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The Mystery of the Untranslatable Book

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In Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is a book that no one has ever been able to read. It is written in a non-existent or unknown language and features illustrations of plants and creatures that have never been seen on the planet. The copy has 240 illustrated pages, is quite small, and is bound […]

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Converting Different File Formats for Easier Word Analysis

Nothing is more enjoyable for a project manager than when we receive a word document (or other plain text document) to quote and work with. With many programs to determine the word count of said document, the quotation process becomes faster, more precise, and much easier when it is in this type of file format. […]

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Translation Cost per Word

When it comes to preparing an estimate, freelance translators as well as translation agencies wish to offer a rate that would win the bid for the project and, whenever possible, potentially retain or attract a long-term client. Transparent Accounting The best strategy to preparing an easily understood and transparent quote is to keep things clear.  […]

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