Trends in Technical Translations for 2015

onJanuary 27, 2015

inTranslation Services

Technical translation services

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

Where are Technical Translators Headed?

onJanuary 19, 2015

inTechnical translation

Technical Translation

Technical writing and technical translation services have long been thought of as being limited to the precise and accurate translation of documents such as scientific papers, medical manuals, legal and business document translations. But times they are a-changing. It is increasingly becoming obvious that technical translators are adapting to a fast changing world.

Technical translators are much more likely these days to be ... View More

You Can Save Money on Translation – Just Think Smart!

onJanuary 14, 2015

inTranslation Services

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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Some Thoughts on Design Typesetting During the Translation Process

onJanuary 13, 2015

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Thoughts on TranslationMany people don’t think twice about what could happen during the translation process after designing a website page, a brochure or a business flyer. The reality is that the design of any of these sorts of materials in one language has to be modified for use in another language.

The English language can take up less space than many other ... View More

Is There any Difference Between the Terms ‘Translation’ and ‘Localisation’?

onJanuary 9, 2015

inGeneral

Translation and Localisation’The pace of globalisation shows no sign of slowing, and the need for marketing products and services in the language of a new overseas market is growing with this trend. Many companies are becoming aware of making sure that they remain understood when they start to expand into overseas markets. Two terms that are often used, sometimes interchangeably, when preparing a product for sale ... View More

5 Hot Tips in Advertising Translation

Advertising TranslationKnowing the culture as well as the language of your intended customers is an important key to making sure advertising translation hits the mark. If your business has an international market, use these hot advertising translation tips for effective advertising translation to make sure your advertising copy as well as press releases reach who you want them to reach.

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Medical Translation Services Just Have to be Good

onDecember 24, 2014

inMedical Translation

Medical translationIn the medical industry there are many reasons why medical translation services are required and they have to be accurate or there can be dangerous complications.

This need for accurate translation can vary from simple instructions for using medicines, drugs or other pharmaceuticals, to instructions for using medical devices and instruments, textbooks on diagnosis and treatment, software that is specifically designed to operate surgical ... View More

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

inTranslation Services

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

inTranslation Services

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