“LinkedIn is a powerful tool” is something we hear over and over again from marketing, social media and human resources professionals.
“We all have a business”, said Melanie Di-Costanzo, at the beginning of the Search Engine Optimization for translators workshop.
Freelance translators tend to specialize in different areas or subject fields. It’s kind of a natural process and it portrays them as more experienced and reliable professionals.
There are some tools on the market designed to manage translation projects. Some are free, and some are paid but each one of them, in their own way, attempts to meet the needs of freelance translators who, as we well know, do much more than just sit down and translate.
I worked as a project manager in a translation company for quite a few years and, needless to say, that can be an extremely exhausting job.