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The web's greatest marketplace for products and services of particular interest to the translation and linguistics community. Also the web's best business and commercial networking medium for the translation and linguistics community on a global scale.
This is THE online business marketplace where individuals and organizations interested in translation can find the resources they need or offer their products or services to those who need them.
- HOW THIS SITE WORKS
Basic "no frill" Listings are FREE for a limited period. This page lists our current pricing and listing plans. Most listings may be posted FREE of charge by registered members for a limited period of time. Listings with enhancements such as Storefront subscriptions, enhanced listing features are fee-based for listing placements (Listing Enhancements are FREE with Storefront subscriptions). The posted pricing is subject to change without notice and at any time. All payment transactions, where applicable, are completely secure. No credit card data is stored on this site's server or databases. We respect your privacy and security.
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- LANGUAGE STORE
- TRANSLATION STORE
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- Member Features
Members (sellers) will find a simple, listing process, with the ability to upload photos with their listings. This site is packed full of features for our members and a world of buyers is literally at their fingertips. All of the details are listed on this page of the site. Perhaps the best feature of all is that registration and basic ad listings are FREE.
- Visitor Features
Registered visitors gain access to a wealth of online resources. This site is packed full of features for its visitors. All of the details are listed on the Visitor Features page of the site. Perhaps the best feature of all is that registration is FREE.
- Set Up A Storefront on this Site
The basic instructions for setting up a Storefront on this site are outlined here. The Storefront pricing is outlined on the PRICING page. Storefront subscription details, pricing and subscription periods are listed on the site administrators storefront. Storefront details can also be found by doing a search on the site administrator's listings. Search on the keyword "Storefront" to view these listings. These Storefront listings may feature from time-to-time any current Storefront subscription deals along with their associated promotional codes.
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- BUSINESS & FINANCE
Postings in this category feature opportunities to buy a translation business (Business Wanted to Buy), or other language related business, or sell a translation business (Business For Sale). Other listings cover such areas as financing and credit product and service offerings for both businesses and individuals.
- BUSINESS SERVICES
Listings featuring products and services aimed at addressing the various business support needs of the global translation community.
- TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT
- CREDIT & FINANCE
Listings featuring products and services aimed at addressing the financial and credit needs of the global translation community.
- BUSINESS FOR SALE
A unique marketplace for identifying business opportunities of interest to the global translation community. This sub-category features listings by translation agencies and companies that are up for sale.
- BUSINESS WANTED TO BUY
A unique marketplace for identifying individuals and companies who may be interested in buying your business.
- HELP WANTED
Main category page for the posting of position openings available in translation agencies and companies. There are sub-categories of job openings listed on this page, including: Translator(s) Wanted -- Full-Time; Translator(s) Wanted -- Part-Time; Editor/Proofreader Wanted; Office Help Wanted.
- Translator(s) Wanted -- Full-Time
Full-time translation job openings within translation companies and agencies are listed on this page. Language proficiency requirements are normally outlined in the advertisements.
- Translator(s) Wanted -- Part-Time
Part-time translation job openings within translation companies and agencies are listed on this page. Language proficiency requirements are normally outlined in the advertisements.
- Editor/Proofreader Wanted
Position openings for proofreader(s) and/or editor(s) within translation companies and agencies are listed on this page. Language proficiency requirements are normally outlined in the advertisements.
- Office Help Wanted
Position openings for support personnel (receptionist, clerical, administrative, bookkeeping, accounting, etc.) within translation companies and agencies are listed on this page.
- FREELANCE TRANSLATOR(S) WANTED
Freelance assignments requiring the expertise of qualified translators. These assignments can be "one-of" or regular in nature. This is the area where individuals and organizations may advertise their requirements and invite bids, proposals and/or submissions for translation assignments (i.e. defined jobs, contracts, etc.). Organizations with postings in this category would include NGOs, private sector concerns that require translation services, as well as translation agencies and companies seeking to add to their freelance resource base of translators. Postings in this category may be placed in the general area or in the language specific sub-categories available.
- FREELANCE TRANSLATION OFFERED
Freelance assignments being sought by translators. These assignments can be of a "one-of" or regular in nature. This is the area where individuals (i.e. freelancers) may advertise their skills and availability. Postings in this category may be placed in the general area or in the language specific sub-categories available.
LANGUAGE TRAINING -- Learn a New Language
- FREELANCE SERVICES (OTHER)
Postings by people doing freelance work that complements the work done by translators or that is of use to the translation community (translation agencies and companies among others.). Freelancers in this category would include proofreaders, editors, writers, interpreters, etc.
