Important Factors of a Financial Translation

English may be the most widely accepted language in global business, but when dealing with sensitive financial information, these documents should not be left up to interpretation. Financial translators do more than rewrite content from a source document into a target language. Financial translation needs…

Translating a Digital Marketing Campaign for a Global Audience

Digital marketing is now essential to brand growth. Taking the time to develop intentional, well-translated content for each intended location is essential for any modern brand looking to go global.  To successfully execute translated marketing campaigns in other global markets, it’s important to keep in…

Greater Equality in Education through Language Services

While the Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn’t specifically state that schools must offer interpretation and translation services to parents — or any special supports for their non-English-speaking children – it does bar discrimination based on national origin in any program or activity receiving federal…

Hospital Translation

Visiting a doctor or hospital can be an uneasy experience, even when you can speak the native language. For individuals that cannot fully communicate with their doctors, these visits can leave them upset and confused and can be alienating or even dangerous. Laws require that…

What Happens When Brands Do Not Translate

The language of modern business It would be naive to say that business is impossible without a translation service. English has been periodically crowned “the language of global business” after all, and many of the world’s most prominent business leaders understand that no matter where…

Spanish dialects and their key differences

Between the 17th and 19th century, Spain established colonies all over the world. Spain had become one of the leading world powers, amassing astronomical amounts of silver and gold and one of the largest armadas the world has ever seen. However, in the late 19th…

6 items to consider localizing for your business

Localization, or adapting a previously translated product to a specific country or region, has become increasingly important for businesses entering new markets. If you’re looking to acquire new local customers, consider tailoring these aspects of your business to them: Website Studies show that customers prefer…

4 facts you may not know about ASL

As the predominant language for the deaf community in the U.S., American Sign Language is used by more and more people every day. For those who are new to the language, here are some interesting facts about ASL you may not know. The grammar of…

Traits to look for when reviewing a skilled quality translator

We all know a quality translator should be proficient in the source language and the target language, but having strong language skills doesn’t guarantee that the translator is right for your job. Look for these skills in your translator: Have abundant experience in the relevant…

The original translation service: the Rosetta Stone

When different civilizations interact, whether that be through trade or war, there is typically a language barrier between each civilization. In terms of the history of the United States, it would have been impossible for Native Americans and English settlers to communicate and resolve their…

7 steps to ensure you provide an expert translation

Becoming an excellent translator requires more than professional proficiency in the source language and the target language. An experienced translator knows how to guarantee that their translations are accurate starting from the moment they receive the project. Here are the steps to follow to ensure…