With the start of 2017, each of us takes a look at the future filled with hope. In the first days of January, we set our goals and make plans for our future development. Instead of outlining a “bright future“, we, at Mitra Translations, are going to ask ourselves a few exciting questions related to the upcoming 2017.
Translation business is directly influenced by the changes in our society. The dynamic 2016 brought up a lot of questions related to the changes happening in Europe.
If you’re a professional translator or work in the translation industry, we bet you’re tired of hearing this question over and over again. If you don’t travel abroad, don’t live or work in a big city, or don’t do international business, maybe all you need to translate is a word or two here and there, probably just out of curiosity. But if you’ve ever tried to use Google Translate to try communicate with someone in another language, you probably realized pretty quickly that Google Translate just isn’t worth it.
Christmas is celebrated all over the world every year. And even though there are some common traits in the way people celebrate, the holiday carries the charm of every separate culture and reflects the local traditions and worldview. Read on to find out how people celebrate in different countries.
Mastering a second or third language may seem frustratingly hard. It’s not easy to memorise hundreds of words and to suffer through the humiliating conversations that may make you feel like an idiot because you can’t make a simple sentence.
Here are some of the most important reasons for you not to give up on learning foreign languages:
mitra15 Reasons to Learn at Least One More Language
Black Friday is an American holiday celebrated on the day after Thanksgiving. Though recently, it has travelled all the way across the Atlantic over to Britain, where it has now become an annual phenomenon. And it doesn’t stop there – it’s spreading to other countries as well!
mitraBlack Friday and Translations – What Do They Have in Common?
Globalization and further achievements in the field of transportation have lead to something new for all service providers – millions of traveling foreigners as potential clients. The hotel industry is one of the most competitive markets, where the battle for clients is always in full swing. Nowadays, hotels have to be really competitive for their foreign clients and the easiest way to do so is to simply offer them the best.
mitraWhy Poor Translation of Hotel Documents Might Be a Step Back for Your Business
„The email is dead! Long live social media!“ Or at least that’s what they want us to believe.
Even if it’s true that the use of email for social communication has dwindled in recent years, the same can’t be said for email marketing. Many brands have invested considerable amounts into their social presence in order to promote their brand’s image, but research on e-commerce shows that 4.24% of visitors make a purchase encouraged by email marketing, in comparison to 2.49% of visitors who make purchases encouraged by search engines, and 59% by social media. Not only that, but the average cost for a visitor’s order made through email is three times higher than an order from a visitor from social media. This proves that the email is still the king of the digital market around the world.
mitraWhy multilingual email marketing is both important and necessary
For someone who knows more than one language, the idea of becoming a translator sounds perfect.You might think you’re a translator only because you know a language It only takes a couple of minutes and I’ll get paid by the word!” Sounds easy, right? Well, in reality, if it is too good to be true, it probably is.
There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to be an adequate translator.
mitraBiggest Misconceptions of Amateur Translators
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