Translation prices. A rip-off?
When it comes to pricing translation jobs, clients, as well as translators, often seem to suspect each other of trying to take advantage. Translators often believe that clients only want to pay the lowest prices. As a consequence, we translators believe that clients... Read More
Transcreation refers to the translation of adverts and slogans. The purpose of transcreation is not only to transfer the meaning of the original text into another language but also to convey its look and feel. This serves to ensure that it has the same impact on... Read More
I hope I am not boring you. But today I noticed a Reuters’ news item on EU nationals living in the UK desperate in their attempts to safeguard their right to remain in the UK.So they apply for permanent residency and find the process daunting, disheartening and... Read More
Owners of small businesses often don’t know much about website design, how to optimize the site for search engines and related pitfalls. Choosing a website designer for your small business website can be a real challenge if you don’t know the right questions to ask... Read More
Many companies try to save money by cutting corners. Replacing a human translator with an online machine translation tool like Google Translate is one of their options. So they may use online machine translation software to translate their business correspondence,... Read More
Translating qualifications, diplomas, school certificates, degrees etc. is different from ‘normal’ translations. The reason is that the education systems in the various countries, the subjects on offer and the marking schemes are different. Therefore it is... Read More