A couple of weeks ago I was asked to quote for a translation project that entailed translating a big corporate website from Spanish to English.
The potential job was passed on by a friend, so I didn’t know the client and they didn’t know me. We exchanged a few emails, in which I hope I came across as professional and experienced, and then I sent them a price per word (they’d agreed they could provide text documents) and a time frame.
I never heard back from them, so I suspect they chose a cheaper option with a shorter time estimate.
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