or your real business? Let’s take a look at both sides of this debate to examine in closer detail, what goes into making a successful business.
My name is Kelsey and I am here to give you all a little insight into the Welsh Language. Now, I was born and raised in North Wales and went to an all Welsh primary and secondary school. Therefore, I am fluent in Welsh! I am so proud to be able to speak this rare […]
In the standard world of blogging, high quality content is far more important than pictures. You have probably heard the stories from many bloggers who have “made it” and one of the comments they make most often is that they all started out with basic photography equipment – it was their content that brought them […]
Having read many books about translators, their journeys into their translation careers and books about the translation industry as a whole, I have come across a wide range of interesting reads. The reason for picking these five books is that they contain fresh content and they do not repeat any content on topics that you […]
You may know a lot about translators, you may know people who are translators and you may even be a translator. However, do you know the type of people who hire translators? Well, in actual fact there is no specific type of person or type of people that hire translators because many people, companies […]
Linguistics, Semantics, Etymology and Philology Linguistics:This is a broad definition for what is generally termed the study of language itself, often called the science of language. The term traces back to the Latin root lingua which meant only the muscle known as the tongue, but also the words that issued forth courtesy of that […]
Twitter is one of the best social media tools for boosting your business but what with 60% of people giving up on Twitter not long after signing up, you really need to know what you are doing it.