My rates vary according to the degree of difficulty and length of your text, its content, topic, and format
as well as your deadline. Please do
not hesitate to contact me for a free quotation.In Germany, translation rates are usually calculated per standard line (55 keystrokes).
in North America, the UK, Ireland, and many other English speaking
countries, prices are generally calculated per word. Usually, I charge my
word. The end price is based on the number of words in the source text (your original). That gives you the
advantage of knowing
the exact price ahead of time. The below price-list shows my general rates in US Dollars.
For more detailed and project-specific quotation,
please ask for a Free translation Quote at the 'Free Quote' page.
My translation method and standard was established to provide efficient, flexible and reasonable
standards and expert solutions for businesses
individuals. My primary goal is to provide accurate, precise, affordable,
from English into German
|USD 0.13 cents or EUR 0.10 cents per source word
Translation from German into English
0.13 cents or EUR 0.10 cents per source word|
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| Straightforward text||USD
text||Free Quote |
or other creative work such as re-working advertising and marketing texts||Free Quote |
Literary translations / Volume discount
*Prices will be set upfront for a save and fixed price quote for you. Because
all texts and translation needs are different, providing you with a clear-cut price here without seeing the material to be
difficult. Please ask me for a free quote.
Above prices also include proofreading and basic layout.
Website Translation: Websites are as varied as the Internet. A website will often contain straightforward,
more difficult and challenging text. If you are
about having your website translated into German
or English, please send me the URL (web address) of your site and I'll provide you with a free
quote. Please tell me whether you would like the entire site translated or just some particular sections.
General information: Please go
to 'free quote' - don't forget to send your document and/or include your URL (HTTP//:www...) via email. Alternatively, you
want to provide me with some
general details of your proposed translation (subject, purpose etc.). Please also feel free to call me for more information.
translations are delivered by e-mail, regular mail, CD ROM, or you can come and pick it up
1. What languages are supported?
I translate between German and English in both directions - I don't do other languages, however I run a tight
network with language professionals who specialize in
other languages and gladly give
you a referral to them to suit your language needs.
2. What is the turnaround time for translations?
The translation period depends on three factors:
length of the text
The difficulty level - technical, is research necessary etc.
The format in which the translation
is to be completed - Word, PowerPoint, FrontPage etc.
As a general rule, an experienced translator can usually render
approx. 2000 words per day.
3. What is the cost of translation? Is there a volume discount?
Translation is charged in Dollars. My prices start at $ 0.10 cents per
word. Of course, translation of simple everyday texts costs less than more challenging technical
Bulk discounts can be arranged depending on the amount of work involved. For more details please refer to my pricing
4. What is the billing method of your service?
I provide my clients with e-mail invoicing and accept payment over PayPal (enabling payment by almost all credit
cards) direct bank transfer or a banker’s check due
either upfront or latest at
the time of delivery. For ongoing monthly orders, monthly accounts with 14 days billing method can be arranged. See the section
for more detailed description.