A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a newsletter and blog post on the topic, Is translation a dying profession? My opinion is: no, the translation profession is not dying, but I understand why people ask the question. Here’s a related question: What should you do if your translation business is dying? I’ve received a […]Continue Reading
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Upcoming master classes
Training for Translators will be taking a break in July and August, but we have two master classes on tap for you in June to wrap up the “school year”: Registration is $75 per class, including the recording. And if you’re thinking about your professional development plan for the fall, our September classes are already […]Continue Reading
Dealing with FOMO as a freelancer
Fear of missing out–FOMO–is a reality of life as a freelancer. Recently, I’ve heard from various students and colleagues about situations such as: As freelancers, we know that we are a non-renewable resource. We know that burnout is a risk. We know that we can’t take every single project that we’re offered. And yet, we […]Continue Reading
Is translation a dying profession?
This week’s post topic was suggested by a reader: Is translation a dying profession? Good question! Short answer: In my opinion, no, but I understand why people ask that. Longer answer: Let me start with three data points… Given all of that, I definitely don’t see translation as a dying profession, but/and… I hope these […]Continue Reading
Why all the website anxiety?
So many freelance translators and interpreters have so much website anxiety. They’ve been meaning to/planning to/thinking they should set up a website for the past three years and it’s still not done. Or, they hate their website. I’ve observed that it’s kind of “a thing” with translators and interpreters: it’s hard to even find people […]Continue Reading