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Optimise Your Website | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 04.03.2015
Posted on 04.03.2015 - 03:47pm
When it comes to website design, most people (very sensibly) defer to experts. They hire professionals or get their design- and computer-inclined friends to do the work for them. Even so, it’s always...
The Modern Retirement Plan: Freelancing | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 04.03.2015
Posted on 04.03.2015 - 03:47pm
Here’s an informal poll for you: Do you plan to retire as soon as possible, at some point, or never? It might sound silly, especially if you’re part of the older generation still working, but...
Maintaining Sanity when Working from Home | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 04.03.2015
Posted on 04.03.2015 - 03:47pm
Not all freelancers work from their homes, but a great many do. There are plenty of reasons for this: For some, that’s the whole dream, being able to pad around in pyjamas and grab things out of the...
Managing the Home Office: Go Minimal | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 04.03.2015
Posted on 04.03.2015 - 03:47pm
Few people ask themselves this crucial question when they decide to go freelance and/or work from home: What exactly do you need to do your work or run your business? For example, what are the...
Web Design Mistakes to Avoid | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 02.03.2015
Posted on 02.03.2015 - 06:08pm
Your website is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal when running a business, even a modest freelance translation services business. Most of us know that – and we also know that...
Using RSS in Your Job Search | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 02.03.2015
Posted on 02.03.2015 - 06:08pm
The Internet is vast. To steal a paraphrased joke from Douglas Adams, you might think your dislike for your current job is pretty big, but it’s just peanuts to the Internet. And the Internet, in...
Whisper to a Scream: Three Signs You Are Working Yourself Too Hard | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 01.03.2015
Posted on 01.03.2015 - 05:51pm
One of the most amazing qualities of the human animal is our adaptability.  We are truly marvelous creatures, able to adjust almost every part of our minds and bodies to survive even the most...
Are Idioms Really Worth the Trouble? | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 01.03.2015
Posted on 01.03.2015 - 05:51pm
Arguably the most obscure aspect of the English language is the idiom.  Difficult to translate and even harder to grasp for non-native speakers these peculiar little sayings are so deeply steeped in...
The Environmental Impact of Bottled Water | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 01.03.2015
Posted on 01.03.2015 - 04:45pm
A theme I return to on this blog regularly is the concept of world citizenship – that we’re not all individuals concerned only with our own comfort and survival, but co-tenants on a planet that in...

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