As some of you may know, I have quite a bee in my bonnet about proper pricing and strategic positioning when it comes to freelance translation. Pricing is complicated, and I could easily dedicate an entire blog to the topic. Instead, I would like to share two tools - two different spreadsheets for calculating translation fees.
A method to resolve the challenge of the lack of an in-built compare documents feature in Microsoft Excel (or track changes in previous versions), as well as an update on where I have been the past few months.
This post details two handy methods of drawing attention to old blog posts - a Twitter-related plugin for Wordpress and an interesting application of a random signatures add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird.
2011: A year in review, with Google Analytics of the best of the Translator's Teacup in 2011, as well as a review of some of the best posts from around the web.
Second part of a set on how to be a good, successful and happy translator. In this part, I will tell you what makes a successful translator and how you can improve. Part 3 is coming soon.
First part of a set on how to be a good, successful and happy translator. In this part, I will tell you what makes a good translator and how you can improve. Part two is coming next week.
A guide to various computer options (laptop, powerful desktop, netbook) as well as basic necessities for a translator, based on my own hardware. Also appropriate to many other industries.
The next in the "Tech Tips" series. Here, learn how a BlackBerry can both give you your life back - so you can get on with other things rather than sitting at your computer, and, if and when required, use your Blackberry to offer a quick response to emergency queries at less usual hours.