Umberto Eco wrote: “Translation is the art of failure.” He might be a great writer, but we’d like to disagree with him here! It’s true that translation does involve a degree of subjectivity, and the “perfect translation” might not exist. But we’re still committed to making sure our translations are as good as they can possibly be.
We love to talk here at Lingo24, no matter the language! And now we’ve made it easier than ever to get in touch, with our new live chat feature.
Machine translation might seem like a new phenomenon, but it’s actually 58 years old this month. Researchers at IBM and Georgetown University began developing an automated Russian to English translator in 1954, with operators laboriously punching messages onto cards.
Here at Lingo24, we know that multilingual search marketing can seem like something of a mystery at times. Not only have you got to get to grips with online marketing techniques, SEO and social media, but you’ve got to do it in a foreign language too!
There are plenty of translation agencies out there, you can’t deny that. But you also can’t deny the fact that it is fairly easy to tell a really good agency from a merely satisfactory one (not to mention one that you’ll never work with again). So, what makes the difference?
The Fast Track table lists the top 100 UK companies with the fastest growing sales internationally, and we’re very pleased to have placed at number 81. (Which, in fact, makes us the fastest growing translation agency in the UK!)
Getting accurate, quality translations can be a complicated process, which is why at Lingo24 we try to make that process smoother by refining the processes we use to handle translation projects from creation to delivery.
The 2010 UK General Election is just around the corner (May 6th) and for those not up-to-date on their British politics, it’s shaping up to be a very close three horse race…as opposed to the usual close two horse race!
Author Michael LeBoeuf once wrote that the greatest asset of any business is its customers because without them, there is no business.