Keeping Your Confidential Translations Safe and Secure

We should be used to outsourcing to third-party vendors by now. The global outsourcing market was valued at US$88.9 billion, in 2017. But outsourcing still comes with concerns about how important confidential content is stored and protected. Here’s how to tell if your language service provider is doing enough. Before you contact your new translation agency Once you’ve

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April 4, 2018 0

When do I get an ROI on my translations?

The pressure’s on to see a return on your translation spend. Your manager’s just signed-off on your translation budget for the next six months. They want immediate ROI from your language service provider. So when can you expect your translations to start making you some money? Overcoming the translation cost barrier  You run a huge

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April 2, 2018 0


How to get bad translations back on track

Looking to switch language provider? If the answer’s yes, then it’s either because you’ve been let down by your current translation agency on speed, price, project management or quality. And if your last project was mistake-heavy, what about all your translations from the past six months? Thankfully, all that mistranslated content can still be saved. Translation

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February 28, 2018

Can your website ever be too multilingual?

 We heard an interesting story recently from a prospective client. One language service provider tried to convince them to translate their website into 15 languages. They didn’t sell to 11 of the countries suggested, and they had no future plans to do so. The languages industry is very competitive, but vendors are also very supportive

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February 26, 2018

eTail West 2018 – Come and say hi

The Straker Translations team is attending eTail West 2018 in Palm Springs. We’ll be there from Feb 27-Mar 1. Come and find us at Booth #219. We’re looking forward to meeting up with online retailers who want professional human translations to reach more customers and in more markets. Our team can guide you through everything

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February 26, 2018

Validation: a platform for translation quality

A validation platform is a very useful tool for clients. So it’s really worth taking the time to explore its many uses. Using a validation platform can save you time in the reviewing process, improve quality even further, and make translation checking faster project-by-project. Online validation makes content better Client reviewers can mark up any

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February 21, 2018

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