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

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Case study: Weebly, a website building platform

Case study: Weebly

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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

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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

Why we don’t count seats: On Licenses, Monkeys, and Cognitive Biases

smartCAT CEO Ivan Smolnikov on why we don't sell "seats" (per-user licenses), and why we believe this is profoundly positive for the industry. Continue reading

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Meet smart❤, a language-based dating app

Expanding its ecosystem and following its #ConnectingPurple tagline, smartCAT.ai is introducing smart❤, an AI-powered dating app for translators. The app will make it easier for linguists all over the world to find their significant other based on their experience and skills. Continue reading

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6 ways good translation agencies can be better than direct clients

Direct translation clients seem to be the Holy Grail to many of my freelancer colleagues. Better rates, more direct communication, increased likeliness to be credited… There are many apparent advantages in working without a middleman. In reality, there are all sorts of direct clients, just like there are all sorts of agencies, and in some cases the latter may be your best option. Continue reading

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Why we don’t count seats: On Licenses, Monkeys, and Cognitive Biases

smartCAT CEO Ivan Smolnikov on why we don't sell "seats" (per-user licenses), and why we believe this is profoundly positive for the industry. Continue reading

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Why SEO translation?

Many companies underestimate the need for SEO translation and miss out on a whole lot of opportunities. In this post, we share some basic but helpful SEO tips from David García Ruiz, an IT/EN>ES translator specializing in marketing and SEO translation. Make sure to share it with your customers! Continue reading

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“If you feel you have what it takes, just go for it”: Interview with Magnette Coetzer

In our second Smartcatters interview, we talk to Magnette Coetzer, who came back to the translation profession after a long career in TV production. Her example shows that there is no such thing as "too late" for becoming a translator, and that existing specialist experience is not a dead weight, but something you can leverage in your work. Continue reading

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Why we don’t count seats: On Licenses, Monkeys, and Cognitive Biases

smartCAT CEO Ivan Smolnikov on why we don't sell "seats" (per-user licenses), and why we believe this is profoundly positive for the industry. Continue reading

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