Rich Translator, Poor Translator: Payment Practices for Freelance Translators

 

Overview

This session provides more information on potential payment options available for freelance translators. It is also designed to give you an overview of common payment terms and conditions, actionable procedures to take to protect your income and establish viable payment. Plus, money management practices will be discussed during the training session. You will also get a couple of tips and tricks on how to negotiate for payment terms , as well as a couple of advice on how to deal with late payment issues and potential scammers. You will be able to create and activate your Skrill and PayPal accounts for smooth payment methods to your potential clients.

What you will learn:

 

  • Payment management: best practices;
  • Common payment terminology in the industry;
  • Negotiating payment terms and conditions;
  • Best practices in billing & invoicing;
  • How to deal with late payments issues;

 

 

  • Payment methods: an overview;
  • Local Payment Methods;
  • Global Payment Methods;
  • Best practices to activate your Skrill account;
  • Best practices to activate PayPal account.

Prerequisites for an online session:

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista, Windows 8, or Windows 10 
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free Zoom Cloud Meetings App from the Google Play Store

 

For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Note

The session can be delivered online/offline to give an orientation to students, translation newbies, and freelancers about how to manage financial risks and activate successful payment methods.

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