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Rates for English - Hindi translation/proofreading, sample tests, and low rates
Thread poster: Neha Gorey

Neha Gorey
India
Local time: 12:37
Member (2018)
Ingiriisi to Hindi
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Jan 24

Dear Freinds,
what is the general rate for Eng>Hindi translation/proofreading?
Also, have you ever faced that a consultancy is saying that the project is a government project so the budget is low and they offer a penny to you? Another issue that consultancies are asking for verrrrryyyyyy low rate say 30-50 paisa per word, how many of you are actually accepting such rates?
Third and most important that consultancies take your sample test and then they never contact you, This hap
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Dear Freinds,
what is the general rate for Eng>Hindi translation/proofreading?
Also, have you ever faced that a consultancy is saying that the project is a government project so the budget is low and they offer a penny to you? Another issue that consultancies are asking for verrrrryyyyyy low rate say 30-50 paisa per word, how many of you are actually accepting such rates?
Third and most important that consultancies take your sample test and then they never contact you, This happened to me at least 10 times, have you faced this ever?
This post of mine is not to understand the charges you are taking but to know the ways I can avoid such issues.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thanks in advance.
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Srini Venkataraman
United States
Local time: 02:07
Member (2012)
Tamil to Ingiriisi
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My rate Jan 27

“My rate is for my services. I donot reduce because your budget is low. I have stopped doing tests whether for translation or for interpreting. Experience counts. Earlier in the career did 250-300 max words. Only if there is scope for larger jobs later. Will not reduce the rate even if I am told it is for long term. I will see if I need to tweak my rate in later jobs, definitely not from job #1. I will check the credentials and blue board rating and payment terms”

These are my o
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“My rate is for my services. I donot reduce because your budget is low. I have stopped doing tests whether for translation or for interpreting. Experience counts. Earlier in the career did 250-300 max words. Only if there is scope for larger jobs later. Will not reduce the rate even if I am told it is for long term. I will see if I need to tweak my rate in later jobs, definitely not from job #1. I will check the credentials and blue board rating and payment terms”

These are my own guidelines to avoid risks.
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