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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 […]

To DTP or not to DTP

Desktop publishing (abbreviated DTP) is the creation of print ready materials using various industry standard software to combine and reorganize text and images for creating digital files. Desktop publishing can be used for designing brochures, flyers, posters, logos, letterheads, etc. Depending on your needs, Desktop publ

Trusted Translations Review: Personal Touch

When you contact a company offering translation/interpretation services, who exactly are you looking for? Do you want to a customer service rep or an actual project/account manager who is in direct contact with various sub-divisions of the production department and knows the inner workings of your project? Trusted Translat

Account Managers & Project Managers

The notion that good sales people must provide great customer service has only been solidified by the current state of the economy. Overall, whether they are purchasing translation services or advertising space, people expect a lot out of the products and services they buy. Both businesses and consumers have a new perspecti

Team working: Our competitive edge

Some people like swans, some relate with eagles and the weird ones associate themselves with ostriches. What do they like about these noisy, oily, ugly creatures, you may ask? Well, it’s their ability in working together as a team. Ducks are known to work together and accomplish the impossible and unimaginable. Ducks cove

Collective Failure.

Being an avid Cricket (sport) fan, I have been following the Indian team taking on Australia down under. Unfortunately, India has been mutilated in the last 3 test matches against Australia. And it has been a collective failure of batting, bowling and fielding. What exactly is collective failure? In any organization, we wor

What is DTP in the Translation Industry?

August 19, 2011 2 Comments »

Have you ever contacted a Translation Agency to get a quote for a translation project and the Account Manager started mentioning DTP costs besides the cost per word? What does DTP stand for and when is this Service actually necessary? DTP stands for Desktop Publishing and it refers to the creation of documents using page [&

Multitasking is a bad habit and how to overcome it

July 29, 2011 1 Comment »

Being an Account Manager in the Translation Service Industry can be a very stressful job at times. It involves not only being involved in the entire Sales process, but also making sure that the Project Manager has sufficient information regarding the scope of the translation project, following up on clients by phone and e-m

Manage Your Time Wisely

July 26, 2011 3 Comments »

Not sure what your day in the office looks like, but a typical day at the office for me as an account manager at Spanish Translation US revolves around many different things that seem to need my attention all at once. From answering phone calls, to replying to clients’ emails, to completing my daily tasks… […]

A Translation Is A Translation Is Not A Translation

July 11, 2011 2 Comments »

Referencing the theme of my last post, this time I will go a little deeper into why using a professional language service provider to market your products and services is an intelligent choice. Previously, I demonstrated the benefits of using translation services to the growing Latino market sectors in the US, while discuss