Data Protection and Security

It has become more important than ever to properly secure your documents. Through years of experience being the CSO (Company Security Officer) at Language Marketplace , one of my top priorities is document security. I have seen many files sent to us on the ‘clear’, when they should have been protected. As our global economy grows with workers dispersed across…

French Language Anxiety

With each passing day I get closer to traveling to Papua New Guinea to climb the Carstensz Pyramid, a twenty plus day journey to its peak, I am filled with excitement – of both kinds! Included with all the fun and anticipation I am experiencing as I prepare for this climb, I have some French language anxiety as the date…

Multilingualism

Multilingualism In today’s global economy, multilingualism is the norm, not the exception. Professional translation services for any business within our global economy is a necessity, not merely a perk to prospective customers. The United Nations, on its Seventy-First Session, with their Agenda item 125, published on May 10th, 2017, re-affirmed the importance of multilingualism in our global community and noted…

Guidelines for Editing Translations

As translators and interpreters, we often say that our job is to be inconspicuous —you, the reader, shouldn’t notice that the text was translated. And when we are interpreting then you should think of us a playback tape recorder! Editing a translated document requires finesse and guidelines. An article featured in the ATA (American Translators Association) Chronicle (March 2012), titled…

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Language Marketplace had made a commitment for 2017 to be a year in which it went above and beyond being generous and helping others. We also set out to demonstrate that actions speak louder than words, in all languages. We believe being charitable and helping those less fortunate is not only the duty of corporations and small and medium business,…

When The Translation of Meat Bag Scares A Vegetarian: Context Confusion

As I train for new adventures by setting a personal goal to climb the “7 Summits of the world”, I received an equipment list for my upcoming climb of the Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia, this Fall. The List That Made No Sense The list was in French and when I had the translation done into English, I was puzzled with…

Translation – Significance and Scope

The in-depth study of Art of Translation demands more attention not because it paves way for global interaction and offers an excellent opportunity to undergo socio-cultural survey of various languages and their literature but also gives an opportunity to establish some kind of relevance it has in the study and area of Literary Criticism. Translation Studies can very safely be…

W3C Internationalization -Expanding Content for a world view

Thanks to globalization, the world has become a smaller place! And it keeps shrinking! In a global village we are living in, the need for translation, translators and interpreters is ever-increasing, especially for non-profit organizations who may not have the funds to keep material and websites up to date. Language Marketplace has helped many different organizations with expert translations to…

What to Look For When Choosing a Translation Company for Market Research

The translating industry in the United Kingdom is unregulated; anyone can advertise themselves as a translator, regardless of their experience or qualifications. Therefore it is essential to follow a number of precautions before choosing a translator.Like most translation companies, they will either be specialists in an area of translation or their translators will be specialists in a specific area -…

Where to Find a Reliable Business Translation Service?

Global marketing is the order of the day. Without reaching out to a global platform, it is next to impossible to make a lasting impression on the mind of the potential customers. The earning potential of any product goes through a massive downfall if the international market is not approached at all. This is simply because there is stiff competition…