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How to Sell More.

November 30, 2011 1 Comment »

There are just a few questions in life to which, even attempting to confirm, a definitive answer is virtually impossible.  The first question could involve finding the meaning of life and the second probably would include locating the key to an afterlife.  The third question though, seemingly to be not as profound, often

Know these answers and get a quote in no time!

When requesting a quote, you can simply call, email or fill out an online form, so that a sales rep can contact you. What the prospect is not expecting are the many questions that they will be asked by this sales rep. From what format the files are in, to how you’re expecting the files […]

Does test translation mean investing in your prospects?

November 22, 2011 2 Comments »

Have you ever asked a translation agency to provide you with a client reference or a test translation before you use their services? I am very sure you have, as in today´s translation industry there are millions of translation agencies offering you their services. How does one differentiate one agency from the other? Price

Music, The Universal Language

November 17, 2011 2 Comments »

How many times have you ever heard someone say “Love is the International Language” or “The Language of Love” or “Love knows no Language”? We have all heard these phrases used throughout our lives, and although I cannot disagree with these phrases, a music event that I attended this last weekend made me realize

Tools of the TRADE

November 11, 2011 1 Comment »

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source email and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. It was released on December 7, 2004, it received a shocking of over 500,000 download hits in its first three days of release, and 1,000,000 in 10 days. Thunderbird has a whole host of features and add-ons which together [&h

Is side-by-side an option?

November 9, 2011 1 Comment »

A side-by-side translation is a two column table with the source language text in one column (usually on the left) and the target language in the other (usually on the right). Besides being a preferred layout for clients like the UN, the question here is: When is a side-by-side translation a good option to offer […]

How to Respond without Ridicule.

November 8, 2011 1 Comment »

Have you ever received an email from a company in the middle of an ongoing project and thought to yourself, “I have never felt so ridiculed in my life.”? As the use of non-verbal business communication channels such as email, text messaging and online chat continue to grow, the importance of accurately conveying your in

ARE YOU AN ‘A’ PLAYER!!!

November 1, 2011 1 Comment »

Salesmanship in the New Century has changed. Top players today listen more than 80% of the time. They really listen and understand the customer’s real concerns. They look for opportunities to solve problems and to take the pain away. They are always striving for improvement. Their focus is to gain the majority of their ta