Been handed a project, and thinking what the hell do I do know? Then you’ve come to the right place! By the time you’ve finished reading this free translation guide, you’ll be able to answer the 2 most important questions to ensure a successful translation project.
Question 1: What is the Right Type of Translation?
Clarifying project requirements is essential to determining what the right type of Japanese translation is for your project.
For example, is your translation project for internal or external consumption? Is translation price & cost more important or is translation quality more important? Another requirement that may be of importance to your project is time. What is the turn-around for your translation project? Then, of course, translation service satisfaction may be your overriding priority.
Translation can be categorized into the following types:
- Professional translation
- Computer translation
- Translation crowdsourcing
- Translation cloud
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Question 2: What is the right type of translation service
Ready to reduce your frustration buying translation? Selecting the right type of translation service can be just as frustrating as selecting the right type of translation for your project (you have that under control, right?). Do you go with a Japanese translation service by a translation company, a translation agency or a free-lance translator?
The following criteria, while not an exhaustive list, will help you determine the right professional translation service for your project, and guarantee that you get the most value for your investment in translation. Read this before settling on a Professional Translation Service
Bonus: Translation Buying Guide Tips and Techniques
Finally, what would a guide be without a few tips ‘n techniques?
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Ivan Vandermerwe is the CEO of SAECULII YK, the owner of Japan Translation Services Tokyo Visit SAECULII for the latest professional case studies, articles and news on Japanese Translation Services
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