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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Tips to Increase Business for Online Freelance Translators

As an online freelance translator, you are persistently working to acquire new clients. Using the power of the Internet has made the task all the more easy. However, there are a few techniques and tips which you can employ to obtain maximum online help in receiving clients.

As an online freelance translator, you should have an email address of your own to communicate with prospective clients. You also need a little investment on your part to develop a website of your own for carrying out freelance translation business. It need not be a fancy one, but should contain sufficient information that you want to convey to your potential clients. Even though having your own website may not initially bring in hundreds of clients, it will at least lend a professional touch to your online freelance translation business.

Create an email signature block stating your area of specialization and your website. This increases chances of potential client in locating you. Also, try to participate in online blogs and forums as much as possible since it is the quickest way to spread your name as an online freelance translator. Writing articles online is another way of sharing information with the online community and letting them know of your website and translation business.

Communication from one end of the world to the other is just a button-push away! Just by sitting beside your computer, you can bid on new projects, decide the terms and conditions, work on translation and deliver this work back to the client. Time is money, and the time you save can be spent on search for new clients. This will certainly give your business a well-desired start to succeed in future.