ProZ.com Blog

So you think you might want to be a freelance translator or interpreter...

June 13, 2019 / by Henry posted in freelancer, translator, interpreter

1 Comment

Are you wondering whether a career in translating or interpreting may be for you? Here are some questions asked by those aspiring to be freelance translators or interpreters:

Read More

Agency criteria: What freelance translators want

April 22, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, business membership

2 Comments

Recently in our Facebook group, made up of 25,000 freelance translators from all four corners of the globe, we asked them what they thought were the criteria that should entitle an agency to a ribbon.

How do you measure up?

Read More

Keys to getting a good response to job posts

March 29, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, jobs, ProZ.com membership

0 Comments

Many jobs are posted by outsourcers at ProZ.com every day. Each one competes for the attention of the 900,000+ registered language professionals. 

How can your business get great responses to job posts?

Read More

How to increase views on your business page

March 6, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, directory, translation company, directory, business membership, search

0 Comments

Businesses were recently moved away from individual profiles and into business pages. The business page makes it easier to connect businesses with their employees and for those employees to share business identification, membership and act on behalf of a business at ProZ.com. 

Since the launch, business pages have been showcased in the Translation Company & agency directory, added to employee profiles, and have been linked other places on the site.

How can your business increase views to its business page? 

Read More

Freelancers: How have you adapted to changes in the translation and interpreting industry in recent years?

January 31, 2019 / by Henry posted in freelancer, interpreter, translation industry, GALA

1 Comment

Hi translators and interpreters.

There have been significant changes in translation and interpreting in recent years. How are you, as a freelancer, adapting?

Read More

How are freelance translators impacted by the United States government shutdown?

January 22, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer

1 Comment

The active shutdown of the federal government is the longest in United States history, entering its 32nd day as of this writing.

Over 400,000 federal workers are not being paid and others have been put on a temporary leave (furloughed).  The United States media has focused on the long lines at the airport and national parks are left unattended since the shutdown started on December 22, 2018.

How has the government shutdown impacted freelancers in the language industry? 

Read More

Most popular blog posts of 2018

December 21, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in Netflix, subtitling, freelancer, interpreter, membership, translator tools, business membership, marketing for language professionals, translation

0 Comments

Blogs started to appear in this format at the start of 2018. The content at ProZ.com has been used to discuss language industry trends, inform of site enhancements, and sometimes just to share a laugh. 

Of the 98 posts shared in 2018 from 12 different authors, here are the 10 that were most read.

 

Read More

Choosing the right quality level and cost for translation services

December 14, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation

1 Comment

Do you have translation needs? ProZ.com a uniquely effective place to meet capable freelancers and translation companies. Before beginning a search for a translator or translation company, it is important to determine what service is needed, and what is the cost.

This blog post takes some timeless thoughts included in a joint project of ProZ.com members and guests in the ProZ.com Wiki, already eight years old, and repurposes here for today. 

Read More

Use new map to connect with interpreters and students

October 10, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in pools, freelancer, interpreter, translation company, students, internship

0 Comments

A new map on the interpreter and student pool shows locations of those that have been screened for the pool. 
ProZ.com interpreters map

Read More

Three tips to get the attention of a freelance translator

September 18, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, business membership, jobs

0 Comments

Do you have an urgent request for translation? Are you screening language professionals for future opportunities? 

If so, it is likely you are contacting linguist profiles at ProZ.com. Can your message reach the right translator? Are there secrets to getting their attention? How do you break through the noise?

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts