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Financial Issues
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» Let’s Count 2: Converting Rates
By EvaVer (X) | Published 05/20/2017 | Financial Issues | Recommendation:
Your rates are set in € per source word, and you are asked to quote in $ per target standard page. Will you be able to? I have encountered colleagues and even agencies that are lost when faced with unfamiliar units, so here is some advice. I only deal with languages using letter alphabets – I know nothing about Chinese or Japanese, but I hope those who do will find at least some inspiration here to elaborate their own calculations.
» Let’s Count: Keeping the Money You Have Earned
By EvaVer (X) | Published 05/10/2017 | Financial Issues | Recommendation:
Many language professionals are “bad at numbers” and some even seem to be proud of it, but business does require some sums to be done. Payment practices widespread in our industry often lead to unreasonable expenses, many of which could be avoided by using sound business practices.
» Sobre impagos y cómo protegernos
By Patricia García González | Published 04/23/2016 | Financial Issues | Not yet recommended
Hay tantas situaciones para sufrir un impago como excusas para no abonar un servicio prestado. Desde el surrealismo a la cara más dura de entre las duras. ¿Cómo reconocerlos? ¿Cómo defendernos?
» Translation pricing – the simple truth
By Václav Pinkava | Published 05/6/2015 | Financial Issues | Recommendation:
Translation pricing boils down to some ordinary common sense.
» Calculating your rate as a freelance translator
By Pieter Beens | Published 11/28/2014 | Financial Issues | Recommendation:
As the Bible states the workman is worthy of his meat (Matthew 10:10). How should a translator define the prices for his (her) services?

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