International Translation Day 2020 event includes new networking activities

September 23, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, training, conference, networking, CAT tools, ProZTV, SDL

0 Comments celebrates International Translation Day with two full days of online sessions, panel discussions, live Q&As, live chat, and more! For the first time, International Translation Day will include remote networking sessions to meet colleagues and peers from your home right after the conference is over.

Read More

Translation Postcards: Joao Correia in Coimbra, Portugal

September 21, 2020 / by Andrew Morris posted in freelancer, translator, translation postcards


To the Romans it was known as Aeminium, while the Moors called it Qulumriyah, but today we know it as Coimbra, a city with a history that dates back over 2,300 years. Beyond its varied names, the city is home to some fascinating secrets. Officially, it’s still the Portuguese capital, although most Portuguese are unaware of this – and was the birthplace of the country’s first six kings. And slightly closer to home, the traditional garb worn by its university undergraduates inspired the dress of students at J. K. Rowling’s Hogwarts.

Read More

Join SDL Trados Studio 2021 virtual conference at on September 17

September 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in CAT tools, ProZTV, education, SDL



SDL, a leader in translation memory, terminology and machine translation software, will present a virtual conference at on Thursday, Sept 17. The event will feature presentations about the launch of SDL Trados Studio 2021 and a live Q&A with SDL experts, and you can join for free ─no registration needed!

The event streams live starting at 12:30 p.m. GMT

Read More

Translation Postcards: Joseph Kuria in Nairobi, Kenya

September 14, 2020 / by Andrew Morris posted in freelancer, translator, translation postcards


Close your eyes and think of Kenya. Chances are the first things that come to mind are majestic wildlife and famed long-distance runners. But there’s a lot more to the country than these easy clichés, and where better than Nairobi to start finding out…

Read More

Now you can add per minute rates

September 9, 2020 / by Hayjor Roca


As most people know, there are a lot of services within the translation industry, and not all of them are priced the same way. Usually, translators charge per word, per page, or per working hour. However, there are services, such as those from audiovisual translation, that are priced per minute; therefore, a new price unit is needed.

Read More

Get the best match with ProZ Find

August 31, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership, jobs, ProZ Find, search, LSP


Looking for language professionals on for your projects? 

If you've outsourced work before on the site, then you probably have seen and even used ProZ Find to make your searches. But did you know that you can personalize your searches with many filters to find the best match?

Read More

Need help translating a word or phrase? Term search and KudoZ™ provide answers

August 26, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translator tools, translation, kudoz, terms

4 Comments offers solutions for help translating terms or short phrases. For help, site members, users and guests can either post a KudoZ question where users will suggest answers or use term search to find these answers through glossaries and previous questions.

Read More

Business Member Spotlight: Lilt

August 24, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership,, business page, translation agency, LSP, business member spotlight



Co-founders John DeNero and Spence Green met while working on Google Translate during the summer of 2011. They believed that better machine assistance could make translation more enjoyable for translators and more available for those who seek information. By 2014, a research prototype of an interactive, machine-assisted translation system had been built. Lilt was founded in 2015 to bring this technology to the world.

Read More

One Minute T&I available in Facebook group Translators & Interpreters (

August 18, 2020 / by Paul M Urwin posted in freelancer, translator, interpreter, training, translator tools, clients, facebook, One Minute T&I

1 Comment head of training Paul Urwin has created a series of episodes to discuss topics for translators and interpreters. The episodes will appear as part of the Facebook group Translators & Interpreters ( The audio recording is very short (hence the name!), with the idea that it leads straight into a discussion in the comments. Transcripts from the first two episodes are included here.

Read More

Translator and globetrotter: Elena Romero

August 17, 2020 / by Andrew Morris posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, profile, translator, interpreter

1 Comment

The first thing that strikes you about Elena Romero is how relaxed she is. Not to mention her easy-going and fluent English. Surely it can’t all be because she spent two years in London in her early 20s? But dig a little deeper and you see why: Elena spends her life travelling, much of it in English. Having left the narrow confines of her small town in the Canaries (ironically enough, a destination coveted by most of the world), she has roamed extensively – in Europe and SE Asia in particular, and counts Bali among her favourite places of all.

Read More

Meet the winners of the latest  translation contests

August 12, 2020 / by Julieta Llamazares posted in translation contests


Portrait of an Entrepreneur: Yassine El Bouknify in Morocco

August 10, 2020 / by Andrew Morris posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, profile, translator, interpreter


Ask Yassine El Bouknify what he enjoys about being a freelance translator and he responds without hesitation: the chance to work with other professionals and clients; the mobility bundled up with the job, and the ability to choose who he works for. In short, being his own boss. Just two years into his career, he’s obviously understood what makes freelance life tick. 

Read More

Looking to add books to your reading list?

August 7, 2020 / by Rocio Palacios posted in translation, education, reading


If you’re looking to add some interesting translation-related books to your reading list, books may be the best place to look.

Read More

The people behind Andrew Morris

July 31, 2020 / by Andrew Morris posted in training,, membership, Plus package, facebook, language industry, meet the team


Over at the Translators and Interpreters ( Facebook Group, there are a series of weekly posts introducing you to the people behind Some of them you may have come across, while others have remained in the shadows… until now! This is our 25th profile.
Read More

Hey academics, "Can anyone point me to a good translator?"

July 29, 2020 / by Mike Donlin


Ever since my first text for a university researcher, my network of academics has spread out like a spider’s web.*

One person talking to another, all word of mouth. How do I know? Because often the email that reaches me is the latest in a conversation, in which time and again I see people flailing around for advice: “Can anyone point me to a good translator?”

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

    Lists by Topic

    see all

    Posts by Topic

    see all

    Recent Posts