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Our Advice for Desktop Publishing Services

Oftentimes, when I send information about our translation services, my clients ask me to clarify what a desktop publishing service is, as they are unfamiliar with the translation industry and its peripheral tasks. Desktop Publishing (DTP) is not involved in the translation per se of your document’s content, yet it is a se

The Lessons of a New Account Manager

As a new entry into the translation industry, my first two months on the job as an Account Manager have taught me a whole new way of seeing translations– from the needs and expectations of different kinds of clients, to the innovative ways in which Project Managers coordinate a project among Translators, Editors, Proofrea

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 [&

What is DTP?

October 22, 2009 8 Comments »

DTP is an acronym used to refer to Desktop Publishing. But what is Desktop Publishing? Its meaning has been redefined since it was first invented over 20 years ago (In 1985, PageMaker was developed for Macintosh computers, the first “desktop publishing” application). Desktop publishing in the 21st century refers