Make it easy to manage translations

A good translation management system will grow with you. Does your translation provider have one? It must be fluid and full of user-friendly functions which enable a customer to add to projects the more they translate. These functions may include complete order and payment histories, easy translation memory additions or glossary and reserved term uploads

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May 16, 2018 0

Bringing medical mistranslations to life

The better translation service providers understand that medical translations come with many red flags. Identical or similar words can have several completely different meanings, complex terminology also comes with confusing abbreviations, and individual countries have specific regulatory frameworks regarding everything from trialling to licensing to marketing and advertising. Mistranslations can cost millions We’ve all heard

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May 14, 2018 0

Translations for enterprise clients

New enterprise customers are telling us that a lot of the smaller translation agencies are struggling to meet enterprise client needs. Gone are the days when a language provider specializing solely in medical translations, for example, could operate off one lucrative multinational pharma contract. Supplying single subject domain translations in a core market isn’t enough

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May 9, 2018 0

Does your language partner think like an online retailer?

The best language service providers know that eCommerce translations require a different translation mentality compared to legal, medical and technical translations, for example. The latter are translating to the highest possible levels of accuracy (think of the implications of a mistranslated operations manual for heavy technical machinery or poorly translated pharmaceutical prescriptions and medicine labelling).

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May 7, 2018 0

Another Great Step to Translation Accuracy

Translation buyers can get accurate translations in several ways. Understandably, when a customer’s new to the translation process, they might not know how. Thankfully, it’s simpler than you think. Brief your provider as much as possible Send your language partner as much supporting documentation as you can; brand guidelines to assist the desktop publishing process

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May 2, 2018 0

Best Overall Translation Service for 2018

business.com, the independent global business evaluation organization, has named Straker Translations the best overall translation service for 2018. ‘[Straker] offers excellent customer service, a large global reach and a lengthy list of services. In addition, each of our translation tests confirms that this agency’s work is exceptionally accurate and local sounding.’ Use translations to beat

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April 30, 2018 0

Problem solving with eCommerce translation plugins

Translation plugins cure so many of the headaches clients experience with translations. The idea of a translation plugin is that you can incorporate translations into customer workflows. A plugin which enables the user to select and order, track, review and pay for translations makes translation creation very simple, quick and easy to manage. Choose a

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April 18, 2018 0

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