I’ve said it before that while it’s fine to be an introvert, you’re never going to be a successful translator if you are afraid to talk to people. At the least, you have to learn how to speak with your clients. You can’t do everything over email or instant messenger. There are just some things […]
Dealing With Clients
Here you are. You’ve got your first translation client. Awesome! He sends you the original and you’re ready to go. You open it up, take a look, and… crap. It’s bad source language. It’s terrible. It makes no sense. You know your subject matter, but this stuff is full of grammatical errors, bad punctuation, and incomplete […]
A potential client contacted me online, through the form on my website. It was an advertising firm that needed some short advertisements translate from Spanish to English. I don’t even remember what the advertisements were for, but it was something food related.
Customer service translated into any language is still customer service. Conventional understanding of business says that the way you treat your customers will effect your bottom line.