English to Danish Translation for Business Travelers

If you’re ever in Denmark for business or pleasure, there is some good news and some bad news. The good news is that quite a lot of people in Denmark have an excellent command of English. The bad news is that if you’re really intent on learning some conversational Danish, or working on an English to Danish translation, you’ll probably need to invest a lot of time into the language. [Read more...]

A Word on Large and Small Translation Agencies

When it comes right down to it, both large and small agencies have their advantages. I think the same parallels exist in every field. The purpose of this article is not to judge agencies with respect to their size, but rather to describe some challenges that smaller and larger agencies face so you will understand the various aspects at hand when procuring your translation services. [Read more...]

Have you considered using leaflets or brochures to promote your translation business?

Now that we finished talking about blogging, I thought it was a good idea to discuss another means of promotion, both online and offline. I’ve been using leaflets and brochures for about two years now (mostly digital versions), and I found it a very good investment. There are some other colleagues out there who’ve been successfully marketing their translation businesses with similar documents, too. If you’ve been using them, please leave a comment below – we’d all love to read about your experience and perhaps even take a look at your collateral! [Read more...]

10 English language reports on doing business in Poland you have to know

While browsing resources for businesses and investors thinking about expanding to Poland, I came across a range of useful publications and reports. In this post I provide an overview of the most recent publications, with particular attention to what is being said about language and proficiency in English. Click on the title to open the report. [Read more...]

Thinking about doing business in Poland? These organisations will help

Doing business in a foreign country, especially if you don’t live there and you’ll be managing the relationship from abroad, may seem like a big challenge. I remember that when I first moved to the United Kingdom, I felt clueless about setting up a company, taxes, or the market in general. However, there’s plenty of help available out there, provided by governmental organisations and chambers of commerce. If you’re thinking about doing business in Poland, visit these organisations first. [Read more...]

The Financial Repercussions of Poor Language Translation

For those who own their own business, there’s nothing more important than keeping things moving in a forward direction, as opposed to allowing any setbacks to occur. Of course, this can be easier said than done, especially considering how many different elements can come into play on a daily basis. In the case that a business might need to translate a document or website, the chances that a misstep might occur are too high to take a risk. [Read more...]

Technical Document Translation Services

Have you ever bought something made in a foreign country? (The answer should be “yes,” unless you’re Amish or live off the grid.) Perhaps it was something a little bit on the technical side, not meant for mass export. Or maybe the translation of the item’s instructions about its various functions, or how to put it together, weren’t very clear in English. [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Consider Working with Language Translation Agencies

One of the biggest issues that businesses of all industries often run into is the need to translate their materials into other languages in order to communicate with potential clients and customers. After all, a huge portion of the population speaks languages other than English, and many individuals have an extremely difficult time understanding any English whatsoever. Many business owners try to take translation into their own hands, but there’s really no better route to take than to hire a professional language translation agency for document translation. [Read more...]