In a ceremony held last night, the Dayton Business Journal honored their Businesses of the Year. Vocalink accepted awards for both Minority Owned Business of the Year as well as Community Supporter of the Year. Sitting in a room full of Dayton’s shiniest business stars on a beautiful Fall evening is a treat in and […]
Know your customer. It’s the golden rule of doing business, both online and offline. Whether you’re a freelance service provider or you’re running a multi-million dollar enterprise, failure to understand your customers means your business is less effective than it could be.
And these days, when so much business is going global, that’s more important than […]
When you’re thinking about translating content, one rule applies: garbage in, garbage out (GIGO). The phrase is originally from computer science, and it means that the output you receive is equivalent to the original input. What does this have to do with translation?
It’s easy. If you don’t have quality content at the start […]
If you’re planning to do business in a new country, you want to make sure it’s, well, the business. That means a lot of up front planning. Here are three essential areas for you to cover.
1. Know the Climate
First of all, you have to understand the climate. That includes knowing the political setup and being […]
Translation has changed. In the old days, when companies wanted to translate documents, there were limited options for the type of translation service they could get. That’s not true anymore. With a more developed translation industry and the availability of computer technology, companies can choose from a variety of translation types to suit different situations […]
It is essential to establish a common language between all stakeholders in the localization process to avoid any confusion about the definition, needed input, time, effort, cost, and expected output of each specific task or process. Different stakeholders may have different understandings of what one task in the process means, and hence each one builds […]