Ramadan: A Quick Guide to the Month of Fasting!

Ramadan: A Quick Guide to the Month of Fasting!

Thursday June 18th, 2015 marks the start of the month of Ramadan, celebrated by 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide. You likely have clients, business partners or colleagues who are celebrating and so you may have some questions about what it’s all about. If you would like some basic background about the month, were wondering why Ramadan […]

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OnJune 17, 2015, posted in: Articles, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural Articles by

wintranslation welcomes a new Project Manager!

wintranslation™ is happy to welcome a new Project Manager to our team! Frédérique Mantha is a graduate of the University of Ottawa where she specialized in French-Spanish-English translation. During the summer of 2014, Frédérique worked as a recruitment intern at wintranslation where she focused on recruiting Aboriginal language translators. While her mother-tongue is French, Frédérique is fluently […]

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OnJune 12, 2015, posted in: News by

Does Your Website Pass the Test? The Importance of Website Testing After Translation

Most people are familiar with the California Milk Advisory Board’s extremely popular “Got Milk?” campaign. However, what most people don’t know is how the campaign nearly took a disastrous turn when expanding to Mexico. When the “Got Milk?” slogan was translated into Spanish, it was interpreted as “Are You Lactating?” Fortunately the blunder was caught early […]

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OnMay 12, 2015, posted in: Articles, Website Translation by

Free Online Translation Tools: Is Free Always Better?

In today’s society of high demand for fast and cheap products and services, many people turn to free online translation tools because they are just that–fast and cheap! They are available for free because they are automated translations. They work by drawing on large databases of previously translated words which are programmed with algorithms in […]

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OnMarch 31, 2015, posted in: Articles, Translation Articles by

Retreat at Wizard Academy

Written by Huiping Iler This blog post was written by Huiping Iler, the president of wintranslation. She is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) and recently attended an EO retreat at Wizard Academy. This article is a write-up of her experience there.   My Experience at Wizard Academy Hello, my name is Huiping Iler, and I […]

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OnMarch 17, 2015, posted in: Articles by