Translation Careers

Calculating translation rates

Freelance German Translator - Translation rates

When two or three translators gather, they are likely to talk about their translation rates. The freelance German translator translation rates they charge agencies, the rates they get from direct clients, the rates they hear others charge. Especially for newcomers into the profession, the rates they can charge are one of the most frequently asked questions.

Most people leave it there and forget to calculate how much money they need to earn to pay the bills and what standard of living they are hoping to achieve.

Invoicing and Credit Control

Suggestions on How to Become Established as a Freelance Translator

Invoicing and Credit Control

Translate German English online

Apart from marketing your services effectively and delivering quality work, on time, the next biggest challenge is getting your customers who want you to translate translate german english online to pay you fully and on time. Many businesses have folded due to failing in this department.

Working from Home

Working from Home as a Freelance Translator

At first sight working from home may appear the perfect solution, especially for (young) mothers. The most important thing is to ensure that your family understands that you are at work when you are at your desk. Translations need full concentration and are time consuming and managing your work space and time can be challenging when working from home.