Some companies need continuous and consistent translation services and have thus created internal teams and processes to successfully service their needs. Yet there are other companies who need translation services 2 to 4 times a year. And yet more, there are companies that need translation services between 5 to 15 times a year.
If you’re a small to mid-sized company that has business interests in multiple countries then there is a good possibility that your company falls under one of the three scenarios I mentioned above. Regardless of what scenario your company falls under, here are a few tips that will help you to efficiently consume language services:
- Schedule sufficient time for translation
- Clearly define and write down your requirements, guidelines, and instructions
- Have a internal reviewer to review the translation
- Communicate any changes in the source content right away
When you follow these tips, your experiences as a language services buyer will be smoother. Additionally, your language services provider will be able to better service you.