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Lending Helping Hand to Translation Clients in "Translation Jungle"
What do translation clients want? A GOOD language translation. They do not (and should not) know all aspects of the translation process. But if they know the aspects they can influence to get a good translation, if they control the controllable, it can make life easier both for them and for translators.
For individuals and companies equally, buying a translation is often a source of stress.
What to look for in a good translator/ translation company? Is it better to hire a freelance translator or a translation company, or a staff member of the language department of a local university?
How much will it cost? And what is a reasonable price for translation?
How translation quality will be assured? Is it necessary to use services of a second translator to edit/proofread the translation? To localize or not to localize? Is free online translation any good? ...
These and many more questions often remain unanswered, and occasional users of translation services have to rumble through the "translation jungle" finding all the "do's" and "don'ts" out the hard way on theirs own.
Translation professionals have valuable answers and tips. Sometimes, they complain about client ignorance, but often do not place emphasis on educating clients and addressing client frustration. Do you have a…
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