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The New Remote Interpreting Landscape: Back to the Hack

Before COVID-19, remote interpreting was making slow, but steady, inroads into our profession, primarily over platforms specifically designed for providing interpreting services. Almost overnight, any kind of orderly progression for adopting over-the-phone (OPI), video remote (VRI), and remote simultaneous (RSI) interpreting was overtaken by market demand during the pandemic.At the end of 2020, every platform offering remote communication was being used to deliver interpreting services—from telehealth to Google Meets, Zoom, Facetime, Facebook livestream, and more. To stay in business, interpreters…

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Phone and Email Etiquette

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Back to Business Basics

This special webinar series provides business basics for translators and interpreters, useful for beginners as well as experienced professionals. Each webinar focuses on a small, practical piece of advice.

Phone and Email Etiquette

February 15 / 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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Setting Goals for Your Freelance Translation or Interpreting Business

Setting realistic goals for your business can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What is the right combination of ambition and reason? How…

Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

Succeeding as a freelancer will always involve some factors you can’t control—like a global pandemic—but it also involves daily, positive habits and a business mindset….

Handling the Holidays as a Freelancer

This is the third webinar in ATA’s Back to Business Basics series. Each webinar in the series focuses on a small, practical piece of business…

Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

While many things are uncertain when you run your own business—especially during a pandemic and economic crisis—one thing is clear so far: freelancers with diverse…

Effective and Pitch-Perfect Marketing during and after COVID-19

With an ongoing global pandemic and economic crisis, marketing your services may not feel like a priority right now. But you’ve worked hard to establish…

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Proofreading Your Work Efficiently and Effectively

Drafting the perfect translation—and proving you are worth the money—can get messy. Attend this webinar to learn how to put that final shine on your work to set yourself apart as quality-oriented, no matter what your drafting process looks like behind the scenes. Techniques and ideas discussed are easily applied to any language. This webinar will help any linguist who hasn’t had formal training in proofreading or copyediting. Attendees will learn Different classes of errors…

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Setting Goals for Your Freelance Translation or Interpreting Business

Setting realistic goals for your business can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What is the right combination…

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Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

Succeeding as a freelancer will always involve some factors you can’t control—like a global pandemic—but it also involves daily, positive…

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Post-Editing: How to Make Machine Translation Work for You

This webinar is presented in Spanish. Should we trust the “man vs. machine” rhetoric that we often see in public…

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Diabetes 101: An Overview for Medical Translators and Interpreters

It does not take long for a new translator or interpreter to see that terminology for diabetes is a necessity…

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Handling the Holidays as a Freelancer

This is the third webinar in ATA’s Back to Business Basics series. Each webinar in the series focuses on a…

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Introducing ATA’s Mastermind Program

Most translators go into business understanding that finding and retaining clients will be hard work. What many fail to see,…

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Audio Description: The Visual Made Verbal

Audio description makes visual images accessible for people who are blind or have low vision—the visual is made verbal. Using…

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Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

While many things are uncertain when you run your own business—especially during a pandemic and economic crisis—one thing is clear…

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Challenges in Human Rights Translation

How to Research Terminology and Make Your Writing Shine Finding the best terms to use in any area of translation…

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Effective and Pitch-Perfect Marketing during and after COVID-19

With an ongoing global pandemic and economic crisis, marketing your services may not feel like a priority right now. But…

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The Hard Side of Project Management: Software, Timelines, and Gantt Charts

Managing projects efficiently is essential to maximizing business. Using visual representation to track workflow is a great technique for doing…

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The Remote Interpreter’s Companion

Scribbling on a piece of paper is so 2019. Especially in times like these, technology can help us break down…

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What Is Audiovisual Translation?

Is a specialization in audiovisual translation for you? Attend this 60-minute webinar for a bird’s-eye view of audiovisual translation (AVT)…

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Don’t Fall for It! Scams Targeting Language Professionals

Even the best of us have been tempted by a scam. Technology has given scammers an unprecedented level of sophistication…

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Beyond Manuals of Style

This webinar is presented in Spanish. A good manual of style is a critical tool for a translator. It can…

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How to Utilize LinkedIn Strategically to Reach Your Ideal Clients

Many freelancers set up a LinkedIn account because they know it’s what professionals do. Then, they promptly let their profile…

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Becoming a Court Interpreter in California

What does it take to work as an interpreter in the California court system? Attend this webinar to find out!…

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Personal Branding 101

Developing a personal brand lets you focus your marketing on the clients who want what you have and frees you…

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Understanding Remote Simultaneous Interpreting

Remote simultaneous interpreting, or RSI, is here to stay. Will you sit on the sidelines or get on board? Attend…

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Educational Interpreting—An Emerging Specialization

Interpreters have been working in schools for years with little acknowledgment of the complex skills needed to do the job….

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Inbound Marketing for Freelance Translators

Is inbound marketing part of your online strategy to reach direct clients? It should be. Join presenter Tess Whitty for…

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Editing Non-Native English Scientific Writing

“The manuscript is poorly written and has too many grammatical and syntax errors. The results are very interesting from a…

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Opening the ATA Certification Exam to Non-Members

The ATA Certification exam is scheduled to open to non-members on January 1, 2021. The elimination of ATA membership as…

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Linguistic Challenges in Palliative Care

Palliative care is often mistaken for hospice care. Add cultural and linguistic differences to that misunderstanding, and you have a…

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