Category Archives: Business Opportunities

American dream’ delivers jobs to Wall Street

When Larry Gould’s great grandfather first glimpsed the Statue of Liberty in 1912 he could never have guessed that nearly 100 years later his English great grandson would take a business back to the U.S. and bring jobs to Wall … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Translator

Remember that old adage, never work with animals or children? This most fundamental advice of old clearly eluded me when I decided to go freelance along with two children, a dog and two cats. Phrases involving plans, mice and men … Continue reading

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Translator Prerequisites and the A-Z of becoming a Translator

If you are serious about becoming a translator, you must be able to fulfil the following criteria, at the very least. Translator Prerequisites Your standard of education must be very high; with very few exceptions, a degree is essential, though … Continue reading

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Training Translators

Do translators need to be educated in the art and science of translation? Is it possible to train a translator in an academic setting? Is doing so worthwhile, from the translator’s perspective or from that of a potential employer? The … Continue reading

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Translator’s Home Office

Home is where your pillow is, and for a freelance translator, it’s also where the desk with its attendant office equipment and dictionaries is. But what office equipment is right for a translator? Should you buy that Thinking Machines II … Continue reading

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Online Translation – The Future??

By Steven Forsyth. It is fair to say that most small to medium sized GILT (Globalization, Internationalization, Localization and Translation) companies have professional looking and informative brochure web sites. What is interesting is that more and more of these companies … Continue reading

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Social Marketing Online, Can it work for you?

In recent years social marketing has become so common that even a child would feel left behind if he wasn’t a part of some online social media. Everyone from junior high students between classes, to grandma sitting at home, spend … Continue reading

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