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Spanish, Catalan and Basque: What You Need to Know to Do Business in Spain

Spanish, Catalan and Basque: What You Need to Know to Do Business in Spain

June 6, 2019 |

Almost everyone in Spain speaks Spanish, also known as Castillian, as either their first or second language. But, Spanish isn’t the only language spoken in Spain. Catalan (or Valencian) is spoken by 19% of the population, Galician by 5%, and Basque by 2% of the population. Although they are not spoken by a large percentage […]

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The Translation Services Government Offices Need

The Translation Services Government Offices Need

May 6, 2019 |

Businesses and government offices need translation services for a variety of reasons. Often, even offices that employ people who speak several languages find that a professional translator provides the technical and localized expertise needed to make documents and conversations correct and productive. It is one thing to speak a language, it’s another to be able […]

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The Future of Digital Advertising Requires Translation Services

The Future of Digital Advertising Requires Translation Services

April 3, 2019 |

We’ve been speaking with some of our clients about trends in the future of digital advertising. It seems clear that the future is about personalization, automation, and getting connected. We can’t help but notice how many of these trends require not only a great understanding of technology and marketing, but also, a great understanding of […]

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The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

March 4, 2019 |

Israel is one of the youngest countries in the in the Middle East. It is a haven for persecuted Jews, and has developed into a strong military power. Its population is made up of a variety of ethnicities, most of whom practice Judaism, but does include other religious groups. Israel and Palestine have been in […]

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Word Count Inconsistencies

Word Count Inconsistencies

February 1, 2019 |

Counting words, characters, and/or lines is a crucial subject for clients as it is the foundation for pricing translations. However, if you have been relying exclusively on the Word Count feature in Microsoft Word to get the word count of your document, you may get a much lower word count than actually translated. Different word […]

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Translating the Language of Love

Translating the Language of Love

January 25, 2019 |

The language of love is universal … or so we’ve been told. The truth is that just like any topic, translating romantic sayings from one language to another is not as easy as translating individual words. Romance and love, and the ideas around romance and love are very culturally specific, and therefore so is the […]

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The eLearning Trend Means More Work for Translators

The eLearning Trend Means More Work for Translators

January 17, 2019 |

By 2020 the global corporate eLearning market it projected to reach an approximate revenue of $31 billion. That figure does not include other likely eLearning outlets such as higher education and primary and secondary school education. According to the eLearning industry, eLearning is growing in five main areas: education, healthcare, information technology, retail and ecommerce, […]

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Machine Translation Still Needs People

Machine Translation Still Needs People

January 3, 2019 |

The worlds of international commerce, research and collaboration require translation services. It would be difficult for an international or multi-national company or research facility to hire expert linguists they need in order to conduct business and so the most common way of getting translation done is to go through a translation agency. However, for the […]

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