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How to Keep Your Site Visitors | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 28.08.2014
Posted on 28.08.2014 - 02:09am
Sometimes promotion and marketing seems like an empty shell, doesn’t it: You put a lot of time and energy into driving traffic to your website, and you get good numbers. But no one stays. A high...
Speaking the Languages of Former Yugoslavia | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 28.08.2014
Posted on 28.08.2014 - 02:02am
As the ongoing events in Ukraine reveal, the repercussions of the fall of the USSR continue to be felt decades after the fact. This shouldn’t surprise any student of history: Any empire’s dissolution...
Four Steps on the Road to Success  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 27.08.2014
Posted on 27.08.2014 - 01:38am
It’s fun, sometimes, to discuss the business of translation services in high-altitude terms – in other words, vaguely, from a high vantage point. But, of course, all work gets done down in the...
Collaborating with a Team  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 27.08.2014
Posted on 27.08.2014 - 01:28am
If you’re a fan of reality TV shows where fashion designers compete, you know that the most-dreaded moment on these show is when the designers are forced to collaborate on teams to create designs and...
The Trouble with Translating Metaphors  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 26.08.2014
Posted on 26.08.2014 - 12:54am
Once more into the breach, I cry – and let’s tackle the metaphor, possibly the single most-dreaded part of speech in any translation professional’s experience. Metaphors are a phrase that connect a...
Website or Online Real Estate?  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 26.08.2014
Posted on 26.08.2014 - 12:42am
Let’s start off with a quick question: Do you host advertisements on your website? I’m assuming that like a good freelancer you run your own website, and thus you have the option to either have them...
Idioms and Equivalence in Translation  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 25.08.2014
Posted on 25.08.2014 - 12:02am
Translation is an industry with a lot of history to it – what today is a slice of the overall globalisation industry, a department buried inside a division and usually with offices located in the...
Converting Clients in 30 Seconds  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 24.08.2014
Posted on 24.08.2014 - 11:51pm
The title is once again a bit of hyperbole for effect – we all know that converting prospects to clients is often a very lengthy dance. I’ve seen it take years – literally years – for a potential...
Globalisation vs. Translation: Opposing Philosophies?  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sat, 23.08.2014
Posted on 23.08.2014 - 06:49pm
Translation is a business and an industry, and those of us involved in it are here not because we’re hobbyists or enthusiasts (though we may be that as well) but because it’s how we make our living....

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