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20/01/2019
Business Abroad
An efficient SEO (search engine optimization) strategy, or what is also known as organic positioning, is composed of many elements. Website content is one of the most important elements. Quality content, content growth and the appropriate use of our keywords are indispensable to appear on Google’s first page. In this post, I will talk about some of the key elements to take into account, so that...
16/01/2019
Business Management
What do these professionals have in common: quality, professionalism and reliability. The translation profession is vulnerable, and while it is true that university studies in translation offer a certain degree of quality, so does long-standing experience as a translator. The road is made by walking... [TOC] But, how can you select and separate the real professionals from the opportunists? No,...
10/01/2019
Project Management
A multilingual project is always a challenge of coordination and of working in different time zones and with translators from different cultures. The ambitious goal of MyKronoz to become a world reference in the manufacture of smart watches has led this manufacturer to create a dream design that sells internationally. Translating the app from its original English into French, German, Italian,...
18/12/2018
Did you know...?
Basque is a language that has been and continues to be a great mystery to scholars of comparative linguistics and philolinguistics. This authenticity of the Basque language has given rise to various theories in search of an explanation of its birth and evolution. One of these theories would relate Basque to Berber, a language of North Africa, although the revision of the assumptions on which that...
14/12/2018
Translation
When tackling an international SEO positioning project, it is important to have clearly defined ideas that may vary with regards to what can be done in a strategy on local or national search engines. And in this case, the objective is not to position your website on your national search engin e, but rather on one where searches may be in a different language, the competition is different, etc. [...
17/07/2018
Portraits of translators
MÍriam has been working with AbroadLink for many years. This professional combines her love of languages with continuous improvement. This makes her the perfect role model for many young translators. But, let's stop talking about her and hear what she actually has to say!
08/06/2018
Did you know...?
The extraordinary human capacity for invention in the field of communication never ceases to amaze us. In times marked by the revolution of communication between individuals, extremely unique forms of communication still exist, such as, for example, the whistled language of the island of La Gomera, on the Canary Islands, which we wrote about recently. While there are many more examples of long-...
08/05/2018
Cultural Differences
If you’re an international negotiator, you will probably have already been faced with an uncomfortable situation during a professional meeting. Whether you are young or you already have twenty years of experience in business, you have probably already been baffled by the cultural idiosyncrasies of some of your business associates... And that is completely normal! Cultural codes are sometimes...
27/04/2018
Did you know...?
In the 1980s, in the province of Hunan, in China, a writing system was discovered that was used exclusively among women. Today, investigators are trying to discover the history of this alphabet: Was it as secret language? A way to defy men? An obligation or a door to freedom?
18/04/2018
Translation
When you need to carry out administrative procedures at official organisations or institutions or submit documentation at an administration or at the court, you may often feel confused when faced with specific translation terminology. Today we will examine three types of translation whose characteristics are often confused. What is the difference between sworn, official and certified translation...