This is another Ask Me Anything episode, where I answer your questions that you sent in earlier. In this episode, I will talk more about how to find clients. This is by far the most common question I get, and unfortunately, there is no magic solution. In a nutshell, you need to specialize, research and get out of your comfort zone to contact them, but I share some specific tips in this episode.
Useful things mentioned in this episode:
- How to find clients in target language country when you live far away
- How do I find clients in a particular field of expertise (environmental field professionally and academically)
- How to tap into the literary translation market (translating books)
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Episode 29 – Warm email prospecting with Ed Gandia
- Episode 17 – Marketing to clients you cannot meet with Joanne Archambault
- Episode 52 – Marketing for literary translators with Lisa Carter
- Episode 4 – Using LinkedIn to market translation services with Anne Diamantidis
- Using LinkedIn efficiently to find translation clients
These were some brief tips. Do you have any tips to add? Please share below! The most important thing is to find a method that works for you when you are trying to find clients, and remember that it is hard work. Good luck with the research and finding your ideal clients.
A special thanks to Catherine Metcalfe for editing the show notes.
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