Fresh Freelancer Series 03: De-Mystifying Quality Using Common Sense And Sense Of The Market


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Learning Objectives

1. To have a common-sense sanctioned, flexible and market-centric idea about Translation Quality
2. Not to be intimidated by the so many technical aspects of quality.
3. A very costly learning sometimes : Best linguistic quality alone is not a sufficient condition for better work and better earning
4. Introduction to a homebrewed and actionable quality model - WQM10 where out of 10 points, most quality issues are non-linguistic


A no-nonsense and market-orientation of translation quality for new freelancers. The webinar stresses why linguistic quality is necessary but not sufficient for work and earning satisfaction. It introduces a home brewed, tested and simple quality model.
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The webinar de-mystifies the concept of Quality using common sense and market sense. You would feel empowered about quality of translation rather than being edgy about it. You will find why linguistic aspects of quality alone cannot provide you a fulfilled career - both in terms of your work and bank account.

Upload Date

September 22, 2011

Trainer Bio

Pritam Bhattacharyya - Pritam Bhattacharyya is essentially a Bengali/Sylheti/Assamese linguist with 11 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Wordsmith of an agency called Wordsmith Communication. Which apart from language services in pan-Indic languages provides Creative Content and Print on Demand Services. He is editor of - a bilingual (English / Bengali) cultural monthly ezine on Greater Bengal. He had worked as a Telecom Engineer and later as a IP Network Manager in various cross-cultural Telecom teams worldwide. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Masters in Communication Management from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pritam lives and works in Calcutta, India his city by adoption. His b-log on translation and online business can be seen here at

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