Smart Ways #13: SmartCAT Certified, free webinar for aspiring freelancers, and more!

As luck may have it, our 13th issue comes in a week following Friday the 13th. But we will not post yet other 13 fun facts about this date. Instead, we will focus on much more fortunate things. (more…)

Smart Ways #11: Here’s to 2017!

The year is approaching its final days, but we still have time to learn a bit, don’t we? Here’s what we have for you in the (second) celebratory issue of Smart Ways. (more…)

Smart Christmas!

It’s hard to choose a gift for someone who is already gifted — and translators are! We thought hard, and decided that the best gift would be the one of knowledge! That’s why in this festive issue of Smart Ways we are giving you not one, but five amazing webinars. (more…)

Smart Ways #9: Per Aspera Ad Astra

Hey there! Today, we’ll talk about future. Will it be a future that awaits us around the corner — or the future we will build ourselves? We believe that everything is in our hands, and through our joint professionalism and enthusiasm we can make the world of translation a much better place. (more…)

Smart Ways #8: Constructed Languages, Translapreneurs, and more

In this issue of our weekly newsletter, we’ll dive into Arrival’s Heptapod, Game of Thrones’s Dothraki, and other fascinating constructed languages of our days. We will also talk about some translation technology myths, going from freelancers to entrepreneurs, and more. Read on! (more…)

Smart Ways #7: Giving Thanks

As you could guess, this week’s digest is dedicated to Thanksgiving, which is celebrated in the US today. We’ll make a linguistic journey into gratitude and turkeys — but also into the challenges faced by aboriginal languages and the measures aimed at improving their fate.  (more…)

Smart Ways #6: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

We dedicate this week’s digest to the great translators of the past and the present with several brilliant articles on the subject. Other topics include getting started with social media marketing, translating “just to understand” orders, and top soft skills to look for in localization project managers.  (more…)