Trends in Technical Translations for 2015

onJanuary 27, 2015

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The beginning of the year is always a time for retrospective analysis and predictions of where things are going to go during the next year ahead. No less is this the case than for the technical translation industry. What follows is a somewhat tongue in cheek version of what the expected trends are for the technical translation service industry in ... View More

You Can Save Money on Translation – Just Think Smart!

onJanuary 14, 2015

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It can be quite a balancing act getting your message across to an international customer base without the extra cost of translation services eating into your profit margin.
You can save money on translation by being smart. It is often just a matter of knowing how to do it, so here are some tips for global marketers which can save you money without compromising your sales figures.

Tip One: Don’t Compromise on Quality

It can be quite a balancing act getting your message across to an international customer base without the extra cost of translation services eating into your profit margin.
You can save money on translation by being smart. It is often just a matter of knowing how to do it, so here are some tips for global marketers which can save you money without compromising your sales figures.

Tip One: Don’t Compromise on Quality

In an effort to cut back on the cost of translation services it can be tempting to use a cheap or free online translation service. These are not intended for businesses like yours and you will just end up with inferior translations and could lose the very market you worked hard to attract.
You need to save money on translation without cutting back on quality.

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Why e-Learning just grows and grows whatever the language it’s in

e-learningEveryone knows that the Internet is not dominated by English alone even though you may think so especially if it’s your language. Every country around the world has access to the Internet and many have translated web pages into their own unique language. When it comes to a local business in Japan, for example, in order to sell the product the website has to ... View More

The Languages of Social Media and why social media translation rocks

onNovember 1, 2014

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Translation & Social MediaSocial media sites are today’s communication without the need for verbal expression. Snippets of information about anything and everything are passed between users ranging from the birth of a new child to the purchasing of a product. Inadvertently, social media users are advertising machines for products or services that have been purchased and are either great or terrible. Whatever information is posted can ... View More

How to Solve some Business Language Problems with MT

onOctober 21, 2014

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How to Solve some Business Language Problems with MTMachine translation (MT) may not be the complete answer to solving business language problems, but used in conjunction with an effective and resourceful translation service it can help to make all those business translation tasks run faster and more smoothly. If your business involves a lot of overseas contact and you find that you get bogged down communicating ... View More

Why Translation is Important to Africa

legal translationsBetter access to effective document translation or legal translations across Africa could save lives and improve the welfare and well-being of millions of people in that continent according to a new study that has been done by Common Sense Advisory who has completed the study for an organization called Translators without Borders.

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Why we should all learn a second language

NAATI translatorMost people would agree that being able to speak a second or third language is a valuable asset. For many people in the world, this is something that is acquired quite naturally. Visit any of the Scandinavian countries for instance and you will find that most native speakers of Swedish, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian also speak at least English and probably German as well.

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Speed and Accuracy Must go Hand in Hand with Legal and Business Document Translation

onAugust 31, 2014

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Legal and Business DocumentSpeed and Accuracy Must go Hand in Hand with Legal and Business Document Translation

When business, and particularly legal documents, must be translated there is almost always a need for timely delivery. Businesses as well as many individuals work to a schedule. Delayed manuscripts and document handling may mean a contract lost. If documents are required in court, then the ... View More

Confidentiality is the Name of the Game with Legal Document Translation

onAugust 29, 2014

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Confidentiality is the Name of the Game with Legal Document TranslationLegal document translation is a specialist process best left to qualified and experienced translators who have the requisite in depth knowledge of both the language or languages that need to be translated but also the specific terminology used in many legal documents. There is no room for getting the legal translation of documents wrong as the wrong ... View More

Legal Document Translation – Get it Right!

onAugust 23, 2014

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Legal Document Translation – Get it RightConsidered by most translators as some of the most difficult documents to translate, are legal documents. You have to get it right when you translate from one language into another, but never more so than with translating legal documents.

Here in Australia, the legal translation of documents is just as important as anywhere else in the modern world, but fortunately, there ... View More