TransTips

Tips on translation, freelancing, and other interesting subjects.

#TransTip: No Negotiable Rates for First Time Clients

Translators, please stop giving first time clients your rates and then stating that they are negotiable! This is the most unprofessional thing to do and it sets things totally on […]

TransTips: 5 Tips to stay Fit with a Desk Job

Having a desk job is the unhealthiest job ever. Sitting at a desk for 8 hours a day can be deadly, as it forces you to be inactive most of […]

The Reasons why a Copywriter should Never take Free Tests

I’m well-known for refusing to take free tests. The last time I blogged about this subject, all hell broke loose. In our highly competitive market, I can understand why. However, […]

#TransTip: The Professional Way of Emailing your Resume to Potential Employers

This blog post was long overdue. In fact, I don’t even know why it took me so long to write it. During the 8 years since establishing my business in […]

TransTip: If you want to be a Professional, don’t take it Personal

It seems that my post about free translation tests got a little someone a little (or maybe very) angry. When I write a blog post, and when I participate in […]

#ShopSmart: 6 Grocery Shopping Tips to Lead a Healthier Lifestyle

I decided to have a lifestyle change back in 2013 and the first thing I considered was changing my grocery shopping habits. The following are the essential things to change […]

On the Never Ending Debate Regarding Translation Rates in Lebanon

Let me start by stating the facts: 1- Lebanon is a highly proficient trilingual country. 2- Many translators graduate each year to find themselves struggling to make a good buck […]