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      About me

      English language marketing for German companies

      Hi there, nice to meet you!

      I’m Kristal Fellinger. Berlin transplant, California expat, and expert for English language marketing for German companies.

      I earned the Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists with honors, and I’ve been in Berlin for close to 15 years. That means that I understand German language, culture, and marketing phrases inside and out—an absolute necessity in this line of work.

      Oh, and I can almost pronounce Oachkatzlschwoaf. Just in case you were wondering.

      But enough about me. What you really want to know is…

      How can I help you?

      Need to reach your English-speaking customers in a way that is clear, attention-grabbing, and easy to read? I’ll take care of it for you.

      Maybe you’ve started writing your service description a dozen times already, and you’re ready to throw in the towel? We’ll talk in detail, and I’ll get the words down for you.

      Maybe you’ve got the words down already, but… that nagging voice in the back of your head tells you it could still be better? Book an editing session with me and I’ll make your words sparkle.

      Maybe you’ve translated something from your native language into English, but you’re worried that some parts might not sound quite right? No problem, editing can help with that, too!

      Or do you have a website, marketing materials, or blog posts that need to be translated from German into English? I can translate it and adapt it as needed to make sure it impacts your target group in English just like it did in German.

      Why me?

      The words we use are crucial, especially when it comes to marketing. And finding the right ones—well, that’s exactly what I do.

      In my career, I’ve worked for companies in both the US and in Germany. I have the experience needed to work in collaboration with multiple departments, but I can also serve as a trusted advisor to small businesses who need me to guide them through the process. No matter what your situation is, I’m eager to help.

      I take the time to talk with you in detail about your project, to ask questions when something is unclear, and to make sure that the final result is exactly what you need to reach your goals. You deserve first-class treatment, and so does your text.

      I don’t believe in resting on my laurels, either. I learn continuously so that I can improve the services I offer you.

      What I’ve been learning lately:

      3-month in-person advanced translation training (Berlin, 2017)

      Ongoing training in copywriting, content development, branding, and writing for the web

      Ongoing training in multi-lingual SEO and keyword research

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      Advanced grammar and proofreading training and certification (Poynter News University, 2018)

      When you work with me, you can expect exceptional service, timely communication, and a finished product that you are proud to show the world.

      My values

      I try to live by the motto “leave things a little bit better than you found them,” and I carry that over to my business, too. I love working with companies and entrepreneurs who share the goal of making the world a better place: companies who help people, who ethically source their products, who keep the next generations in mind in everything they do. I am a proud volunteer for Translator’s Without Borders, and my laptop and coffee machine (and the rest of the office) are powered by 100% renewable energy. If your company has a message it needs to share with the world, I’ll help you amplify it.

      Memberships

      BDÜ
      VGSD