business

09
Oct

Guest post: Manuel López-Ibáñez on (open?) document formats

Begoña Martínez

I am always interested in those working on or about the tools we use everyday. As translators, we do not get to pick our document format of choice. Wouldn’t life be easier if people used compatible formats? Ah, Utopia, we are walking towards you… Let me introduce this (very witty) short article my friend Manuel

18
Mar

SWOT analysis and a piece of good news

Begoña Martínez

First of all, congratulations to María (one of our partners) who yesterday got a very promising job. I am particularly proud of this fact because I helped her with her CV. Hey, that’s a 100% success rate (three out of three) 🙂 So, about our lessons… we have spent our last two sessions speaking about

14
Apr

Visionary Business (Allen)

Begoña Martínez

(Una versión de este artículo en español) In class they have recommended us this book, Visionary Business. It has been tremendously useful for me (except for the last chapter, which deals with the author’s personal utopia). It has helped me imagine my business model. You can read the beginning in Amazon. One of the things

16
Mar

First day and lesson one (marketing basics)

Begoña Martínez

Hello everyone! This is our first post to our shiny new Wordpress company blog. Yesterday we had our first lesson (course planning and marketing), our first step into what hopefully will become a (not only) translation agency. This lessons come in five hour sessions with a thirty minute intermission, so do not expect me to