タグ: translate

Website translation: 7 steps to choosing the best languages for your business

Website translation: 7 steps to choosing the best languages for your business people, diversity

In 2022, around 1.5 billion people worldwide currently speak English, just a bit more than the number of Mandarin Chinese speakers (at 1.1 billion). However, unlike many other languages, the percentage of native speakers is surprisingly low – at around 400 million.   It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking it’s fine to offer English-only content as so many people know the language. But today’s customers expect a more personalised experience. In a survey of global online consumers in 29 countries, 76% stated a preference for buying products with information in their native language, with 40% claiming to never buy from websites in other languages.   […]

What Are the Different Types of Transcription?

What Are the Different Types of Transcription? Headphones, transcription

Transcription is the process of converting speech, often in an audio or video file, to text. It is used for many purposes, such as transcribing interviews or focus group sessions for analysis or creating subtitles for video dialogue. There are three standard types of transcription, with each being useful in different scenarios. This blog explains what these types of transcription are and when they may be used. Verbatim transcription Verbatim transcription means that absolutely everything is captured in the transcript. As well as the word-for-word dialogue, transcribers will also include false starts, repetitions, mistakes in vocabulary and hesitations, such as ‘ums’ and ‘ahs’. Although verbatim transcription may be tedious to […]

Introducing MTHub: Our New, Bespoke Client Portal

Introducing MTHub: Our New, Bespoke Client Portal

At Mission Translate, we are dedicated to delivering the best possible service for our clients. We want to make your lives easier, with more efficient methods of contacting us and hassle-free ways to check in on your translation projects. Safe in the knowledge that your translation project is being looked after, we want to give you more time to focus on other areas of your business. This objective led to the development of MTHub; a client portal, tailored-made for your needs and using cutting-edge technology to offer you a more effective and time-saving way of collaborating with us on your translation projects. Let’s take a tour… Starting a new project […]

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