How to Drop “minimum Charges”, Keep Customers and Profit

In the past, technical documentation used to be written like a book. The author tried to describe the product, its features, maintenance, repairs, etc. Each operating manual was slightly different.

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3 Ways of Dealing With the Translation Market Price Pressure

You completed a whole stack of projects and got through a mountain of work. But at the end of the day the financial results do not reflect your efforts.

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How to Turn Your Vendor Database Into Your Secret Weapon

Today we deal with the absolute core of your business - managing vendors. Vendor management is one the most important tasks of a translation agency.

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How to Get More Done With Less Effort

One of the main challenges we face is the influx of numerous small projects, which can hurt our bottom line. Every small request becomes a project in its own right.

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How to Manage Projects With Almost No Effort

Project management is both an art and a science. It requires considerable professionalism and skills. Skills to solve all the unpredictable issues that occur every day. Solving these should be the focus of your work.

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How to Win Customers With the Best Deadlines,<br/> Not the Lowest Rates

Is there any other way of winning a new client, other than by offering the lowest rates? I have spoken with dozens of translation company owners and I often ask them what their main current challenge is. Their answer comes back like a mantra, ”Price pressure!”.

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Keep an Eye on the KPI

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a crucial company management tool. However, we found that defining KPIs that provide a useful view of a company’s performance is not an easy task.

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Seamless memoQ Integration

XTRF has the option to integrate with various external systems. The most popular built-in integrations of XTRF are those with CAT tools. In a typical use case, the integration handles the transfer of the input source file to the CAT tool, where it is converted to a translatable bilingual format.

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Get the Most From Your Vendor Database: 6 Powerful Tips

The Vendor Database is at the core of any translation business operations. The way you handle it has great impact on your performance. Making full use of a database will guarantee both the best delivery time and quality. Mishandled, it will waste your efforts and cost you results.

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How to Reduce Your Operational Costs in 5 Easy Steps

There are two ways of growing business profits: increase sales and reduce costs. A wise reduction of costs is key to improving customer satisfaction, winning customer loyalty and growing your business in the long term.

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