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Steps to get started as a freelance translator

Steps to get started as a freelance translator | Translation | Scoop.it
Tips and tools to get started as a freelance translator
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30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors

30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors | Translation | Scoop.it
Writing is easy: All you have to do is start writing, finish writing, and make sure it's good. But here's some vastly more useful wisdom and advice from people who seriously know what the h...
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Global Machine Translation Markets Is Expected to Reach $10.6 Billion by 2020; Find New Report - Press Release - Digital Journal

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Language Translation Software: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” research report to their offering.Lewes, DE -- (ReleaseWire) -- 11/20/2014 -- Publisher...
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5 ways yoga helps translators - sara colombo

5 ways yoga helps translators - sara colombo | Translation | Scoop.it
Yoga helps translators to feel better and work better. How? Read the article to know how yoga helps translators...Here are my 5 favourite ways...Yoga...
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Hot Tips for Hiring a Translator | BeTranslated Blog

Hot Tips for Hiring a Translator | BeTranslated Blog | Translation | Scoop.it
If you are a buyer of translation services within your company, you will find that following our tips when hiring a translator will save you lots of headaches (RT @LeonHunterSL: Hot Tips for Hiring a #Translator http://t.co/szUIzWphSQ)...
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How the Nuremberg Trials changed translation forever

How the Nuremberg Trials changed translation forever | Translation | Scoop.it
We take simultaneous interpretation for granted today, watching world leaders at the UN and other organizations listen to speeches being translated in real time.
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PR, Corporate and Marketing Translation

PR, Corporate and Marketing Translation | Translation | Scoop.it
PR, Corporate and Marketing Translation - How Marketing Translation Can Help Small Businesses (Marketing Translation - Interview with Nicole Adams via @TranslatorT #xl8 http://t.co/tok46VeCyI)...
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Tomedes Blog » 5 Useful Marketing Tips for Translators

Tomedes Blog » 5 Useful Marketing Tips for Translators | Translation | Scoop.it
The New Generation of Human Based Translation (5 Useful #Marketing Tips for #Translators http://t.co/oKZku4eziW)
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It Pays to Globalize: Why Marketers Must Embrace Localization

It Pays to Globalize: Why Marketers Must Embrace Localization | Translation | Scoop.it
Speaking a customer’s language is the most fundamental and effective element of personalized communication. (Localization of marketing isn’t just a nice-to-have.
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Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker

Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker | Translation | Scoop.it
Since at least the time of Greek philosophers, many writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between walking, thinking, and writing.
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What's in a Word? A Chinese Dictionary Updates

The revised edition of the Standard Dictionary of Modern Chinese has just been released, and with it, more than 100 new terms — many slang or online neologisms — have been granted admission into the august realm of official Chinese lexicons.
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Translators help make hospital visits easier - Statesman Journal

Translators help make hospital visits easier - Statesman Journal | Translation | Scoop.it
Translators help make hospital visits easier
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Amid the gobbledygook of medical terms, anatomical parts, acronyms and the worried voices in your head, sometimes all you want to know is whether you're going to be OK.
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Guest post: Love Your Translator

Guest post: Love Your Translator | Translation | Scoop.it
Welcome back to our guest series! Today we actually have two guests: Anja Müller and Marie-Luise Groß, the minds and (green) hearts behing the Love Your Translator campaign. Welcome, Anja and Marie...
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Newsletters as a marketing tool for translators

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In this episode we are discussing email lists and newsletters as a marketing tool for freelance translators.
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Why languages?

Why languages? | Translation | Scoop.it
Languages can bring enormous benefits both personally and professionally. Research has shown that language capability can, on the one hand, increase our brainpower; on the other, improve our levels of trade with the rest of the world by billions.
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Coordinating your translation project

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RT @KevinFreedman: How to coordinate a marketing translation project http://t.co/4RuFPyeEcn #globalmarketing #t9n #xl8 #l10n
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The Evolution of Communication · Comms Express

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Explore how communication has evolved, from the horse and cart through to modern wearable tech.
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21 free tools and utilities for translators. Free ebook by Alessandra Martelli.

21 free tools and utilities for translators. Free ebook by Alessandra Martelli. | Translation | Scoop.it
21 free tools and utilities for translators, an ebook by Alessandra Martelli. Get your free copy! (#Tools for #translators http://t.co/zWdCql1MbD)
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Star Wars sur Twitter : "He gives interviews in 6 million forms of communication. #StarWarsRebels #RebelsSpotted http://t.co/lgd9rH0CaA"

Star Wars sur Twitter : "He gives interviews in 6 million forms of communication. #StarWarsRebels #RebelsSpotted http://t.co/lgd9rH0CaA" | Translation | Scoop.it
RT @starwars: He gives interviews in 6 million forms of communication. #StarWarsRebels #RebelsSpotted http://t.co/lgd9rH0CaA
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How to Avoid 7 of the Most Humiliating Proofreading Mishaps

How to Avoid 7 of the Most Humiliating Proofreading Mishaps | Translation | Scoop.it
While minor grammar mishaps won't get you into too much trouble, other proofreading errors can be both humiliating and costly.
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Lesson 73: When planning how to grow your translation business, plan smart | Business School for Translators

Lesson 73: When planning how to grow your translation business, plan smart | Business School for Translators | Translation | Scoop.it
RT @mstelmaszak: From the archives: Lesson 73: When planning how to grow your translation business, plan smart http://t.co/kdLMWbXyPV #xl8 …
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What happens in the brain when you learn a language?

What happens in the brain when you learn a language? | Translation | Scoop.it
Scans and neuroscience are helping scientists understand what happens to the brain when you learn a second language (Interesting article about learning languages!
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The Visual Dictionary of Star Wars, Episodes IV, V, | eBay

The Visual Dictionary of Star Wars, Episodes IV, V, | eBay | Translation | Scoop.it
Shop eBay for great deals on The Visual Dictionary of Star Wars, Episodes IV, V,!
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Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen | Translation | Scoop.it
Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files.
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10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails

10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails | Translation | Scoop.it

Many of these messages contain trigger words they alert me to marketing language or truth-stretching. Sometimes, trigger words tell me the person is not being sincere (for example, when they say "sincerely"). As such, I try to root out this kind of language from my own email communications. Here are 10 words I aim to avoid:

1. Unfortunately

Here's my favourite trigger word. When an incoming message has the word "unfortunately" followed by a comma, I know the person sending it is not being that sincere. It's a dismissive word--the sender is saying they have the power and, unfortunately, you don't.

 

 


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 6, 2014 5:38 PM

Not only are these words a sign of weak communication, they're also likely to turn off your recipients.

Guy Harris's curator insight, February 7, 2014 7:48 AM

I like these insights into the unintended meanings and messages attached to words that  many of us (including me) frequently use without giving the full impact or real meaning of the word proper consideration before we use it.

Janice Mobsby's curator insight, February 10, 2014 12:40 PM

Sweet little article here, I enjoyed reading it. I can say, I do not use any of these words..Well, maybe one..Ha! Thanks for sharing!