Payment practices for freelance translators

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Business skills for translators

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Start time:Oct 4, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:This webinar will discuss main aspects of payment and money management for freelance translators: what payment options are available, how to define and negotiate better payment terms, how to protect your income in case of late payment and more.
This webinar will present participants with information on payment options available on the market, including an overview of main benefits and features. We will also discuss payment terms and conditions, as well as actionable steps to take to protect your income and establish viable payment and money management practices. Participants will also get hints and tips on payment terms negotiation, as well as advice on how to deal with late payment issues.
Target audience
This webinar is most suitable for newly established freelancers, but it would also be beneficial to experienced freelancers willing to improve their payment terms negotiation and payment best practices.
Learning objectives
In this webinar you will learn how to

- select the most suitable payment option
- negotiate better payment terms
- deal with late payment issues
- establish better payment practices
No previous knowledge required
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• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
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• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

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 Alessandra Martelli    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Alessandra Martelli is a freelance translator and copywriter working in the industry since 2002. Alessandra specializes in translation and copywriting projects in the fields of Marketing & Advertising, Market research and Tourism, and she is the “Italian voice” of some of the most important brands operating in the fields of luxury, tourism & hospitality, B2B services worldwide.

Conference speaker and professional trainer, Alessandra provides hands-on actionable training to freelance translators willing to improve their skills both as professionals and as business owners.

Twitter: @mtmtranslations
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