Who would not want to be rich? Translation as a working position does not belong to group of the best paid employment such as for example financial director or lawyer. However it is possible for you as a translator to become rich. All you have to do is to read this article and meet the basic requirements which I am going to describe. I will not mention factors such as you must have knowledge of other languages etc.
So, if you want to be rich translator and you work for yourself the first thing you have to do is to establish some websites. This website should be global. You want to gain an insight into other markets not only your domestic one. Pay attention to make your website very good because it is the first thing which your potential customer will see and he will decide for a short while of he likes it or not.
The quality of your website should be very high. The technical site is very important. You have to think about what capture sb’s attention so your ideas should be global because you want as big part of market as possible. Try to be different from your competition. Try to come with something new, fresh. Why people should choose you and not your competitor? You must be unique. The last step is SEO (search engine optimization) which means the process of affecting the visibility of a website in a search engine‘s “natural” or un-paid (“organic“) search results.
I hope this article provided you some ideas and good luck.