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Why Ignoring Translations Can Hurt Your Business

Feb

29

2024

Why Ignoring Translations Can Hurt Your Business

Can Neglecting Translation Services Hurt Your Business? Imagine browsing through your social media feed when an advert grabs your attention. It showcases an eye-catching pair of sports trainers that you immediately want. Excited, you click through to the company’s website to consider adding these trainers to your collection. Disappointment hits when the website loads in […]

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Why Do World’s Biggest Brands Work with Translation Agencies?

Feb

20

2024

Why Do World’s Biggest Brands Work with Translation Agencies?

Why Do the World’s Leading Brands Work with Translation Agencies? Did you know that some of the biggest brands and organisations in the world work with professional translation agencies? And there’s a very good reason for that. Companies which operate globally or within multicultural markets understand the value of clear and accurate communication. By working […]

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How Translation Services Adapt to Linguistic Changes

Feb

16

2024

How Translation Services Adapt to Linguistic Changes

How Do Translation Services Adapt to Changes in Language? Languages are anything but boring. They constantly evolve, adding new words to the dictionary every year. A few years back, words like ‘bling’ and ‘caffeinating’ didn’t exist in English. But now we use such terms every day. Similarly, in 2023, terms such as ‘Doggo’, ‘Chef’s Kiss’, […]

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What is a Certified Translation?

Feb

06

2024

What is a Certified Translation?

What is a Certified Translation? The meaning behind ‘Certified Translation’ can be somewhat confusing for many people, especially if you have not previously worked with professional translators. In this article, TS24’s experts will dive into the different types of certified translations, explain when you may need to obtain it and showcase some examples of translated […]

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Breaking Language Barriers: The Significance of Translations in the Beauty Industry

Jan

24

2024

Breaking Language Barriers: The Significance of Translations in the Beauty Industry

Breaking Language Barriers: The Significance of Translations in the Beauty Industry Beauty and cosmetic trends vary across the globe. For instance, Asian consumers prefer red lipstick and a porcelain complexion. At the same time, those in the West opt for a bronzed sun-kissed glow. But even with these cultural differences, one thing remains the same: […]

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Translation Services in the Tourism Sector

Jan

19

2024

Translation Services in the Tourism Sector

The crucial role of effective translations in the tourism sector Do you run a transportation company or a hospitality business and are excited to welcome tourists from around the world? If yes, working with an expert translation services agency to ensure your content is accurately translated, relevant and carefully localised to the preferences of your […]

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Mastering Technical Translations: Tips for Improved Accuracy

Jan

17

2024

Mastering Technical Translations: Tips for Improved Accuracy

What aspects really matter when it comes to technical translation services? Translation errors aren’t something unheard of. You might think the world’s leading companies and organisations with huge budgets and teams of experts would not have problems releasing quality translations, but they do. Whether it’s a missing preposition error made by the airport authorities in […]

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The Real Value of Professional Translations in the Medical Sector

Jan

03

2024

The Real Value of Professional Translations in the Medical Sector

Why certified medical translations are so important In a globalised world, professional translation services play an incredibly important role. Today, practically all businesses, both private and public sectors, strongly rely on language translations and interpretations to prosper across borders. One such industry is healthcare & medicine. In the United Kingdom, the medical industry has enormous […]

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How to choose the best translation agency in 2024 – Our Guide

Dec

29

2023

How to choose the best translation agency in 2024 – Our Guide

Choosing the best translation agency for your needs in 2024 Choosing the best translation agency in 2024 can be challenging for many global businesses and companies, especially if they have no previous experience working with translation providers. In the era of globalisation, however, it can be a key decision which can directly influence your brand […]

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Christmas Countdown: Why Translating Your Website is Essential for Optimal Impact

Dec

22

2023

Christmas Countdown: Why Translating Your Website is Essential for Optimal Impact

Why Translating & Localising Your Website is Essential for Optimal Impact Are you ready for Christmas and can’t wait for your business to see its maximum sales this season? Let us tell you that you are not alone. Many ventures worldwide take advantage of the festive season to increase their revenues. In fact, as per […]

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What does ‘certified document translation’ actually mean?

Dec

04

2023

What does ‘certified document translation’ actually mean?

