How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Free Online Translation Tools

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Free Online Translation Tools

By ATA Compass | April 21, 2022

Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, Chinese authorities conducted a city-wide correction campaign to fix embarrassing translation gaffes. The mistranslations included signs…

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Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description

Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description: Excellent Resource for Clients and Employers

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 18, 2022

The Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description, authored by Norma Andrada, Heidi Cazes, Helen Eby, Julia Poger, and Rafael Treviño, might be called a job…

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Getting It Right

By YokoCo | December 10, 2020

Translation: Getting it Right There are hundreds of ways a translation project can go off track-ridiculous deadlines, misapplied machine translation, poor project management. Translation:…

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The Power of Social Media

Top Six Reasons You Should Caption Your Social Media Video Content

By ATA Compass | December 3, 2020

No matter what industry you’re in, video content is likely part of your marketing strategy. And if it’s not, it should be. According to…

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How to Avoid Misinformation: Cross-Border Strategies PR Pros Should be Thinking About

By ATA Compass | November 17, 2020

At a time when misinformation and fake news are running rampant, communication, and more specifically the written word, is arguably more important than ever.…

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Why Should I Hire a Professional?

Why Should I Hire a Professional?

By YokoCo | June 9, 2020

It takes more than just the ability to understand two languages. Professional translators and interpreters have the education, experience, and expertise to understand the…

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25 Million Americans Don’t Speak English: Translators and Interpreters Essential in Pandemic

By ATA Compass | May 22, 2020

At the time of this writing, millions of Americans are have been ordered to stay home, instructions that are hard enough to grasp if…

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Translator vs. Interpreter: What's the difference?

Translator vs. Interpreter

By YokoCo | May 18, 2020

Watch a Day in the Life of Translators and Interpreters See how translators and interpreters work in this short animated video. Translators do the…

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Maximizing Your ATA Directory Profile to Attract Your Ideal Clients

Language Services Directory

By YokoCo | May 18, 2020

Start Your Search ATA’s Language Services Directory includes more than 7,000 individuals and companies offering professional translation and interpreting services. Search Individuals A freelance…

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What is Machine Translation?

Machine Translation

By YokoCo | May 18, 2020

What is machine translation? Machine translation (MT) is the use of automated software that translates text without human involvement. Adaptive MT is a technology…

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Client Assistance

By YokoCo | January 31, 2020

Can I afford to hire a professional? You can’t afford NOT to. Poor translation and interpreting services can be disastrous for your business. See…

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Content Marketers: Time to Call in the Language Professionals?

By ATA Compass | January 6, 2020

The U.S. is the largest consumer market on earth, but did you know that 96% of the world’s consumers reside beyond the country’s borders…

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