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10 Brands That Have Changed Their Names for Local Markets

April 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 …

legal translation errors

How Much Do Errors in Legal Translation Cost?

April 18, 2019

Sometimes they’re funny. On other occasions, inappropriate and unprofessional. Many translation errors go viral and generate buzz online, but they rarely harm anyone–until they do. For some types of translation services, such mistakes can have signi …


5 Things You Should Know About the Highest Paying Translation Services

April 10, 2019

Are you looking to hire a translator, but worrying about the budget? Or do you want to become a translator hoping to hit the jackpot by working from home? The rumors and myths about the highest paying translation services can lure many specialists in …

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Top 5 Challenges in Translation and How to Overcome Them

April 3, 2019

Challenges in translation often arise from the multiple ways people use specific words to express concepts and ideas. They often use words that go beyond the primary meaning of each term. But as the language service industry has boomed in recent year …

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Want to Become a Medical Translator? Here’s What You Need

March 27, 2019

Medical translation is one of the most challenging types of translation services, due to its high level of difficulty and the risks any error can generate. It’s a highly specialized area of activity for all translators and often there’s a shortage of …

Financial Translation

Top 7 Financial Translation Best Practices

March 21, 2019

Financial translation is vital for banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions looking to expand access to their services. It also builds trust among customers and helps comply with international rules and regulations.   While Englis …

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7 Interesting Facts About UN Interpreters

March 13, 2019

UN interpreters make the world go round, but they’re never in the spotlight. Almost invisible, they’re heard but rarely seen–and they live through and make history every day. Often traveling from Geneva to Nairobi to New York or wherever they’re nee …


Top 6 e-Learning Translation Best Practices

March 7, 2019

The e-learning market has seen significant growth, reaching $190 billion in 2018. As more people recognize the benefits of learning in their mother tongue, the demand for e-learning translation and localization has grown. As with any localization pro …

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7 Reasons Translators Should Attend Industry Events

February 27, 2019

Being active in your industry can have many benefits for your translation business. Conferences are more than just simple opportunities to connect with other translators and learn about the latest trends in the niche. Going to events can have positiv …


What Is Transcreation and Why Does Your Business Need It?

February 20, 2019

Transcreation (surprise, surprise) is a mix of translation and creation. This means that translators don’t stop at rewriting the text in a different language. They adapt it to make the meaning behind the words understandable by specific audiences.   …