Five Common Translator Traps

Posted on June 7, 2016 By


Here are five traps to avoid if you are to make your translations linguistically accurate, culturally appropriate and, ultimately, effective in building your Clients’ businesses. With more and more companies doing business in multiple countries and needing to reach geographically varied audiences, there has never been a better time to become a freelance business translator….

Five Things Top Writers Do

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Every copywriter knows that the success of the final piece depends on whether the product or service sells or not. Here are five ways to make that happen. 1. Make sure you get a good briefing document to start with MYL has excellent briefing templates and provides appropriate reference materials at the start of every…

Translator Shares in Booker Prize

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When South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize in May 2016 for her book The Vegetarian, the event represented three significant ‘firsts’. Previously awarded to recognise an author’s body of work, this was the first time that the award was given to an author’s single work of fiction. It was also…

Beyond Translation

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Trans-creation is becoming increasingly common, but what is it and why is it becoming more popular? MYL works for a wide range of Clients in various industries, from hospitality to finance, retail to business services, and everything else in between. We therefore need to have translators, copywriters and copy editors with the right skills and…

Freelancers Wanted

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Earn US$50.00 by referring a new freelancer to MYL. The referee of each successfully hired freelancer gets US$50.00 added to their next pay cheque. We are currently hiring for the following roles: Role                           Translator Language pair         English to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong style) Sectors                     Fashion, Finance, Hospitality, Marketing and PR, Real Estate   Role                           Translator…