XTRF 7 – The Ultimate Sales Tool

How XTRF, and its latest release in particular, will make your salespeople’s lives a whole lot easier.

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The 3 Hottest New Features in XTRF 7 – a PM’s Insight

The release of XTRF 7 is just around the corner, and it brings many improvements, big and small.

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How to Manage Tiny Repetitive Projects Effectively

Many translation agencies nowadays face the necessity of translating smaller and smaller amounts of text, submitted regularly by their (often strategic) clients.

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How You Sell Makes All the Difference

Clients often look shocked when I tell them I have no price list at a trade show. It intrigues them and they frequently stay for an interesting and fruitful conversation.

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Wouldn’t It Be Great to Know…

You might want to track your in-house vendors' entire work day. Fair enough. But you won't put every day "in-between-work" activities as your project cost. Have your team register the time they actually spent working to see the real cost of their efforts per assignment...

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Do You Rely on Your Providers?

As a rule, translation agencies are started by professional translators, not professional managers. In fact, less than 10% are established by business people. The majority of them developed from one-person ”agencies” which were launched, managed and grown by translators.

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How to Triple Project Management Efficiency?

A typical translation project has changed over the years. Now, it is usually small, rushed, cheap, has little context and needs many language combinations. But it still requires the same amount of administrative work as in the past. It will not be profitable unless you adapt your project management to this new reality. Luckily, there is a lot you can do.

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Catch Your Vendor, PART 2

You might want to track your in-house vendors' entire work day. Fair enough. But you won't put every day "in-between-work" activities as your project cost. Have your team register the time they actually spent working to see the real cost of their efforts per assignment...

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Catch Your Vendor, PART 1

You might want to track your in-house vendors' entire work day. Fair enough. But you won't put every day "in-between-work" activities as your project cost. Have your team register the time they actually spent working to see the real cost of their efforts per assignment...

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How to Approach Translation Process Automation for the First Time

More and more projects keep coming. The deadlines are tight and getting tighter. It seems that regardless of how much effort and time you put into your work, there is no way you can come out ahead.

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