What is a certified translation? Officially certified translation services play an extremely important role in today’s globalised world. People often require a translation of their documents into another language not only in a business environment, but also in their personal lives. Whether it’s applying for a visa, a new job, or a University, and your […]

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Dec

02

2023

Daily Challenges Faced By Translators

Challenges faced by professional translators Working as a professional translator in today’s globalised and fast-paced world can be truly challenging. Businesses and organisations often require language translation services during their international expansion to reach global consumers. Professional translators are usually at the forefront of ensuring that the content is not only accurately translated but also […]

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The Crucial Elements of Translating Your Marketing Campaign

Dec

01

2023

The Crucial Elements of Translating Your Marketing Campaign

The Importance of Marketing Translations  Today, professional marketing translation services are perhaps more important than ever. With the growth of the internet and other general technological advances, businesses today are able to trade with clients and partners based overseas much more freely than just 10 or 15 years ago. Nowadays, the world is a truly […]

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Mastering Website Translation: A Step-by-Step Guide 

Nov

16

2023

Mastering Website Translation: A Step-by-Step Guide 

A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Website Translation Translating the content of a website into another language isn’t a straightforward process. It involves not only the linguistic aspects of a professional translation, but also the socio-cultural factors of the intended audience, which might directly affect how the translated content is perceived within the target market. In […]

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6 Tips for Boosting Your Global Marketing Strategy with Translations

Oct

26

2023

6 Tips for Boosting Your Global Marketing Strategy with Translations

Boost Your Global Presence With Marketing Translations Do you want to build your company’s or brand’s strong online presence but need help figuring out how to? According to statistics, around 70% of small and medium-sized businesses understand the benefits of a solid digital presence. This is why they take their digital marketing strategy very seriously, […]

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Differences between translators and interpreters

Oct

20

2023

Differences between translators and interpreters

Translators v. Interpreters – What’s the Difference? Translation and interpreting are rarely performed by the same person. As translation services focus on conveying written text and documents, interpreting covers the spoken word. Consequently, the main difference is in how the service is delivered and what it covers. The contrast in skills required is so considerable […]

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7 Tips for Website Translation & Localisation

Oct

18

2023

7 Tips for Website Translation & Localisation

The Best Tips for Website Translation & Localisation We live in an increasingly connected world where everything is just a click away. Thanks to excessive internet use and over 5.47 billion active users, e-commerce businesses have never been as successful as they are today. But what makes these online ventures closer to their audience now […]

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A Guide To Translating User-Generated Content

Sep

28

2023

A Guide To Translating User-Generated Content

Best Practices for Translating User-Generated Content for an International Audience Do you want to gain the attention of an international audience but need a strategy to do so? Don’t lose hope, as we share the most efficient solution. With the help of an established translation agency, you can translate user-generated content in various languages to attract […]

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing The Best Translation Agency

Sep

22

2023

5 Things to Consider When Choosing The Best Translation Agency

How to Choose the Best Translation Company Deciding to acquire the services of a professional translation agency is perhaps one of the best decisions an organisation can make during their internationalisation process. In order to communicate efficiently with business partners and potential clients, companies must incorporate language services within their internationalisation plans. Think about it: […]

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Translation vs. Localisation – What’s the difference?

Sep

01

2023

Translation vs. Localisation – What’s the difference?

What Sets Translation Apart from Localisation? Global business expansion is at its peak right now, bridging the gap between communities and countries. Language is a significant challenge, creating a barrier to effective communication and comprehension. Most businesses deal with language barriers through translation. However, translation sometimes falls short, requiring localisation efforts for better accessibility and […]

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6 Aspects to consider when translating legal documents

Aug

29

2023

6 Aspects to consider when translating legal documents

What To Remember When Translating Legal Documents The understanding of professional translation services among the general public is extremely varied. From believing that translation is nothing more than simply replacing words with words in another language to deeming the procedure extremely complicated and perhaps even daunting. Today, however, translation agencies, such as ours, have streamlined […]

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How Translation Services Help Companies Avoid Miscommunication

Aug

10

2023

How Translation Services Help Companies Avoid Miscommunication

How Translation Services Help Companies Avoid Miscommunication In “The Cost of Poor Communications”, David Grossman discussed a survey of 400 large companies with 100,000 employees. The results of this survey found that each company lost $62.4 million on average every year due to poor communication. Likewise, Debra Hamilton also explained in one of her articles […]

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5 Steps To Find Translation Services for Your Business

Aug

04

2023

5 Steps To Find Translation Services for Your Business

Finding Translation Services For Your Business in 5 steps The market size for the US translation service industry has grown from $6.28 billion in 2012 to $9.09 billion in 2022. On a global scale, the sector doubled in size in the past decade. With the rise in the number of translation services, choosing the best […]

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How to Find Best Translation Agency in 2023

Aug

01

2023

How to Find Best Translation Agency in 2023

How To Find the Best Translation Agency Professional translation is a truly fast-developing industry. From improvements in technology and software, the rise of Artificial Intelligence, globalisation, and growth in demand for streamlined & video translations – translation agencies (LSPs) in 2023 must not only stay up to date with all developments within their sector but […]

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How important is the market’s culture when translating business content?

