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Do you find it difficult to keep up with the speed at which most clients require work completed?
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Have clients asked you to charge an hourly rate in some cases?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 7
Yes, and I have 66.6%
No, but I would 9.7%
No, and I would not 9.0%
Yes, but I have not 7.9%
Other - N/A 6.8%
659 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find yourself translating mentally outside of work?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 6
Yes, sometimes 53.2%
Yes, all the time 29.8%
No 12.5%
I used to 2.9%
Other - N/A 1.6%
805 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever purchased/subscribed to work-related software which you then did not use?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 5
No 59.2%
Yes 39.0%
Other - N/A 1.8%
720 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My most regular client(s) send me work...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 4
Weekly 42.4%
Daily 24.9%
Monthly 15.6%
I don't have any regular clients 8.3%
Other - N/A 4.9%
Quarterly 3.4%
Yearly 0.5%
1112 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you provide copywriting services?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Mar 1
No, and I am not interested 43.4%
No, but I am considering it 21.3%
I do, sometimes 17.0%
I don't know what that is 11.3%
Yes, I specialize in copywriting 4.1%
Other - N/A 2.9%
512 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to smartphones, do you think that translators are mostly "Androidians" or "iOS-ans"?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Feb 29
I don't know 43.4%
Androidians 36.2%
About half and half 13.8%
iOS-ans 6.6%
696 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you turn down projects that contain or express hate in any form?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Feb 28
Yes 40.6%
Other - N/A 22.6%
It depends on... (please share) 19.3%
No 17.5%
685 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to my freelance business, I generally:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 27
Plan ahead, short term 41.2%
Take things day-to-day 36.9%
Plan ahead, long term 9.7%
Mostly just worry 9.1%
Other - N/A 3.0%
1170 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I consider myself mostly:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 23
a translator 81.9%
a transcreator 4.5%
an interpreter 4.4%
other (please share) 3.9%
a proofreader / editor 3.5%
a project manager 1.7%
an administrator 0.2%
597 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say your translation productivity is up over the past 2 -3 years?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 22
Yes 49.2%
No, it's about the same 22.5%
I'm not sure 13.9%
No, it's gone down 12.0%
Other - N/A 2.3%
689 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In an average month, what percentage of your turnover comes from your biggest client?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 21
60 - 79% 22.7%
40 - 59% 22.4%
20 - 39% 15.6%
80 - 99% 14.0%
I don't know 9.8%
Other - N/A 6.0%
10 - 19% 4.6%
100% 3.1%
Under 10% 1.7%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever had an apprentice translator?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 20
No, and I wouldn't 54.0%
No, but I would like to 17.1%
Yes, and I would do it again 13.2%
Other - N/A 10.7%
Yes, but never again 5.0%
847 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If I needed more work, I would prefer:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 18
to receive new clients to expand my existing client base 43.1%
that my existing clients sent me greater volume 35.3%
No preference 21.6%
807 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How frequently do you have to / choose to turn down projects?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 17
At least once a month 26.7%
At least once a week 24.3%
Maybe once every few months 19.2%
Maybe once or twice in a year 9.3%
I can't remember when the last time was 9.3%
Never 6.0%
Other - N/A 5.1%
547 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is the use of virtual currencies worth considering for translators and interpreters?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 16
No 41.6%
Not sure 29.4%
Yes 14.2%
Not yet 12.8%
Other - N/A 1.9%
514 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you distrust job inquiries sent using free email accounts?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 15
Yes, in general 51.0%
No, in general 23.9%
It depends on... (please share) 21.0%
Other - N/A 4.2%
624 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Right now, my accounting and other administrative tasks are:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 14
Up to date 44.2%
Almost up to date 34.8%
Running behind 14.0%
Sorely neglected 4.5%
Other - N/A 2.3%
726 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had money to invest, would you invest it in a company that makes translation tools?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 13
No 68.7%
Depends on... (please share) 11.7%
Yes (please share) 11.5%
Other - N/A 7.2%
I already have! 0.9%
684 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you keep track of how/where your new clients find you?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12
No 36.7%
Yes, but only mentally 26.1%
Not consistently 21.1%
Yes 14.9%
Other - N/A 1.2%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever made a list of companies/clients you would like to work with?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 11
No 67.1%
Yes 32.9%
945 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many continuing professional development (CPD) hours did you complete in 2019?
