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Backshoring Localisation Services | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Fri, 22.08.2014
Posted on 22.08.2014 - 12:01am
I often find myself having conversations long into the night with a friend, an expat American now permanently based in Australia, in which she insists that if you don’t live in the United States, you...
Abbreviations in Translation  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 21.08.2014
Posted on 21.08.2014 - 11:48pm
Let’s think about the Boy Scouts for a minute. (I'm going somewhere with this, I promise.) It’s universally known that the Boy Scouts’ motto is ‘Be Prepared,’ which, based on conversations with...
Arguments You Can't Argue With  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 21.08.2014
Posted on 21.08.2014 - 02:18am
I recall, as a student, I had a geometry teacher who tried to instil some respect for logical statements. One of his favourite sayings was a variation on ‘Just because when it rains I get wet doesn’t...
An Industry Institution: The Convention Floor | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 21.08.2014
Posted on 21.08.2014 - 02:07am
The translation industry is like every other industry in the universe in many ways: It’s a business, after all, and as such has a complex ecosystem of buyers, sellers, support staff, and interested...
What to Do with Your Back-End Products  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 20.08.2014
Posted on 20.08.2014 - 01:25am
One thing I resisted for a very long when first starting to promote and manage my own translation services was the concept of my own talents and efforts as “products.” I don’t sell products, I...
Translation and Teaching ESL  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 20.08.2014
Posted on 20.08.2014 - 01:13am
English remains the most important and popular language for people to learn as a second language around the world, and there are as many theories on the best way to learn it – or any second language...
What's Your Unique Selling Proposition?  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 19.08.2014
Posted on 19.08.2014 - 03:41am
Like everyone else, I sometimes grow very, very tired of marketing-speak and sales-speak. Sometimes talking endlessly about your content and your calls to action and building up client lists feels...
Why Language Matters  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 19.08.2014
Posted on 19.08.2014 - 03:29am
As a well-regarded purveyor of translation services, I’m involved in a lot of conversations with potential clients, ranging from individuals with a project they want to get into a new market to large...
When Mergers Loom Large  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 18.08.2014
Posted on 18.08.2014 - 02:21am
If you’ve never heard the term ‘merger season,’ count yourself lucky. For those of us who have, hearing it or reading it is enough to send you out for a few drinks at lunch. For those of us involved...

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