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Sergio Guillén
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Founder and Managing Director of Translations Lisko
Founder and Managing Director of Translations Lisko

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According to the Chinese, it is Great Britain that is the 'land of the brave', Finland smells nice, and the Swedes are Very Lucky Soldiers. This map contains all the Mandarin names of the European nations translated into English - only Russia remains the same

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One more summary of the Localization Unconference Toronto has been posted on the unconference website.

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The translate-edit-proof process is critical for #translationquality . Learn what it is and what's involved in each step.

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New How I Work interview on our blog:
20 (or so) questions on how +Rainy London works

This series of posts was inspired by Lifehacker’s How I Work series, which I thoroughly enjoy. It’s about time we discover how our colleagues work and get to know them a little better.
#xl8   #xl8orwork  

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Social Media Tips: Do's And Don'ts!
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Is very easy for new social media users of any platform or network (Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.) to get cut up following and doing the wrong things. You have to remember that anything you do in a social network doesn't stay there, it will travel the web faster than it will take you to erase your bad posts.

Social media should be boosting your market authority and your brand, not the other way around. Is time to take control.

Hopefully this #infographic  give you enough tips to help you get on the right path.

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#socialmediatips   #socialmedia   #googleplustips   #facebook   #twitter   #pinterest   #linkedin   #dosanddonts   #smallbusiness   #businesstips  
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Found some really inspiring people through this list. (And was included in it too!)

If you're a freelancer and looking for people to follow, this is a good place to start.

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The topic of translation makes the national press again. This time the NY Times.

The author (Daniel Mendelsohn) gives 4 things a translaiton cannot be without, they are; Accuracy, Sensitivity to formal considerations, Texture and Tone (tone is everything).

The full article is well worth a read. Its here if you are interested >> http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/books/review/what-do-you-look-for-in-modern-translation.html?_r=1&

#translation
#publishing  
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Useful for translators: #xl8  
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