Tips and tricks to optimize your website - speak to your ideal clients and make them find you


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57 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • How to create a website in an affordable and easy way, without knowledge in HTML
  • Content and do's and don'ts for a professional website for freelance translators
  • How to make your website more visible and get clients to find it
  • How to integrate your website in your marketing


A session on how to quickly and easily create and optimize a website specificly directed at freelance translators.
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Deciding to create a website for your professional freelance translation business is one of the best ways to maximize your business success. This session will show you how you how to create your own website at no or low cost, without having to know html or hire a web designer. The session presents what content you should include and how to make it more visible online. Specific examples of website content for linguists will be discussed, plus some dos and don’ts in website creation and maintenance.

This presentation will cover the following topics:
  • Why we need a website for our freelance translation/interpretation business
  • Free or low cost website hosting and templates
  • Steps to create your own business website
  • Website content
  • Do’s and don’ts for a translation service website
  • Marketing your website
  • Basic Search Engine Optimization
  • Integrating your website into the rest of your online presence and marketing

Upload Date

December 04, 2013

Trainer Bio

Tess Whitty - Tess Whitty has been a successful freelance translator and entrepreneur for over 10 years and owns the company Swedish Translation Services. Her educational and professional background is in marketing and she is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other freelancers in the form of presentations, training, mentoring and consulting. She is also the author of the book Marketing Cookbook for Translators, with easy to follow recipes for marketing your translation services and achieving a successful freelance lifestyle, and the award winning podcast Marketing Tips for Translators. For more information, and to connect, go to or

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jerome carrette
almost 6 years ago

covers well all the basic and helped me get organized.

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