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Translators:  34899
Narrators:  4025
Authors:  5345
Books:  11611

How does it work?

It's really simple.



Do you know different languages and would like to economically exploit these skills?

We can give you the opportunity to:
  • Get in touch with world-class authors
  • Discover the world of publishing and culture
  • Be part of the realization of a work published all over the world
  • Become a narrator and create audiobooks of your books translations
  • Earn money with a job that you can manage as you like

Below, step by step, how the system works:

First of all choose your plan
(FREE o GOLD - Yearly subscription)

Features FREE GOLD
Maximum Translation Proposals per Day

The maximum number of translation proposals that can be sent to authors per day.

2 Unlimited
Maximum number of selectable languages

Maximum number of known languages that the translator can select in his profile.

3 Unlimited
Priority Listing in Job Assignments

The user will be displayed to authors/publisher before FREE translators during the job assignment phase.

Priority in Paid Job Assignments

The user will be selected with priority in the assignment of paid jobs.

Social Media Links in Profile

Ability to add links to your social media profiles (Website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to your personal profile.

Reduced taxation for individuals (non-Italian users)

Possibility to avoid the application of the 30% taxation on royalties, upon submission of a request form and your Tax Residence Certificate to prevent double taxation, issued by the Tax Authority of the country of residence.

Priority Technical Support

Guaranteed priority for technical support requests, managed through a dedicated online chat and our personalized ticketing system.

Free Coupons

Personalized Coupons that can be redeemed on our online bookstore, allowing readers to download a single book for free.

Access to free webinars

Free access to periodic webinars organized by us on specific topics of interest (book publishing, promotion, social media usage, etc.).

Discounts on Translation Assistance Software

Opportunity to receive coupons for purchasing software tools useful in the translation work (Trados, MemoQ, etc.).

AI-Free Certification

Free issuance of Ai-Free Certification for one book.

Yearly subscription cost (EUR - VAT 22% included): 69,00

The subscription is valid for 365 days from the date of initial subscription or from the expiration date in the case of early renewal. If the renewal is done after the expiration date, the duration will always be 365 days from the renewal date.

0 49,00

For this month only, for every 10 authors you invite and who complete the registration, you will receive a complimentary ONE-MONTH GOLD SUBSCRIPTION.
More info...

1) Enter your data

To access all our services you must first sign up.
It's very important that you describe yourself as well as you can. Enter your own detailed biography, so you can attract the authors' attention.

2) Search books to be translated

By accessing your personal areayou can search for books to translate. You can select them by author, genre, language and many other options.
Carefully evaluate the books you want to work on. Read with attention the description, the book excerpt and verify the sale figures. If you prefer, contact directly the author and talk about it with him.
The translation could take a long time. Make sure you invest it in the best possible way.
Since the author can optionally give a translation grant, we suggest you to choose books with this option enabled.
The "translation grant" is a minimum fixed amount that you'll get in any case, even if the sales of the translated book won't reach high enough levels that could adequately compensate your work.

If you like it, you could also establish a minimum value of the translation grant, below which authors can't contact you. In this way, you will receive only proposals for the translation of books with a grant greater or equal to the one you established. Anyway, you can always search for books without any grant. Obviously, by setting this value, you might miss the opportunity to translate an excellent book that has no grant set.

3) Propose your translation

The system will allow you to propose directly to the author your translation. At this stage, you will have to indicate the work execution time.
As your presentation, you will need to translate a small sample text (a few paragraphs) that the author will evaluate, before giving you the job.

4) Sign the translation agreement

Once the author has accepted your translation proposal, you must digitally sign the translation agreement, already signed by the author.
Don't worry because, until you have not translated 5% of the book and you have not obtained the approval from the author, you can always rescind the contract without incurring in any penalty.

If you don't have a digital signature, you can simply get it from one of our partners like Aruba, Infocert or by any other legally recognized provider, or you can use an alternative method, as described in detail in >> this page <<.

5) Complete the translation

During this phase, there will be an exchange of information between you and the author, in order to reach the goal. We will always do as guarantors, ensuring that the work will be properly carried out.
At this stage, you will have the obligation to:

  • Translate the first part of the book (5%)
  • Complete the translation
After that the author has approved the translation of the first part of the book (5%) you can not rescind the contract without incurring the penalty provided for.

6) Upload the translated book

After completing the translation, you will need to send the translated book and we'll publish it.
The management of the publication, the distribution and the accounting of the proceeds from sales will be entirely carried out by us, as described in the translation agreement. You can view at any time the sales data and your earnings, directly from your personal area.

7) Start earning

It's done!
Your translated book is for sale in all the best world online libraries. You just have to periodically check the sales performance of your book and automatically receive the revenue directly in your account.
Naturally, we welcome any assistance offered by you in promotion. It is crucial to advertise the new book using even free tools such as social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), blogs, websites and so on, to ensure its success and achieve the related economic benefit.

Revenue sharing

Now you definitely must be wondering how your work will be rewarded. Obviously, no one works for free. The author will share with you a percentage of the sales revenue, following this structure:

From To Author Translator Tektime
€ 0,00  € 999,99  15% 75% 10%
€ 1.000 € 1.999,99 30% 60% 10%
€ 2.000 € 3.999,99 60% 30% 10%
€ 4.000 € 7.999,99 70% 20% 10%
€ 8.000 € ... 80% 10% 10%

For clarity, we insert a graphical view of the same report:

It is possible to download an Excel spreadsheet where you can simulate sales and revenues.

Why choose Revenue Sharing?

Unlike a job with direct payment, the Revenue Sharing system will allow you to have a constant income for the entire period in which the translated book will be on the market.

Our contracts have a minimum distribution duration of five years and then will be automatically renewed from year to year thereafter.

Our authors, after the expiration of the contract, hardly withdraw the book from the market as they would lose all its history (reviews, shares, rankings, etc.) not to mention that they would have to buy a new ISBN and then entrust the distribution to some another publisher, starting from scratch.

A translation job therefore does not end with the delivery of the text but its revenues will last for many years, thus guaranteeing constant income over time.

Have you ever thought about creating the audiobook version of the work you have translated?

Listening is the new reading. You need just to sign up with another account. Choose the 'Narrator' role and you'll be able to increase your chances of gaining income.
Here you will find all the details.

Do you want to work with us in other paid services?

Sign up and then follow the link Work with us, entering your fee for proofreading and editing.
We'll evaluate your proposal, in order to add you to our specialized translators team.

A fantastic video tutorial for our Arab users.

Thanks to Italian Language Academy - Sherif Eisa

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