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The Declaration of Independence in Foreign Languages

What Declaration of Independence means to American citizens and how it was translated into foreign language. Learn some interesting facts.

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Why Translating Black Writers Matters

​Racism is the term we frequently hear and use but barely ever mull over. It is commonly defined as a belief that one race is superior to another. However, it may not be very precise.

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Memorial Day Special: Translators at War

The last Monday of May the United States of America annually celebrates Memorial Day. It is a federal holiday that is aimed to commemorate people from the US military who lost their lives at service. Memorial Day is typically celebrated by decorating cemeteries with flags and flowers, organizing parades, visiting war memorials, etc. It is an extremely important event that gives American people the opportunity to honor the sacrifice of the soldiers and other people in the military, to recall their heroism, and to thank them for fighting for the well-being of the future generations.

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How to Find the Best English-Spanish Dictionaries

A good dictionary is a great assistant for a translator. The ability to search and retrieve the needed translations is often crucial for the workflow, the pace, the energy, and the time spent on each text. Nowadays the variety of dictionaries of any kind is impressive. However, not all of them are equally suitable and helpful. So in order to facilitate one’s working process, one needs to choose carefully.

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TheWordPoint Offers to Partner With Instagram in Order to Improve Translations

This situation has happened to almost anyone: you see a nice picture in recommendations on Instagram with a caption in a foreign language. Once you press the “translate” button and start reading, you realize that translation does not make any sense. Sadly, but machine translation often fails when it comes to social media. That is why TheWordPoint has offered Instagram to partner in order to improve its translation that would facilitate communication globally.

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The Best Apps to Transcribe Audio to Text

Recording audio can be a convenient way to jot down some information. However, extracting this information is not that easy. It may be time-consuming to listen to a recording a few times to write down all being said. But the digital era and the development of language processing technologies have provided a solution to this problem – programs that automatically transcribe audio to text files.

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What Is the Most Translated Website in the World?

If to envision the most translated website in the world, the first idea that comes to mind is that this website must be some widely known social media network like Facebook, a global trade platform like Amazon, or Wikipedia. However, all of these guesses are wrong and pretty far from the right answer.

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Translation Rate in America

What are the rates in the translation industry in the USA. Learn more about the average rate and the price range.

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Impact of COVID-19 on International Students

How COVID-19 has impacted international students and enrollees, which measures universities should take. Discounts, offered by TheWorldPoint for students and enrollees.

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Translation Industry During Quarantine

Impacts of the quarantine on the translation industry. How translator's life has changed and what are the most popular translation industries during the epidemic.

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Ways To Keep Your Business Blooming During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing all businesses to adapt and work remotely. If your company is still operating during this pandemic, here are some tips on how to survive these hard times.

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Top 4 Challenges in Agile Localization

Software development has changed immensely during the last decade, and the need for agile localization has increased accordingly. We went from annual to daily releases in no time and software development needs the agile localization to keep up the pace.

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Hiring an Interpreting Company: 7 Things to Consider

Searching for reliable, professional interpreting services can be stressful. To take the hard work out of the hiring process we’ve created a simple checklist you can work through. It includes key questions you need to ask, plus a couple of considerations you’ll need to make to ensure things run smoothly.

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10 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

Speaking a foreign language can be learned, but it’s also something that comes with many challenges. Despite being able to have a conversation in it, grammar rules can be forgotten sometimes, leading to translation errors.

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5 Steps to a Successful International Digital Marketing Strategy

To build a successful international marketing plan, you have to be dedicated and hard-working. It’s not something that will happen overnight, but only through many days and nights of thinking about it and working on it. That being said, you need to step back and think of strategies.

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How to Overcome Cross Cultural Barriers in Business Negotiations

Running a business and being successful at it often requires meeting people from all around the globe and doing business with them. Although you have the best possible intentions, it may happen that a business negotiation with someone from a different culture simply goes in the wrong direction and you fail to seal the deal. The reason behind it might be cultural differences.

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How to Create an Effective Multilingual Content Strategy

When it comes to digital marketing, your content marketing strategy is the basis. Everyone company, regardless of how big or small, needs to have a strategic plan on how to produce and publish content for marketing and digital presence.

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10 Examples of Eponyms in the English Language

What is an example of an eponym? “Thanks to his Machiavellian antics, Joe got a promotion that he didn’t earn.” In this sentence, the word ‘Machiavellian’ is a reference to the Italian author, Machiavelli. That’s an eponym. What is an eponym? It’s a word that comes from the proper name of a person or place. Eponyms words can be based on both real and fictional people and places.

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The Word Point is Recognized by Clutch for Outstanding Accuracy in Translation Services

The Word Point specializes in innovation, and we’d like to think that we’ve revolutionized the translation industry as we know it.

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5 Ways Cultural Values Impact Marketing Ethics

Culture is the combination of values, cuisine, beliefs, achievements, traditions, and institutions that a group of people have in common. Culture is something that can be owned by people of the same race or religion, who live in the same geographic region, or any group of people who share the values, beliefs, traditions, etc. listed above.

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How to Protect Your Brand with Trademark Translation

What is a trademark definition? Your trademark can be many things. A trademark translation can be a symbol, element of design, or other signature attributes which uniquely identifies your products and services as your own. and such, trademarks can be applied to signs, brand names, logos, designs, taglines, and other visual elements that are unique to your company.

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3 Reasons Why Language Translation is Important for Mass Media

Mass media has the responsibility of covering news from all over the world and sharing it with the entire world. Communicating big news with very large crowds is definitely no easy thing and there are plenty of factors which contribute to this happening successfully. Translation definitely is one of them.

