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What to Do with Your Back-End Products  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 20.08.2014
Posted on 20.08.2014 - 01:25am
One thing I resisted for a very long when first starting to promote and manage my own translation services was the concept of my own talents and efforts as “products.” I don’t sell products, I...
Translation and Teaching ESL  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 20.08.2014
Posted on 20.08.2014 - 01:13am
English remains the most important and popular language for people to learn as a second language around the world, and there are as many theories on the best way to learn it – or any second language...
What's Your Unique Selling Proposition?  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 19.08.2014
Posted on 19.08.2014 - 03:41am
Like everyone else, I sometimes grow very, very tired of marketing-speak and sales-speak. Sometimes talking endlessly about your content and your calls to action and building up client lists feels...
Why Language Matters  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 19.08.2014
Posted on 19.08.2014 - 03:29am
As a well-regarded purveyor of translation services, I’m involved in a lot of conversations with potential clients, ranging from individuals with a project they want to get into a new market to large...
When Mergers Loom Large  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 18.08.2014
Posted on 18.08.2014 - 02:21am
If you’ve never heard the term ‘merger season,’ count yourself lucky. For those of us who have, hearing it or reading it is enough to send you out for a few drinks at lunch. For those of us involved...
Meeting Your Business Objectives Is Managing Your Content  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 18.08.2014
Posted on 18.08.2014 - 02:10am
When contemplating a freelance or small business career, most people concentrate on a few basic things: Start-up costs, equipment needed, required training or certifications, and office space. For...
Lost in Translation  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 18.08.2014
Posted on 18.08.2014 - 01:57am
I sometimes feel like a circus performer; when people hear I am a professional translator they often want to know why in the world I am paid to do something any bilingual person with the right...
What You Really Pay Translators For   | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sat, 16.08.2014
Posted on 16.08.2014 - 01:54am
I often speak in generalities in this space when I discuss the frustrations and challenges of being a freelancer or other small-business owner. There are, after all, certain aspects of making a...
Why You Should Care About Your Current Clients | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sat, 16.08.2014
Posted on 16.08.2014 - 01:45am
When you’re in business for yourself as a provider of translation services, you’re naturally both your own translator and your own sales team, and that means you’re in charge of keeping the cash flow...

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