When to hire a certified translator

By |2019-01-09T21:48:47+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Tips and Advice, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

  A certified translator is the professional in charge of translating documents that need to be backed by law. These kind of translations aren't required for every document you need to translate. Do you need your documents to be translated, but don't know if you'll need a certified translation? So, when is it necessary to hire [...]

Do you need an urgent translation? Check out these useful tips

By |2019-01-09T17:36:32+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , |

  Congratulations! Your company has signed a commercial agreement with a prestigious international company. You've been chosen to organize a congress and every document you need have been approved; or everything is ready to proceed with the legal and administrative proceedings for you to export your products. The problem? They need your documents in another language. [...]

How to ask for translation price quote?

By |2019-01-07T19:00:43+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , |

  Is this the first time you need translation services? Do you know what information you need to give when asking for a translation price quote ? We know it's not rocket science, but there's important information you need to mention in order to get the answers you want from the company, and to let the [...]

Warning: Beware of foreign words!

By |2018-12-27T16:03:28+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Nowadays, it is common to listen or read foreign words both in our daily life and in our work life. This is because we live in an increasingly globalized world and we have a constant influence of different languages and cultures. Foreign words aren't completely frowned upon, especially those that don't have a translation or [...]

The challenge of translating technical terms

By |2018-12-26T22:01:40+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , |

  When we go into specialized translations, we usually find technical terms that turn into a real challenge, especially if they are new concepts or there are more words in the source language than in the target language. Any professional translator, regardless of having 30 years of experience or just one, may feel in trouble when [...]

How to count the words in a document

By |2018-12-26T21:08:27+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |

  When we request the translation of a document we must count the words so that the service provider can give us an accurate quotation, since the cost of a translation work is related to the number of words the document contains, in addition to the deadline we want and the target language. Counting words seems [...]

Learn the Guidelines for Video Subtitling

By |2018-12-19T00:29:37+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

  Probably, you have thought about creating subtitles for your favorite TV series or a YouTube video that is not available in your language. If this has ever crossed your mind, you should better know more about the subtitling rules and standards to provide the best possible service. Likewise, if what you are looking for is [...]

7 key tips when looking for Translation Services

By |2018-12-19T00:27:47+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Today's world is becoming more and more global thanks to the Internet, and we get to know about the work of many different companies from countries far away from our own, through our screens. It is important to notice that these web pages appear in different languages to reach a greater number of people. So, [...]

Common mistakes of rookie translators

By |2018-12-18T20:37:32+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , |

No matter where you work, we've all been newbies at work at some point in our lives. If you're a translator, in this article we'll talk about the most common mistakes that most of us make during the start of our professional life, so you can avoid them.   Not knowing how to distribute your time [...]

Check these tips before having your contents translated

By |2018-12-12T22:31:21+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , |

  If you want to internationalize your business and reach a greater audience, you have to translate your contents for example, your website or blog (including every entry), advertisements, instruction manuals and technical documents (if necessary). This seems easy enough, just sending a bunch of texts to a translation company and then waiting for them to [...]