International Contact, Inc.—a multi-language communications agency in Oakland, California—celebrates 33 years in business, which is a pretty unusual milestone for a small business. Although the Census Bureau does not have statistics on business failure rates, its SUSB program provides annual data for all U.S. paid employer firms, including establishment and closure. From those figures, business […]
The European Centre for Next Generation Localisation reports that the language services market is the fourth fastest growing sector in the United States. Common Sense Advisory, a consulting firm specializing in language services, estimates translation services at nearly US$38 billion. GALA, the Globalization and Localization Association, […]
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Two-tier translation is defined as a comprehensive translation (usually in-country), which is then thoroughly reviewed by the respective local language team to assure proper localization and accuracy […]
How do you find a good translator?
First and foremost, your translator should be a native speaker of the “target language,” the language being translated into. For example, if your English material is being translated into Spanish, […]
If the document has any value or importance whatsoever you should always consider using a professional language translation service like International Contact, Inc. Sure, there are other websites that claim to do it for free. The reality […]
The 10 most spoken languages in the World
How responsive would you be if someone tried to sell you their services in a language you couldn’t understand, or in poorly written English littered with spelling and grammar mistakes?
You don’t have to […]