I did a survey in October 2017 and many of you wanted to hear stories from other translators. How they built their career, overcame obstacles, how they found clients etc. Today I have pleasure of providing you one of these interviews. This episode is short but packed with really great tips and insights from Eleonora Angelici, who has been a freelance translator for almost three years.
Important things mentioned in this episode:
- How she got started and developed her business
- How she got her first clients
- Road blocks and how she got over them
- Mistakes she made in the beginning
- Eleonora’s tips for other translators
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Eleonora’s Website
- Episode 116: Questions and answers about CV’s for translators
- Blog Post: Resume Writing Tips for Freelance Translators
- Episode 2: CV’s for Translators – Marta Stelmaszak
I really like how Eleonora was very strategic when starting her business, and how fast she got to the point where she had a full work load. She also has great plans for next year for her freelance translation business. Do you have a story to tell about your career in translation or interpreting? I would love to hear from you and so would the other listeners. Feel free to contact me so I can interview you.
Eleonora Angelici is an English and German to Italian translator specializing in the fields of Marketing, Leisure, and Technology. She has a Master degree in Specialized Translation from the Interpreting and Translation Department of the University of Bologna in Forlì. After graduating she worked for 1,5 years as an in-house proofreader and project manager for a translation agency near her hometown, then decided to go freelance. She currently resides in Bari, Apulia, Italy. She’s a foodie in the making and she loves to travel.
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