Entries by Carolyn Knees

How Teamwork Leads to Quality Translations

Let’s say you’re planning to get some materials translated. You’re prepared to pay for professional translation services, because you understand the benefits. You’ve even found a language service company (LSC) that you trust, and you’re ready to get a quote. However, you’re still hesitant, because you want to know with 100% certainty that you’ve received […]

How To Get the Right Translation

When it comes to language, things are rarely “right” or “wrong”. There are so many ways to express the same feeling or convey the same point, and everyone seems to have a preference. In spontaneous conversation, this is rarely a problem. Differences in preference either go unnoticed, or are good for a laugh. We’ve all […]

17 Attributes that Make a Good Translator

Your company is about to expand its operations into other countries and you have a localization project in the pipeline to go along with the expansion. You are now ready to build your localization project team. Project managers, translators, proofreaders, editors and desktop publishing specialists are just some of the key people that may be […]