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The importance of professional translation in the modern business world

Posted by Tomedes on May 24, 2016 – 6:14 am Filed under Corporate Translation, Legal Translation, Translation Advice, Translation Musings
Professional translation services play an important role in the modern business world. From trade deals to new partnerships to international conferences, professional translation helps companies and individuals come together to improve their business practices, source better deals and engage more...
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Why you should always opt for a professional translation company and avoid that friend who speaks a bit of Spanish!

Posted by Tomedes on April 27, 2016 – 10:18 am Filed under Uncategorized
Translation is a skilled craft. A professional translator will have a deep understanding not just of the words of their two (or more) languages, but of their grammatical structure, flow and particular idiosyncrasies.   Companies that require translation should always...
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5 areas of your business where professional translation is essential

Posted by Tomedes on March 30, 2016 – 8:15 am Filed under Corporate Translation, Translation Advice, Translation Services
We often hear how multilingual individuals can use their language abilities to advance their careers and increase their income, but businesses don’t need to have a team of in-house linguistic experts in order to use other languages to their advantage....
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5 things professional translation can do for your business

Posted by Tomedes on February 15, 2016 – 7:09 pm Filed under Corporate Translation, Translation Advice, Translation Services
Professional translation can help to shape and mould your business in many ways. Here we present five of the most exciting ways that it can impact on your company.   1. Increase your customer base   Professional translation enables you...
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Why your business should avoid machine translation

Posted by Tomedes on January 20, 2016 – 10:15 am Filed under Corporate Translation
Regardless of the sector you work in, it is no doubt important for your company to maintain an efficient, professional image at all times. With the global nature of the marketplace providing a vast spread of competition for many businesses,...
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How to ensure high quality translation

Posted by Tomedes on December 16, 2015 – 1:23 pm Filed under Uncategorized
Whether you need to use a translation service for yourself or for your company, it’s important that you get the highest quality translation possible. But how can you ensure that is the case?   Professional human translation   The most...
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Top tips on how to choose a translation company

Posted by Tomedes on November 25, 2015 – 8:55 am Filed under Language Translation Advice, Translation Advice, Translation Musings, Translation Services
In the translation industry, just as in other sectors, there are good and bad companies. Ensuring you use a respectable translation company is essential if you want accurate translations, delivered on time and with a certificate of translation. But how...
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Is preserving Catalan more important to the English and Americans than it is to the Spanish?

Posted by Tomedes on October 28, 2015 – 10:57 am Filed under Uncategorized
Catalan originated in Catalonia, in north-eastern Spain and areas of the southernmost part of France. Today, there are 4.1 million native speakers of Catalan, with a further 5.1 million people speaking it as a second language, many of them based...
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The richest languages on the planet

Posted by Tomedes on September 17, 2015 – 6:23 am Filed under Language
As those of us in the translation community no doubt agree, language is a fascinating thing. According to research by Vistawide, there are 6,912 living languages spread across the planet, though 516 of those are on the brink of extinction....
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Eight English Words That You’re Using Incorrectly

Posted by Tomedes on August 31, 2015 – 4:32 am Filed under Freelance Translators, Language Translation Advice, Language Translators, Translation Discussion, Translation Facts
There are lots of English words that people mispronounce or misuse. In this blog post, we’ll examine eight common words that people regularly say incorrectly. Have you ever noticed any of the following errors?   1. ‘Arctic’ not ‘Artic’ If...
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