The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Translation Services

For any business owner, the task of seeking translation services and transitioning into the global market can be quite overwhelming. So, what’s a business owner to do when searching for a translation expert?  Here’s my list of do’s and don’ts that will hopefully help you to understand the complexities of the translation field and the […]

Translators & Interpreters: Is There a Difference?

The other day I went to my preferred local credit union to open a business account for my new translation business. The nice lady helping me with the account set-up got curious and asked, “so, what kind of business is Spanish Connect?” To which I replied, “I offer Spanish translation services to businesses or institutions […]

Green Smoothies and a Confidence Boost

It’s amazing to think how a simple internet search for green smoothies inspired me to attempt something out of my comfort zone. About two months ago, I was searching online for green smoothie recipes. While searching I came across, a site run by two young moms from the San Francisco area—Jadah and Jen. I […]

The Response that Completely Blew My Mind

Just recently I decided to jump in the entrepreneur bandwagon and become a freelance Spanish Translator. I created a logo, a Facebook page, and set up a website. I was pumped! I couldn’t wait to share my language skills with businesses in my community and in the online world. I was so ready. However, I […]

The Truth About Translation Pricing

Everybody appreciates a great deal, and when it comes to translation pricing, there is definitely no exception. As difficult as it is for translators themselves to deal with the logistics of translation pricing, translation buyers have it even harder as they are presented with the many different variables that drive translation pricing, even within the […]