Marketing and networking

Linkrot

October 16, 2012

Linkrot: when links stop working

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Website maintenance tools

May 8, 2012

Trying to keep your online house in order is important, and I’ve recently discovered two great tools to help me do this. The first one is Copyscape, which looks for duplicate content and can alert you to plagiarism or...

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Posted by céline on May 8, 2012
Marketing and networking

Translators: is Twitter bad for your business?

April 4, 2012

My Twitter misfortune

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Translators and marketing

November 12, 2010

Marketing for translators : find the methods that work best for you and concentrate on them

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Watch your language!

May 12, 2010

The importance of impeccable language on a translator's website

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Posted by céline on May 12, 2010
Marketing and networking

New design

July 30, 2009

Have you noticed something different? This site has been redesigned, not only its look, but also its structure. You’ll notice a few new pages: Translator and Interpreter explain the two different aspects of my work, while About is more about...

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Email marketing for translators

March 5, 2009

By Jill Sommer, German to English translator I have been a freelance German to English translator since earning my M.A. in translation from Kent State University in 1995. I moved to Germany and worked as a freelance terminologist and translator...

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Contributions please!

February 2, 2009

I'm working on a presentation on networking and social media for an audience of translation professionals. I'd love to hear what others have to say on the subject and any experience or insights you think might help me deliver...

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Twitter

October 23, 2008

Since moving to Leeds, my working pattern has changed. In Brighton, the office where I was working was so full of lovely people that I was perfectly happy to spend long hours there, which was conducive to blogging. I spent...

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How not to network

February 15, 2008

A certain atmosphere in the office tells me it is time for another round of drinks. I save my translation, get up and start collecting my fellow workers’ mugs. Tea? Coffee? Wild berry and vanilla infusion with a dash of...

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More translation blogs

November 27, 2007

Translation rants Because we all love a good old rant. Blogging Translator An inhouse translator decides to become a freelancer. Asso TSM Lille University translation students' organisation. Mac for Translators For those lucky Mac users....

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Translators and networking

June 27, 2007

Up until December 12th, 2006, this website attracted a lot of visits and consequently, a fair amount of enquiries from new prospective clients. It was either on the first of second Google page for searches such as "English to...

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More translators' blogs

June 13, 2007

Here are a few newish translators' blogs I've recently become aware of. Algo más que traducir (Spanish) Talqualmente (Portuguese) Translator power (English) Masked Translator (English) There's something about translation... (English) Se habla English? (English) The progressive translator (English)...

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My new business cards

October 20, 2006

Last week I was interpreting when one of the people in the group asked me whether I had a business card, as she might need to use my services at a later time. I scrabbled around in my bag and...

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Translation links

March 10, 2006

I’m manically busy at the moment and unfortunately don’t have much time for my blog. Thankfully, there are lots of other blogs around! Here are some language/translation-related blogs that I've recently discovered: Translator wannabe About translation Translation notes...

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Search engine optimisation

November 11, 2005

This blog is two years old today. In that time, it’s gone from having no visitors to attracting around 1,900 unique visitors a day, and it’s allowed me to be visible on the Internet and to attract clients: earlier this...

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Guest blogger: Networking 101 for freelancers

July 27, 2005

By Christian Hansel Virtual Networking Céline kindly asked me to provide my 2 cents worth of input on techniques of self-promotion and networking. As a self-employed programmer and project manager I‘ve made my share of experience in this but still...

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