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The price of translation – why is it like buying a second-hand car? #xl8

The price of translation – why is it like buying a second-hand car? #xl8 | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
What comes to mind when you think about used car salesmen? The words “sleazy”, “disreputable”, “untrustworthy” or “con man” perhaps? Of course, this ...
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Five lessons for the new freelance copywriter

Five lessons for the new freelance copywriter | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Copywriter Joanna Brown explains the five most important lessons she learned in her first year as a freelance copywriter. Copywriting blog.
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The Dangers of Freelancing Perfectionism | FreelanceFolder

The Dangers of Freelancing Perfectionism | FreelanceFolder | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Are you a freelancing perfectionist? You know who you are. Even now, while you're reading this very post about the dangers of perfectionism, you're
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4 basic questions a freelancer always needs to answer

4 basic questions a freelancer always needs to answer | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
There are 4 basic questions a freelancer needs to be able to answer in any prospective client meeting, even on the days when you’re only at C-game level.
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Authors Unplugged: Smart Book Marketing Includes Going Offline — The Book Designer

Authors Unplugged: Smart Book Marketing Includes Going Offline — The Book Designer | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Authors Unplugged: Smart Book Marketing Includes Going Offline provides 8 tips for authors who want to extend their marketing efforts beyond the online world
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Seven Ways Writers Can Build Online Authority with Google+

Seven Ways Writers Can Build Online Authority with Google+ | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Google was founded on a simple principle -- some web pages are more important than others. How is that importance quantified? Ideally, it's based on the
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Writing basics: how to write a lead

Writing basics: how to write a lead | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
The lead is one of the main building blocks of writing. Here are 7 types of leads, all of which will leave readers wanting more.
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Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners: Where to Start

Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners: Where to Start | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Where can you find your first professional level freelance writing jobs if you don't already have a writing portfolio? Follow these three simple steps.
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Top ten excuses of late paying clients - and how to deal with them - Freelance Advisor

Top ten excuses of late paying clients - and how to deal with them - Freelance Advisor | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it

It’s tough being a freelancer – you not only have to do a full-time job, you also have to handle your own admin; everything from advertising your services to collecting payments.

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10 Ways to Write Good Copy

10 Ways to Write Good Copy | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Writing effective copy is both an art and a science. It's an art because it requires creativity, a sense of beauty and style -- a certain aptitude, mast
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Writers, How Are Your Rates Looking? - All Freelance Writing

Writers, How Are Your Rates Looking? - All Freelance Writing | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it

There is an endless amount of debate over what should be the going rate for writers in this business. There is a parallel debate over what actually constitutes a writer, another one over global price structures and still another one over the different styles of writers and how they fit into the grand scheme of business models.

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How To Publish A Book 101

How To Publish A Book 101 | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
The rise and rise of self-publishing has meant an influx of writers into the market, and many established authors with back-lists are also j
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The price of translation – why is it like buying a second-hand car? #xl8

The price of translation – why is it like buying a second-hand car? #xl8 | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
What comes to mind when you think about used car salesmen? The words “sleazy”, “disreputable”, “untrustworthy” or “con man” perhaps? Of course, this ...
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8 Tips For Writing and Selling Articles to Magazines, Websites, and More

8 Tips For Writing and Selling Articles to Magazines, Websites, and More | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
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L'assurance professionnelle : pouvez-vous vous en passer ? - Trëma Translations - English to French translation

L'assurance professionnelle : pouvez-vous vous en passer ? - Trëma Translations - English to French translation | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
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Translation and interpreting summer schools 2013

BELGIUM Twenty-fifth Research Summer School Dates: 14 - 27 August 2013 Location: University of Leuven, Belgium Click here for more information   CHINA Translation Research Summer School Intens...
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14+ Ways to Escape Freelance Burnout | FreelanceFolder

14+ Ways to Escape Freelance Burnout | FreelanceFolder | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Between working alone and the stresses of dealing with problem clients and not having a steady income, freelancers are at a high risk for
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Traduction et numérique : le deuxième tournant | IFVerso

Traduction et numérique : le deuxième tournant | IFVerso | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it

La pratique de la traduction a connu de profonds changements au cours des dernières années sous le coup de la révolution numérique. Quelles ont été ces mutations et comment les nouveaux traducteurs se meuvent-ils au sein de ce paysage transfiguré ?

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Tips for Staying Ahead of Your Freelance Writing Work

Tips for Staying Ahead of Your Freelance Writing Work | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
While having a regular freelance writing gig is nice, can you keep up with the ongoing need for fresh content? ...
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Dear WordCount: How do you avoid freelance burnout?

Dear WordCount: How do you avoid freelance burnout? | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
If you're a self-employed writer, it's easy to work all the time. Here are some simple ways to avoid freelance burnout.
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Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing: Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds | Jane Friedman

Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing: Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds | Jane Friedman | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it

CJ Lyons (@cjlyonswriter) is an award-winning, critically acclaimed New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She practiced pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine for 17 years before scoring her first big book deal, after which she quit her job and decided to become a full-time author. However, a few weeks before her first book was to be published, it was pulled for reasons beyond her control.

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A user's guide to artspeak

A user's guide to artspeak | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
Why do so many galleries use such pompous, overblown prose to describe their exhibits? Well, there's now a name for it: International Art English. And you have to speak it to get on.
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6 Good Links for Online Writers

6 Good Links for Online Writers | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
This week on The Lede ... What Is Content Marketing, and Why Does Your Business Need It? The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time 3 Storytelling Ti
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9 Clues That Your New Freelancing Gig May Actually Be a Scam | FreelanceFolder

9 Clues That Your New Freelancing Gig May Actually Be a Scam | FreelanceFolder | Freelance translation and writing | Scoop.it
When I began freelancing, one of the things I was most afraid of was failing victim to a work-from-home scam. As a result, I was super cautious. I checked and
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