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How bad has Covid-19 affected your translation business?
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How bad has Covid-19 affected your translation business? Sep 22, 2020

Helena Grahn wrote:

I hardly get anything since March 2020. Just wondering if you guys experienced the same. I usually receive very small projects if any at all. Thanks!


This pandemic is extreme.


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similar here Sep 25, 2020

I also noticed quite a drop in jobs from April on, however, from July on, I was lucky enough to get an ongoing job with a really good client who always has enough work for me. That and some work from the other clients kept me going, but April to June was really quiet. Since this month more work is coming in and I'm grateful. If I was the only breadwinner in my family, things would have been tough.

I wanted to say sth about China: I have a single client, an agency, from China, and th
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I also noticed quite a drop in jobs from April on, however, from July on, I was lucky enough to get an ongoing job with a really good client who always has enough work for me. That and some work from the other clients kept me going, but April to June was really quiet. Since this month more work is coming in and I'm grateful. If I was the only breadwinner in my family, things would have been tough.

I wanted to say sth about China: I have a single client, an agency, from China, and they are willing to pay my rate, but their procedures are so time consuming so I rarely accept jobs from them. I have to say that my best clients near and far are Russians. Worst are clients from the US. Have stopped completely working for any of them.

Wishing all of us good and abundant work for the future!!

[Edited at 2020-09-25 17:29 GMT]
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