Business

A Quick Business Lesson

My brother sent me this story via Whatsapp a few days ago and I found it pretty interesting so I had to share it:   During a robbery in Guangzhou, […]

Translation Rates: It’s a Free Market, But…

I have addressed this issue so many times (here, here and here to name a few) to the point that I am now being frequently attacked by some colleagues for advocating […]

#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 […]

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 […]