The Case for a Collaborative Revision Process

I’ve been thinking lately about how to get better results in the translation revision process. There are several potential issues which I think could be avoided by employing a more collaborative process. Some of the issues, largely involving a lack of communication and coordination between translator and reviser, can be found in the processes of some translation agencies. However, I …

How Being Proactive Can Make Translation Agency Projects More Rewarding

In my last post, I wrote about 5 steps for setting the tone with clients during quoting, which essentially involves ways for translators to be proactive in discussions with their own direct clients. Now I’ll apply the same type of thinking to relationships between translators and translation agencies. Preferred supplier model Some translation agencies make a bigger commitment toward striving …