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Online translation services: what they are and why we use them

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An online translation service offers you a comfortable and functional way of working. It is true that there are still many professionals or companies that are reluctant to work remotely, preferring to work in person. However, these kinds of ideas are more bias than reality. What is certain is that an online service can be even more profitable for you. We will explain everything that it offers you.

What are the advantages to using an online translation service?

Let’s take a look at what makes this way of working so comfortable for so many.

1. Saving time and resources

Working in person gives an image of closeness and commodity. But in reality, it is quite evidently time-consuming. Travel, difficulty in organizing meetings, and so on, means that both parties are using valuable time. The truth is that often, five minutes is more than enough for workers to know how to proceed with a translation. And today, all companies have sufficient infrastructure to be able to carry out meetings online which are functional, comfortable, and conclusive.

2. The possibility of working with other agencies

Working in person has a common problem in that it reduces the possibilities of contacting professionals who you really want to work with. However, if you are looking for a work-from-home format, you can get in touch with whichever agency you prefer, and the one which best suits your needs. This freedom of action will be seen in the final quality of work.

3. A more comfortable process

Finally, physical meetings are hampered by logistical constraints. It is not always easy to organize one. In contrast, working from home is much more simple, as both parties take only minutes to share progress or solve problems that arise in the work process. In this sense, follow-up is a lot more comfortable.

Differences with online translation

There is a conceptual difference that must be highlighted here. An online translation in general, refers to programs that automatically translate from one language to another. The most well-known program is Google Translate. With this, in moments you can take a text from one language into another. Although it is clear that results are gained comfortably and quickly, the quality of the work suffers, very much so.

When we speak about an online translation service, we refer to a team of native translators working remotely online, with their own clients and professionals. They are able to transfer the ideas and contents of a text from one language to another, through mediated and professional translation.

As you have seen, an online translation service can be functional and practical for your company. Ultimately, it all comes down to getting used to this way of working. If you want to rely on a professional agency, do not hesitate to contact us.

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