The Business of Interpreting

Taking a Closer Look

Are you a new interpreter getting into the field as a sole proprietor?  Have you thought about the pros and cons of establishing an LLC or Inc.?  Do you want some business best practices to get you started?  Do you want to take your “business” to the next level?  Do you want to branch out into direct contracts?  If you answer yes to these questions, this is the workshop for you!  Join us as we take a closer look at the business of interpreting in order to explore your options for building a business and brand.

Strategies, Theories, Concepts, and Topics of Discussion

  • Contracts
  • Attorney/Legal Advice
  • CPA
  • LLC/Inc Versus Sole Proprietor
  • Business Cards
  • Website/Web Design
  • Proofreading
  • Mailing Address/PO Box
  • Business Banking
  • Credit:  Business Versus Personal
  • Compensating yourself
  • Business Phone
  • Setting your rate/Fees
  • Negotiating 
  • Taxes
  • Log Design
  • Resources

Length of Workshop

3-5 Hours