By Iryna Khramchenko - featured on Feb 8
None 43.7%
1-10 hours 17.2%
I'm not sure 17.1%
More than 30 hours 9.9%
10-20 hours 6.2%
20-30 hours 5.9%
627 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you post on social media?
By Cinzia Simona Minniti - featured on Feb 7
Only occasionally 45.5%
Never 28.8%
Once or twice a week 14.1%
Every day 10.1%
Other - N/A 1.5%
782 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When I want to take a short break from work, I like to...
By Verónica Ducrey - featured on Feb 6
Go for a walk/run 29.7%
Browse the internet 18.8%
Other (please share) 11.9%
Do housework 11.6%
Take a nap 8.5%
Watch TV 7.9%
Play with my kid(s)/pet(s) 6.5%
Talk/meet with a friend 3.3%
Have a bath 1.9%
799 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you offer cultural review services?
By Christina Pauly - featured on Feb 5
No 39.6%
What is a cultural review? 29.0%
Yes 16.0%
No, but I'm considering it 10.1%
No, but I have in the past 3.1%
Other - N/A 2.2%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you offered translation or technology consulting services to your clients?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 4
No 60.0%
Yes (please share) 17.8%
No, but I would like to 10.9%
Other - N/A 5.8%
No, but they have requested the service anyway 5.5%
623 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"A foreign accent is a sign of bravery."
By anonymous - featured on Feb 3
What? 43.2%
Agree 24.3%
Not sure 15.3%
Disagree 14.1%
Other - N/A 3.1%
588 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does your significant other ever help you with translation?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 2
Yes, occasionally 27.9%
No 26.6%
I don't currently have a significant other 21.7%
No, but they help me with other aspects of my work 10.9%
Yes, we are a team 5.1%
Other - N/A 3.6%
Not anymore 2.6%
Yes, all the time 1.7%
534 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does seeing certain words repeated over and over cause you to doubt their correct spelling?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 1
Not usually 35.9%
I have no idea what you're talking about 20.6%
Yes 16.1%
No, never 12.9%
Yes, but only if I am writing/typing them 12.1%
Other - N/A 2.4%
635 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say there is less human interaction during a translation project now than 3 years ago?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 31
No 39.8%
Yes 28.5%
I don't know 21.3%
Only in some cases (please share) 8.9%
Other - N/A 1.5%
751 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

Would you consider yourself an expert on the CAT tool(s) you use?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 30
I'm familiar enough to get the job done 50.7%
Almost 15.4%
Yes 11.7%
I don't use them 10.2%
Not really 7.5%
No, I'm just getting started with them 3.8%
Other - N/A 0.7%
840 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you outsource work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 29
Never 65.3%
Once or twice a year 21.7%
Other (please share) 6.1%
Once or twice a month 4.0%
Once or twice a week 3.0%
806 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many browser tabs do you have open right now?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 28
2 - 7 54.9%
8 - 12 13.2%
Just one 10.8%
13 - 20 8.4%
None 5.4%
Over 40 3.3%
21 - 30 3.1%
31 - 40 0.9%
850 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When was the last time you got a new client from a colleague's referral?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 27
Never 28.1%
In the last year 20.1%
I don't remember / don't know 19.7%
It's been more than a year 16.6%
In the last month 8.7%
In the last week 4.5%
Other - N/A 2.3%
573 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you keep most of your work files locally, or online?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 26
Mostly or all locally 71.3%
Mostly or all online 11.6%
About half and half 11.4%
Other - N/A 5.7%
543 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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“Humor is the first gift to perish in a foreign language.”
