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Translation Service - How To Find The Best Translation Service?

Sep 8, 2008
It is very common to see people travel around the globe to conduct business. As business is done internationally, translation services are becoming increasingly sought-after. When doing business internationally, translation service is needed to translate websites, documents, brochures, technical reports, certificates, etc. Many saw this as an opportunity and went to set up their own translation agencies.

So with so many translation agencies around, how does one start to find the best service? When you are looking for a translation agency, a lot of thoughts will run through your mind. How can you know whether they will be able to perform your job well? Are they trustworthy? What is the rate of the service? In this article, we will discuss some useful tips to find the best translation service for your business.

First of all, you need to find a translation service and there are basically 3 ways for you to do it. The first way is to browse through your local directory such as Yellow Pages. Simply look up the Translation category and you should be able to find couples of agencies available.

The second way is to use search engines such as Yahoo and Google to look for translation agencies. You can go to search engines and type in queries like "Translation Services" and "Translation Agencies" and they should return you some results. Visit the top few agencies in the search result listing and look through the credentials and services on their websites.

The last way to find an agency is to ask for a referral. Your colleagues, business associates and friends may have deal with some agencies before, so you can ask for a direct referral from them.

After you have short-listed a few agencies, the next step is to contact them. When you are contacting these agencies, it is important that you are prepared with all the necessary information so that you can get an accurate quote. Agencies will want to know what languages you are translating from and into, the format of your document, the length of your work, and the nature of your text. With these information ready, the agencies will then be able to provide you with accurate quotes.

When you are speaking to these agencies, make sure that you ask them questions about their translation services. If you have any doubt or question, this is the best time to ask. A professional translation agency will be able to answer your questions quite easily.

After you have contacted a few agencies, it is now time to choose a translation service for your work. Your decision can be based on cost, working relationship, credential, location and speed of service. To choose the right agency, there is no hard and fast rule. It is really up to you to go with the one that you feel is the most suitable for your work.
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