Jul

25

2023

How important is the market’s culture when translating business content?

Can Cultural Factors Affect Your Translation? When it comes to languages, a vast majority of the public doesn’t (unfortunately) spend their time questioning and contemplating factors which affect the accuracy and reliability of professional translation services. Nonetheless, and this is perhaps especially true within the corporate or business environment, it is highly likely that at […]

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Are Machines Stealing Your Job: How AI Is Impacting The Translation Industry?

Jul

24

2023

Are Machines Stealing Your Job: How AI Is Impacting The Translation Industry?

Impact of AI on Translation Services Should language translators be concerned about their future careers? With the increase in automated machine translation tools and the rapid advancements in artificial intelligence, language translation agencies offering certified translation services look set to replace linguists with technology. But that may not necessarily be the case. Whereas machine learning […]

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Context in Translation Services Is Vital – Here’s Why

Jul

14

2023

Context in Translation Services Is Vital – Here’s Why

Why is Context Vital in Professional Translation Services? Communicating meanings across languages is more than a literal translation of words. A professional translation agency or an experienced linguist can pick the subtleties of both languages (the original and the translation language) and provide a clear, understandable document that is linguistically and culturally suitable for the […]

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How to Become A Translator – A Practical Guide to Starting Your Career

Jun

08

2023

How to Become A Translator – A Practical Guide to Starting Your Career

How to Become A Professional Translator: A Guide to Starting Your Career No matter how many translation tools enter the AI market, there will almost always be a demand for human translators. Why? Professional translators working with agencies or as freelancers bring nuance and a human-like feel to the translated content. They are also more […]

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6 Tips to Expand Your Business Internationally

Apr

11

2023

6 Tips to Expand Your Business Internationally

Expanding into new markets through globalisation offers companies the opportunity to diversify their operations and sell products and services globally. However, there are numerous local and global factors to consider, including go-to-market strategy, strong partnerships, local hiring, and understanding of customer needs. One of the biggest challenges businesses face is overcoming the language barrier for […]

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Website Translation and Localisation in 5 steps

Mar

28

2023

Website Translation and Localisation in 5 steps

5 essential steps of translating & localising your website Achieving success when translating and localising your website is crucial for expanding your business, product, or service to multiple regions. Localisation involves more than just using Google Translate for your website. It involves adapting your website to your target region’s local language and cultural norms. 5 […]

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A Fresh Look at Marketing Translation Services

Mar

23

2023

A Fresh Look at Marketing Translation Services

Let’s take a fresh look at marketing translation services Marketing campaigns and materials are key assets in approaching new markets and international audience. Whether intended to provide a business overview or generate sales, you must ensure they work as effectively for a new audience as they do in the existing market. A reliable marketing translation […]

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How Can Translation Services Help Your Business

Mar

02

2023

How Can Translation Services Help Your Business

How Can Translation Services Help Your Business Grow Internationally Expanding into new, foreign markets offers companies the opportunity to diversify their operations and sell products and services globally. However, there are numerous local and global factors to consider, including go-to-market strategy, creating strong partnerships, local hiring, and understanding of international customer needs. One of the […]

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Common Translation Mistakes (And How to Steer Clear of Them)

Feb

24

2023

Common Translation Mistakes (And How to Steer Clear of Them)

Common Translation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Expanding your business into the international market is no walk in the park. It’s essential to carefully consider your audience, competitors and product pricing strategies before going ahead. Plus, sharing information with a global audience sparks a need for translation. Of course, you’d have to translate everything […]

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Localisation & Translation Services for the Financial Industry

Feb

17

2023

Localisation & Translation Services for the Financial Industry

The Importance of Certified Translation Services for the Financial Industry Globalisation is becoming increasingly prevalent thanks to growing technological advancements, leading businesses in expanding their assets across borders. Businesses dealing with global transactions in the financial industry are taking the key steps to get this right. They are faced with many challenges and must consider […]

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5 Key Steps of Web Localisation

Feb

15

2023

5 Key Steps of Web Localisation

What are the key elements of website localisation? Achieving success when localising your website is crucial for expanding your business, product, or service to multiple regions. Localisation involves more than just using Google Translate for your website. It involves adapting your website to your target region’s local language and cultural norms. The good news is […]

