Latest & Greatest: Should you work with a translation agency?

I often get this question, Why should I work with a translation agency? And, as you may have guessed … I have LOTS of answers!The first thing I want to share with you is my firm belief that working with the right translation agency is a very smart move for a business, nonprofit organization, government agency, or educational institution looking to reach people that speak a language other than the one they use to communicate regularly. Over the years many people have approached me saying that so and so’s son or daughter is a college student who speaks Spanish and did their semester abroad in Spain. They…

MAPA Translations: 3 Tips for Effective Multilingual Communication

What’s keeping you from communicating your message with others in a language other than your own? If you own your own business, work for a company, teach at an educational institution or are part of a non-profit organization, have you ever thought about how to reach a broader audience that speaks a language that’s different from the one you use in your day to day work activities? Here are 3 easy tips for making multilingual and multicultural communication more streamlined, accurate and easy! TIP 1 – Keep your message simple and straightforward. If you’re like me, you tend to want…