Survey: Only 40% of Consumers Trust Brands That Don't Translate | One Hour Translation

Only 40% of consumers trust companies that fail to translate their websites, applications and products. ... Continue

Localization and Advertising Campaigns Gone Wrong | One Hour Translation

We all understand the importance of hiring a professional translator when a translation is required, and we also understand the important of localization. In this article we’ll show you some advertising examples where there’s obviously been failure on both counts! ... Continue

Localization, And Why It’s Important | One Hour Translation

We’ve probably all noticed in recent years that localized products have increased significantly, particularly in the field of internet technology. So why is there a major focus on localization in this area? ... Continue

Edmundo Santos: The Translation and Dubbing Revolution | One Hour Translation

Who doesn’t love animation! Many people who enjoy animation notice that dubbing for these kinds of movies differs quite a lot from the original, aiming obviously to achieve the necessary magic that’s so important to attract both children and adults. ... Continue

Interesting! Words With No English Equivalent - Part 2 | One Hour Translation

Have a look at the list of words below – it’s very interesting! Maybe even interesting enough to learn a new language! Perhaps our translator friends out there are already familiar with some of these words, but hopefully there might be something here for you to learn too! ... Continue

Interesting! Words With No English Equivalent - Part 1 | One Hour Translation

Anyone trying to learn the English language knows only too well just how extensive this language is; but did you know that there are words from other languages around the world that have no exact English equivalent? ... Continue

Body Language Tricks to Help You Achieve Success - Part 3 | One Hour Translation

When you’re speaking with someone and you want to build a rapport with them, nod you head at times when the person is saying new or interesting things. This is a huge signal that you agree with them, that you’re actually listening to what they’re saying, and that you’re accepting what they’re saying. It creates an instantaneous bond in conversation when your listener nods their head in agreement, displaying that they are in fact listening to your words.  ... Continue

Body Language Tricks to Help You Achieve Success - Part 2 | One Hour Translation

Crossing your legs is a sign that you’re unreceptive and resistant. It’s great if you’re trying to distance yourself from someone, but when you’re negotiating a good deal for yourself on a new car you’re considering purchasing, or you’re trying to convince your boss it’s time you received a raise for all your great document translation work, it’s not a good idea to display resistance. Keep your legs uncrossed, and be open with your posture. You’ve got a better chance of getting a really good deal. ... Continue

Body Language Tricks to Help You Achieve Success - Part 1 | One Hour Translation

Dealing effectively with people in life can be a really neat trick; and many times it simply comes down to body language. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a clerk in a store, an experienced translator, or a business manager; when you‘re constantly dealing with people it’s imperative that you know how to communicate effectively with them. ... Continue

What Makes a Great Translator or Interpreter? | One Hour Translation

There are a lot of really valid answers to this question, but probably the most significant answer in the field of interpretation and translation would have to be having the ability to comprehend just how a foreign language is used in the day-to-day lives of different native speakers. ... Continue