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 what’s at stake.

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What's the difference?

Translators do the writing. Interpreters do the talking. ATA helps you find the right language professional.

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Can't a computer do all this?

There are times when machine translation is useful, and times when it's not. Learn when to use Google Translate, and when to hire a professional.

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The ATA Compass is your guide to translation and interpreting in the global market.

The Power of Social Media

Top Six Reasons You Should Caption Your Social Media Video Content

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 a report by Cisco, online videos will make up more than 82% of all consumer internet traffic by 2022. And 72% of customers would rather learn…

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

At a time when misinformation and fake news are running rampant, communication, and more specifically the written word, is arguably more important than ever. The last thing public relations (PR) pros want to do is jeopardize brand image by miscommunicating to a critical audience. The fact that PR budgets are…

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

At the time of this writing, millions of Americans are have been ordered to stay home, instructions that are hard enough to grasp if you speak English—even harder still for the eight percent of Americans considered limited English proficient (LEP). As new updates and guidelines are issued by the day—in…

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Getting it Right

Download our free mini guides that help you navigate the process of hiring and working with a language professional. They are available in multiple languages.

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Guide to agreements and contracts

ATA provides guidance for standard terms, conditions, and clauses. Adaptable samples of agreements and contracts are available.

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Need a certified translation?

In the U.S. anyone can certify a translation. A translator does not need to be certified in order to provide a certified translation.

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