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Valentine’s Special: Why I LOVE being a translator

Feb

14

2023

Valentine’s Special: Why I LOVE being a translator

Why I LOVE working as a professional translator Valentines are generally associated with the ones we love. The sale numbers of flowers and heart-shaped chocolates go through the roof today. But as I sat down to translate yet another document this morning, perhaps somewhat affected by the sentiment of valentines, I thought to myself, “Wow, […]

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A Guide To Interpreting Services

Feb

07

2023

A Guide To Interpreting Services

Your Guide to Interpretation Services Your global clientele expects you to hold meetings in a language they can easily understand. However, delivering your message reliably to an international audience is often only possible with the use of an interpreting service. It’s a service that converts real-time speech into the listener or reader’s preferred language. It’s […]

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The Importance of Working with a Professional Translation Agency

Jan

31

2023

The Importance of Working with a Professional Translation Agency

Can working with translation agencies be key for your business? Working directly with professional translation and interpretation agencies has been the go-to standard for international business for a long time. Today, some of the world’s leading global brands and companies partner with translation agencies to professionally convert their documents and content and ensure not only […]

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What Type of Translation Services Does Your Business Need?

Jan

11

2023

What Type of Translation Services Does Your Business Need?

What Type of Translation Services Do You Need For Your Business? In the internet/digital era, a robust online presence is essential if you want to expand your business and improve its ROI (Return on Investment). To transcend language barriers and appeal to the masses, it is crucial to integrate professional translation services into the marketing, […]

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Certified & Notarised Translation – What’s The Difference?

Jan

05

2023

Certified & Notarised Translation – What’s The Difference?

Notarised & Certified Translation – Which One Do You Need? You can go for a document translation to tailor your business to client needs and convey information in the most accurate way possible. However, more than a translation is required in some cases. That’s partly because, for legal documents, you must prove that the service […]

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Translation vs. Transcreation: What are the key differences?

Dec

22

2022

Translation vs. Transcreation: What are the key differences?

Translation and Transcreation – What’s the difference between them? Businesses should consider targeting an international audience. Not only does it help boost brand awareness, but it enables businesses to grow website traffic and reach a specific sales target. As enticing as it may sound, doing business worldwide is a tough row to hoe. More than […]

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How Creative Are Professional Translators?

Dec

08

2022

How Creative Are Professional Translators?

Do professional translators need to have a creative flair ? Generally speaking, providing specialist translation services isn’t usually associated with the creative sector. For many, an image of a linguist sitting at their desk with dictionaries open and translating material word-for-word is somewhat given. In a globalising world where companies approach different markets based on […]

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6 most translated languages in 2022

Dec

07

2022

6 most translated languages in 2022

Languages translated most frequently in 2022 The UK has faced an extremely turbulent year, with the implications of Brexit still being felt across most corporate industries, as well as difficulties encountered by companies in the import/export sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The political and economic situation in the UK is far from ideal, and […]

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Can Marketing Translations Help Your Business Grow In A Global Market?

Nov

25

2022

Can Marketing Translations Help Your Business Grow In A Global Market?

Can Marketing Translations Help Your Business Grow In A Global Market? Did you know that around 137,000 new businesses open every day globally? That means people are moving towards owning a business rather than solely depending on jobs. But, starting a business and making yourself heard by international clients needs a marketing translation service because […]

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Machine Translation vs Human Translation: Which Is Better?

Nov

25

2022

Machine Translation vs Human Translation: Which Is Better?

Machine vs Human Translation: Which Is Better & Why? As the world keeps turning into a global village, there is a more-than-ever need to interact in more than one language. Of course, that means learning more languages, but that’s not always a feasible option for everyone. So, most people turn to tech tools like Google […]

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Medical Translations: Why Accuracy Is So Important

Nov

23

2022

Medical Translations: Why Accuracy Is So Important

The importance of accuracy in translations Medical translations are more critical than one may think because one mistranslation can risk a person’s life. One example is the tragic case of Mayra Cabrera, who passed away due to the wrong post-childbirth dosage. The importance of a medical translation service is underestimated because of negligence. Companies, especially […]

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Minoritised Languages in Translation

Nov

15

2022

Minoritised Languages in Translation

Share Tweet       Translating Minoritised Languages Scots: A Case Study Any act of translation service from any one language into another is a complex and nuanced process. Each decision of the translator is informed by a range of considerations – from audience and purpose to wider cultural concerns. When translating into minoritised languages, […]

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5 Factors To Consider When Expanding Business Internationally

