Business

TransPremium Turns 8!

Wow… to think that eight years ago, I took the bold decision to establish my own business. This decision came with its own set of ups and downs, but frankly, […]

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 […]

The Reasons why I don’t Believe in Free Translation Tests Anymore

When you’re a fresh grad, you get fooled easily. Why? Simply because you have no experience, and you think that whatever is uttered by your idols is God sent, and […]

Some Translators think that if we Charge Fair Rates instead of Poor Ones, We’d Be Stealing People’s Money

Excuse me while I go FacePalm, really hard. The difference between translators in Lebanon and translators abroad, is that the latter have the utmost respect and value for their profession. […]

When will Clients stop Thinking we would Actually work for Peanuts?

After a long day of translations, I got a call from one of my friends and business associates and he handed the phone over to his client, for whom I […]

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 […]