project management

January 5, 2021

Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations?

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Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations? When choosing a translation agency, you should take several factors into account. Quality matters a lot, but many other considerations also come into play. Response time, flexibility, subject-matter expertise, capacity, and technical savvy will all impact […] (Read more...)

December 31, 2020

How long do translations take?

how long do translations take
How long do translations take?  When a client needs translation, we always ask when they want it delivered. Sometimes, the client replies “as soon as possible.” This communicates urgency, but it’s not really helpful information. When you ask “how long do translations take?” be prepared […] (Read more...)

December 24, 2020

Ten myths about translation quality

Ten myths about translation quality Nataly Kelly, a co-author of the book Found in Translation, wrote an article well known in the localization industry titled “Ten Common Myths about Translation Quality.” In it, she describes ten ways that inexperienced translation service buyers might try to ensure […] (Read more...)

December 24, 2020

Four ways to reduce translation costs

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Four ways to reduce translation costs Translation can seem expensive, but fixing a bad translation costs double. Here are four ways to reduce translation costs without sacrificing the quality of your multilingual content: Centralize  How many different departments in your company purchase translation services from […] (Read more...)

December 24, 2020

Language Service Partnering for multilingual success

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Language Service Partnering for multilingual success Businesses like ours often refer to themselves as “translation agencies” or “language service providers.” We prefer to call Scriptis a “language service partner.” This choice describes our business philosophy as well as our ideal client relationship.  What is a […] (Read more...)