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Translator’s Guide: Top Places to Find Translation Work Online – Overseas DTP Blog

Starting your morning off translating a Korean fashion website or a German user manual sounds  pretty rewarding, right? Especially if you can work from your bedroom, or your favorite coffee house. Being able to take on the projects you get excited about and the clients you actually want to work with is a dream that […]

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Become a Better Translator

5 Step Plan to Become a Better Translator

Learning a language is a lifelong endeavor. Even those with certification are constantly try to push the boundaries of their knowledge. Although most professional translators are already aware of useful techniques to improve their skills, there are many others who, being new to the profession, can be helped to speed their acquisition of their target […]

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6 Ways to Ensure Quality in Translation

6 Ways to Ensure Quality in Translation

“The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.”                                    […]

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Telling an LSP to Translate

Client Education Series — 7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Telling an LSP to Translate

Scientia potentia est. The observation rings as true today as it was in Sir Francis Bacon’s time in 16th century England. If you have an understanding of the work of a language services provider (LSP), you can ensure that you are receiving the services you require; the services are of the right quality; and the […]

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Pros and Cons of Charging by the Hour for translation services

Pros and Cons of Charging by the Hour in Translation Industry

In this post we want to touch on a subject we have been thinking about much during the past few months. We are confident that it will be of interest to our translators who are reconsidering the way they charge for their services. Traditionally, translation agencies like ours bill by the source word. The model […]

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6 Things About Bilingual Scientific Editing To Increase Your Income

More than 90 percent of global scientific literature is published in English but only a fraction of the world’s scientists are from the US, the UK, Canada, and other Anglophone countries. Science was done equally in English, French, and German at the start of the 20th century. Together these three languages formed the triumvirate. Anyone […]

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Translation and Localization agency in India

Client Education Series: 4 Things to Know about Translation Agencies

One of our New Year’s resolutions was to work on a series that will serve as a guide for our clients, to get accurate, timely translations for less price. We are in the first week of March and proud to be sticking to the resolution. This post is the third blog in Client Education Series. […]

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Professional Medical Translation Services

Role of Accuracy in Professional Medical Translation

  We recently expanded. Medical translation was always among our offerings but a new team on the floor working exclusively in pharmaceutical, prescription, research paper, and patent translation transforms Overseas DTP into your ideal partner for getting professional medical translation online. Now we have a large team of certified professionals on board who are domain […]

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3 Ways to Make More Money as a Translator

3 Ways to Make More Money as a Translator

As a profession, translation and interpretation is set for 29 percent employment growth in the U.S. during the next 10 years. There will be 17,500 more jobs in this period. Naturally, some of the fruits of this growth will trickle down to you if you are a professional translator. You will grow with the industry. […]

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Four Factors to Consider before Buying a Translation

Overseas DTP Client Education Series: Four Factors to Consider before Buying a Translation

You need a translation? Go out and ask several agencies how much they charge for a word and hire the one offering the lowest figure. End of the story. If only it were as simple as that. Just as you will not buy a car solely based on its colour; companies and clients who care […]

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