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eLearning Translation Pricing -Getting a ‘Ballpark’ Quote That Is Actually Useful

By |2019-04-18T18:33:16+00:00April 16th, 2019|Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization|

When you’re in the planning stages of a new eLearning project that includes translation, requesting a ballpark quote—or several ballpark quotes—is a good way to get a handle on the costs and timeline for the localization step. But ballpark quotes are built on assumptions and preliminary speculation, which means they run the risk of over- [...]

eLearning Translation: An Integrated Approach From Day One Makes a Huge Difference

By |2019-04-03T13:52:17+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization|

When you’ve worked as a translator for several years, you start to see translation everywhere. When I was on vacation in Mexico this summer, I saw lots of examples of what I’d call “afterthought” localization: you already have your sign painted up and then decide to stick on a translation at the last minute… just [...]

Training/eLearning Translation Best Practices, Part Five: Prioritize Client Review

By |2019-04-03T14:02:28+00:00March 5th, 2019|5 Best Series, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization|

This is Part 5, the final installment from our series Five Best Practices for the Translation of eLearning Content. Consider Initial Review for Localization When translating an eLearning/training project, prioritizing client review is a way of avoiding delays and unforeseen costs due to changes made mid-process. It is always a good idea to begin with [...]

Does Your Translation Vendor Understand Your Business?

By |2019-04-03T14:08:32+00:00February 21st, 2019|Life Sciences Translation, Manufacturing Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

Why it’s Important to Use a Specialist Language Service Provider (LSP) Translation covers a lot of territory, most of it much more complex than sending a block of text to a linguist and having a translation returned as another block of text. Virtually every translation we do requires an understanding of the intent and purpose [...]

Make the most of your In-Country Review process! (Part 2 of 2)

By |2019-04-03T14:30:01+00:00January 15th, 2019|Documentation Translation, Life Sciences Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Multilingual A/V Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

Read Part One In my last post, I explained a little bit about why you should involve your translation vendor as part of your In-Country Review (ICR) process. If you're convinced that you should implement a formal review process with your translation vendor, and now you want to know how, this is the blog for [...]

Make the most of your In-Country Review process! (Part 1 of 2)

By |2019-04-03T14:31:20+00:00January 15th, 2019|Documentation Translation, Life Sciences Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Multilingual A/V Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

In-Country Review (ICR) is an important quality step during the translation process. In short, ICR is a client-side review of the translation where the client’s subject matter experts ensure that all terminology is correct and that everything is appropriate and applicable for the target audience. If you’re regularly using translation services, it’s likely that you [...]

Can Smaller Companies Do Business Globally?

By |2019-04-03T14:38:01+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Culture Training, Documentation Translation, Going Global Series, Language Learning, Manufacturing Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles|

Two factors that you have to have to address first Note: This article is part of an ongoing series for 2019 on entering global markets. You can find the articles as they are published under the category Going Global Series.   Entering a new language market* requires the ability to communicate and distribute in that [...]

Free Translation Basics eBook Available Now!

By |2019-04-03T14:40:15+00:00December 18th, 2018|Documentation Translation, Fun With Translation and Language, Life Sciences Translation, Manufacturing Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Multilingual A/V Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

We've developed a new, concise Translation Basics eBook that explains what happens behind the scenes when a translation process is initiated. The eBook looks at translation terminology and tech, translation workflows, and our translator selection process. It was written to help you or a team member get up to speed on how this business works, [...]

So, you want to do a sample translation…

By |2019-04-03T14:41:22+00:00December 18th, 2018|Documentation Translation, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Multilingual A/V Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization|

How can I tell if this new translation vendor is right for us? Beginning to work with a new translation vendor can be intimidating. After all, once you have a live project in need of translation, turnaround times can be tight and you need to know that you’re getting the best quality translation possible. So, [...]

Multilingual Voice-Over & Subtitling for eLearning Courses

By |2019-04-03T14:44:46+00:00December 11th, 2018|Training & eLearning Translation Articles, Translation and Localization|

Both options for delivering audio have their pluses and minuses You’re in the eLearning industry and you’re putting together a course that’s supposed to be implemented in your client’s offices in five different countries. And there are audio tracks so you're going to need to choose between multilingual voice-over & subtitling. You’ve come to the [...]