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What is inconsistent translation?

When large quantities of texts are being translated, it is challenging to produce consistent translations of recurrent stretches of text, such as paragraphs, sentences and phrases. This can be due to many different reasons such as rush nature of the project, missing glossary or list of terminology and non-availability of th

The Lure of the FIFA World Cup!

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup is an international soccer/football competition contested by the men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the

Independence Day

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday here in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, proclaiming independence from Great Britain. As a practical matter, the Declaration of Independence publicly announced to the world the unanim

Father’s Day in the US

Father’s Day is celebrated around the world on different dates depending on the country you reside in. Also, the customs and celebrations differ from one country to another. This being said, most countries, including the US, celebrate it on the 3rd Sunday of June. The presence of a father figure in children’s lives is s

The Significance of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. This holiday is celebrated every year on the last Monday of May. Many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we celebrate the holiday on May […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is a date that holds a very special place in the hearts of many people around the world. Many countries including the US, celebrate on the second Sunday of the month of May, although other countries around the world may choose a different date altogether. Generally Mother’s day is associates with spring and

Thinking Outside the Box

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 […]

Understanding Sales in the New Century

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 […]

Why Should Change Be Your Constant?

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 […]

Valentine’s Day Celebrations

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.                           […]

New Year’s Resolution

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, [&h

Tracking Santa

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 […]

Squanto and Thanksgiving Day

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.   [&he

Has Anyone Seen my Glasses?

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 agi

October Haunts across Nations!

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 We

May the Sales Force be with you!

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 […]

How can we simplify your life today?

Working in the translation industry is exhilarating, but it can be quite challenging as well. It is a complex industry that involves several divisions working cohesively in order to produce a quality finished product. Translating a document might look straightforward but in fact it’s a complex process that involves variou

Planning to do Business in India?

In India, Independence Day is observed annually on 15th August. It is a national holiday commemorating the nation’s freedom from British rule on 15th August 1947. This day also marks the partition of India into two countries divided along religious lines. India is considered a country of villages and essentially is a melt

In Sales-Compete Aggressively but Be Fair!

We live in a very competitive world and, especially in sales, you have to be extremely competitive. However, you should always charge accordingly for the work done. There will be times when the clients might have higher expectations which is when you need to be subtle, professional and educate the client. You should also n

The Challenges and Rewards of Becoming a Translator

Translating a text is undoubtedly not an easy task. Upon deciding how best to render it in another language, so that it is both understandable and faithful to the original, increases the complexity of the process. Many times, depending on the context, words may mean many different things. When translating, choosing one word