Business Development

20 Essential Tools I Use For My Online Business. Part 1.

When you run an online business, choosing the rights tools for development, promotion, and managing your business is a vital part of an entrepreneurial activity.

Wisely selected tools can accelerate your business development and help to automate routine tasks.

Thus you will have more time for other important assignments.

In this article, I would like to share a list of the essential tools I use for my translation business. Continue reading

5 Sad Mistakes Freelance Translators Make on Startup

I know there are dozens of posts published in this regard, but I would like to put in my two cents’ worth. Working as a translator for over 9 years, I have made many mistakes including business and communication mistakes and lapses.

But I always wanted to become a better specialist and, which is important, I learned from my mistakes. However, I regularly see how newbie freelance translators make the same mistakes over and over again. Continue reading

Getting Started With Twitter for Freelance Translators

For many people Twitter became a daily routine – they wake up in the morning and check Twitter before (or while) having their coffee. Twitter is among top 10 social networks with over 310 million monthly active users. You have 140 character per tweet and due to this limit, Twitter messages are kept compact and informative. If you never used Twitter before, you should definitely register an account for your translation business. Let me explain why you need a twitter account. Continue reading

How to Use Facebook to Boost Your Translation Business

Needless to say that Facebook is one of the largest social networks on earth. It offers multiple communication opportunities both for personal needs and for businesses. If you’re still not using a vast arsenal of Facebook features to boost your translation business – you are losing potential customers. You should definitely include Facebook promotion into your marketing plan and consistently follow it. In the today’s post, I would like to show you how to use Facebook to boost your translation business. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why it is Important to Register Your Freelance Translation Business

It’s been a while since I wrote a new post on successfulfreelancetranslator.com, however, there was a good excuse for that – I decided to go to the next level and register as a self-employed entrepreneur with the right to hire employees. Registration process and all auxiliary arrangements took more time than I expected, therefore, I had no chance to write even a couple of words on the blog. Continue reading