How to create comprehensive quotations for translation and interpreting services

As a freelance translator or interpreter, providing accurate quotations is crucial for managing client expectations and ensuring you receive fair compensation for your work. A well-crafted quotation not only outlines the cost of your services but also demonstrates your professionalism and attention to detail. Here’s a guide on what to include in a proper quote for translation and interpreting services.

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ProZ.com at the Wordfast Forward Conference in Spain

Connecting with fellow translators

I had an awesome time at the Wordfast Forward Conference 2024, held at the beautiful Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa in Sitges, Spain. This annual event brought together users, developers, trainers, staff, and tech support for an engaging few days of learning and networking. The best part was making great connections with fellow professional translators. The camaraderie and shared passion for our work were truly inspiring.

Photo credit: Worfast LLC | Yves Champollion and John Di Rico at WFF24 

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Freelancers: Celebrating Earth Day in Your Home Office

Embrace Eco-Responsibility

Earth Day on April 22nd is a global call to action for environmental protection and sustainability. As freelancers, we have a unique opportunity to contribute to this cause right from our home offices. Here are 10 easy-to-implement tips to make your freelance practice more eco-friendly.

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ProZ.com AI Expo: Empowering translators with cutting-edge training

On March 7th, 2024, ProZ.com hosted its 73rd TV event, the AI Expo, marking a significant milestone for the translation community. Building on a legacy that began with the first ProZ.com TV event in July 2017, this virtual expo empowered over 1,000 attendees with the latest advancements in AI for translators.

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Empowering Women in Translation: Celebrating International Women's Day

The Essence of International Women's Day

Every March 8th, the world pauses to celebrate International Women's Day—a day dedicated to honoring the achievements of women across all spheres of life, advocating for gender equality, and reflecting on the ongoing struggle for women's rights. In the translation and interpreting industry, this day serves as a poignant reminder of the vital role women have played and continue to play in bridging languages and cultures.

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Bridging Cultures on World Peace and Understanding Day: The Translator's Role

Understanding the Essence

World Peace and Understanding Day, observed on February 23rd, is more than a call for global harmony; it's a reminder of the power of communication in bridging divides. This day challenges us to reflect on how we, as a global community, can contribute to a more peaceful world.

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ProZ Pro Bono Update 5 Feb 2024

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Shaping the Future: ProZ.com's Mentoring Program 2.0

Hello, vibrant ProZ.com community! I’m Tanya Quintieri, and I’m thrilled to be leading the ProZ.com Mentoring Program 2.0. My journey in the ever-evolving and never-dull language industry started in 2002 as a freelance translator, working with direct clients exclusively. At the time, I didn’t know translation agencies existed, and to this day, the agencies I work with are few and far between.

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