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5 questions I had to answer to nail my elevator pitch

I’ve been in the business of translation for quite some time now. Every time somebody asks me what I do, I answer, “I do translations” or more recently “I manage a translation company”. How dull, no excitement there and there should be plenty. I really love what I do and I love it because I…
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5 questions I had to answer to nail my elevator pitch

I’ve been in the business of translation for quite some time now. Every time somebody asks me what I do, I answer, “I do translations” or more recently “I manage a translation company”. How dull, no excitement there and there should be plenty. I really love what I do and I love it because I…
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Merry Christmas and 10% Discount

Greetings! Another year is nearly over and we wanted to thank you for working with us. We hope you and your family have an enjoyable Christmas and wish you a very Happy New Year.  May your Holiday be filled with joy, love and hope and may the New Year 2015 bring you prosperity and fulfillment. We’ve…
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NTIF 2014 – unexpected gains

NTIF 2014 in Helsingor is not over yet. Actually, I’m sitting in the conference room right now, as I blog. The reason is, the presentation is not so hot, so to say. It is too early to sum up the conference, since we are literally in the middle of the event, but I feel I’m…
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Art of translation

Yesterday was international translations day. It’s mainly celebrated through promos and memes in our industry. The day was officially started by the US congress as the bible translation day some half a century ago. During the day I answered several phone calls from friends who wanted to mark the day knowing my professional interests. Some…
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Definition of quality translation

Quality translation demonstrates required accuracy and fluency for the audience and purpose and complies with all other negotiated specifications, taking into account end-user needs. /Alan Melby/ It’s interesting how long the industry has been trying to come up with a sensible definition of a quality translation. I’m not sure this quest is over but we’re…
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Machine Translation of End User Texts

Very recently I attended the Gala conference in Istanbul. It was an interesting experience and an opportunity to mingle with peers, but that’s kind of obvious. I brought back a stack of business cards, belief that Aploq is going in the right direction, developing at its own pace and orchestrating all new developments in a…
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What’s with the communication?

In February the Aploq team has been discussing a lot the communication issues. After all that’s what we do – we help the world communicate over the language barriers, even if it sounds profound When I was preparing our communication workshop I came across this video, and I must say I was a little bit…
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Tekom 2013

Tekom 2013 was a success. As always the event was attended by the major players in our industry and dozens of big, small and smaller LSPs from around a world. For our team it was a nice chance to chat to some of our old friends and clients. We made new friends too It was…
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Setting New Industry Standards And Focusing on International Markets

This young and thriving company announced today it continues the market expansion with plans to go international. Polish Aploq Translations (Aploq) announced today that the local market with its signed clients like KEA, Samsung, Sony, Manutan, Cadbury, Motorola, Jysk, Citibank and others has becoming too small for the company’s ambitious plans. Rumors are Aploq is…
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