By anonymous - featured on Jan 25
Not sure 36.0%
Agree 34.9%
Disagree 29.2%
614 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My ProZ.com tagline highlights what makes me special to potential clients.
By anonymous - featured on Jan 24
I'm not sure 39.2%
Agree 38.5%
I didn't know we had a tagline 12.0%
Disagree 5.7%
Other - N/A 4.6%
633 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The last work-related event I attended was:
By anonymous - featured on Jan 23
Translation/interpreting-related 42.4%
I've never been to either 36.1%
Specific to my field(s) 12.2%
Other - N/A 9.3%
654 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The main project I am working on right now came from:
By anonymous - featured on Jan 22
A large translation company 29.2%
A small translation company 27.6%
I don't have any projects at the moment 20.9%
A large end client 10.7%
A small end client 9.8%
A non-profit 1.7%
783 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of my new clients come from:
By anonymous - featured on Jan 21
Passive marketing of my services 29.8%
Active marketing on my part 26.7%
Referrals from colleagues or existing clients 20.6%
I don't know for sure 15.0%
Other - N/A 7.9%
748 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When was the last time you had to pull an all-nighter to finish a project?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 20
Never 27.8%
Years ago 23.2%
In the past year 18.6%
Just recently 18.4%
It's been a year or two 9.4%
Other - N/A 2.6%
608 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How busy are you this January, compared to last January?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 19
Less busy 35.5%
About the same 33.0%
Busier 27.4%
Other - N/A 4.1%
566 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How old is your (main) work computer?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 18
3 - 4 years old 27.3%
1 - 2 years old 25.9%
5 - 6 years old 15.9%
Older than six years 11.5%
Less than a year old 11.2%
It's brand new 8.3%
811 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many languages do you speak fluently?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 17
2 44.6%
3 38.2%
4 - 6 12.7%
1 4.2%
More than ten 0.2%
7 - 9 0.1%
10 0.0%
927 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which one of the following would most lead you to believe that a translator is qualified?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 16
A good portfolio of previous work 34.9%
Satisfactory completion of a sample text 26.6%
Two satisfied clients 12.3%
A tested credential 11.0%
Three years of experience 8.2%
A university degree 7.0%
767 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

How much of your income do you invest into your business?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 15
Less than 10% 50.9%
10 - 20% 21.4%
None of it 10.5%
I don't know 7.4%
25 - 50% 5.5%
Other - N/A 2.7%
50 - 75% 0.8%
More than 75% 0.8%
733 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How much of your income are you able to put into savings?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 14
10 - 25% 26.0%
Less than 10% 23.6%
None of it 20.3%
25 - 50% 11.8%
I don't know 7.2%
50 - 75% 5.2%
Other - N/A 3.1%
More than 75% 2.7%
973 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are most of your work resources digital or hard copy?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 11
Entirely digital 45.6%
Mostly digital 44.2%
About half and half 7.7%
Mostly hard copy 1.0%
Other - N/A 0.9%
Entirely hard copy 0.6%
998 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Freelancers need never retire if they don't want to.
By anonymous - featured on Jan 9
Agree 70.7%
Not sure 17.1%
Disagree 12.3%
767 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does an outsourcer's Blue Board record / average feedback help you decide whether to work with them?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 8
Yes 84.4%
It depends on... (please share) 7.3%
No 4.8%
Other - N/A 3.6%
755 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

How many Translation Units are in your largest TM?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 7
I don't know 42.7%
I don't have a TM 18.1%
Between 10,000 and 49,000 6.6%
Fewer than 10,000 6.4%
Between 100,000 and 299,999 5.7%
Between 50,000 and 99,999 4.8%
Between 300,000 and 599,999 4.4%
Other - N/A 3.2%
More than 1,500,000 (please share!) 3.0%
Between 600,000 and 899,999 2.6%
Between 900,000 and 1,499,000 2.5%
724 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

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