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What File Formats Should You Send Us for a Better Translation?

Before beginning a translation project, it is important to let the client know what format the files to be translated should be in. Clients likely are not up to date on the techniques and programs used by translation agencies—nor do they have any reason to be. It is for this reason that, often times, informing […]

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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The Aryan Tribes: The Importance of Information

Today we will talk about the Indo-Iranian languages and localization services through a reading of a recommended article. At the beginning of the second millenium BC, the Indo-Iranian (relatives of the Aryans) emigrated towards Iran.  Around the year 1000BC they had already split into two branches: the Indian branch (also known as the Indo-Aryan branch) […]

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The importance of information sources

In our daily task as translators, we face several different possibilities for the translation of a text, so, what is the best option when there are multiple possibilities? Some may have a more sophisticated style, some were already used by others in works published on the Internet, and finally, some are found in dictionaries or […]

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Spanish Translation of Your Website Could Double Your Online Profits

More and more these days, we are seeing a significant shift in language demographics, so you shouldn’t just assume that your site visitors are all fluent anglophones. Here are some statistics which may surprise you: Even among non-Hispanics, Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in the US, after English. Spanish is spoken as a […]

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Can I Just Use Translation, or do I Need Localization Too?

The answer to this question will very much depend on the nature and intent of your website’s content. But before we go into that, let’s first define our terms. Translation is the strict transmission of meaning from one language to another. In a simple translation, the meaning of a sentence is conveyed as precisely as […]

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