I HATE Proofreading!

It just irritates me to proofread someone else’s lousy translation. It’s one of the jobs that I always tend to reject. I am currently proofreading a translation from English into […]

#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 […]

5 Things No Translator can Live Without

I believe that in order to succeed as a translator, you ought to truly love what you do. It is one of those jobs that require passion, otherwise you find […]

How Big is the Translation Industry in the World?

I came across this info-graphic by Funders and Founders which shows what 7 billion people in the world do. Over 400 million are entrepreneurs 430 million are unemployed 577 million […]

Adios 2016

Like any other year, 2016 had its┬áreally fair share of ups and downs. While I started off the year in another continent, I’m ending it from one of my favorites […]

Christmas is not Over! Season’s Greetings in 77 Languages

I don’t know about you, but I am still greeting friends and family and wishing them a Merry Christmas. Learn how to say “Merry Christmas” in 77 languages thanks to […]

Ridiculously Low Translation Rates: This needs to Stop!

I just found out about Upwork from someone I know and decided to browse through it a little bit. Upon checking the translation projects posted there, I realized that even […]