6 Document Translation Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Document Translation Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a document translation business:

1. Lotuly Ltd ($480K/year)

Robert and Mariona Bolohan, a married couple with a passion for languages, started their own translation business, Lotuly. They began as freelance translators and gradually expanded their team to handle more languages. With a focus on human translation and a commitment to quality, they have grown their business to over 500 translators and offer services in over 90 languages. They are now experiencing monthly revenues of $40k and are looking to expand further with a subscription version of their services.

How much they make: $480K/year
Current team size: 2


From Working As Freelance Translators To Starting A $480K/Year Translation Agency

Lotuly is a remote translation agency with over 500 translators across the globe, offering translation & localization services in over 90 languages and 40 subjects for e-commerce, e-learning, software & marketing companies, universities, and legal firms.

Robert started Lotuly Ltd about 5 years ago
Robert grew the business to $40K/month
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4. OneSky

Website traffic: 410K/month


5. Torjoman

Our range of translation and localization services is specifically designed for the digital age across all fields and industries. Our expert translators follow three-step verification process. We offer localization, DTP, interpretation, proofreading, transcription and subtitling services.

Website traffic: 330K/month

6. Rosetta Translation

London Translation agency specialising in legal, financial, medical & technical language translation. Translation Company offering interpreting & translation services

Website traffic: 90K/month