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You can鈥檛 afford NOT to. Poor translation and interpreting services can be disastrous for your business. See what鈥檚 at stake.

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Translators do the writing. Interpreters do the talking. ATA helps you find the right language professional.

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Can't a computer do all this?

There are times when machine translation is useful, and times when it's not. Learn when to use Google Translate, and when to hire a professional.

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Inclusive Language Speaks to Everyone

By Meghan McCallum When it comes to your marketing strategy, it鈥檚 important that your content speaks to as many people as possible. A powerful way to achieve this is to ensure that you use inclusive language. Translating your messages into other languages is a great way to make them more…

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Demystifying the Difference Between Simplified Chinese vs. Traditional Chinese听

By: Fang Sheng Simplified Chinese vs. Traditional Chinese, Mandarin vs. Cantonese鈴here are plenty of myths and misconceptions when it comes to the Chinese language. Many such misconceptions even persist in the language services industry, where seasoned language services providers (LSPs) make factual mistakes that they could avoid with a little…

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How to build digital accessibility into your products and services

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day by eliminating linguistic barriers! By Gosia Wheeler May 16, 2024, marks the 13th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Around the world, legal, medical, and scientific organizations along with governments, universities, and businesses will host events to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access…

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Buying Language Services

Download our free mini guides that help you navigate the process of hiring and working with a language professional. They are available in multiple languages.

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Guide to agreements and contracts

ATA provides guidance for standard terms, conditions, and clauses. Adaptable samples of agreements and contracts are available.

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Need a certified translation?

In the U.S. anyone can certify a translation. A translator does not need to be certified in order to provide a certified translation.

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