Off topic: Survey about the translation business. Complete it and win an Amazon Gift Card
Thread poster: Jensen Loc ES

Jensen Loc ES
Local time: 13:47
English to Spanish
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May 27, 2016

Hi!

At Jensen Localization we have created a survey to know how freelance translators see the translation industry and, more specifically, their own business.

It will not take you more than 5 minutes to complete and your replies will be very appreciated. Please note that the survey is not about your relationship with Jensen Localization, but about how you see your own translation company, regardless if you are a freelance translator, a freelance group or a SME. Feel fre
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Hi!

At Jensen Localization we have created a survey to know how freelance translators see the translation industry and, more specifically, their own business.

It will not take you more than 5 minutes to complete and your replies will be very appreciated. Please note that the survey is not about your relationship with Jensen Localization, but about how you see your own translation company, regardless if you are a freelance translator, a freelance group or a SME. Feel free to send the link below to any translator not working with Jensen Localization; the more replies, the better!

You can access the survey on this link: http://goo.gl/forms/HSW3MsA3xL9GANlC3

If you would like to get a copy of the results of our survey and participate in a draw to win an Amazon Gift Card, send us an email once you complete the survey.

Thanks!

Kind regards,
Nicolás
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Thomas T. Frost  Identity Verified
Member (2014)
Danish to English
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Amazon May 27, 2016

On which Amazon sites is that card valid? Worldwide/US/Europe/Spain or something else?

 

Jessica Noyes  Identity Verified
United States
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Member
Spanish to English
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CafeTrans May 27, 2016

CafeTrans Espresso was not included in the survey, and I have no idea why, as it is widely used.

 

Philippe Etienne  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 13:47
Member
English to French
Ubiquitous Amazon! May 27, 2016

Jessica Noyes wrote:
CafeTrans Espresso was not included in the survey, and I have no idea why, as it is widely used.

I also thought it was the same survey, but it's not. I also clicked the top banner in proz.com the other day to see what it was about.

Nicolás' one is market research about outsourced services targeting the translation business.

It's funny how interesting the translation business and translators' opinions seem to be.

More imagination please with prizes. I'd rather sponsor disease-fighting or well-drilling than tax-optimised multinationals.

Philippe


 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 12:47
Member (2007)
English
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Being cynical May 27, 2016

Philippe Etienne wrote:
It's funny how interesting the translation business and translators' opinions seem to be.

Or could it just be their email addresses that are of interest?

(A generalised cynicism not particularly aimed at the OP, who appears to represent a reputable agency.)


 

Edward Vreeburg  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 13:47
Member (2008)
English to Dutch
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@Jensen May 28, 2016

Just say what you want (what you really really want)...

- you are looking for partners you can take over.

I'm surprised you did not ask for specialists fields and turn over volumes + client lists to save you the trouble of looking at the profiles of interesed responses...

What does a strategic take over bid research report cost at one of the Big 5 (3?) - come on, an amazon gift card for the trouble?
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Ed


 

Maxi Schwarz  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:47
German to English
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I filled it in out of curiosity, but... May 28, 2016

... they were asking about problems and needs that as a translator I don't have and can't imagine having. It made me wonder whether whoever created this knew what our work is about, or whether perhaps I'm an oddball.

 

Jensen Loc ES
Local time: 13:47
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you for your feedback! May 31, 2016

Thank you all for your comments and your constructive input which is always appreciated, it will help us when analyzing the results and for our future optimizing of our services.

We will draw the winners between the ones who opted for adding their email.

Kind regards,
Nicolás


 


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