What’s Left After Writing: Journalists Pursue Careers Outside News Publications

Posted on September 15, 2016 By

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There is a website called Newspaper Death Watch, which chronicles North American metro dailies that have closed since the website was launched in March 2007. It also lists the dailies that have reduced their publication frequency, or have created a hybrid of print/online content. The cause of much of this decline has been the preponderance…

Cruising to Success in the Asian Tourism Market

Posted on September 15, 2016 By


Costa Cruises is an Italian cruise line that operates 14 cruise ships sailing under the Italian flag. It provides cruise holidays in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, South-East Asia, and South America. MYL’s MISSION Providing information in multiple languages for various nationals. OUR SOLUTION Costa Cruises has been…

6 Ways MYL’s Back Office Can Make Your Job Easier

Posted on September 15, 2016 By

9 Ways MYL’s Back Office Can Make Your Job Easier

Streamlining work processes is important to turning jobs around quickly and efficiently. This is why MYL has provided a back-end system to help linguists manage their work flow.  Here are six things that can help make your job easier: 1. Communicate with Clients directly One of the system’s most important features is the Job Enquiry function,…

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

Posted on June 7, 2016 By


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

Posted on June 7, 2016 By


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

Posted on June 7, 2016 By


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

Posted on June 7, 2016 By


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…