Talking Freelance Productivity with Zingword Productivity is hard enough when you’re an employee, but freelance productivity can seem like an insurmountable challenge. We have to take responsibility for our own productivity and monitor ourselves to ensure we’re doing our best, unlike employees who usually have managers and colleagues to hold them accountable. Companies often have procedures and… Read More


Custom Searches for Translators

After seeing a few references to to IntelliWebSearch recently, I decided to have a look at their website and see how it could help me with custom searches. After all, I’m always looking for ways to improve my productivity and streamline my workflows. Needless to say, I was disappointed to learn that IntelliWebSearch isn’t available for… Read More


Tools for Translators

Tools for Translators & Interpreters If you’re a translator/interpreter like me, you probably use a variety of tools to manage your time, keep track of your finances, keep up with terminology, current events and even social media. In this post, I’ll highlight some of my essential tools for translators and interpreters. Wave Wave is a… Read More


Glossary-building, like note-taking, seems to be one of those things that every interpreter does differently. Really, all that matters is what works for you. The way I build glossaries is certainly not the only way to go about it, but it works for me. To me, the most important thing about glossaries is being able… Read More