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Basic Aspects That A Translation Buyer Must Be Familiar With

When a company uses a language services provider, it can have various needs, but here I want to focus on translation services. Companies that hire this type of service for the first time for the first time, generally, are a little lost since they might not know exactly in what format they should provide the […]

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Who Sets the Deadline for a Translation Project?

Translation agencies usually focus on meeting objectives. When an agency needs a translation, there are certain factors (objectives) that must be met. The type of text, language (or languages) to translate, the layout of the text to reproduce, and so on. All of these objectives are factors that give life to a translation that, once […]

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The Dilemma of How to Send a Website to Be Translated

In the era of globalization, it is almost essential to have a website that is translated into at least one other language, but more likely several languages. This applies to large customers and multinational corporations as well as to small entrepreneurs who want to sell their products or services to a target audience that was […]

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Translation Teams: When Everyone Wins

Translation teams are a group of one or more translators, one or more editors (depending on the size of the project) and a reviewer. This team, in turn, responds to a project coordinator or project manager. Isn’t this the way it always is? Yes. Advantages The advantages of these teams stems from the idea of […]

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Inconsistencies in the Word Count

The translation of a document can have many complexities. When quoting a document for translation, it is necessary to take into account several aspects that can influence the detailed analysis of the file. First, it is necessary to determine the type of text, whether it is a technical manual, a press release, a newspaper article […]

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How to Write “Simply”

When a client requests a translation from an agency, they usually require that certain guidelines are met, or provide instructions or directions that need to be followed during the work. For example, a client may request compliance with a glossary of specific terminology, that the text is written in a specific font or color, or […]

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INDD files and DTP

Indd files are those created with Adobe InDesign. Adobe InDesign is a design program that is used for design work such as posters, brochures, manuals, magazines, books, etc. When a client sends its material in indd files, it is processed in a somewhat more complex manner than when the material is made in simpler programs […]

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