Micro Oiseau | free marketing and translation guides for micro entrepreneurs and startups

Welcome to your free translation guides.

Use these short, easy-to-read and highly practical translation guides by author and translator Grey Drane to get your enterprise and ideas off the ground and to help you decide how to create your content in another language.

 Packed with good advice and top tips, Grey’s guides will help you make sound translation decisions, find the right translator and access key resources.

Our Translation Guides:

#1 Be Understood: how to create content in a foreign language aka where do I start?

#2 Get Value: how much should translation cost?

#3 Know the Difference: between translation, transcreation and copywriting

#4 Choose Wisely: how to pick the right translator

#5 Creative Accuracy: how to translate strap lines, slogans and highly creative content

#6 Eating the Elephant: how to handle large translation projects

Find out more about Grey and his work as an author and translator.

Discover the work of our talented translators.

Starting a new business or enterprise can be a lot of fun. It can also be stressful and, usually, lots of hard work, especially when you decide to translate your ideas into a different language.

To help you avoid wasting time, money and effort it’s worth ensuring that you get some good translation advice. It doesn’t matter if your goal is a small lifestyle business or a multinational company, we all have to begin somewhere and our free translation guides will help you start your business journey.

Thousands of micro enterprises launch every year all around the world, let’s make sure that yours is a success!