Nov

14

2022

5 Factors To Consider When Expanding Business Internationally

5 Essential Factors To Consider When Expanding Your Business Internationally There are many reasons for businesses to want to expand internationally with their brand and operate activities abroad, whether it is importing, exporting, investing or even outsourcing their services. Strictly from a business point of view, it can indeed be an extremely beneficial action to […]

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Tips for Professionally Translating Your Financial Documents

Nov

04

2022

Tips for Professionally Translating Your Financial Documents

Things to remember when converting financial documents into another language Your business’s financial documents are vital for stakeholders, especially business partners and investors. Unfortunately, translating these documents can be complex, especially when dealing with stakeholders abroad. That’s why you should seek to get help from a trusted financial translation service to get it done. Otherwise, […]

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A Guide To Translating Your Website

Oct

24

2022

A Guide To Translating Your Website

Everything you need to know about translating and localising your website Localising a website is a smart strategy to increase the traffic from international users. Consumers feel valued when a website translates every piece of information into their native languages. So as a business, which language should you localise your website into? There are around […]

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How Translation Services Help Businesses Avoid Miscommunication

Oct

13

2022

How Translation Services Help Businesses Avoid Miscommunication

How Translation Services Help Businesses Avoid Miscommunication Expanding your online business on an international level is quite an achievement. Your brand is exposed to global clients, and people worldwide are interested in your products or services. However, there is one challenge every business owner faces: diversity in communication. When working internationally, you should have the […]

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Translation vs Localisation: What is the Difference?

Oct

06

2022

Translation vs Localisation: What is the Difference?

The key differences between localisation and translation services Businesses looking to expand usually consider both translation and localisation. Yet, most companies confuse these two terms with one another. Understanding the significant differences between translation and localisation can benefit your business in countless ways. Apart from extending your brand’s reach, you can also include diversity in […]

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How to find the best translation services in the UK?

Oct

04

2022

How to find the best translation services in the UK?

Podcast – Listen Now Your browser does not support audio. How to find the best translation service agencies? In today’s world, modernisation and technological advancements are necessary for a successful business model. From utilising sources to improving marketing strategies, businesses must thoroughly plan their expansion to increase their chance of success in a foreign market. […]

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A Guide to the 3 Types of Translation

Sep

21

2022

A Guide to the 3 Types of Translation

Our Guide To The Different Types of Translation Services Many people assume that translation is a straightforward process. You take the words of one language and translate them into another to make them more comprehensible. In reality, translating entails anything that goes into communicating a written or spoken message from one language to another – […]

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How Long Does a Translation Typically Take?

Sep

15

2022

How Long Does a Translation Typically Take?

How Long Do Translation Services Take? There’s nothing more intimidating than a deadline, and anyone who has worked on tight deadlines knows it well. “How long does it take” is one of the most common questions in service deliveries. Netizens often make rough estimates about the average turnaround time of translation projects. Most of them […]

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Looking For A New Translation Agency? 6 Key Factors To Consider

Aug

31

2022

Looking For A New Translation Agency? 6 Key Factors To Consider

6 key factors you should consider when looking for a translation agency in 2022 Globalisation and the fast developments in technology had a direct impact on how organisations conduct their business. Today, even a locally based London SMEs are able to approach international clients and business partners with much more ease than just a decade […]

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5 Most Translated African Languages

Aug

30

2022

5 Most Translated African Languages

What are the 5 most translated languages of Africa? Africa is home to diverse cultures, nationalities, and religions. The region has a mix of urban and rural populations. Its economy thrives because of the immense opportunities to the global population, mainly because of such diversity. Nearly 2000 native languages are spoken in Africa alone, roughly […]

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Can Translations Still Help Your Business After Brexit?

Aug

24

2022

Can Translations Still Help Your Business After Brexit?

How Can Your Company Expand to Europe? Europe has been a top destination for growing businesses for a long time. But following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, i.e. Brexit, companies are becoming increasingly skeptical. There is no doubt that Brexit has impacted businesses a lot, particularly UK businesses. This impact’s […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Partner with a Translation Agency

Aug

12

2022

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Partner with a Translation Agency

How Translation Agencies Can Benefit Your Business Budgeting, marketing plans, sales strategies, and unwavering determination are essential to getting your business started. But once your business takes off, there’s another ingredient you need to add to this concoction of entrepreneurial prosperity: translation services. Globalisation has enabled even the smallest businesses to test international waters and […]

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How are Translation Service Providers Affected by Covid-19?

Aug

09

2022

How are Translation Service Providers Affected by Covid-19?

