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Translation mistakes – the importance of getting it right and why it goes wrong

Translation mistakes – the importance of getting it right and why it goes wrong

In our previous blog post , we told the story of the smoking breadmaker which caused problems for users and costly consequences for the manufacturer.

Things can and do go wrong in many cases:… Continue Reading »

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Interpreting - why use a professional?

Interpreting - why use a professional?

If you think that anyone who speaks a second language (to a level where they are comfortable going on holiday) can be a good interpreter, it’s time to think again.

In a business situation, yo… Continue Reading »

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What we look for in a technical translator

What we look for in a technical translator

Our MD Sue Clark comments in the ITI Bulletin in September 2015 on what we look for in a technical translator. To read the article in full click here.

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Freelance Translators – how to get your application read

Freelance Translators – how to get your application read

The team at MTT handle over 100 applications from prospective freelance translators every day. The sad truth is the vast majority of these are scams or so poorly written that they are simply del… Continue Reading »

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What kind of translations do you need when taking on a new market?

What kind of translations do you need when taking on a new market?

If you’re looking at going into a new market, translation and localisation need to be high on your list of things to consider.

First of all, let’s take a quick look at the difference bet… Continue Reading »

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5 Legal Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

5 Legal Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

Legal translation is one of our core activities - so here are our top five Translation Traps and how to avoid them to help you get the best translation possible from your supplier.

Trap 1 – N… Continue Reading »

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5 Marketing Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

5 Marketing Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

Marketing translation is one of our main strengths - so here are our top five Translation Traps and how to avoid them to help you get the best translation possible from your supplier.

Trap 1 … Continue Reading »

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5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

Technical translation is what we do best - so here are our top five Translation Traps and how to avoid them to help you get the best translation possible from your supplier.

Trap 1 - Thinking… Continue Reading »

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Impartial advice for language buyers

Impartial advice for language buyers

If you're looking for an impartial viewpoint on how to get the best language provider, why not try the Institute of Translation and Interpreting - they're our professional body and have publishe… Continue Reading »

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New to translation? Here's what you need to know...

New to translation? Here's what you need to know...

What you need to know if you are new to translation services

If you need a translation doing but don’t quite know how it all works, here’s the information you need to help you understand the … Continue Reading »

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