Smartcat Release 63 “Philippines”

Smartcat Release 63 “Philippines”

The recent improvements include great new features, better user experience and more supported languages. Continue reading

Interview with Kürşat Özel, CEO at Saylon

We’re lucky to work with the brightest talents: Interview with Kürşat Özel

In June, we announced that Smartcat had partnered with Saylon, one of the leading LSPs in Turkey. Shortly after, we contacted Saylon's CEO Kürşat Özel asking him to share some of his personal experiences of working in the industry — from his early days as a freelance translator to running a success business. Read on for some first-hand insights into the Turkish language market. Continue reading

How to manage your payments as a freelance translator

How to manage your payments as a freelance translator

“Yay, I got my first order in Smartcat! This is awesome but I need to get a few things straight... My client is from Berlin. He seems reliable, we chat and he answers any questions I have about terminology. The deadline is in a week. I can do the job but how do I get paid? Will I need to send him an invoice? Should I send him my bank details? Or maybe I should ask him to pay some of the money up front? How do I calculate the total price for the job? I live in Beijing/Pattaya/Anchorage. Will that be a problem?” Continue reading

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Translation business Argentina-style: Interview with Cecilia Maldonado

In January, we heard the news that two well-known Latin American translation industry players, SpeakLatam and Two Ways Translation Services, both based in Córdoba, Argentina, had merged. We got in touch with Cecilia Maldonado, formerly the CEO of SpeakLatam and now Business Development Manager at the joint venture called Latamways, and scheduled an interview. But it wasn’t until a couple of weeks ago that Ivan Smolnikov and Jean-Luc Saillard got on a Skype call with Cecilia to talk about the translation business in Argentina. Continue reading

Keep Calm & Translate: Payments without borders, and plenty of orders

As Jane Austin’s Mrs. Elton once put it, “there is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” But, over time, all translators develop their own understanding of what a comfortable workplace is for them. In the mornings or evenings, at home or in a café, enjoying the silence or rocking to the beats pumping in your headphones — we all have our own favorite ways to work. In the end, what matters is not how, but how well we do it. Continue reading

Supply Chain Management: A hidden source of efficiency for translation companies

Surprisingly, many of our users are unaware that Smartcat is actually much more than just a CAT platform, and how broad its capabilities in Supply Chain Management (SCM) are compared to any other platform in the translation automation space. Continue reading


Case study: Weebly, a website building platform

Case study: Weebly

How smartCAT helped localize a platform for building beautiful websites into 13 languages. Continue reading

Smartcat & Intento announce partnership

Intento to power Smartcat with Machine Intelligence

We’re delighted to announce our cooperation with Intento, a platform that helps enterprises to discover and use the best machine intelligence services without wasting effort on integrations and benchmarks. Continue reading

smartCAT Release 61 “Australia”

Diving head-first into Release 61, codename “Australia”, we’re announcing shiny new features and improvements. Continue reading

Ivan Smolnikov & Kursat Ozel

Smartcat expands to Turkey in partnership with Saylon

We’re proud to announce our partnership with Saylon, one of the leading Language Service Providers in Turkey, and celebrate the expansion of both our reaches into new marketplaces. Continue reading