Marketing your products in Quebec, Canada

Setting up a business and selling products in Quebec is not easy but it’s worth it. Unlike consumers in the US and the rest of Canada, Quebecers are not as concerned about price as they are about quality so they’ll quickly become your loyal customers if your products are of high-quality. But there’s more to marketing your products in Quebec than providing a quality product. Read on to find out what you can and cannot do when advertising products in this province. Budget [...]

By |2019-07-05T14:21:17-04:00July 6th, 2019|Featured, French|0 Comments

What you should know about Translating English to Spanish

The Spanish language is one of the most widely-spoken in the world today and translations from English to Spanish as well as Spanish to English are in great demand.  If you are working with translating Spanish for the first time it helps to be familiar with some of the differences between the two languages. Learning a little more about the language will help you when working with translation software. Word Order The single biggest difference between Spanish and English is word order.  For [...]

By |2019-07-05T13:24:27-04:00June 29th, 2019|English, Spanish|0 Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying the best Translation Software

Taking on the responsibility to buy translation software can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not familiar with this type of software and don’t know what to look for. Choose wisely and your translation will be accurate with a fast turnaround time while saving your company lots of money. Choose unwisely and it will most likely be detrimental to your business. So, how can you narrow down your choices and make sure you get the best solution for your needs and budget? [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:02:46-04:00September 28th, 2016|Translation Software|0 Comments

Translation Glasses Unveiled at Japan’s Gadget Show

Photo courtesy of AFP NTT Docomo, Japan’s leading cellphone company, is receiving a lot of press after they recently unveiled their augmented reality glasses. Called Intelligent Glass, this gadget can translate a menu in real time at the latest Gadget Show in Japan. The glasses are designed to allow the wearer to look at a menu or document and instantly see the translation overlaid on top of the original. For now, the unit can only translate, Japanese, Chinese and Korean languages. How it [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:03:40-04:00October 10th, 2013|Translation Software|0 Comments

Why you should be translating Brazilian Portuguese for your Business

Today the most widely used Portuguese dialects are European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. Continental Portugal, the motherland of all Portuguese colonies, is where the language originated and then it spread to exotic locations around the world.   Brazil now holds the linguistic power,  not just because it’s the fifth-largest country in terms of land mass and population but also because of its economy. In fact, Brazil has proved to be an upcoming power in the world of business and commerce which is why so [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:32:10-04:00October 1st, 2013|Portuguese|0 Comments

Spanish 101: Conversational Words and Phrases

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and out of its many dialects, Castilian is by far the most widely used. So, whether you’re planning to go on vacation to sunny Spain or on a business trip to a Spanish-speaking country and you’re looking to learn Spanish, start with the most common words and phrases. Here are a few conversational phrases to help you get started: Sí - Yes No - No Por favor - Please Gracias - [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:33:34-04:00July 8th, 2013|Spanish|0 Comments

How to effectively use translation software in your company

We are constantly getting calls from companies that are exploring the idea of using translation software for the first time. Usually someone in the company has been tasked with finding a software that will allow them to translate documents, internal company information forms or any other type of information that is a part of normal business communication. The main reason they start searching for translation software is because they have actually went to a translation agency and gotten a better sense of the [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:36:25-04:00June 25th, 2013|Translation Software, Tutorials|0 Comments

What’s the difference between a Translator and an Interpreter?

While most people believe that both translators and interpreters do the exact same thing as they’re converting information from one language to another, the truth is these are two different professions that require a different skills set to perform. So, what’s the difference between a translator and an interpreter? Read on to find out… Human translators vs Interpreters Simply put, translators translate the written word while interpreters translate the spoken word. Basically, translators convert written text, such as books, articles, technical guides for [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:37:36-04:00June 19th, 2013|Translation Software|0 Comments

Doing business in Italy

When doing business abroad you cannot afford to just focus on your business proposal and ignore the possible impact of a different culture. Italy, like any country in the world, has its own business etiquette and a unique way in which business meetings and negotiations are conducted. Here are a few things to consider if you’re planning on doing business in Italy: Etiquette Italians value good manners and courtesy so when doing business in Italy make sure your conduct is impeccable. Shake hands [...]

By |2013-05-28T18:03:55-04:00May 29th, 2013|General, Italian|0 Comments

Top 5 Business Tips for Sweden

When you arrive in Sweden on your business trip, one of the first things you will notice is that the culture is very family-centered. So much so that even on trains and in public buildings you will find toys for children to play with. This is in stark contrast to most of the rest of the world. You will also find the Swedish people to be kind and gentle people, not boisterous and never loud. It’s unlikely you will see a Swedish person [...]

By |2017-05-12T22:40:00-04:00May 14th, 2013|General, Swedish|0 Comments