GTE Localize

GTE Localize is a fast-growing translation and localization agency focusing on Asian languages. Established in 2017 in Vietnam, GTE Localize has quickly grown from a single-language vendor to a regional company through continuously expanding our translati

5 Best LinkedIn Groups for Translators

LinkedIn is an employment-oriented social networking site where you can seek jobs, post jobs, and connect with people with the same interests and in the same industry. LinkedIn groups are great places for you to expand your network, keep up with the latest trends of the industry, or simply have some fun discussing interests with your colleagues and other professionals. If you are a new user on this platform and expect to join groups about translation and localization, check out our list of the top 5 best LinkedIn groups for translators below.

Also, if you are active on Facebook, check out our post about the 5 best Facebook groups for translators.

1. Professional Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com)

Number of members: ~100,000 members

Professional Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com) is the biggest LinkedIn group for translation and localization professionals on LinkedIn. Created by ProZ.com – a membership-based website for posting and responding to translation job offers, this LinkedIn group offers you a great chance to expand your network, share your thoughts and experiences, as well as find new jobs. Also, when you need help, say, to conduct a survey about languages, the community here is always willing to help.

 

2. SMAP. Interpretation, Translation & Localization

Number of members: 7,700+ members

SMAP. Interpretation, Translation & Localization is a LinkedIn group for a wide range of positions in the l10n industry, from Translators, Interpreters, Writers, Editors to Project Managers, Vendor Managers and Engineers. The group was created with the purpose of connecting people working in translation, localization, and related services together. It is an oasis for people to discuss the best practices, issues, trends in the industry as well as to seek career opportunities.

 

3. Certified Translation Professional Group: Translator Jobs, Projects, Tools, Networking & Training

Number of members: 41,000+

As the name suggested, Certified Translation Professional Group: Translator Jobs, Projects, Tools, Networking & Training is where translators and interpreters seek job opportunities and clients can find quality resources for their projects. Members of the group also share their insights into different translation tools and previous projects with each other. If you are looking to enter the translation and localization industry, don’t miss this group.

 

4. Localization Professional

Number of members: 35,000+ members

Joining Localization Professional LinkedIn group, you can…

      • Read and post the latest industry trends and news.
      • Seek help from other colleagues or open discussions.
      • Browse for translation and localization posts or offer job opportunities to others.
      • Promote yourself or your agency to reach more potential clients.

 

5. Freelance Translators Lounge

Number of members: 22,300+ members

As mentioned in the description of the group, Freelance Translators Lounge is the starting point for interpreters, translators, and linguists as the group members share great resources, ideas, and business essentials.



How To Test Your Translation Partners?

The step of testing #translation #partners before deciding to work with them can be considered as one of the most important stages that has a direct impact on the translations’ quality later. This step, needless to say, is far from easy and requires a great amount of time to handle.

A comprehensive step-by-step guide for a localization program for SMEs.

38-page detailed guide for SMEs on the process of building an efficient and effective localization program from the very beginning step to the end.
If you are from a big enterprise but you need to manage the localization activities yourself in your department/business unit, then this guide is also very suitable for you.

Table Of Contents

PREAMBLE.

A. DEFINE THE TEAM TO BE IN CHARGE OF L10N WITHIN YOUR COMPANY.

      1. Use available resources
      2. Hire a professional l10n team/PIC
      3. What is the best choice?

B. DECIDE WHICH LANGUAGES YOU WANT YOUR CONTENT TO BE LOCALIZED INTO.

      1. Target markets
      2. Website traffic
      3. Cost to translate a language
      4. The nature of the target language
      5. The popularity of languages used on the internet

C. DECIDE WHAT TO LOCALIZE.

D. SETTLE A TRANSLATION METHOD.

      1. Translation
      2. Localization
      3. Transcreation
      4. Compare translation methods

E. DEFINE THE TYPES OF TRANSLATION.

      1. Machine translation
      2. Machine translation post-editing (MTPE)
      3. Human translation with CAT Tools
      4. What types of translation do you need?

F. CHOOSE YOUR TRANSLATION RESOURCES.

      1. In-house Translators
      2. Freelance Translators
      3. Translation Agencies
      4. What is the right choice?
      5. How to select a good freelance translator or translation agency?

G. PREPARE BEFORE A LOCALIZATION PROJECT.

      1. Plan ahead
      2. Optimize source content & graphics
      3. Write an instruction for linguists

H. CREATE AND IMPLEMENT A MEASUREMENT STRATEGY (KPIs).

CONCLUSION.

Vietnamese Translation Services

VIETNAMESE TRANSLATION SERVICES

 

The demands for Vietnamese translation services have grown enormously in recent years as more and more companies choose to expand their business in Vietnam. Being among the fastest-growing economies in Asia, combined with a large population of 97 million people – over half of which are of working age – are two of the main factors that make Vietnam a potential target market for many companies that are going global. As a translation company based in Vietnam, GTE Localize has enormous advantages regarding local knowledge and resources to bring you best-in-class Vietnamese translation services.

 

ABOUT VIETNAMESE LANGUAGE

 

In terms of classification, Vietnamese is entirely different from its South East Asian language counterparts.

    • Vietnamese is a part of the Austroasiatic family of languages. Together with Mon and Khmer, Vietnamese is the largest and most important language in this family.
    • Vietnamese is also considered one of the most flexible languages in the world because of its capability to acquire other languages and cultures quickly.
    • Almost 80% of Vietnamese has been affected by Chinese since the beginning of the first century and then it gradually adopted some French and English words.
    • Vietnam is famous for its variety of ethnicities distributed throughout the country.
    • Nearly 86% of the Vietnamese population speak Vietnamese, accounting for almost 85 million people, not including the 16 million people living and working overseas.
    • Vietnamese accents vary in different regions, namely Northern, Central, and Southern areas, with no influence on the writing system.

FAQs 

 

To have the exact price of a Vietnamese translation project, we take many factors that affect translation costs into consideration:

          • Project volume: In most cases, we give the quotation per word or characters. The number of words/characters is the most precise indication for the effort our linguists put into the project.
          • Service required: Some Vietnamese translation projects only require Translation Only (TO), others need both Translation and Editing (TE), or Translation + Editing + Proofreading (TEP). The more steps a project need, the higher the rate is.
          • Industry expertise: The complexity of the required domain also affects the price of the project. General topics are charged less than high-expertise content.

Our competitive rate for a Vietnamese translation project starts from $0.04/word. Please contact our team for a quotation for your project.

GTE Localize

GTE Localize is a fast-growing translation and localization agency focusing on Asian languages. Established in 2017 in Vietnam, GTE Localize has quickly grown from a single-language vendor to a regional company through continuously expanding our translation and localization solutions to all Southeast Asian and C.C.J.K languages.

In 2020, we opened our second branch office in Jakarta, Indonesia to increase our production capacity. As of February 2021, our team has 31 full-time staff and a network of 700 native Asian linguists. The team size is continuing to grow.

GTE Localize is ISO 9001:2015 certified for Quality Management Systems and a member of the Globalization & Localization Association (GALA). By understanding the value of technology, GTE Localize has developed our own management system called G-One, with an integrated translation management system (TMS), vendor portal (VP), and customer relationship management (CRM) tool. G-One is aimed at enhancing our quality control and production process, while optimizing translation costs for our clients.

We are willing to go the extra mile, sometimes even more than asked for, to provide the best solutions for our clients. With our constant hard work, GTE Localize has become a go-to partner of hundreds of B2B clients worldwide when it comes to their translation and localization demands. We are proud to say that 80% of our clients come back to us after our initial contract has been completed.

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