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News | 09.10.2019

7 ways to avoid hitting a brick wall with learning and development translation

In advance of the World of Learning event this year in Birmingham, at which The Translation People will, once again, be exhibiting, we wanted to share some best practices when translating learning and development content. Given our longstanding track record with learning and development translations over the years, we are keen to share our experiences…

7 ways to avoid hitting a brick wall with learning and development translation

News | 11.06.2019

6 reasons why your translation quality might be poor

Translation quality is perhaps the most important factor when commissioning translations, so why do so many agencies get it wrong? Many buyers have received a translation at some point that they are told is ‘not right’ or ‘looks like a Google Translation’, causing potential embarrassment and poor sales or product delays. What are the reasons…

6 reasons why your translation quality might be poor

News | 11.03.2019

Translation, transcreation, localisation… what’s the difference?

Anyone could be forgiven for thinking there’s not much more to a translation company like The Translation People than, well, translation. It may seem as though our industry simply deals with taking a text from one language and converting it into another, but in reality, a large number of the requests we handle on a…

Translation, transcreation, localisation… what’s the difference?

News | 12.02.2019

Why video translation is crucial for global brands

In recent years, video has been widely dubbed as the future of content marketing. And with current forecasts suggesting that it will account for 79% of all global Internet traffic by 2020, it’s safe to say that the future is now, which makes video translation a key consideration for brands operating internationally. The consumer appetite for…

Why video translation is crucial for global brands

News | 08.02.2019

5 reasons why you should be using WeChat to grow your business in China

WeChat is China’s largest and most dominant social network. After WhatsApp, it is also the second biggest messaging platform in the world. Yet this online behemoth is often neglected by international companies setting out to expand their business in China. Many companies who seek Chinese translation services funnel their translated content into more traditional marketing…

5 reasons why you should be using WeChat to grow your business in China

Translation Industry News | 26.11.2018

9 Tips for Producing High-Quality Translations

9 Tips for Producing High-Quality Translations

Services | 02.11.2018

5 Tips to Make Your Website Translation a Success

5 Tips to Make Your Website Translation a Success

News | 01.11.2018

Overcoming Challenges in E-Learning Translation

In October this year, The Translation People exhibited at the World of Learning event in Birmingham. Our decision to exhibit was based on our longstanding track record for the e-learning sector over the years, and a desire to share our experiences with visitors and fellow-exhibitors alike. During our time at the exhibition we spoke with…

Overcoming Challenges in E-Learning Translation

News | 13.09.2018

Learning and Development: without the language barrier

4 top tips for translating your e-learning content In today’s globalised world, companies are increasingly scrapping traditional employee training methods in favour of streamlined digital e-learning programmes which can be accessed remotely from anywhere in the world. Despite these developments, providing the training in employees’ local languages is a crucial step which continues to be…

Learning and Development: without the language barrier

Language focus | 21.03.2018

Roads of Translation: Babel in Geneva

The Tower of Babel by Flemish master Abel Grimmer (1604, pictured) is a visual symbol for the fascinating exhibition, Roads of Translation, currently on display at the Fondation Bodmer in Geneva. Focusing on works collected by the Swiss bibliophile and scholar Martin Bodmer, the exhibition illustrates the role of translation as a channel for understanding…

Roads of Translation: Babel in Geneva

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