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What can a translator tweet about?

What can a translator tweet about? | Translation News | Scoop.it
Many translators often wonder what to tweet about in their business Twitter accounts. Translation news and blog posts or thoughts and experiences? Check out what Emilia, an English-Greek translator, thinks.

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Why Do Translation Clients Choose to Work With You? — Translators Academy

Why Do Translation Clients Choose to Work With You? — Translators Academy | Translation News | Scoop.it
Look at the website of any freelance translator or translation agency and you’ll see following words everywhere---quality, reliability, accuracy.
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How the Nuremberg Trials changed translation forever

How the Nuremberg Trials changed translation forever | Translation News | Scoop.it
We take simultaneous interpretation for granted today, watching world leaders at the UN and other organizations listen to speeches being translated in real time.
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Seven Signs That A Translation Agency Is Not Just Another Ignorant ...

Seven Signs That A Translation Agency Is Not Just Another Ignorant ... | Translation News | Scoop.it
In a previous post titled Seven Unmistakable Signs That A Translation Agency Is A Fake, I listed some of the most telling signs of an agency operating based on the rules of the corporate translation model.
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Skype Translator Looks to put Human Translators Out of a Job!

Skype Translator Looks to put Human Translators Out of a Job! | Translation News | Scoop.it
The people at Microsoft have developed a real-time translator. The Skype add-on has the ability to immediately translate to the language being spoken in real time. Utilized in today\'s global economy, this software may just change the world.
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Interview with an English Translator: Nancy | BeTranslated Blog

Interview with an English Translator: Nancy | BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
English-French translator Nancy talks about the advantages of the freelancing life, her top clients, and her favorite words.
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4 tips to Avoid #Scammers in the #Translation Industry. #xl8 (4 tips to Avoid #Scammers in the #Translation Industry. #xl8 http://t.co/syefZRxUIg)
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Getting started on the freelance translator’s ladder of success

Getting started on the freelance translator’s ladder of success | Translation News | Scoop.it
As a language graduate with a university education behind you, you can believe that you are all set for a career as a freelance translator or interpreter. But this may be far from the truth.
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Codecademy translates its 'learn to code' site into three new languages and ... - The Next Web

Codecademy translates its 'learn to code' site into three new languages and ... - The Next Web | Translation News | Scoop.it
Codecademy translates its 'learn to code' site into three new languages and ...
The Next Web
Codecademy is starting to think global.
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3 Risks of Cheap Translations You Should Avoid | BeTranslated Blog

3 Risks of Cheap Translations You Should Avoid | BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
As tempting and convenient cheapie translations may seem, there are dangers lurking among the too-good-to-be-true offers.
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Becoming a Professional Translator - The Journey of a Lifetime | BeTranslated Blog

Becoming a Professional Translator - The Journey of a Lifetime | BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
Do you have work experience and life skills that you can translate into a new career or business?
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Response to "We Want a Discount…"

Response to "We Want a Discount…" | Translation News | Scoop.it
Articles for translators and translation agencies: Translation Profession: Response to (Response to "We Want a Discount…" by @mstelmaszak.
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Translators make foreign literature accessible to readers - Jamestown Sun

Translators make foreign literature accessible to readers - Jamestown Sun | Translation News | Scoop.it
Translators make foreign literature accessible to readers Jamestown Sun Harris, who teaches creative writing full time, said translators must make thousands of decisions like that as they translate a literary work, in effect becoming “second...
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The Proper Way for Doing Everything, Including Translating

The Proper Way for Doing Everything, Including Translating | Translation News | Scoop.it
When we were children, we were told that there was a proper way to do everything and anything. We then tried to teach our own children the skills that they would need to survive and proper w...
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15 French words reinvented by Anglos - The Local.fr

15 French words reinvented by Anglos - The Local.fr | Translation News | Scoop.it
The Local.fr 15 French words reinvented by Anglos The Local.fr With roughly one-third of the English language being derived from French, according to some estimates, it's no surprise that there's a few words that didn't exactly remain true to their...
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Hot Tips for Hiring a Translator - BeTranslated Blog

Hot Tips for Hiring a Translator - BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
If you are a buyer of translation services within your company, you will find that following our tips when hiring a translator will save you lots of headaches
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Ten questions to ensure you get a high-quality translation

Ten questions to ensure you get a high-quality translation | Translation News | Scoop.it
You've been tasked to have a text translated into a language you don't understand a word of.
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How to break into video game translation

How to break into video game translation | Translation News | Scoop.it
The great "Catch-22" Translation is a strange animal (as are translators). Getting into translation is difficult in and of itself, but becoming qualified to work in a particular field is even more...
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4 Reasons You Should Hire a Translation Agency | BeTranslated Blog

4 Reasons You Should Hire a Translation Agency | BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
The top four reasons you'll want to hire a professional translation agency for your business.
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Man vs. (Translation) Machine | BeTranslated Blog

?A direct comparison proves: if you want accurate and professional translation, you have to rely on human intelligence.

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Professional translators agree that Google translate can't beat them. But do you reckon the quality is improving?

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The Translation Marketing Post: Best Value Translation Services: 7 Top Tips you absolutely need to keep in mind

The Translation Marketing Post: Best Value Translation Services: 7 Top Tips you absolutely need to keep in mind | Translation News | Scoop.it
7 Tricks that can cut your translation cost significantly! http://t.co/HvfsI8ZaPA
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Google buys written language translation startup - Phys.org

Google buys written language translation startup - Phys.org | Translation News | Scoop.it
Google on Friday confirmed it has bought a startup specializing in using smartphones to translate signs, billboards or other written words in real time.
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Translating Between Cultures | When SEO and translation work hand in hand | BeTranslated Blog

Translating Between Cultures | When SEO and translation work hand in hand | BeTranslated Blog | Translation News | Scoop.it
Languages and SEO work hand in hand. Check BeTranslated if you want to target a wider audience
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My Biggest Questions about Getting Started

My Biggest Questions about Getting Started | Translation News | Scoop.it
By Jamie Hartz It seems to me that some translators and interpreters fall into the profession by virtue of their linguistic ability and prior knowledge in a subject area, while others aspire to the...
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Bilingual and Multilingual

Bilingual and Multilingual | Translation News | Scoop.it
The topic of competence in more than one language is large and complex; because it is both an individual and a societal phenomenon it has an extensive literature within sociolinguistics and the soc...
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