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Why do international companies invest in Poland?

According to AmCham’s report published in December 2021, in 2010-2018, the value of assets held by companies with foreign capital operating in Poland increased by 70%, reaching 415 billion USD. The main foreign players on the Polish market are Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom and France. Together, companies from these markets represent almost…
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Localising games and apps

On our blog, we frequently emphasise the role of localisation. In the online and video game environments, this comprehensive translation-related service is especially critical. Why is that? And how should you prepare your game or web/mobile app for international conquest? Since this endeavour is multifaceted and complex, we decided to share some practical advice that…
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everything you have to know about translation budget

Everything you have to know about translation budget

As a business owner, you have to make sure that your company’s budget is effectively spent, no matter what product or service you need to order. The translation service is no different. Before you sign the dotted line, you ought to find out how much your translation project is going to cost. And the relevant…
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legal translation

Legal translation – beware!

On our blog, we frequently tell you that medical and technical types of translation are the most challenging ones. And while it’s true, legal translation is in an entirely different league. After all, do you know any other field where one misplaced comma could cost you 1 million dollars (Canadian dollars, but still)? We don’t.…
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translating manuals

Everything you need to know about translating manuals

Technical translation, along with a medical translation, is by far one of the most complex aspects of a translator’s job. Manual translation is a perfect example of such technical material that requires attention to detail, accuracy, and industry knowledge. In this article, we are going to talk about translating manuals. What do you need to…
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polish e-commerce habits

Polish online and e-commerce habits

Whether you’re already operating in Europe or are just thinking about entering the European market, you should consider Poland. And we’re not saying that just because we live and work here! In fact, Poland is a developed market with tremendous potential, especially concerning online and e-commerce activities. If you run an online store or any…
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Translation trends 2021

Translation trends for 2021 and beyond

The year 2021 has just started: we’re living in a new pandemic context and COVID-19 has totally changed the way we live and work. It’s a good moment to think about the future – and about what that might look like for the translation industry. What are some of the common trends currently  shaping the…
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myths about translation

Myths about translation

Our clients frequently ask us about various aspects of translation work. Over the years, many misunderstandings have accumulated around this service. Some people are even predicting the inevitable demise of language service providers (LSPs). After all, there’s Google Translate, and that’s all you need, isn’t it? But are things really that simple? In this article,…
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Marketing translation: from websites to slogans

Translation of marketing texts is probably one of the most commonly ordered language services. This is because there are so many different types of marketing texts and materials: that need translating, from websites and catalogues through product descriptions and online ads to slogans, claims and brand names. It’s not only a common service; it’s also…
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IT translations

IT translation: it’s not just from English!

Many people think that English is one of just a few languages in use in the IT industry. And yes, to some extent, that’s true: English is prevalent in the IT world. But our translation work for the IT industry goes far beyond English to Polish translations. After all, games and apps are available in…
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