Starting a small translation agency: marketing & business

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Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:Do you want to run a small translation agency or improve your current business & marketing knowledge? This is the right webinar. Learn how to create a business plan, gather ideas, implement processes and start your small agency with the help of tools and resources for business and marketing.
In one hour, we will see how to start your small translation agency.

Maybe your freelancing career has brought you to collaborate so many times that you now want to establish your niche translation agency, or maybe you've always wanted to be in charge of workflows and processes, have a supporting team and put you innovative idea into practice.

In both cases, this webinar will help you to understand how to start your translation agency - almost from scratch - and create a business able to fit your lifestyle and expand your network.

From finding opportunities, analysing the market, getting help with finance and business planning to planning your first marketing moves and setting a structure that suits the translation workflow, we will outline the first steps in creating your business and choose the most useful available tools.

Training plan:

• Finding opportunities
• Creating a business plan
• Researching the market
• Analysing your competitors
• Creating teams and departments
• Organising your agency
• Marketing your agency to the right clients

Some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

"Excellent trainer. Resourceful and dynamic. Perfect English."
Veronica Allievi

"Nice, well-informed and certainly a pro in this subject. "

Target audience
• Experienced freelancers with an interest for the topic
• Small agencies owners, CEOs, and directors
• Vendors looking to improve their businesses
Learning objectives
In this webinar, you will learn how to:
• find opportunities
• analyse the market
• create an initial business plan
• organise a translation agency
• use marketing to target the right customers
• Previous translation experience
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• Finding opportunities
• Creating a business plan
• Researching the market
• Analysing your competitors
• Creating teams and departments
• Organising your agency
• Marketing your agency to the right clients
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Price: 30.00 USD

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Created by
Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
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