Thinking Outside the Box

April 10th, 2014 by Kurt M

As a new-century salesperson, you have to be a quick thinker. It’s not just about hitting the road and trying to meet a quota for the number of calls per day. Thinking outside the box entails your finding creative ways to maximize the accounts that you have. Think about focusing on multiple contacts within an […]

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How to Achieve Customer Loyalty

March 25th, 2014 by Sven O

In a previous post, we identified the fact that it is a lot more expensive to gain new clients than to retain existing ones and that an increase of 5% in client retention can lead to an average of 75% increase in the average business’ profitability. Here are a few more important strategies that will […]

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Understanding Sales in the New Century

March 19th, 2014 by Kurt M

Well, let’s look at sales today. Has it really changed? Is sales in the ‘new century’ really so different that the concept of pioneering a territory and then servicing the customer for life. The answer to this question is yes. So, now what do we do to prepare ourselves to pass through this time warp […]

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Why Should Change Be Your Constant?

February 25th, 2014 by Kurt M

So what do I mean by this statement? Any seasoned account manager will take offence to this. “After all, what’s the use? I know how to sell. I’m good at it and I’ve been doing it for years.” So what’s the point? Well, chances are, you may be absolutely correct. You might have been a […]

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Valentine’s Day Celebrations

February 4th, 2014 by Kurt M

Saint Valentine’s Day, which is also known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14. This remains to be debated, but the day was first associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the middle ages.                           […]

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How Can We Boost Customer Loyalty

January 31st, 2014 by Sven O

It is a well known fact that it is a lot more expensive to gain new clients than to retain existing ones. In the U.S. alone, only around 50% of all small- and medium-sized businesses have actually proactive strategies in place that ensure their recurrent clients come back for repeat jobs. It is very important […]

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What Is CART?

January 30th, 2014 by Diana F

 CART is the acronym for Communication (also Computer) Assisted Real-time Translation. CART is an assistive technology that converts speech to text. It is additionally known as real-time stenography or even open captioning. CART services were first used in 1996 to provide a hearing impaired student access to classroom lectures. Today CART services are being used […]

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New Year’s Resolution

January 15th, 2014 by Kurt M

Today I want to share my New Year’s resolution with you, which is to strive harder for improvement. Being in sales, my main focus has been to increase market share and help our clients grow. Here at Trusted Translations, Inc., we try our best to make sure that the transactions flow through a well-managed relationship, […]

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Tracking Santa

December 27th, 2013 by Kurt M

As children we made sure to be on our best behavior as our parents informed us that Santa Claus did not bring gifts to the naughty children, instead they received a lump of coal. On December 24th we would set out cookies and milk to receive Santa in our home and make sure he left […]

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When Is a Certified Translation Required?

December 2nd, 2013 by Sven O

Here at Trusted Translations we receive many quotes and translation requests for a “one-page document,” e.g. a visa application, high-school diploma, divorce decree, contracts and many other types of documents. What many clients do not know is that these translations in general require a notarized certificate. The main reason for this is that the original document together […]

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The Rite of Mate

November 27th, 2013 by Jenna L

What do you get when you combine a hollowed-out gourd, a bombilla (or straw), a mix of leaves and twigs steeped in hot water and a couple of amigos? Well, the ultimate mate drinking experience, of course! For those of you who don’t already know, mate, also known as yerba mate, is a traditional drink […]

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Squanto and Thanksgiving Day

November 25th, 2013 by Kurt M

The first American Thanksgiving dates back to the year 1621. This is when the pilgrims arrived in the New World at Plymouth Plantation. Thanks to the Native Americans, who taught them how to fish and grow corn, they were able to celebrate their first harvest. Together they prayed for a fruitful and abundant harvest.   […]

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Has Anyone Seen my Glasses?

November 12th, 2013 by Kurt M

So what did you forget today? Your keys, your watch, your lunch…Are you going senile?? Forgetfulness or in other words impairments to memory, communication and thinking, is called dementia. Understandably, the likelihood of having dementia increases with age. However, it is not a normal part of aging. A normal part of aging will be poorer […]

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Great Expectations Getting You Down?

November 6th, 2013 by Jenna L

Have you ever felt let down because things just didn’t go your way? Maybe you didn’t get first place in the competition, failed to get that special guy or girl’s attention, didn’t get that promotion at work, or maybe you lost a client due to factors that were out of your control.  Well, welcome to […]

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Literary Advancement for Hearing Impaired Hispanic Children

October 25th, 2013 by Diana F

Hispanics are the largest minority in the United States and increasing rapidly. Currently about fifteen million Hispanics are of school age of which nearly ten thousand are deaf or hard of hearing according the United States Census. Hispanic hard-of- hearing and deaf students are one of the fastest growing minorities among the deaf -community. There […]

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How to Handle a Translation for a Video or an Audio?

October 24th, 2013 by Sven O

We at Trusted Translations Inc. receive numerous quote requests for translations of videos and audios. An estimated quote can be provided without the actual video or audio, but since there are many factors that can influence the outcome of the quote, it is always better if the client can provide the source file. Here is the process […]

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What Your End-Client Should Know about Translation…

October 22nd, 2013 by Jenna L

It all starts with one thing, effective communication. Effective communication is a key component of all relationships, whether personal or professional. The same is true when you find yourself tasked with carrying out a multilingual translation project with countless moving parts and multiple teams involved. This valuable skill becomes even more important in situations where you […]

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October Haunts across Nations!

October 16th, 2013 by Kurt M

October is a month full of scary and haunted happenings… Witches and haunted houses, ghosts, ghouls and jack-o’-lanterns often carved with monstrous and grotesque faces symbolizing the awakening of spirits or goblins. Halloween, also known as All Hallows’ Eve is celebrated every October 31 on the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows […]

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Time to go PINK!

October 7th, 2013 by Diana F

It is time to go Pink!  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is a campaign geared to promote awareness through education, early detection, treatment and ultimately the importance of finding a permanent cure. This campaign has heightened the amount of women receiving mammograms and biopsies. Due to breast cancer awareness, these cancers are being […]

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May the Sales Force be with you!

October 1st, 2013 by Kurt M

Today I would like to discuss one of the major tools that any growing, technology-driven company should possess in its arsenal. The tool I am talking about is a CRM system. So what exactly is a CRM system and what does it do? The main purpose of a CRM system is to collect, analyze and […]

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