How are Language Translation Service Agencies Affected by Covid-19? COVID-19 has undoubtedly led to significant implications in many industries. The world of work has transformed, with remote work becoming the new normal. The COVID-19 pandemic made the in-person interaction as limited as possible. As a result, most businesses have adapted to providing online services, from […]

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5 Reasons Why Computers Can’t Replace Human Translators

Jul

05

2022

5 Reasons Why Computers Can’t Replace Human Translators

Computers Can’t Replace Human Translators – Here’s Why Language translation can be a delicate process in a world where technology speeds things up. Even though there are various computer programs, mostly machine translators, working within the translation industry, human translators still have the upper hand. Companies with shoestring budgets may look for shortcuts for getting […]

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5 Things You Should Do to Win the Consumer Market in the UAE

May

11

2022

5 Things You Should Do to Win the Consumer Market in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the global financial hubs attracting companies and potential business giants worldwide. The region has the potential to provide immense support to businesses, especially in the engineering and technology sector. If you are a company that plans to expand in the UAE, there is a good chance of […]

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Importance of Translation Services in the Wake of a Technological Revolution in Africa

Apr

22

2022

Importance of Translation Services in the Wake of a Technological Revolution in Africa

Africa has been one of the most challenged continents with economic instability and human necessities over the past decades. This was the primary cause of underdevelopment in the area. However, with technological advancements, most parts of Africa have experienced modernization that helped bloom the economy. Technological advancements are vital for a nation’s success in today’s […]

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Expanding Business to Europe: 5 Key Cultural Aspects

Apr

14

2022

Expanding Business to Europe: 5 Key Cultural Aspects

5 Important Cultural Aspects to Bear in Mind When Expanding to Europe Expanding into a new market requires thorough and functioning knowledge of the target market’s economic and political landscapes. However, a third equally important factor to consider is your target country’s culture. Europe is a continent brimming with rich, deep, and diverse cultures. Each […]

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5 key factors to consider when choosing the best translation agency

Apr

07

2022

5 key factors to consider when choosing the best translation agency

  5 important aspects you need to carefully consider when choosing a translation services provider for your business. Choosing a professional translation agency you’ll be able to trust fully with converting your corporate documents and materials into another language is almost like choosing a tailor. Often, it’s a life-long relationship. With time, the translation agency […]

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The Dark Side Of Working As A Translator

Mar

15

2022

The Dark Side Of Working As A Translator

5 things I wish someone told me before I started working as a translator… When I was just starting my career as a professional translator 5 or 6 years ago, I was filled with hope, enthusiasm and optimism. I thought to myself – here I am, about to do what I love and get paid […]

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Can professional translation services help your business to expand into international markets?

Mar

04

2022

Can professional translation services help your business to expand into international markets?

When running a small and medium-sized business, also known as an SME, the opportunities for growth and expansion are almost limitless, especially in the times of technological growth and rapid globalisation. A carefully planned approach to development can bring some astonishing results in the long term. In fact, due to technological advances such as fast […]

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Importance of Professional Translations for The African Market

Feb

22

2022

Importance of Professional Translations for The African Market

5 Reasons Why Africa WILL Be a Key Global Market in The Next Decade The turn of the millennium has proven why downgrading Africa’s role in the global economy is both foolish and short-sighted. Believe it or not, the tide is turning in favour of this underestimated economy. In 2018, six out of the ten […]

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What is Localisation…

Nov

03

2021

What is Localisation…

…and why it is important for your business Although, due to Brexit as well as the coronavirus pandemic, last 18 months or so was an extremely challenging time for majority of organisations and businesses in the UK, with the economy now slowly stabilizing, more and more business owners are re-considering approaching new, foreign markets and […]

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Linguists at war

Sep

10

2021

Linguists at war

Linguists at war – translating & interpreting in dangerous environments Often, when thinking about the work of a translator or an interpreter, people imagine a warm, cosy home-office with a hot cup of tea on the desk or a business meeting in a air-conditioned conference room. Let’s be honest, most of the time, that’s exactly […]

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The Smeddum o Scots

Aug

06

2021

The Smeddum o Scots

You can follow Ashley on her on Twitter or by visiting her website here.  Enjoy!   The Smeddum o Scots Scots is the Germanic leid spak in Scotland. It is closely relatit tae English – baith developed fae the ae Anglo-Saxon ancestor leid – as weel as tae ither West Germanic leids, sic as German […]

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Taking Your Business To Africa; Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Jul

29

2021

Taking Your Business To Africa; Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Despite being the second largest continent in the world, Africa isn’t the first place that comes to mind when companies intend to expand their businesses. However, the region is worth exploring since it’s a hotbed for opportunities, especially for the tech sector. The World Bank reported the economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to have risen […]

