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Translation for Non-Governmental Organizations

Translation services are a much-needed budgetary line item for many entities. Corporations and companies of many sizes need these services as do news outlets and government agencies. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) also require these services in order to present a clear and understandable message in multiple languages. An NGO is a legally constituted organization that operates [...]

Professional Translations Make Professional RFPs

Requests for Proposal are key business documents for procurement. They indicate to potential suppliers that a business would like to make a purchase; detailing their specific requirements. This allows potential suppliers to submit bids explaining how they are the ones best able to meet these requirements. Thinking globally expands the reach of the RFP to [...]

Lost in Translation: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

CComposing text in your own native language is hard enough. Attempting to translate your information into a language you do not speak or understand is virtually impossible without assistance. There is huge potential for serious errors that could potentially embarrass your company or even ruin its chances of succeeding in foreign markets. Translation services are [...]

4 Grammar Mistakes That Have Gone Mainstream

Language is constantly changing. It grows and develops as different factors influence it. It is also governed by rules, such as spelling and grammar rules, created to standardize it and provide the language with consistency and continuity. Sometimes these rules aren’t followed, often due to language users not knowing them well enough. When a rule [...]

5 Qualities of a Quality Translator

It is often suggested that because someone speaks two languages, that makes them able to translate. However translation is a complex, learned skill that is based on knowing two languages, but goes much further. What makes a translator different from a bilingual person is that they’re a language expert, rather than just a language user. [...]

Translation and Green Energy

Green Energy: this is a hot buzzword in many industries and societies. The derivation of energy from clean, renewable, sustainable, and ecologically-friendly sources is a frequent topic of conversation in companies, governments, investment groups, and private homes around the world. The industry is important to a global society. Terminology and information about this topic must [...]