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Manage Your Site’s Translation from Your Easy Chair

By |2017-04-18T00:03:01-06:00June 24th, 2014|Lost in Translation, Translation News, Translator Spotlight, Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Your website is your welcome mat to the world. What is the best way to open the door of your business to customers of different languages? Maybe you’ve decided it makes sense to translate your website because you get a decent amount of traffic from other countries, and you would like to see more sales [...]

A PhD in Translation Studies? The New Academic Discipline

By |2013-09-26T23:01:52-06:00September 26th, 2013|Translation News, Translator Spotlight, Verbatim Services Spotlight, Your Translation Team|

Happy International Translators Day 2013 When you think of translation, you may casually consider it merely a matter of conversion; the linguistic equivalent of converting kilometers to miles, for example. This impression could certainly be strengthened by the existence of automated online tools such as "Google Translate," or various digital dictionary devices. Translation, however, is [...]

Human Translation vs Computer Translation

By |2017-04-18T00:03:32-06:00April 11th, 2013|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Everyday people use computers to look up the meanings of words and phrases. Sometimes computers can be accurate and provide a basic meaning of a word or sentence. The rise in the use of computer translations has caused some to doubt the usefulness of human translation. While it is true that computer translation programs and [...]

Translation & Confidentiality

By |2017-04-18T00:03:32-06:00March 14th, 2013|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

When it comes to translation services, there is no better way to meet your demands than putting your trust in a professional translator. Choosing the right service is entirely dependent on your personal needs and preferences – but one thing you can always be sure of with reliable, human translating is that all documents will [...]

Tips for Buying Translation Services

By |2017-04-18T00:03:32-06:00February 14th, 2013|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Whether you're doing business with a company overseas or you're buying a vacation home in another country,  you may need the services of a translation company. Working with a translation company is more reliable than working with freelancers, since the company is established and must follow stricter guidelines in translating documents or audio files.  Since [...]

Benefit of Localizing your Marketing Materials

By |2013-01-24T22:07:26-07:00January 24th, 2013|Lost in Translation, Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Companies with an international or global reach are quickly realizing that there’s a lot of value in making their marketing or outreach materials more precisely targeted to a particular audience. This is often called “localization” and is pursued along with other marketing efforts such as technical translation of documents into multiple languages. Localization is becoming [...]

Qualities of Professional Translators: Expect the Best

By |2017-04-18T00:03:32-06:00January 3rd, 2013|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Some of those who need translating services, but don’t know a lot about the translating industry, may not understand some of the differences between amateur translators and individuals who work for companies providing professional translation services to clients. There is a general principle in this industry that not all translating services are “the same” and [...]

Event-Based Translation: Professionalism Under Fire

By |2017-04-18T00:03:32-06:00October 11th, 2012|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Qualified careerists offering professional translation services often work for companies with a wealth of experience in matching a language expert to a task. One of the ways that this can show through is when a professional translator needs to handle more high-pressure or higher-level jobs involving translation or interpretation. Translation on Paper and In the [...]

Why Localize?

By |2012-07-12T18:59:47-06:00July 12th, 2012|Verbatim Services Spotlight|

Companies with an international or global reach are quickly realizing that there’s a lot of value in making their marketing or outreach materials more precisely targeted to a particular audience. This is often called “localization” and is pursued along with other marketing efforts such as technical translation of documents into multiple languages. Localization is becoming [...]