In the translation business, translation blogs are undoubtedly very very important. There are many types of translation related blogs available on the inter net. They serve multiple purposes and are thus some times called the revenue generators for the translation business too. These various types of translation blogs include blogs for the translator jobs, blogs by the translators, web sites that call for translators, translator forums etc.
- Blogs for translator jobs are those blogs, which provide translation jobs to people all over the world. Here, many people looking for translator jobs apply and subscribe. These web sites then contact these people with translator job vacancies so that they can get them selves placed with a good translator agency.
- Blogs by the translators are blogs in various languages, created by the translators themselves. These blogs have articles and information in various languages, deliberately uploaded by the translators to generate some extra revenue on a daily basis. They tie up with some translation firms which then claim the blog to be under them. According to the number of clicks the blog gets per day, the free lance translator who had created the blog gets paid. As said earlier, these blogs are just created to earn some extra revenue by the translators and thus may or may not be useful to you in any way.
- There are various translation firms which have their own web sites. When they are over loaded with work, they often display work on their translation blogs and call for freelance translators to do it. According to the amount of work, the free lance translators are then paid by the translation agencies. These web sites also fall under the translation blogs as they too help the freelance translators get work and generate revenue for the translation industry as well.
- These are various translator forums where all the free lance translators get together and discuss work any time. These can be called social networking web sites for the free lance translators and a get together place for them. They can help each other with work over here; make friends, discuss jobs etc.