Category Archives: General discussion

TRÆICTIO Invoicing System development approaches the finish line

As some of you already know, the TRÆICTIO Invoicing System is a simple invoicing platform focusing on freelance translators. I have been developing the system for about 12 months and after extensive personal testing and actual use in my business, as … Continue reading

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Invoicing system for freelancers – beta testers needed

I used to keep the records on my clients, projects, invoices, etc. in Excel sheets and to generate my monthly invoices manually. However, with growing client base, invoicing became a time-consuming and annoying work that had to be performed at the … Continue reading

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Greetings from Japan! Træictio TMS development getting to the finish line

After two yest, and for the 10th time in total, I have returned together with my family to Japan to stay at my wife’s parent’s house for two and a half months. The business is steady, maybe a little nit … Continue reading

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Introducing Træictio Translation Management System

As a professional full-time freelance translator, I focus on my own projects primarily. However, as the years pass, my client base has been steadily growing as well as requests  of my regular clients for translations in other than my own … Continue reading

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2013 Swissmann Xtreme Triathlon

A new extreme triathlon of a Norseman brew, the Swissman Xtreme Triathlon) has been announced a few days ago. This is a full ironman distance extreme triathlon taking place in Switzerland with the finish at the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass. With the support of … Continue reading

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Sports Plan for the 2013 Season

After a successful appearance and result at this year’s Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway, and just one day before another event, which is the Bobr Cup (Championship of the Czech Republic in Extreme Relay (Run, bike, kayak)) taking place in … Continue reading

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Norseman 2012 Black T-shirt Finisher

I have successfully completed the 2012 Norseman XTreme Triathlon course!!! Click this link for more details.

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Tentative sport plan for 2012

Visit the Sport section for a tentative plan of my participation in sport events in 2012.

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Switching to SDL Trados 2011 SP1

Following the release of SDL Trados 2011 SP1, another product of evolution and a follower of Studio 2009, I will implement this new version of the Studio into my translation agency process as of February 1st, 2012.

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Synchronizing data on my computers

Keeping the data updated on several computers is not an easy task, particularly when it comes to maintaining a number of my translation memories and archives of projects that I completed in more than 15 years of my career. Here … Continue reading

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Fall/Winter News

It has been some time since my last post in my blog. These two months were filled with work, some vacation time, and continued sport effort. In addition, it seemed to me that there were not so much news coming … Continue reading

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2011 Bobr Cup Brief

Visit the Sports section for a short 2011 Bob Cup report.

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Do you take small jobs from new companies?

The problem is simple – I have been contacted by new clients every second day with requests for a few lines or even a few words to be translated. The question stands, whether to take such jobs without actual hope … Continue reading

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Preparing for Norseman 2011 – Total Training Volumes

The race is actually over and to keep the figures, I decided to publish a simple statistics of my training efforts towards 2011 Norseman Xtreme Triathlon.

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Norseman – June & July 2011 Summary

Visit the Norseman section to read the June & July 2011 training summary.

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Quality Assurance – How do you check your own work?

All translators have been facing it recently – the quality demands of our clients (both direct customers and translation agencies) are on the rise. Quality assurance plays increasingly important role in our everyday work and we have to concentrate on … Continue reading

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Norseman – May 2011 Summary

Visit the Norseman section to read the May 2011 training summary.

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Archiving Own Translations

It would probably be useless to ask any responsible translator, whether he or she keeps all the data archived. Data generated, received, or created when working on translation projects are the most valuable assets of any translator. In this article, … Continue reading

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Norseman – April 2011 Summary

Visit the Norseman section to read the April 2011 training summary.

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Norseman training – 55 km run to Ebino Plateau (Japan)

Visit the Norseman section to read a new article: Norseman training – 55 km run to Ebino Plateau (Japan) in March 2011. The article features some pictures from Japan that might be interesting for you.

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