What do an instruction manual, the text on packaging and an online ads campaign have in common?

They are all texts that will be in contact with your customer this Christmas, and there’s no better time to boost your sales. If you want to expand into new markets, the first thing you should consider is translation. Your customers taking the initiative when they see an advert or trusting in your product or brand, starts with a well translated text. Read more “What do an instruction manual, the text on packaging and an online ads campaign have in common?”

Translation-ready texts: the secret to success

You’ve got a big project, a text that your blood, sweat and tears have gone into, and which works perfectly for your local audience. You’d go as far as to say it’s been a big hit. But, have you thought about how to prepare this text for translation?

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Jan Jug, professional Slovenian translator

A love of languages

My name is Jan Jug and I fell in love with languages really early on in my childhood years. That relentless devotion to linguistics brought me to this day, where I am proficient in several languages including English & Slovak, Slovenian being my mother tongue.

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Raquel Hurtado, native Spanish translator

A multicultural upbringing

I have always lived in Barcelona, but my parents’ will to make a world citizen out of me, had a large impact on my love for languages. I started learning English, French and German when I was just a child, and a strong friendship was the perfect guide to Italian. There is still room for more knowledge, there always is. When it comes to words, cultures and communication, I just can’t get enough.

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Laura Dixon, native English Translator

My name is Laura.  I’ve always loved languages.  From the day I started learning Spanish at school, I knew I wanted to work in this field.  I studied Spanish and Human Resource Management at the University of Leeds, falling in love with Spain and all things Spanish, especially when I spent my Erasmus year in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid. After graduating I was lucky enough to qualify and work as a teacher of English as a foreign language in Palma de Mallorca.

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Translation for tourism: The definitive guide

In the tourism sector, translation is a basic need, and the companies that operate in this area know that only too well. Whether they’re hotels, travel agencies or any other kind of business related to tourism, these companies want to reach the highest possible number of people, in as many countries as they can. And how can you reach them, unless you speak their language?

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Vladimir Trkovnik, professional Croatian translator

Background

My name is Vladimir Trkovnik and I have been enjoying myself in this amazing world of translation for over 18 years now.

I am professional native Croatian translator with proficiency in English, Italian and German.

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