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What are the challenges of working with direct clients?

May 24, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, directory, membership, translation industry, facebook, marketing, rates, finances, direct clients

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Editor's note: This blog post was written by Andrew Morris - and posted as part of the Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com) group on Facebook. It has been edited for use here. Direct clients also might be known as end clients or end customers. They provide language work directly to the translator without use of an agency, LSP or other intermediary.
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What are the benefits of working with direct clients?

May 19, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, directory, membership, translation industry, facebook, marketing, rates, finances, direct clients

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Editor's note: This blog post was written by Andrew Morris - and posted as part of the Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com) group on Facebook. It has been edited for use here. Direct clients also might be known as end clients or end customers. They provide language work directly to the translator without use of an agency, LSP or other intermediary. 
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Use updated calculator to determine your freelancing rates

March 30, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translator tools, rates, finances

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More than ten years ago, ProZ.com released an online rates calculator designed to help you determine the minimum rates required to meet your objectives. Together with forum discussionsthe record of average rates reported by the community, and other useful resources such as the the article "Determining your rates and fees as a translator", the rates calculator has proved to be very helpful in answering one of the questions asked more frequently by freelance language professionals: what rates should I charge for...?

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Should you publish rates in your profile?

February 25, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, profile, translator, rates

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As a freelancer at ProZ.com, you have the option to include rates. Some do, some do not.

In a previous Facebook group discussion, Andrew Morris suggested that he always preferred not to in the early days when seeking out new clients all the time, because some clients surprise you by offering you more than you’d have naturally stated.

That seems like a simple explanation for one side of the debate.

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