Business Tips for Freelance Copywriters

Posted on December 22, 2016 By


Writing is creative, but freelance writing is a business, and succeeding as a freelancer requires some business and financial savvy. Here are five tips that can help you build and protect your business as a writer. Promote yourself. Having your own writing business means that you are your own product, so you must sell yourself…

Translation Opportunities Beyond the Written Word

Posted on December 22, 2016 By


Video translation is booming.  Here, LINGUIST looks at what’s driving its remarkable growth and how translators can leverage its potential. Much of the today’s online content comes in the form of video, which by 2020 is projected to account for 82% of all internet traffic, up from 70% in 2015. With many companies doing business…

Exposé – Ruslan

Posted on December 22, 2016 By


Ruslan P. is one of MYL’s English-to-Russian translators.  We asked him about his work as a successful translator and about working with MYL.  MYL: Tell us a little bit about yourself. RP: I was born in the USSR, and now live in Poland. I studied German, English, Spanish and Foreign Literature at university. After graduation,…

Case Study – Edmond de Rothschild (HK)

Posted on December 22, 2016 By


ABOUT OUR CLIENT In its core businesses of private banking and asset management, Edmond de Rothschild (HK) offers a comprehensive and bespoke service, tailored to an international client base of wealthy families, entrepreneurs, and leading institutions. MYL’s MISSION To deliver high-quality, time-sensitive, and confidential translations from English to Simplified Chinese for one of the world’s…

Freelancers Wanted

Posted on December 22, 2016 By


Earn US$50.00 by referring a new freelancer to MYL. The referee of each successfully hired freelancer gets US$50.00 added to their next pay cheque. We are currently hiring for the following roles: Role:                        Translator Language pair:      English to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong…

Secrets To Top Translators’ Success

Posted on December 19, 2016 By


We approached four of our most successful translators in the hospitality, finance, medical, and fashion sectors, and asked for their insights on how to produce consistently high-quality translation. In this edition of LINGUIST, we present our translators’ insights on the finance and fashion sectors. Finance Keep abreast of industry trends and financial news (e.g., market…