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The Difference between Transcription and Translation in Language

If you’re interested in working in translations you might have heard some people mention or confuse translations with transcriptions. These two words might sound oddly similar, but they actually don’t have much in common.

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Clutch Announces Its Top B2B Global Leaders - The Word Point is on That List

As a translation agency that has been serving international enterprises for years, The Word Point is committed to top-notch translation and localization services for businesses/organizations of all types and sizes. Our reputation for superior products and services has now earned us a spot on Clutch.co’s list of global business leaders.

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5 Things to Consider When Selecting Content to Localize

A website is a heart of an online business. Therefore it needs to be maintained active, nice and engaging. This post gives some tips on how to deliver your message on a global scale and deal with the competition.

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Localization: The Key to Success in an International Market

The benefits of expanding a business internationally can be tremendous. If you can penetrate a new market, you can boost your revenue. You can also expand your talent pool, attracting new workers that bring fresh ideas to your company.

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The Guide to Make a Successful Technical Translation

With the fast development of information technology, companies are getting more opportunities to trade and cooperate with overseas businesses. But a problem is that the language barrier is still a communication issue. And a technical translation is the most challenging part of it.

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Social Media Localization for Business: Why You Should Care

International companies wrongly believe that they can reach global customers simply by launching a multi-language website. But the truth is that today it’s not enough.

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All You Need to Know About Glocalization

Glocalization is a word that comes from globalization and localization. The context of the usage of the term at the time was marketing, and how companies could offer products and services on a global scale while adopting local consumer preferences and culture in individual countries.

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What Is the Role of Translators in Cybersecurity?

The role of translators in cyber security has never been this paramount. Online users who come across ads or content that is in a foreign language can get suspicious and stay away from these sites. While these sites may contain malicious files, translators may help cyber security experts to learn the architecture and form of these threats.

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The Ultimate Guide to Translate and Subtitle Your Video

Adding subtitles and translations to your videos has become a lot more popular in the last few years and there are many reasons why this keeps happening more and more.

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How to Increase Market Share with Effective Brand Translation

​Brand translation is something that should be taken into serious consideration once you decide to go international.

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What the “Internet of Things” Means for Translation Agencies

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolves around the interconnection of our computing devices, electronic gadgets, services and systems to the internet on a global scale.

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CE Marking and its Effects on Translation

In today’s global economy, the concept of “free movement” is almost essential for the existence of singular yet interconnected market spaces; an economic system in which services, goods, labour, and capital circulate without hurdles but within pre-stipulated regulations.

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Video Game Localization: Aspects and Challenges

If you are not from this millennial generation, there is a high chance you have played video games in another language as well as with cultural elements different than yours.

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How to Measure Neural Machine Translation Quality

The concept of machine translation systems has been known and developed for the past 50 years. In the beginning, such systems were used solely and carefully by research entities, large companies and governmental bodies that also helped to finance them.

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What You Need to Know About Managing Translation Projects

If you have ever worked for a design, advertisement, or marketing agency, for instance, you are probably familiar with the concept of a project – a coalition of temporary activities often done in a group with the focus to develop a service, product, or a unique result of some kind.

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Getting Started as a Freelance Translator in Game Localization

If you’re fluent in more than one language and have a passion for gaming, you may have a bright future as a game translator.

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The Role of Context in Translation

Whether you need a few documents translated for a website or are requesting help with a large translation project, we can help.

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YouTube Captions With Google Translate Help

You already know that there just isn’t a more effective way to reach your intended audience than video.

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Interpreter vs. Translator – What’s the Difference?

At first glance, and correctly so, the difference between a translator and interpreter is the medium through which they actually translate.

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Translate Your ICO for Broader Impact

Cryptocurrencies. They are big right now. And they promise to change the entire landscape of financial transactions in the future. Entrepreneurs who are launching startups are now establishing cryptocurrencies and looking for investors in those cryptos to fund their businesses.

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What Are The Dangers of Not Using Qualified Medical Translators

What is a medical translation? It is the process of translating any medical document.

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How Marketers Are Using Language to Attract Multicultural Consumers

Today, more than ever in the past, marketers are seeing the value in reaching out to multicultural customers. In some cases, the need is obvious.

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Top Location Independent Businesses That Allow You to Work From Anywhere in The World

One of the appealing things about working as a translator is that you can virtually anywhere. You can be a translator from home, if that is appealing to you. If you prefer to travel, you can work pretty much any place that has an internet connection.

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2 Translation Software Awards Now Belong to The Word Point

It’s hard to be a newcomer in a field as competitive and intellectually challenging as translation. That’s why we can’t help being so excited for receiving FinancesOnline’s 2017 Awards!

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How to Express Your Feelings in Different Languages

If you want to learn how to say I love you in different languages, that’s a pretty easy task. So is learning how to say I love you back. These are common phrases in Romantic and Germanic languages, and the sentiment is common enough that it’s easy to find an interpretation of the term in other language families.

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How to Say Trick or Treat in 5 Different Languages And Other Halloween Facts

In the United States Midwest, parents prepare their children to give the usual Halloween speech, ‘Trick or Treat!’. They also prepare them for a sneaky trick or treat answer. It’s tradition for many people answering the door on Halloween night to answer ‘Trick or Treat!’ with ‘Trick’. This means the child has to perform some sort of trick before getting a treat. Kids may sing Halloween songs, tell a joke, even play a simple magic trick.

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How to Decode Minion (Banana) Language

There are several languages that have been created from movies or works of literature. There’s Klingon from the Star Trek franchise. The movie Avatar brought us Na’vi. There’s also Dothraki from Game of Thrones. Let’s not forget Elvish, Nadsat, and Lapine.

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The Best Translation Apps for Travelers

Being a native speaker or simply knowing English can save you a lot of time, nerves and money when traveling.

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