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Episode 159: How to Find Translation Clients in 2018 – Interview with Sherif Abuzid

In this episode we are talking about what methods work to find translation clients in 2018. With me I have a translation company owner and translator, Sherif Abuzid, who is sharing his best tips for finding clients. These are suggestions based on his experience. Pick the ones that work for your situation, depending on experience and preference, but also depending on your location.

Important things mentioned in this episode:

  • Change in how we find and contact clients during these last 10 years
  • What resources for finding clients we should focus on
  • How we should contact new clients
  • Differences in marketing if you are a newer translator vs a more experienced one

Links mentioned in this episode:

Thank you to Sherif for his tips and resources. I have been a translator now for almost 15 years and I have noticed the change from phone calls and emails to connecting on social media first. What method do you prefer? Do you have any questions on how to find and contact clients? Please comment below.

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Sherif Abuzid is a native Arabic translator and online marketing manager at TranslationPartner. He holds a MBA in International Business Administration. His company works in Arabic, Middle Eastern and African languages. He is specialised in technical and marketing industries. He blogs about business skills for translators.



  1. Macarena says:

    It was really hard to hear Sherif 🙁

    Thank you for all of your podcasts!

  2. Unfortunately the sound is not good and it is very hard to understand Mr. Abuzid. Is he on a speaker phone or talking from a cell phone?

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