- Proofing and Editing Services
Proofing and editing expertise is a "hand-in-glove" activity with translation. Although most service providers in the field of translation provide this type of service to one extent or another, many buyers of translation services also avail themselves of independent (i.e. freelance) profing and editing expertise. Postings in this category are aimed at addressing that need.
- Writing Services
Though not directly related to translation, writing services could be described as a distant cousin of translation. Organizations that purchase translation services are oftentimes buyers of writing services, themselves a close relative of profing and editing services. This sub-category features postings by both individual freelancers and companies offering writing services.
- Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
This sub-category features postings by both individual freelancers and companies doing work in the areas of graphic design and desktop publishing. Some translation agencies and companies offer these services and their service offerings may be included in this area.
- Web Site Design and Support
This sub-category features postings by both individual freelancers and companies doing work in the areas of web site design, web site updates and maintenance. With the growing phenomenon of business reaching beyond international boundaries, it is becoming more common for web site owners to translate the content of their sites into other languages and, as a result, for the translation sector to work hand in hand with the web site development and maintenance community.
- Transcription Services
Many people associate transcription services with those of translation or interpretation. The postings in this sub-category feature the services of individuals or organizations that will convert audio files to word processed data.
- Interpretation Services
Though not directly related to translation, interpretaion services arguably qualify as a close cousin to translation. This sub-category features postings by both individual freelancers and companies offering interpretation services. Some translation agencies and companies also offer these services and their service offerings may be included in this area.
- Consulting Services
This is a "catch-all" sub-category featuring postings by both individual freelancers and companies doing work in the areas that may be of interest to the translation sector but not necessarily directly relevant to its activities. IT consultants, HR consultants, personnel agencies are but some examples of the types of posting that might appear in this sub-category.
Postings by a variety of individuals and organizations (private sector and non-profit) offering products and services related to learning a new language. Though not directly related to translation, language training services are of course part of the family of linguistics. People interested in the languages and seeking to advance their knowledge of same may find postings of interest in this category.
TRANSLATORS' STORE: Translation Products For Sale or Being Sought
Postings by individuals and organizations selling a wide variety of new or used products of interest to the translation industry as well as people and organizations connected to it. Products would include translation project software, translation devices, business equipment and supplies, etc.
Books and Reference
Postings in this sub-category feature a variety of translation specific books and reference material. A marketplace for new or used reference works that are either mainstream or of the hard-to-find variety. Individuals, organizations and institutions offering a new or used material that are of specific interest to the translation community and other related parties. A unique source of reference material (books, dictionnaries, manuals, textbooks) available for sale.
Postings in this sub-category feature a variety of computer applications of interest to people seeking to learn, understand and work in another language.
Postings in this sub-category feature feature a variety of translation specific devices of interest to people and organizations working in the translation industry as well as language devices of interest to people seeking to understand another language or to be understood in another language.
TRANSLATION AGENCY SERVICES
Postings by translation agencies seeking to promote their services are featured in this category. Translation agencies act as brokers in the translation industry. They serve as middlemen between the buyer of translation services and the freelance translator. Tranlsators who work through agencies are usually freelancers with their own roster of clients who supplement their business and income by working through agencies.
TRANSLATION COMPANY SERVICES
Postings by translation companies seeking to promote their services are featured in this category. Translation companies typically employ translators on a full and/or part-time basis. They oftentimes act as one-stop shopping entities for a range of services that complement their core translation service offerings.
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LANGUAGE TRAVEL and ADVENTURE
"Birds of a feather flock together." Linguists are a 'wordly bunch' and the postings in this category are aimed at assisting the travellers among the translation community identify places of interest where like-minded individuals tend to congregate. Translators the world over can find out about available accommodations from kindred spirits, post their own offerings for home exchanges (house swaps), advertise a timeshare they may have an interest in, secure travel information from colleagues on other continents, obtain travel guides and assistance, identify travel deals, etc. The listing possibilities are as varied as they are numerous.
TRANSLATION TOOLS & RESOURCES
- Travel Accomodation Wanted
Postings by individuals seeking travel-related accommodation(s) in a city (or cities) other than their home town.
- Travel Accomodation Available
Postings by individuals offering travel-related accommodation(s) to out-of-town visitors.
- Time Shares
Postings by individuals either seeking or offering travel-related timeshare accommodation(s) in various locales across the globe.
- Travel Exchanges
Postings by individuals either seeking or offering to travel-related accommodation(s) on a 'swap' or exchange basis in various locales across the globe.
