Many times a business does not contact their translation company until they have already decided on what they need translated and want to begin the project. If your company is operating this way, you may be missing out on one of the most important value adds your translation company has to offer, consulting.
One of the most best things about using a translation company is their ability to help your company identify their specific translation needs before beginning any project. As subject matter experts, a translation company will be able to understand the specific linguistic services necessary to achieve your company’s goals.
Your translations company may be able to suggest which translated documents will make the most impact when your company can not afford to translate everything at one time. If you are trying to expand your company’s worldwide presence and enter the global marketplace, your translation service provider can suggest what translations would be most helpful to achieving this goal and what languages are the best fit for your product or service.
Many companies may decide to translate a document or website, only to feel later like they didn’t receive the added benefit they were looking for. Consulting with your translation company before requesting projects can help your company achieve the greatest value for translation dollars spent.