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translators be more competitive

How Translators Can Be More Competitive in 2019 and Beyond 

junho 26, 2019

The last time someone tried to estimate the size of the language services industry, there were 640,000 translators in the world. According to the Translators Association of China (TAC), one in four language service providers is a freelancer. There’s …

marginalized languages

Machine Translation Could Make Marginalized Languages More Accessible

junho 18, 2019

Translators without Borders (TWB) is using support from the Cisco Foundation to allow more people to share their voice. The organization is planning to develop machine translation and give access to information in marginalized languages. Despite glob …

e-commerce translation

7 e-Commerce Translation Best Practices

junho 13, 2019

Getting your online store ready for growing international sales can be a challenge. The goal is to provide all website visitors with a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, regardless of the language they speak. To achieve that, there are several e-comm …

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Are You Prepared for Translating Emojis? Top Tips for Translators  

junho 6, 2019

Emojis (or emoticons) look fun and straightforward, but are they as universal as most people believe? Is a smiley face or thumbs up appropriate for all audiences, regardless of their geographical location or the language they speak? Or is translating …

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How Technology Creates New Opportunities for Translators

maio 30, 2019

Businesses look for cost-effective solutions for their translation projects, as they expand into new international markets. This means that the language service industry has registered a growing adoption rate of machine translation. However, that doe …

video game translation

Top 5 Languages for Video Game Translation

maio 23, 2019

The video game market generated revenues of $43.8 billion in 2018, an 18 percent increase from previous years. Thousands of companies develop and launch games in a wide range of international markets, from Asia to North America. With over 2.5 billion …

technical translations

How to Overcome Challenges in Technical Translations

maio 15, 2019

Technical translations make up a significant slice of the language services industry, as most translation work involves technical documentation. From software strings to study reports and patents, companies in all sectors need professional translator …

Bitcoin for translations

Should You Accept Bitcoin for Translations?

maio 8, 2019

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have received much attention in the last couple of years. Yet, despite their increased popularity, cryptocurrencies remain a mystery to many people. Accepting payment in Bitcoin for translations may still not be doa …

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Professional Medical Translators Do These 5 Things to Overcome Translation Challenges

maio 2, 2019

Medical translation is one of the most rigorous types of translation. Medical translators face several challenges when handling medical information. For them, knowing the language pairs well is far from enough to deliver error-free translations. Medi …

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10 Brands That Have Changed Their Names for Local Markets

abril 24, 2019

They use the same logo and colors and, whenever possible, even the same slogan, but different names depending on the country they target. Have you ever wondered why some of the most famous global brands change their names for local markets? A success …