About the Video

This course is available on demand. 

Sales and Marketing for Translators and Interpreters

A 3-part video course on how to market more effectively and increase sales and profits.

Although the live course has taken place, Paul Urwin will be delighted to hear from you with any questions you may have and to take a look at any “homework” you may wish to submit.

His email address is paul.urwin@100percentlanguages.com

Sales and Marketing is not something that comes naturally to all translators, but many would like to sell more, increase revenues, and enjoy the additional freedom that having more and better clients can provide.

In this video course, Paul Urwin, entrepreneur, translator and experienced salesman details tried and tested techniques that will help translators and interpreters develop more prospects and close more deals!

See what Paul Urwin says about what you will learn!

Lesson 1 – The Sales Mindset and The Sales Process

  • Why Sales and Marketing for Translators and Interpreters is SO Important for Your Business
  • Analysing your Sales Mindset
  • Sales vs. Marketing: What’s the Difference?
  • How to Start your Sales and Marketing Plan on the Right Track
  • The Sales Process for Translators and Interpreters
  • The Sales Funnel

Lesson 2 – How to Design a Powerful Marketing Plan

  • Positioning and Target Markets
  • Your Marketing Budget: Time and Money
  • Marketing Strategies that Work for Translators and Interpreters
  • Digital Marketing and Traditional Marketing
  • Guerilla Marketing
  • Implementation: Take Action!
  • Marketing after the Sale

Lesson 3 – Closing the Deal:  A Guide to Effective Selling

  • Sales Tools for Translators and Interpreters
  • How to write a Convincing Proposal
  • Monitoring your Money Tree
  • 7 Points of Contact
  • Negotiating the Deal you want
  • Overcoming Objections
  • How to Close More Deals


Paul Urwin is a languages entrepreneur, speaker, coach and digital author with many years’ experience in the fields of translations, language teaching, and voiceovers. He was educated at Wellington School, Imperial College London and RWTH Aachen.

A former Fund Manager at companies such as Barclays Global Investors, Paul is a financial expert, holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Securities Institute Diploma in Fund Management and has worked in a variety of roles within both Asset Management and Personal Finance.

He is currently CEO of 100 Percent Languages Ltd., a UK-registered holding company specializing in language services worldwide and Director of Inglés Bogotá, one of Colombia’s premier Language Service Providers (LSPs) offering language instruction, translations, conference interpreting and voiceovers. Paul himself is a voiceover talent having recorded for Ford, Totto, Telmex, Claro and GlaxoSmithKline, amongst many others and also works as a Director to guide other voiceover talents.

Paul hosts two successful podcasts, the 100 Percent Business English Podcast (for English learners) and the 100 Percent Translations Podcast (for translators) both of which can be found on iTunes and Stitcher. He is also the Chair of the Student Involvement Committee of the Spanish Division of the American Translators Association and thrives on helping others with their professional development.


Each lesson is approximately one hour.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those who work in translation and interpreting and who would like to sell more so that they can enjoy a more balanced and higher-paying career doing what they love.

What are the benefits to you?

After the course your confidence in sales and marketing will have received a boost and you will have learned some tried and tested techniques to help you close more deals.

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