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Translation isn't getting cheaper, by Rose Newell

Translation isn't getting cheaper, by Rose Newell | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Everyone seems to be finding new ways to make translation cheaper while at the same time promising good results. Not possible.

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Anatomy of Writing a Business Letter

Anatomy of Writing a Business Letter | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it

Writing a business letter is often an everyday part of the job for administrative professionals, but it is not necessarily part of what the rest of us are required to do. Maybe you never took a bu...


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Andrew Tibbetts's curator insight, September 10, 2013 3:30 PM

This article discusses how to go about writing a business letter. There are a few different formats when writing a business letter, and those formats should change depending on who you're sending it to. The article goes on about where you should write certain things, such as your name, their name, address, date, among others. Overall it's a simple and good explanation for the basis of writing a business letter.

This article was found on wordpress.com. 

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Public Speaking Tips: Making an effective public speech - TeleManagement

Public Speaking Tips: Making an effective public speech - TeleManagement | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
If you plan to make a public speech, take time to plan a careful approach to provide a dynamic talk that will inspire your audience. Many people in the business world must occasionally make a public speech.
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Conviction tossed for garbled Miranda translation

Conviction tossed for garbled Miranda translation | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
He was convicted to 10 years in prison in connection with an investigation into marijuana grows on federal forests in Yamhill and Tillamook counties.

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The Challenges of Localizing Your Website - Search Engine Journal

The Challenges of Localizing Your Website - Search Engine Journal | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
image credit: ShutterStock There are a number of challenges any business or organization must face when localizing its website. There are issues to do with

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A Guide To New And Outdated Technology Terms [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

A Guide To New And Outdated Technology Terms [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
A Guide To New And Outdated Technology Terms [INFOGRAPHIC] (A Guide To New And Outdated Technology Terms [INFOGRAPHIC] - As technology has altered our daily lives, such that ...
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5 Simple Tips for Improving Your Productivity

Productivity depends on your performance. You could be hardworking enough but at the end of the day, productivity is counted on how many completed tasks are of good quality. If you do your job righ...
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4 Do’s And Don’ts For Using Social Media To Promote Your Small Business

4 Do’s And Don’ts For Using Social Media To Promote Your Small Business | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it

Many small businesses worry about making mistakes on social media. These tips can help get started promoting your business.Many small businesses hold off on social media because they’re worried about making mistakes in an unfamiliar environment. Don’t let that obstacle stand in the way of using social media to build your company’s brand, reach new prospects, and nurture client relationships.


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, June 27, 2013 1:34 PM

Here are four do’s and don’ts for using social media to promote your small business....

Anna Morgan's curator insight, June 28, 2013 11:15 AM

Great advice

Janice Mobsby's curator insight, December 28, 2013 5:11 PM

Great Article on Do's & Don't..Thanks for sharing!

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Marketing for translators: changing the wording, not the world

Marketing for translators: changing the wording, not the world | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
The concepts of inbound and outbound marketing still haven't made their way into the translator community. A fancier wording might help.
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Business of Editing: "I Can Get It Cheaper!"

Perhaps the toughest issue to deal with as an editor is the prospective client (or existing client) who contacts you about a project, asks for a quote, and says, "I can get it cheaper!" Dealing wit...
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Beyond SEO: Why Good Translation is the Secret Sauce for Successful International Projects

Beyond SEO: Why Good Translation is the Secret Sauce for Successful International Projects | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
These days, product or marketing managers are often given ridiculously short deadlines to do multilingual product launches – everything from websites, to compliance documentation, to manuals, to brochures and marketing materials.
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9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment - In Photos: 9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment

9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment - In Photos: 9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Does your workplace stress you out? With help from Jenny Foss, a recruiter, author, career coach and founder of JobJenny.com, Sherry Burton Ways, an interior designer, color therapist, and author of Feel Good Spaces: A Guide to Decorating Your Home...
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Interpreters working in war zones face grave risks. It's time to act.

Interpreters working in war zones face grave risks. It's time to act. | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it

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Netflix Has a Problem With Low-Quality Klingon Translations

Netflix Has a Problem With Low-Quality Klingon Translations | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it

Over the years, nerds worldwide have devoted a great deal of time and brainpower to fleshing out the invented languages of fantasy worlds. But apparently they're not the only ones who care!


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Columbian.com - Poor translations used by Washington, Oregon health care exchanges

Columbian.com - Poor translations used by Washington, Oregon health care exchanges | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it

OLYMPIA — Translation efforts by the new health insurance exchanges in Washington and Oregon are getting poor marks by immigrant advocates.


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Google buys speech recognition patents

Google buys speech recognition patents | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Google has acquired from the SR Tech Group a portfolio of U.S. patents and patent applications that includes several speech related patents.
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True Colors: What Your Brand Colors Say About Your Business [Infographic]

True Colors: What Your Brand Colors Say About Your Business [Infographic] | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Our latest infographic puts the rainbow under a microscope to find out how each color can help you connect with your customers.
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Development of ISO-standards for interpreting

Marjory Bancroft interviewed about the work to create international standards for interpreting currently ongoing in the International Standards Organization....
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Freelancing: 7 Tips for Negotiating High End Rates

Freelancing: 7 Tips for Negotiating High End Rates | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Hi there! It looks like you're new here. Make sure you don't miss out -- find out how to land more clients with this free guide -- 5 Elements of a Perfect Proposal. Tweet TweetI am a huge advocate of
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Google 'working on videogame console' - Telegraph

Google 'working on videogame console' - Telegraph | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
Google is working on a videogame console and smartwatch powered by Android software, according to reports.
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The Ideal Translation: Algunos trucos informáticos para traductores

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Machine Translation and Data Protection

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The events of the past few days, I am talking about Prism, the US project for data mining which Facebook and Google deny knowing anything about, will no doubt have woken many of us up to something ...
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Plain English and Science Writing (Chicago Manual of Style Online)

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Why Every Brand Needs Custom Social Media Marketing

Why Every Brand Needs Custom Social Media Marketing | Translation and Interpretation Matters | Scoop.it
It’s important for brands to market in a customized manner. This infographic shares the importance of custom social media marketing.

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Forumactif's curator insight, June 5, 2013 6:07 AM

Très bon article.

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The Fish Firm's curator insight, June 16, 2013 8:57 AM

“We’re going to move away from thinking about websites; instead we’re going to think about content cornerstones - collections of content created and curated in service to a topic. Delivery of digital content is going to change, and while it may not happen in 2013, marketers are going to have to think about how to push content around the web without chaining it to a specific site.” - Ahava Leibtag