Trying to make sense of a foreign language while you’re busy running your business is difficult enough. Throw in the confusing jargon of translation providers and it could lead to an even bigger muddle!
That’s why we’ve put together our bite-sized guide to translation terminology to help you make informed choices when buying translations.
UK companies are losing out on business because of a lack of language skills and cultural awareness. Startling but true, however creative or entrepreneurial you might be, your global success will always be limited if you can’t communicate with potential foreign customers. It’s not all bad news though – if you can adapt to the […]
The one-size-fits-all approach rarely works in business and this applies too to your foreign communications. A truly successful global business will demand effective translation at a local level – after all, what works in China won’t be the same for Brazil, and it will be different again say for Spain or Germany. But it’s not […]
It’s an impossible task to master all 6000+ languages that exist in the world today – instead, to succeed overseas you need to focus on the languages that will prove most valuable to your business. After the turbulent political and socio-economic events of 2016, those languages that were pivotal 5 years ago may well hold […]
It’s a common misconception that translation and interpretation services in business are only necessary when dealing with global markets. And it’s easy to see why – if your goal is to establish your business abroad, then communicating effectively with customers in foreign countries will be a priority; and you’ll want to spend the majority of […]
You want to expand your business abroad and target an overseas market. You realise you need to translate all your marketing materials to effectively communicate with new customers in foreign countries. But your budget is stretched and time is of the essence – so wouldn’t it be best to use online auto-translation software? Or save […]
When it comes to running a successful business, we all know that good communication is paramount. From day-to-day office relations, to hard-won contracts and critical business meetings. How we communicate – and importantly, how well we communicate – can be the difference between success and failure. But these all-important communications don’t just come in the […]
If you want to expand your business overseas, it’s not enough to simply focus on securing business in Europe. The global markets are ever-expanding, and in 2015 the Office for National Statistics released a bulletin stating that British reliance on trade with the EU has fallen to an all-time low. With the BRICS countries making […]