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The ATA Chronicle offers current and relevant articles for business strategies.

Social Media and Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Since the use of social media has become increasingly important for my business (and many of yours as well), I thought it would be a good idea to write about what I do on “my” social media platform. I also…

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ATA’s New Mastermind Program for Members: What Is It and Who Can Benefit

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Do your fellow ATA members know business practices, resources, and techniques you would never hear about in a class or webinar? ATA’s Mastermind Program may just change that!

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Terms and Conditions of Service: The Key to Future-Proofing and Protecting Your Translation Business

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

From the buyer’s side, I can’t imagine working with a professional who doesn’t put their promise in writing. From the translator’s side, I can’t imagine doing business without protecting my interests. A well-drafted contract is such a win for both sides in any line of business that the thought of doing business without one is, to me, simply inconceivable.

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Taking Care of Your Style Set

Taking Care of Your Style Set

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Personal Branding Basics

Developing a personal brand is a classic “work smarter, not harder” technique. When done well, it will showcase your specific expertise and skill set,…

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Business Planning for Interpreters and Translators

Being successful requires good business management skills, some of which you may have already learned the hard way. This 90-minute webinar is here to help.

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Contracts and Agreements

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