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How can translation services support a financial business?

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Mar 2017

How can translation services support a financial business?

In many cases, the financial sector revolves around numbers, rather than words. So, can translation services still play an important role within this fast paced industry? Certainly! Financial services, even now, during the political uncertainly, remain one of the strongest and fastest growing UK industries. Being able to smoothly communicate with people from around the […]

Do I Need Certified Document Translation Services?

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Oct 2016

Do I Need Certified Document Translation Services?

That is a complicated question, really. The best way to answer it in your case will be to first understand what certified document translation really is, see what kind of situations it is commonly used in, and what benefits it provides – both for you and for whoever has requested translations of your documents. We’ll […]

Localisation vs. Translation – what’s the difference?

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Sep 2016

Localisation vs. Translation – what’s the difference?

  Website translation and localisation are often used so interchangeably, that the line between the two became somewhat blurred out for many. What’s even worse, many marketers and other professionals believe that the translation and localisation processes are exactly the same. While both of the processes, to an extent, share some similarities, it is essential […]

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Jun 2016

Are You Communicating Effectively With Your Target Market Overseas?

  The internet is opening cross-border trading at an exponential rate. Yet problems arising from a neglect to acknowledge subtle differences in language and culture have detrimental consequences for international traders. There is a case in point that international audiences enthusiastically embrace brands and products they consider exotic or will give them bragging rights. But […]

How to increase your chances when contacting translation agencies

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Jun 2016

How to increase your chances when contacting translation agencies

  Before joining the team at Translation Services 24 as a project manager, I have worked as a professional translator for many, many years. Today, I am fortunate enough to be able to interact with other such professionals on daily basis, now sitting on the other side of the table. Almost every day our agency […]

Why You Need Translated Subtitles in Your Video Ads

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May 2016

Why You Need Translated Subtitles in Your Video Ads

Video marketing stats are going through the roof. Ad revenues from promotional videos are expected to hit around $5bn this year according to BI Intelligence. Yet marketers are making one fundamental mistake: They are not including subtitles in video ads. The production of promotional videos is gaining traction year-on-year. Ranked among the fastest growing industries […]

5 Digital Marketing Tips for Freelance Translators

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May 2016

5 Digital Marketing Tips for Freelance Translators

  Some things never change; and so whether you’re just a rookie translator at the beginning of your great language journey, or an experienced old-timer with years of professional translating behind your belt, in order to get potential clients, you’ll have to approach them and market yourself to translation agencies. I’ve been working for Translation […]

Will Translation Machines Replace Linguists?

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Mar 2016

Will Translation Machines Replace Linguists?

There is no doubt technology has changed our lives and careers. And the development of machine learning technologies has the capacity to continue improving how we live. But could the development of machine learning (ML) come at the expense of human labour? The vast community of global translators can already feel digital breath on the […]

6 New Year’s Resolutions of a Translator

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Jan 2016

6 New Year’s Resolutions of a Translator

As we now see all the pretty lights and tinsels being taken down from trees and houses, we finally come to realise that the festive season is over for good. While it’s getting colder every day, the good old days when we just wore our pyjamas all day long, drank hot chocolate and watched ‘Home […]

6 things that get on a translator’s nerves

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Nov 2015

6 things that get on a translator’s nerves

We, translators, like to consider ourselves an easy going bunch. Each of us coming from a different background, country and experiences found that translating is perhaps the only job we see ourselves doing and actually enjoying. Although majority of us feels like giving up at least once a day, are sleep deprived and pretty much […]

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