Smartcat in 2018: The people behind the numbers

Phew, what a year that was! Investments, partnerships, new features — we could go on for ages. But this year, we decided to take a different route and talk about the people that made these successes a reality. Employees. Customers. Translators. Pa...

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7 simple steps for setting your translation rate

Setting the translation rate can be tricky, especially for aspiring translators. On the one hand, you have to make sure your price is acceptable for the market. On the other hand, you want to secure a decent living and not undersell yourself. The ...

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How to enter the US translation market

Michael Klinger has worked in the globalization industry for over twenty-five years. From translator and interpreter to founder of the software localization project and bilingual staffing services at Comsys (now Experis), Michael has held many rol...

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How LSPs can build an effective sales process

Do you know how your ideal customers make buying decisions? Who in the organization is in charge of finding vendors? Who makes the final decision? What’s their average budget? Creating an effective sales strategy starts here. First, you have to k...

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Meet LocServe – the first Smartcat Agency Partner from the UK

Smartcat is continuing its expansion into new markets. This November, we entered the UK market by partnering with LocServe Limited, a Manchester-based company that provides localization and technical services to LSPs and end clients. Together with...

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Smartcat teams up with Quote Translations to expand the platform’s brand in Brazil

Latin America continues to bring us amazing opportunities to establish the Smartcat brand and to discover new great partners in this huge market. Meet Quote Translations, a new Smartcat Agency Partner and a Brazil-based LSP striving to build the s...

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LSP guide to finding, hiring and managing translators

The success of an LSP relies on finding high-quality, reliable translators. Thankfully, there are plenty to choose from. Hundreds of thousands of translators that make up the USD 46.52 billion global market.In this article, we’ll look at how LSPs ...

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Smartcat expands its brand awareness in Poland by partnering with Deoling

Smartcat has recently established a new partnership with Deoling, a Polish software development company. Deoling provides on-premise TMS and other IT systems for LSPs and translators. The company specializes in CAT/TMS integrations and automation ...

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How LSPs can grow their brand through customer relationships

Your company’s brand is your reputation, especially in service industries such as ours. It’s comprised of your values and the quality of your work. And, most significantly, it’s what your customers say about you. Your customers spread your brand m...

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Growth strategy for LSPs: How to find and market to your ideal customers

Whether you’re brand new or looking to grow your existing business, the way to thrive in the language services industry is to have a solid answer to this question: Who is your ideal customer? And to answer that question, you need to investigate an...

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Meet Traduality — a Smartcat partner from the Americas

Smartcat’s newest agency partner is Traduality Language Solutions, an LSP mainly operating in Latin America and the US and focusing on industrial, technology, and creative translations. The main goal of the venture is to help other Latin American ...

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Meet Translated in Argentina — a new Smartcat Training Partner

Smartcat is happy to introduce its new training partner in Argentina. Translated in Argentina (TinA) is a nonprofit association focused on bringing together local industry stakeholders in an effort to further strengthen the country’s position as t...

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A Cambridge and Warsaw language expert company becomes a Smarcat Agency Partner

Smartcat goes international once again. Now the company found new strategic friends in England and Poland. Their newfound friend’s name is eCORRECTOR. It’s a specialized proofreading company providing language support to academics intending to pub...

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Smartcat Partner Day boat trip in Budapest: everything you need to know

It’s less than two weeks left till the beginning of the inaugural Meet Central Europe conference in Budapest, Hungary. It’s a great opportunity to hear from the coolest speakers and to meet many CxOs and language professionals. Just round the corn...

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How to use KPIs to measure the success of your LSP

How do you measure the success of your business? Or make key business decisions around hiring and spending? There are systematic ways to track progress in all areas of business, KPIs. Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics tied to specific ...

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All you need to know about Smartcat Partner Day New Orleans

Starting October 24, translators from all over the world will flock to New Orleans, Louisiana to attend the 59th Annual Conference organized by the American Translators Association. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from many speakers and ...

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Making the perfect glossary

Creating and maintaining glossaries is essential to the translation process. Here, we share some best practices of working with glossaries in Smartcat so you can make the most out of them. Glossaries, which are essentially lists of specialized terms...

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Behind Our $7M in Series A: How We Make Translations Better For Everyone

Today we announced our Series A: $7 million in funding led by Matrix Partners. Here’s the full announcement if you’d like more detail. In this article, I want to focus on a mandate for evolution in the translation industry. Since our founding in 2...

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New job openings at Smartcat

As Smartcat keeps on growing, we’re thrilled to announce that we have new job openings available. Find out more about each position, and if any of them resonates with you, don’t be shy to apply! What makes our team special is the passion for build...

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TAUS and Smartcat synergize to bring more quality MT post-editors to the market

Smartcat freelancers will get a discount on TAUS’s post-editing courses and a special profile badge for passing them. This will provide Smartcat customers with access to post-editing services with a quality mark in this booming but somewhat shaky ...

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5 tips for growing your blockchain project global

Whether you’re about to go ICO or have invented your own cryptocoin, localization is one of the first things you need to do. Blockchain is cosmopolitan by nature, and you’ll need the whole world’s support to succeed. So where to start? We talked t...

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How software companies can set up continuous localization with Smartcat & Serge: Xsolla case study

Continuous localization allows software developers to localize their content without impeding the development process. Here’s how Xsolla achieved it with the help of freely available tools. Challenge The advent of agile development practices and w...

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Smartcat Partner Day Warsaw is scheduled for June 8

Continuing the series of Partner Days, we’re thrilled to announce that our next meetup will take place in Warsaw, Poland. The event will be held on June 8, the same day as the closing day of LocWorld37. We hope to have you join us at Hilton Warsaw...

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Smartcat to make an impact on Italy’s translation industry and academia by partnering with Creative Words

In February, Smartcat signed a partnership with Creative Words, a full-service language services provider based in Genoa, Italy. By using Smartcat as its main translation platform, the company seeks to enhance their project and team management pro...

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Interview with Natalya Gorbachevska, Task Force Translation Agency

As we build ties with companies around the world, it’s great to welcome such players as Task Force, a Kyiv-based LSP driven by passion to excel and deliver quality translation services, to our team of partners. It’s not surprising that companies l...

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