Questions Most Professional Translation Companies Will Ask Before Starting On Your Project

Questions Most Professional Translation Companies Will Ask Before Starting On Your ProjectMany translation companies have a problem on their hands when it comes to finding new clients, and these potential clients are also affected by it as well. What’s the issue? These translation teams can all seem very…samey. Their marketing strategies tend to line up in a way that’s stereotypical: they’re sticklers for deadlines, always want to provide the highest quality translation, have great customer satisfaction rates and the largest language variety. The list could go on.

This makes it hard for clients to choose the right translation company for them, and it’s also hard on translation companies that haven’t yet figured out a way to stand out from the crowd. Potential clients take note: the best way to determine the quality of a business industry is the quality of the questions they ask before taking on your current project.

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Employees of Multinational Translation Company, TransPerfect, Face a “Not-so-Perfect” Future

I am publishing this post as myself, Michael Bastin. The views are mine and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of my partners.

As the owner of BeTranslated, I am naturally interested by all things translation-related. In particular, I’ve been closely following the current turmoil of the American language services company, TransPerfect. In a recent court decision in Delaware (USA), founders Elizabeth Elting and Philip R. Shawe are now required to sell TransPerfect, risking the loss of close to 4,500 jobs worldwide. In Barcelona alone, there are 400 jobs at risk. However, the greatest tragedy of this situation is the reason that forced the hands of the Delaware courts in the first place.

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