Everyone has their WHY

Having the courage to go after big goals and dreams is HARD. Translation: it’s scary and frustrating and sometimes even miserable. But the reason we don't give up is because we have found our WHY, which is bigger then ourselves. My personal why has been the privilege of being at the helm of an international translation company, Language Marketplace. We…

Increasing Number of Businesses and Organizations Requiring Translation Services

Today businesses and organisations are operating in a truly global market place. As a result, the need for professional translation services is continuing to increase. All kinds of businesses and individuals find that they need the help of a professional translator to help them conduct their everyday business.Not so long ago, translation services were used predominantly by government agencies. Today,…

What Is Machine Translation?

There are several things machines (computers) can do these days; one need not depend on human beings for these tasks. Would it not be nice if you could feed a document in one language to the computer and get a perfect translated copy of the same? Businesses have gone global. You need all kinds of documents in several languages. These…

An Overview of Machine Translation Software

Localization of content has become inescapable as customers increasingly expect content in a language that they can understand. The amount of content that is becoming available has become huge and thus making content available in a localized language has become a big issue. Using the services of human translators is never going to be able to cope with this problem.…

Some Common Myths About Translation And Translators

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. That's good news for those looking to break into the field. However, how much of what we know about this profession is really true?One common myth is that simply…

5 Steps to Prepare for Document Translation

Every document translation that are performed, are done so by a translator. Let's take a look at how a translator sees your document and what you need to know to help them achieve the best quality work.When the new project arrives at the translator, he/she reads through it to get a general idea of what the theme, fell and language…

Freelance Vs Professional French Translation

A lot of people do not fully comprehend that value of professional French translation. The use of native French speaking freelance translators can often cause difficulties that can be rectified by employing a professional to do the translation job.The use of freelance translators can have its benefits though these are really limited and relates mostly to costs. The rest of…

Why You Must Hire a Professional Translation Company

Any business which exists on the internet can target the whole world. If you want to make the most out of your website then you should consider getting your site translated. It might be easy to forget, but not everybody on the internet speaks English. In fact, only a relatively small proportion of the online population speak English as their…

The Consequences of Bad Translation

Professional document translation services are crucial, especially when legal or business decisions will probably be made based on translated files. A company might also want to be sure that qualified translators are utilising a multi-step, thorough, top quality control process which will catch any kind of linguistic or technical errors which could impact your accuracy in the final interpretation.One negatively…

Saving Time and Money With A Translation Memory System

Translation memory (TM) is a database that stores previously translated text; it aids human translators by acting as an extension to his/her own memory, it is most commonly used in conjunction with computer aided translation (CAT) tools. It is a modern technology tool designed to help translators and has revolutionised the way businesses are run, saving businesses time and cost…