Ep. 15 How to be a open to new opportunities and become a freelance remote translator with Leah Shoup

December 04, 2017

On this week’s episode, I speak to Leah Shoup who is a remote translator and social media influencer.

After graduating college, Leah became unsure which career path she should take.

She knew that a 9-5 was not right for her.

With a bit of hard work and networking, Leah was able to find a job as a remote translator, that allows her to live a location independent lifestyle.

Today, Leah travels the world and continues to expand her language skills while working remotely as a translator and social media influencer.

Check out Leah’s 5 tips to become a successful remote translator.

Listen Below:

In this Episode
  • Why it is important to find a niche that you can be an expert in.
  • How to set yourself a part by combining translation with a topic you are interested in.
  • Why being a translator is not for everyone even if you do speak the language.
  • How to price your work as a remote translator.
  • Why multiple streams of income is crucial for a freelancer.
  • The biggest benefit of working remotely.
  • The best resources to find translating jobs.
  • How to figure out the right path for you.
  • The trade offs of a freelance remote translator.
  • Why a nomadic lifestyle can be anti social and to create more social interactions.
  • Why you should not undervalue your work and yourself.
  • How to price your work for social media collaborations.
  • How to start creating income as a social media influencer.
  • Dealing with long distance and multi-cultural relationships.
  • Why it is OK not to conform to the norm.
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