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5 Things To Consider When Expanding Internationally

Jul

01

2021

5 Things To Consider When Expanding Internationally

5 Things To Consider When Expanding Your Business Internationally Expanding your business into an overseas market is a difficult challenge, which requires a very precise and detailed plan, followed by a perfect execution, irrespective of how successful your organisation is on the home turf. Agencies specialising in providing professional translation services have a huge part […]

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2021: Key Trends in Translation Industry

Jan

14

2021

2021: Key Trends in Translation Industry

6 Key Trends for the Translation Industry in 2021 The unpredictability of 2020 has directly affected several businesses, companies, and entire corporate sectors in the United Kingdom. Both Brexit as well as the world-wide pandemic truly impacted the way businesses operate and, in many cases, affected their revenues. Last January, the early forecasts for the […]

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5 Gifts Every Translator Would Love This Christmas

Dec

11

2020

5 Gifts Every Translator Would Love This Christmas

Working as a translator is a truly wonderful career…difficult, stressful and complicated – yes, but wonderful (at least that’s the official version, if anybody asks.) Nonetheless, as the Christmas period is now just around the corner, most translators look forward to spending at least a few good days away from their workstations and with a […]

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Can translation services really help your business grow?

May

14

2020

Can translation services really help your business grow?

Can professional translation services really help your business grow? Over the last decade or so, we were fortunate enough to have witnessed some genuinely exciting developments in technology. These changes affected not only our day to day and personal lives, but also strongly influenced the way organizations and companies conduct business. Today, thanks to technology, […]

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7 tips for improving your productivity when working from home by people who ALWAYS work remotely

Mar

20

2020

7 tips for improving your productivity when working from home by people who ALWAYS work remotely

‘Being able to work from home’ has always ranked high in any rankings, which tried to identify and establish factors, that make-up a ‘dream job’. In fact, studies show, that the majority of people in the United Kingdom would be willing to take a small pay-cut, if it allowed them to work remotely at least […]

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Translation industry in the shadow of a world pandemic – Are we ready?

Mar

18

2020

Translation industry in the shadow of a world pandemic – Are we ready?

Translation industry in the shadow of a world pandemic – Are we ready? The current situation is perhaps not only unprecedented for many people and businesses around the world, but it is also completely unforeseen. It’s often extremely difficult, if not impossible, to be fully prepared for the chaos of such scale – and although […]

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Dec

03

2019

8 Fastest growing economies in 2020

Fastest growing economies 2020 As today professional translation and language services are at the very forefront of international business, our agency works with several companies and organisations which prepare to venture into foreign markets. In a globalised world, where consumers favour campaigns tailored specifically for them, working directly with an expert translation agency can be […]

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6 Greatest Fears Of A Translator

Oct

25

2019

6 Greatest Fears Of A Translator

Whether we like it or not, the Halloween season is here: carving pumpkins, work parties and children demanding sweets whichever way we turn is just about everyone’s life now for the next week or so. Regardless of what you think of all this, someone, somewhere, at some point is very likely to ask you the […]

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Top Law Firms in The UK

Sep

05

2019

Top Law Firms in The UK

Top UK law firms Despite a looming Brexit and competition from the overseas players, legal sector in the United Kingdom remains relatively stable. In 2018, top UK law firms generated over £25Bn – a 9.5% increase compared to the previous year. This number is believed to rise again in 2019/20, notwithstanding the growing pressures mentioned […]

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Are languages a vital part of localisation?

Aug

29

2019

Are languages a vital part of localisation?

  Localisation – the importance of languages In the recent years translation services have become an integral part of trade and business in a number of different sectors; from marketing to medicine, technology and law. Today, professional linguists are often considered vital within the planning and execution of international campaigns as they are able to […]

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Aug

07

2019

5 things translation students might not realise about the industry

Being a professional translator is a very specific career. It takes much more than just the linguistic knowledge, no matter how advanced, in order to be successful in this industry. Although each year a large number of students graduate from language related courses and hope to take the industry by storm, they are, too often, […]

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En quoi créer un site multilingue aidera votre business ?

Jun

21

2019

En quoi créer un site multilingue aidera votre business ?

