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  • Designing your marketing materials for translation

    By Josian Phillips, 

    If you’re planning to translate your marketing collateral, we strongly advise designing each piece of collateral with translation in mind. We often come across marketing materials that have been wonderfully...

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  • What are translation services?

    By Neil Gauld, 

    Although it might seem like a simple question, let’s start with a fundamental question; what actually is translation? Simply put, translation is the process of converting one language into another....

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  • 20 years of doing it Bright

    By Josian Phillips, 

    After setting up in 1999, Brightlines Translation are excited to celebrate 20 years of trading! Over the last two decades the company has handled projects for some amazing companies  –...

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  • How to streamline the translation process

    By Neil Gauld, 

    Streamline your translation process – pronto! If you haven’t already centralised your translation services, it is highly likely that inefficient translation processes are holding back your business. Using multiple translation...

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  • The best languages for a post-Brexit world

    By Neil Gauld, 

    In the event of a hard Brexit, UK businesses that trade heavily with the EU should fling their nets wider and seek opportunities in future fellow third country markets, says...

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  • The ultimate guide to technical translation

    By Josian Phillips, 

    Accurate technical document translation is vital in today’s global market, but getting it right is easier said than done. The language of science, engineering and manufacturing is also the language...

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  • How to write translation-ready copy

    By Josian Phillips, 

    Imagine this. You’ve got some great copy, perfectly pitched at the UK market, filled with seasonal idioms. It includes some cultural references and a quirky pinch of British humour. Is...

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  • How to prepare InDesign files for translation

    By Neil Gauld, 

    Translating InDesign files is a straight forward task for a professional translation agency. But there are a few ground rules that can smooth the process. Of course ensuring the over-all...

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