Posts Tagged ‘translation’

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What Does Christmas Mean To Translators?

As from early December every year, there seems to be something unique in the air as we slowly – but steadily – get closer and closer to Christmas Day. Sure, it is a magical season, full of excitement and stories about Santa Claus, elves, carols, etc. But translators are said to be from a different…

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Search It, Find It Book Trailer

This is a short post aimed at keeping you updated about the release of my book trailer. This showcases the main features of my latest book Search It, Find It: The Translator’s Minimalist Guide to Online Search, available on Amazon. Below is a quick summary about the book: Author: Carlos Djomo (that’s me!) Foreword: Catherine…

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Google Is Your Best Translator’s Tool (Here’s Why)

Google Search is the number 1 search engine, used almost instinctively when we think of making any online search It is no coincidence it is said to perform 2.3 million searches per second. That is about 100 billion searches per month and 2 trillion searches processed yearly. This is incredible, isn’t it? These figures illustrate how Google…

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9 Warning Signs That You Should Quit Translating

Translation is a multi-billion industry which provides jobs to millions of qualified professionals and empowers millions of companies (from startups to Fortune 500) and brands through bilingual and/or multilingual communications. Translation offers several career choices, including freelance – i.e. work-from-home – as well as in-house positions (usually referred to as 9-to-5 jobs). If you are…

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A translator’s “Blogophobia” Dealt With

  It is an open secret that blogging is a trending activity nowadays. But, believe it or not, there are some people out there who are still afraid of taking the leap into blogging and all sorts of reasons are used to justify their choice: I am really busy; I don’t know what to blog…

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