Dans le contexte actuel de mondialisation et avec l’évolution du numérique, les entreprises doivent s’adapter et aller au-delà de leurs marchés locaux, non seulement pour se développer, mais aussi pour survivre face à la saturation des marchés nationaux. De plus, la plupart des entreprises sont parfois obligées de traiter avec des partenaires, des clients ou encore […]

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5 most wanted languages by the UK employers

Apr

12

2019

5 most wanted languages by the UK employers

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Mar

29

2019

5 Most Translated Languages

Which languages are in demand for translation? Despite a looming Brexit and political uncertainly being at its highest, the UK economy is doing surprisingly well, giving the circumstances. As the general economic atmosphere remains fairly positive, businesses and organisations continue to approach foreign markets and audiences with their products/services. Campaigns tailored specifically for the target […]

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Business Outlook – Languages To Know In 2019

Feb

28

2019

Business Outlook – Languages To Know In 2019

In the last 20 years or so, the way in which companies do business changed immensely. Advancements in technology and globalisation created an integrated global community, which consequently allowed businesses to trade internationally within seconds and easily acquire foreign customers and partners. Although the nature of business itself changed significantly, now allowing companies to approach […]

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Dec

06

2018

A language family tree

Minna Sundberg’s fantastic illustration shows the relationships and connections between languages. (click image to zoom in)     More information about language translation services here.

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Improve your company’s image with translation services

Nov

02

2018

Improve your company’s image with translation services

How Can Translation Services Improve Your Company’s Image? The image and reputation of a company has a massive impact on the public perception of a brand and consequently sales and revenue. In a competitive and globalized business climate, a positive branding and consumers perception of your business is the difference between success and failure. Businesses […]

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5 Things To Consider When Translating Your Website

Oct

05

2018

5 Things To Consider When Translating Your Website

Marketing across international borders is an extremely difficult venture and it can be very costly if a business fails to cover all the aspects and prepare a detailed plan. Although it may not seem immediately vital, one of the key tasks to consider is translating your website into the native language of a market you […]

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4 times translations affected history

Sep

19

2018

4 times translations affected history

  Today, language translations are predominantly associated with the business world. In an era of globalisation and technology developments, companies and organisations are able to trade practically without any boarders, and so language often remains one of the main and most challenging obstacles. Nonetheless, translation in one form or another has been with us throughout […]

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5 things I hate about being a translator

Aug

31

2018

5 things I hate about being a translator

5 Things I Hate About Being A Translator What’s to hate about being a translator? You get to work from home, choose your own hours and get up when you like. You even get to cherry-pick projects and live your life by making a career from your language skills. Right? Well, yes, but…not quite. Whilst […]

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5 Things To Consider When Choosing Your First Translations Supplier

Jul

17

2018

5 Things To Consider When Choosing Your First Translations Supplier

What to look for in a translations supplier? For businesses which deal with international clients on a large scale, working with a professional translation agency specialising in business translations has a number of benefits. However, the translation industry is a highly competitive market. The growth in demand for expert translations in recent years has seen […]

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Top 10 Fastest Growing Economies In 2018: Where To Expand?  

Jun

15

2018

Top 10 Fastest Growing Economies In 2018: Where To Expand?  

10 Fastest Growing Economies In 2018: Where Should You Expand Your Business?     As one of the leading translation and transcreation agencies in London, we see a number of companies preparing to venture into foreign markets. Needless to say, a high-quality translation is a prerequisite for succeeding overseas.   You might also like: Fastest […]

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The Future Of Translations

Jun

05

2018

The Future Of Translations

The Future Of Translations: Where Are We Heading As An Industry Imagine a world where language is translated as we speak. This is the future of translations, but not the future of language translation agencies. The influence of machine translation will inevitably have an impact on the future of translation agencies, but it will not […]

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Linguists With A Mission: Interpreting In Difficult Conditions

May

04

2018

Linguists With A Mission: Interpreting In Difficult Conditions

How difficult can language interpreting really be? Acting as an interpreter is one of the hardest roles for a professional linguist to take on. Not only does the linguist need to be exceedingly knowledgeable in the languages and culture, but they also need to be an organised, quick thinker and have strong levels of concentration, […]

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5 reasons why being a translator is the best job in the world

Apr

06

2018

5 reasons why being a translator is the best job in the world

    Are you thinking about working for a translation agency as a professional translator? Make sure to contact us and explore current positions and jobs available!

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Everything You Need To Know About Multilingual Social Media Campaigns

Mar

28

2018

Everything You Need To Know About Multilingual Social Media Campaigns

The Core Of Multilingual Social Media Campaigns Social media networks are an excellent marketing tool for building brand awareness and connecting directly with your customers. But when your customers come from various parts of the world and speak different languages, planning and managing a social media campaign can be very complicated. Bilingual customers accept that […]

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