Choosing a technical translation agency

Once you have prepared your technical translation project, the next step is to choose a language service partner to handle the job. Price and turnaround time should not be your primary considerations. Good technical translation can take a little longer and cost more than ordinary translation, so the best price and quickest turnaround time probably means the worst translation, and, in the long run, may end up costing your company more.

Here are some things to consider before you make your final choice.


Ask your colleagues in your own company and in any networks you are hooked into about their own experience with translation services. Don’t just ask for the names of translation companies. Ask what kind of translation they had done and what languages were involved. Also, ask about what they particularly liked and disliked about their experience with the translation agency. This can give you clues as to what…

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Posted on June 9, 2014 in Field of translation

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