How to Get Started as a Freelance Translator (the First Group Coaching Session)

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Business skills for translators
Grow your translation business

Course summary
Start time:Mar 3 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

The session has already taken place.

If you purchased the webinar please find a link to the video at

A certificate of attendance can be downloaded at

Duration: 60 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here.
Why this course can be of interest to you

Getting started can be tough. How do you find clients? How can you convince people that you have experience when you don't? What should you do about CAT tools and online platforms?

In this learning bundle, you will find about all of these topics and more! Learn from the experts, design a plan that will help you to get out of the blocks quickly, and build a viable career as a freelance translator.

What’s included?

1. Over 15 hours of video content including:

* Getting started in the Translation / Interpreting Industry
* Sales and Negotiation Strategies for Translation Professionals
* How to Sell More: Effective Sales Strategies
* Stories from the trenches: how not to treat your customers
* Working from Home: Overcoming Practical Challenges
* Translator Mindset: Focus, Positioning, Attitude and Results
* Diversification or Specialization: What’s Right for You?
* Diversify to Achieve Sustainability as a Translator
* First Steps: How to Get Started as a Freelance Translator
* Getting the Most out of Profiles, SEO, Tools and More!
* Profile Completion
* Online Basics for Translators: SEO, Landing Pages & More
* How to Develop a Network that will Propel Your Career
* Degree or No Degree, that is the question
* How to Develop a Network that will Propel Your Career
* Becoming a Freelance Translator: Why do clients hire translators?

2. PLUS Small Group Coaching Sessions and live Q&A:

* Tuesday March 3rd - 15:00 GMT How to Get Started as a Freelance Translator (the First Group Coaching Session)
* Thursday March 5th - 18:00 GMT How to Get Started as a Freelance Translator (the Second Group Coaching Session)

3. PLUS Getting Started Workbook & Self-Assessment & Profile Checklist

The learning bundle costs 99 USD. Want to join the learning bundle and bring your business to the next level?
Click on the button below!

What you will learn:

Whether or not you need a degree
How to develop a great network
Practical tips and advice for getting started from experienced professionals
How to work from home in the right way
How to develop the right customer relationships
Whether diversification or specialization is right for you

Some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

"Great webinar. Honest, (personal feedback) practical and prospective!"
Jan Duinstra

Great presentation delivered by an excellent speaker!
Lieselotte Kleinhans

"Paul Urwin is a terrific trainer! I valued his both presentations on this year's conference. Many thanks!"
Maria Folkesson

Who this learning bundle is for:

All freelance translators who are getting started in the industry, have started working in the last 2 years, and those who are planning on getting started in the near future.

How does it work:

This is the first group coaching session for language professionals who want to start their career right. This live group session will be conducted on the GoToWebinar platform that allows the speaker to share his screen and the webcam, accept questions from attendees in the chat box and communicate with the audience live.

Important: if you already purchased the course, you should have unlimited access to this coaching session by default. If you have not received a join link for this First Coaching Session, please report any questions or doubts to .

Satisfaction guarantee:

If you have purchased the course that includes videos and two coaching sessions, and requested for a refund within 7 days, a full refund will be granted without questions. Do not hesitate to contact the Support Center for details.

Minimum system requirements
Click to expand
We suggest using the Google Chrome browser when accessing this course. Here is a full list of system requirements:

• Windows: Internet Explorer 10 or later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.1 or later
 Paul Urwin    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Paul is Head of Training at and is focused on helping freelance translators and interpreters to succeed!

He carried out his first paid translation in 1995 and has more than 15 years’ experience running a boutique translation and content creation agency. He has presented at a number of different online and international conferences, is a successful voice actor and hosts the new podcast.

Course registration
To view pricing and payment options for this course, you must login to your account.

Do you have any questions about training?
Read the training FAQ »

Still need help? Submit a support request »

Would you like to share your thoughts about the training platform? Click here to discuss this feature in the forums »

Your current localization setting


Select a language

All of
  • All of
  • Procura de termos
  • Traballos
  • Foros
  • Multiple search