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Posted on10 May 2023

Attention freelance translators: Meet Team OC!

Do you want to be a successful freelance translator? Meet Team OC! We are proud to spread the news that Atlas’ director Clare Suttie and freelance translator Olivia Morton have recently joined forces to share their expertise and help translators thrive. Whether you’ve been working as a freelance translator for some time already or are a newcomer to the profession, Team OC may give you some interesting and helpful insights to take your freelancing business to the next level.  

How to be a successful freelance translator

As a translation agency with over 30 years of experience, we know that being a freelance translator can be challenging. From newcomers who aspire to become successful translators to experienced translators looking to improve their business practices, Team OC can offer professional consultancy and training.

Are you unsure how to start or develop your business as a translator? Or maybe you have plenty of questions regarding pricing, finding clients, working with agencies, marketing yourself, and more? Sometimes all you need is some good guidance and practical tips from experienced people. Fortunately, Clare and Olivia, aka Team OC, can give you all the answers.

Seeing it from both sides

Are you tired of getting generic advice that is not applicable to your circumstances? Now you can discuss your challenges in detail and receive personalised guidance. Team OC boasts a perfect blend of perspectives – from Olivia, a successful freelance translator, and Clare, the director of a translation agency. This winning combination means you will be well-understood and offered useful solutions that will make a difference.

Team OC offers courses and private sessions for translators

At the moment, Team OC offers 2 courses – each for different needs. If you’re an experienced freelance translator looking for ways to tweak some aspects of your business and adapt it to your liking, have a look at The Business of Translation course starting in June 2023. On the other hand, if you are just starting out with your freelance business or haven’t yet made the plunge, book your spot for the Pathway to Success course starting in September 2023. You can find out all the details about each course and what it includes by clicking on the above links.

In case neither of the 2 courses fit your current needs, but you’d like to gain some personalised insight from Clare and Olivia, you can book 2:1 consulting sessions. These can be reserved in blocks of hours.

Watch Team OC’s Live Sessions

To not miss all the goodies, do follow Team OC on LinkedIn to get notified about Live Sessions where Clare and Olivia discuss various ways to thrive in the translation industry.

Quick reminder also that at Atlas Translations we are always happy to add new translators to our database. If you’d like to work with us, have a look here to see how to apply.

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