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Don’t Let Translation Be a Bottleneck to Your Expansion. Part 1

This post resulted from an internal discussion of a highly-priced quote for a Russian to English website translation. In the course of preparing the quote, I suggested to charge our highest rate while our project manager maintained that this didn’t make sense because the client would never agree. I knew it was likely to be […]

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Proofreading: How to Avoid Blunders that Turn Away Prospects

This post expands on my older entry about the role of proofreading and the importance of having it done by a qualified person, ideally your original translator. Now, I would like to follow up on, and reinforce, the idea that using someone who is not qualified to do proofreading or dropping it altogether can result […]

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Reasonable Translation Deadline Benefits

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Tight deadlines are quite common in the translation industry. The reasons behind them certainly vary and are generally justified such as an urgent need for translation because a delivery truck is detained at the border due to an untranslated bill of lading. However, my experience with English to Russian translation suggests that deadlines sometimes might […]

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