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Online safety for freelancers

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The other day I saw a video on the internet, a little by accident really, on the international convention for hackers. A TV reporter tried to find out how easy it is to hack into a system and retrieve information on him. Well, it’s enough to say that it didn’t take long

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Business New Year’s resolutions

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It’s this time of year when we all hear from our friends and family members about their New Year’s resolutions. I personally gave up on the New Year’s resolutions, but I think they are a great way of planning your next business year. The ‘year’ may vary depending on where you reside

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Newcomers – Avoid the common pitfalls

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Newcomers

Newcomers – Avoid the common pitfalls When you are new to the profession you hear so much contradictory advice that you have no idea how to go about starting out. At least this was the case when I entered the marketplace. Here are 5 pitfalls to avoid at the beginning of your

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Do you feel threatened by machine translation (MT)?

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Do you feel threatened by machine translation (MT)? Should you? We can hear a discussion that has been going on in the industry regarding MT for some time now. Some translators, or should I specify, human translators, believe that we will be replaced within the next 3-5 years and MT will put

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Doing business in Poland

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Doing business in Poland

As you probably know thanks to various media, Poland with its GDP increased by 3.3% in 2014 is the fastest developing country in the EU. The domestic market is huge as there are 38 million citizens. Its strategic location allow you to have direct access to emerging eastern European markets. Thanks to

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Did you know that about SEO?

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Did you know that about SEO

I’ve recently took part in an informative CPD on web writing for translators. It consisted of two webinars; first one presented by Anne Diamantidis on writing for SEO – SEO basics, good practices and tactics and the second presentation web writing – online communication with customers and prospects was delivered by Alessandra

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