Thank you for your support and votes

I wanted to thank you ever so much for showing all this great support in the recent Proz Community Choice Awards. Thanks to your votes, I came first in six categories. For me, it’s a sign that you value and appreciate the work I’m doing. I’ll keep on going. Best translation blog Best translator's website Best translation trainer Best translation…

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The Language Lovers 2014. Who are you voting for?

Quite surprisingly, I’ve just realised that this year’s Language Lovers competition opened for voting almost the same time as local and European elections. I remember reading an article a few days ago which encouraged freelancers to vote for parties and representatives who can bring positive changes to the situation of the self-employed. Of course, without taking any political stances, I…

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Watch Full Movie Online Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)Duration111 minsGenreAction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure.In CinemasMarch 21, 2018LanguageEnglish.CountryUnited States of America.Plot For Pacific Rim: UprisingMovie 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' was released in March 21, 2018 in genre Action. Steven S. DeKnight was directed this movie and starring by John Boyega. This movie tell story about It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and…

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Confessions of the Business School for Translators’ tutor

In one month’s time, the fourth edition of the Business School for Translators course (5 1/5 lessons on working as a freelance translator) will begin, with continuing support from eCPD Webinars. Recently, I’ve been spending quite a lot of time on improving the course and preparing for the September group. Analysing feedback, introducing new elements, re-connecting with the very first…

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Top 100 Language Blogs, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts 2013 – vote for freelance translation now!

Yes, it's this time of the year again! Bab.la and Lexiophiles are running their Language Lovers competition again. Last year, I was entrusted with your vote and I ended up as #20 Language Twitterer and #17 Facebook page. Thank you ever so much! I have a confession to make: this competition is important to me because it tells me that…

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Why being on social media is not bringing any #xl8 clients?

Ok, so you are on Twitter, you have your Facebook fan page, your LinkedIn profile is shiny and polished. You are more than ready to accept all these new clients streamlined to your contact page. Whops, nothing like that happens. Ever wondered why? Well, would you expect that buying a new mobile phone will bring you more #xl8 clients? Would…

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So you think theory for freelance translators doesn’t matter?

Although I've spent my holidays in Norway, some parts of this country (deprived of adjectives on purpose) made me think of the Netherlands. It was all about houses. In Norway, you see, houses are tall and very often stand on concrete pillars, just to keep them safe in case of heavy rain or muddy floods. That's the way the Norwegians…

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Generation X and Y of translators?

Demographers like categorising people and sticking labels to their personalities. They even think they can describe whole generations! Inspired by the theory of Generation X and Generation Y, I tried to find out if these differences apply to generation X and Y of translators. But please note, I don’t really think that translators can be categorised by when they were…

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How to be a professional professional translator?

It’s not just some sort of punchy headline trick that every other translator can use. Professionalism is something much more than just a word. And against popular opinions, not only lawyers, doctors or architects can be professional. Inspired by that thought, I decided to try to identify these crucial qualities, I tried to catch what makes a professional professional. Very…

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