cdlancer

English to French translator, winner of the 2015 Proz Community Choice Awards (#ProzCCA) for best translation article (6-Step Strategy to Translators' Visibility) and author of Search It, Find It: The Translator's Minimalist Guide to Online Search, I have over 10 years of work experience handling technical documentation. Through @cdlancer, I transform businesses into income-generating machines and provide linguists with targeted training and capacity-building opportunities. I blog about online visibility, entrepreneurship and the business of translation.

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Google Is Your Best Translator Tool (Here’s Why)

There are so many translator tools available in today’s digital era. While some may consider it contradictory to list Google as part of such tools, it is surely because of bad experiences they must have had with Google’s automatic translation service. However, for the purpose of this article, I’ll be dealing with Google Search, because …

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9 Warning Signs That You Should Quit Translating

Translation is a multi-billion industry which provides jobs to millions of qualified professionals and empowers millions of companies (from startups to Fortune 500) and brands through bilingual and/or multilingual communications. Translation offers several career choices, including freelance – i.e. work-from-home – as well as in-house positions (usually referred to as 9-to-5 jobs). If you are …

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How to Spot An Untrustworthy Translation Company And Save Your Day

Believe it or not, translation companies are main sources of income for translators, editors, and desktop publishing (DTP) specialists all over the world. As the number of these companies is always growing, unscrupulous people tend to create their own under the same umbrella in a bid to scam linguists, stealing their work, time and/or identity. You …

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