3 Benefits of Hiring a Project Manager

Today, I would like to talk about the benefits of hiring a project manager. What PMs do and how they can facilitate the translation of your content. First, I would like to say that, yes there are project managers working in the translation business. It is not a path that is normally shown to those…

15 Most Used Translation Terminology

Understanding translation terms for beginners In today’s topic, I want to talk about the jargons most used in the translation industry, I have selected 15 of the most used translation terms. When outsourcing translation jobs, part of the process is communicating with the agency or the freelance translator you have hired. Let’s simulate that you…

How to find a translator

Where to find a translator? Well, hello? What am I doing here?  To be fair, I translate only into Brazilian Portuguese, which is my mother tongue.  In fact, this is your first tip of the day. Professional translators just translate into their mother tongue. This is because only a native speaker can understand subtle nuances…

Who should you hire: Agency, Boutique Agency or a Freelance Translator?

In today’s post I will walk you through the pros and cons of hiring a Translation Agency, a Boutique Agency and a Freelance Translator. My intention is to help you make an informed decision depending on your currency situation. Translation Agencies: Translation agencies are language service providers (also known as LSPs) that offer an array…

How to manage a crisis

Thoughts on How the Localization Industry is Coping with the Pandemic Hello there! I hope you are safe and well 🙂  In today’s topic, I will discuss the challenges we have been facing as business owners during the pandemic. During this time of isolation, I have been looking for things to do for personal and…

Parasite and the 1 inch revolution

In 2019, director Bong Joon-ho presented his latest masterpiece, Parasite. The world bowed down to his creative genius with a story filled with plot twists. There were at least three occasions where I did not see them coming. AT. ALL.  The film is, to say the least, thought provoking.  I basically told everyone I met…