- Travel Deals
Postings by a variety of sources: individuals wanting to unload travel tickets; travel agencies offering deals to the translation community; charters and organized tours; cruise deals; accommodation discounts; restaurant discount coupons; etc.
- Travel Guides
Listings offering a variety of travel resources: travel maps; travel guides; restaurant guides; language devices; etc.
A rich compilation of translation tools and resources for translators and the users of translation services. This category features detailed descriptions of the best that the woldwide web has to offer in terms of language resources, particularly as they relate to the field of translation. The resources are posted in a classified ad format along with links to their respective web sites.
TRANSLATION TRAININGaka PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
A place for the professional translator to identify potential sources of professional training. And, if you're considering a career in translation or a related area in linguistics, the listings in this area may help you find what you are looking for.
- Translator Mentoring
Postings by individuals os established reputation and longstanding experience in the field of translation who are offering to mentor other individuals wishing to explore a career in the translation industry or related field. And, postings by individuals wanting to be mentored by persons of established reputation and experience in the translation industry or related field.
- Translation Apprenticeship(s)
Postings by organizations and institutions offering a linguistics related position to individuals seeking an entry-level opportunity in the translation industry or related field.
- Translation Studies
Postings by educational institutions offering translation courses or professional development to individuals seeking formal training in the field of translation or related sector.
- Business Training
Postings by organizations and institutions offering business training in a wide variety of fields of general interest to the translation industry or related sectors.
Postings promoting a healthy lifestyle: Mind, Body and Spirit (also known as a healthy mind in a healthy body.) Listings in this category amount to a marketplace of products, services and ideas on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, remain fit and healthy while enjoying the best of what life has to offer.
- Food and Cuisine
Eat, drink and be merry -- an idea that all can relate to. In this sub-category, people the world over share recipes and make lifestyle recommendations. Listings also feature offerings by various product and service providers in the food and cuisine industry.
- Weight Loss
Listings in this sub-category offer ideas, suggestions, recommendation as well as product and service offerings aimed at helping visitors achieve their personal goals.
No self-respecting classified ads web site should be without this category. A convenient and safe forum for the free-wheeling yet polite and tasteful marketplace of humanity. From the down-to-earth to the divine. Let inspiration be the guide to the postings in this category. All are welcome. Note to users and visitors: all postings on this site are subject to administrative review and approval. Listings which are found to be offensive or objectionable are subject to removal. As is the case for all listings on this site, the removal of a posting is at the sole discretion of the site administrator.
Searching for a kindred spirit? Seeking to broaden your social circle? Looking for like-minded people in foreign locales? The listings in this sub-category are a good environment from which to initiate your search.
These listings are certainly for the adventurous, but possibly not for the faint of heart. Posters should beware of commitment-phobic types, so all are advised to use at their own risk. On the other hand, some claim that the 'chase' is half the fun, so best of luck in your search. Listings in this sub-category may also be viewed (or used) by the casually curious.
This sub-category features listings that may be of legal or general interest. A good place to list event announcements (official meetings, informal gatherings, conferences, etc.) of interest to the translation community.
- Wacky Ideas
These listings are definitely for the curious and creative. So feel free to be daring. After all, you only live once... so make it fun and enjoy!
- Best of the Web
Another catch-all category for listings on this site, just in case we've missed something in the other categories. Webster's defines esoterica as items "of special, rare, or unusual interest". Items that fit the billing can be found here.
- Free Samples
This sub-category features listings that offer free "stuff". Of course, one could argue that "you get what you pay for" (i.e. caveat emptor.). On the other hand, this is a legitimate way for people and organizations to get you to try their products or services. Our aim is for visitors and members to find good value.
- Discount Coupons
This sub-category features listings that are a promotional variant to free samples. Again, a legitimate way for people and organizations to get you to try their products or services. Our aim is for visitors and members to find good value.
- Gifts, Arts & Crafts
The title of this sub-category says it all about the listings that are featured here. Hopefully not stuff that you might otherwise find on eBay, but it's worth remembering that just like kijiji or locanto, the listings on this site are posted for free. So, if nothing else, enjoy your window shopping.
- Bargain Bin
This sub-category features listings that may seem contradictary to the esoterica definition, but the sellers and buyers who use this site are creative by nature and so, the postings could prove interesting.
- Wacky Stuff
As the title of this sub-category suggest, these listings feature the definitely offbeat. Whether or not you are buying, we hope that you will find these postings informative or entertaining.
- TRANSLATION HUMOUR
- TRANSLATION STOREFRONTS
- FREE REPORTS
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