Jehovah’s Witnesses are known for their door-to-door proselytizing; but recently, they have become to be known for their translation work related to the Bible. Their monthly magazines have the most distribution in the world, and are available in hundreds of languages. Also, in 2014, a website for the organization debuted: www.jw.org. The website currently is […]
It’s as the old saying goes, you get what you pay for. However, what if you don’t know how much something should cost? In the language interpretation profession, it is generally frowned upon to publish rates or to disclose them freely to the public. Not knowing upfront how much these services should cost can […]
Reason #211 Everything in life shouldn’t be free “Free” is the most searched word on the internet. Unfortunately, however, there are some things that simply should not be free. Free translation websites are one of them. Although it is extremely fascinating that free translation websites produce copy in another language with the mere click of […]
Getting the best bang for your buck Are you looking to earn some extra money on the side? Why not open a translation agency? Don’t speak Spanish? It doesn’t matter! Get some translation software for your computer, print up business cards that say “Translation Agency,” and you’re good to go! Sound dubious? Well, it may […]
A certified translation is one of the most-frequently requested translations. Certified translations are usually translations of official documents such as birth or marriage certificates, divorce decrees, judgments, civil records, and college transcripts.
Why you could be breaking the law by not translating your documents. The main motivation for most businesses thinking about providing Spanish language services to their Hispanic customers is usually increased profits. But for some businesses, the motivation may be of a grave nature: complying with federal law. That’s right; for some agencies, not providing […]
If you are a small business owner that is looking to expand your marketing to include the Latino consumer, one of your main concerns is to make sure that the resources dedicated to this effort are well spent.