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Building Confidence Leads To Successful Project Outcomes

Developing a relationship means building trust.  We often put ourselves in situations in our personal and professional lives that require some sort of blind faith in someone else.  Strong and closer relationships are obviously easier to manage day in and day out, opposed to less-developed ones that require more faith.  We also might find that […]

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With a Little Help From Our…Clients

If you were my client and were looking to translate a technical manual, literature, financial content, marketing collateral, architectural documents…-Well, you get the point!-, I might ask you for some reference material.   What is reference material?: Previously translated material, or any other content that translators can use as a style guide or a reference. This […]

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Translation Style

It is important not only to translate the idea raised by the original document in another language, but also to ensure that the translation has a writing style to facilitate reading and understanding of the idea. To succeed in acquiring a good style of writing or for the client to notice it, here are some […]

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Tips for the Translator

For many agencies and translation service providers, the process of translation for client delivery involves more steps than simply the translation. It typically requires both an edition and proofreading stage before the document is ready for delivery. However, as translation is the first step in this process, also known as TEP (translation-edition-proofreading), delivering a quality […]

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Traduttore, Traditore!

Most translators are familiar with the expression “traduttore, traditore” meaning “translator, traitor” and have their own personal experiences with the difficulties in translation. We have all seen poor-quality translations, translated text that is virtually unintelligible for a native speaker, translations that misrepresent the original text and blatant mistakes whether in subtitles, song lyrics, or in […]

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