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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Careers / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:207
  • eBook ISBN:9781620950128

How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator, Second Edition

by Corinne McKay

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Overview
The original how-to guide for people who want to launch and run a successful freelance translation business! Written by a certified translator who built her thriving freelance business from scratch, with little translation experience and no contacts in the industry. Over 5,000 copies in print; now available as an eBook!
Description
The original how-to guide for people who want to launch and run a successful freelance translation business! With over 5,000 copies in print, the first edition of How to Succeed as a Freelance translator has become a widely-cited reference for the translation industry. The fully revised second edition includes 200+ pages of practical tips on writing a translation-targeted resume and cover letter, preparing a marketing plan, setting up a functional home office, finding and keeping well-paying clients and more! New in this edition: separate sections on marketing to agencies and direct clients, a new chapter focusing on your first year as a freelance translator and a new chapter on online networking and social media. Plus a preview of the author's next book, "Thoughts on Translation"
About the author
Corinne McKay is a certified French to English translator who built her thriving freelance business from scratch, with little translation experience and no contacts in the translation industry. Her book, How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator, has sold over 5,000 copies and is frequently cited as the go-to guide for beginning and experienced freelance translators alike. Corinne's blog, Thoughts on Translation, was selected as one of Lexiophiles' top 25 blogs by a language professional in 2011. Corinne holds a BA in French and English from Geneseo College and the University of Grenoble, France and an MA in French Literature and Culture from Boston College. She works from her home office in Boulder, Colorado, where she lives with her husband and daughter.
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