An over-simplified view of our profession will have you believe that a translation is the mechanistic rendering of the source text into the target language, as if the human element barely matters at all. You pour text in, text gets spouted back out, how hard can it be, right? After all, we've already got machines … Continue reading Why You Should Choose Your Translator Carefully
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Covid-19 Update: How Can We Help?
Hello! I hope you are all keeping well. The coronavirus outbreak has everyone worried. These are difficult and trying times for all of us. Reading the future has become nearly impossible. Large swaths of industry have come to a standstill and the economic outlook is "chilly" to say the least. To successfully tackle this crisis … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: How Can We Help?
7 rules of engagement
No, this post has nothing to do with Valentine's day, engagement rings or marriage proposals. Engagement is what effective copy writing triggers in your potential customers. It engages them, it makes them relate, it helps them develop awareness, convictions, desires, decision-making processes and, finally, action. Or so it should. Engaging is what effective copy writing … Continue reading 7 rules of engagement