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100PCT 009: Translators Marketing Club with Marcela Reyes

Translators Marketing Club with Marcela Reyes. Marcela, originally from Colombian and now living in Atlanta, is not only very experienced in the world of translations, but also very passionate about what she does, as you will hear in the interview! She has worked as a freelancer, a localization team leader, set up her own company, [...]

100PCT 008: Literal or Modified Translations?

Literal or Modified Translations? When should you translate a document exactly, literally, word-for-word or sentence by sentence and when should you translate the document more freely, changing the exact words but perhaps getting the meaning of the document across in a better way? I discuss these issues and how they apply to different types of [...]

100PCT 007: Jaell Hugueney chats about Translator Training, Finding Clients and More!

A great interview with languages entrepreneur Jaell Hugueney, who shares some of her tips and advice from many years' experience in the business. Don't miss it! Jaell's contact details are below: Company: TRADUCENTER Phone: +55 19 3254-3939 / Cell phone: 99219-9779 Private Cell phone: 99166-6691 - E-mail: traducenter@traducenter.com.br / Web: www.traducenter.com.br Private e-mail: jaell@hugueney.com / [...]

100PCT 006: Freelancer Issues with Gisela Araujo

Session 6 is now live! A great interview with Gisela Araujo from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Gisela, an experienced freelancer and company own, talks about how she got started in the business and common issues that arise for freelancers in the industry, such as: finding more clients, setting up a company using CAT Tools, diversification [...]

100PCT 005: CAT Tools with Andrew Martin

A fantastic introduction to CAT (Computer Assisted Translation) Tools with Andrew Martin. Andrew is a really nice guy and also an expert in this area, he has many years’ experience as a translation company owner and CAT software representative. We talk about how the importance of CAT tools, how they work, the difference between Machine Translation and CAT, how they can work together and the future for the industry, awesome content! […]

100PCT 004 Podcast Transcription: Interview with Rocky Citro

Introduction: Welcome to the 100 Percent Translations Podcast. Information and advice for translators and those who are just passionate about languages and business. Here's your host, Paul Urwin! Paul: Hello and welcome to Session No. 4 of the 100 Percent Translations podcast. I'm Paul and I've got a fantastic interview for you today, with Rocky [...]

100PCT 004: Interview with Rocky Citro

In this session I have a fantastic interview with Rocky Citro, Director of www.technical-edit.com Rocky shares his story, talking about editing, travel and languages and how he got started in the business. Rocky is a great guy with some excellent tips and advice. Check it out!

100PCT 003: How to Quote Document Translations

How to Quote Document Translations Session No. 3 is live! Hi everyone, in this session of the 100 Percent Translations Podcast I talk about how to quote your documents for translation – per hour, per word or per page? I also discuss the importance of being able to estimate the number of words in a particular document and whether or not you should charge a minimum fee. In the quick tip, a useful application for when you are working with pdf documents: www.nitropdf.com […]

100PCT 002: 10 Key Characteristics of Successful Translators

Session No. 2 is here! In this session I discuss 10 Key Characteristics which I believe are important for great translators. Of course, there are probably many others that could be included, please let me know which ones you would include! My list for Key Characteristics of Successful Translators is: 1. Linguistic Ability 2. Good Communication 3. Formatting ability 4. Ability to work with clients 5. Self-motivating 6. Computer skills 7. Know their limits 8. Hard working 9. Perfectionist 10. Great Attitude! […]

100PCT 001: The Importance of Quality Translations

The 100% Translations Podcast is finally here! I am really pleased to be able to announce the launch of the 100 Percent Languages Podcast. I have been working on this for sometime now, and I’ve finally got round to pulling the trigger and getting it live! The idea behind the podcast is to explore themes within the translations industry which I am very passionate about and to be able to interact with other professionals from around the world. Have a listen and please let me know what you think! The shows should be available to download from iTunes in a couple of days. Podcast Session 1: The Importance of Quality Translations. […]