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Must-have smartphone applications and computer software for translators

The work of a translator is a journey full of new challenges, while providing satisfaction. You have mastered the language to perfection but that’s not all you need in this profession. It is a good idea to support yourself with the latest technologies. This way, you will relieve the mind and organise your working time and its efficiency better. You’ll also work much faster. Can a phone application or computer software assist you with translations? Certainly! There are many applications available on the market, e.g. for organising your work time, contacts with clients or for scanning (especially useful for sworn translators). Explore the 3 solutions that are definitely worth paying attention to in your profession!

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How much can a Translator earn? Is it possible to put some money aside?

To be a Translator and to have savings – as it turns out, it is possible. A translator’s earnings vary widely. For example, sometimes the rates of Sworn Translators are regulated by national laws. This is the case in Poland. In other cases, usually market rates apply. It may be stated that a Translator’s work is worth as much as the client agrees to pay for it. How does it look in practice?

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Website globalization and localization – what are they?

Website translation is a must whenever you are considering expanding your business into international markets. However, it may turn out that a literal translation is definitely not enough. Especially when your company website features slogans, marketing messages or a specialized blog. If you want to be certain that you are portrayed as a professional, the website needs to look professional as well. Website localization is the solution you should be looking at here. What is it?

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Organising remote work – how to work as a freelance translator

For some people, remote work is something they are used to in their daily lives. Something they feel great in and they would not change it back to full-time employment. For others, it is a task that is completely new, hard to cope with and they are still looking for the best ways to organise their duties during the day. Others have not had the opportunity to try to work in this mode so far and are sceptical about it. Organising remote work is not easy, at least in the beginning. Are you just starting your journey with freelancing or do you feel that the methods used so far are not working as they should? Discover some verified ways to organise remote work efficiently!

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Can machine translation help you in your daily work?

The development of innovative technologies has created many possibilities. The latest digital achievements can also support your daily work as a Translator. As long as you know how to use them and don’t consider machine translation to be a direct competitor. Find out more on how to use technological achievements in your day-to-day work.

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The pros and cons of machine translation

Human work continues to be invaluable in many situations and professions. However, artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly more advanced, developing almost on a daily basis. In many cases it supports human work and in equally as many cases it replaces it. One of such cases is the translation industry. Machine translation is a process that takes place without human intervention. What is it, what are the biggest advantages and disadvantages of such a solution?

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Freelance translator vs full-time translator – which is the better solution?

Freelance translator vs full-time translator – which is the better solution? Tłumacz freelancer vs tłumacz na etacie - które rozwiązanie jest lepsze?

In today’s world, remote work is becoming increasingly more popular. The most important advantages of such a solution include greater efficiency, better motivation to take action, and less stress. Additionally, remote work can be performed from almost anywhere – you can work at home, in a cafe or while visiting parents in a different city. Working full-time, in a place designated by the employer seems boring when compared to the freedom that comes with freelance work. However, keep in mind that it also has several advantages over remote work and freelancing!

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What is Language interpretation?

Language interpretation (or simply: interpreting) involves verbal or written translation of the content you hear. Language interpretation is a very important part of the translation industry. There are several types, but consecutive and simultaneous (live) interpreting are the most popular ones. The third type consists of audio-visual translations (e.g. film translation).

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Where can I find a translator? Frequently asked questions regarding the Globtra Marketplace

1. How will I benefit from Globtra?

Globtra is more than just a Marketplace. It is unique in many ways. Our clear and intuitive interface makes ordering and accepting translations very easy. You will always be up to date with the latest news thanks to weekly notifications about new offers and orders, You will also have access to the Marketplace, where you will find new and exciting projects to work on.

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How to prepare a course online and sell it well?

Today, the Internet is a source of many opportunities but it is also the primary channel of communication. This is where new contacts are established, businesses are promoted, new customers are acquired and cooperation with business partners is expanded. Online-based magazine issues, webinars and courses are becoming increasingly more popular.  

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