My Take on the Unconference

My Take on the Unconference

Written by Huiping Iler Originally published on The Association of Language Companies (ALCA) Blog Isn’t a retreat just for fun? The Unconference in Carmel was essentially a retreat for translation company owners. But why is so great to have a retreat? – I mean the food and ocean views were wonderful but couldn’t we have […]

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OnFebruary 24, 2015, posted in: Articles by

Fun Valentine’s Day Facts From Around the World!

Fun Valentine’s Day Facts From Around the World!

Plus Free Valentine’s Day Cards that say “I love you” in Different Languages! Finland In Finland Valentine’s Day is less about romance and more about friendship. February 14th is actually called Ystävänpäivä which in Finnish means “Friend’s day”. Rather than focusing only on a “significant other”, most people spend time with their friends and exchange cards and gifts with […]

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OnFebruary 12, 2015, posted in: Articles, Cross-Cultural Articles by

Website Translation: 10 Considerations to Help You Get Started Right

Website Translation: 10 Considerations to Help You Get Started Right

Are you planning to translate your website and don’t know from where to start? We are here to help! Having worked on numerous website translation projects, we know that the process can be overwhelming at times. Which is why, in order to simplify things, we have come up with a list of 10 common questions […]

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A Quiet Death: The World’s Disappearing Languages

A Quiet Death: The World’s Disappearing Languages

Endangered Languages When we hear the word “endangered” most of us probably think of the plight of the white rhino or the polar bear, or maybe we think about the dwindling of the tropical rainforests. The word “endangered” likely does not lead us to think of languages. Therefore, it would come as a surprise to […]

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OnJanuary 30, 2015, posted in: Aboriginal, Arts and Culture, Cross-Cultural Articles by

So You Need a Multilingual Voice Over?

Well you’ve come to the right place! We have worked on a range of multilingual voice over projects with a variety of formats and languages, from French, to Chinese, to Inuktitut! Step 1: Transcription First things first: Do you have a script for your project already? If not, you will need to have one transcribed* from […]

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