How Businesses Can Expand Globally by Using Translation Services

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Expand Globally? When you first start a business, you will probably focus on being successful in a local and national area. But with the state of the global economy, your company can have so much more potential when it comes to other markets as well.

Translation services are the liaisons between businesses and their need to expand in other markets.

Why would a business want to translate content?

First of all, it’s because it can be much easier to facilitate a partnership with someone that is overseas. Second, this is how a company can expand their market reach and sell their products or their services to a global audience as well.

Third, crystal clear communication is the key, especially when you’re infiltrating a new market. This is why using translation services is a must.

Expand Globally – successfully entering new markets

Businesses, to expand globally, should focus on the specific characteristics of the audience they’re trying to reach. Translating a piece of content once, but right, is much more efficient than trying out several translations.

A good translation can have a positive impact on a business that’s entering a new market, whereas a bad translation can result in the target audience rejecting the company’s business. Plus, it will make the company look unprofessional.

Even though this may seem like a superficial thing, it’s actually not. People base their first impressions on the language companies use.

Let’s say that a native Ukrainian speaker sees your website that has been translated with something similar to Google Translate (we all know that it is not entirely accurate). This person’s first impression (and probably other people’s impressions as well) won’t be positive.

The importance of translating documents

There are tons of materials that a company needs to have translated if they want to expand into other countries. This includes subjects from law, finance, technology, engineering and business to many more. These documents need to be translated by professionals.

Updating more technical documents or even translating higher amounts of materials is definitely a challenge for most companies that want to expand into other countries. The solution for them is to hire translation service providers and to let someone who knows what they’re doing translate the documents.

Legal documents, materials that hold sensitive business information, sales deeds or even marketing materials need to be translated correctly, preferably by a person that is a native speaker of that language.

How and when can businesses use translation services?

1) Small businesses will seek translation agencies when they will expand into new markets. Even though their budget is not that high, they could still become a medium-sized company if they focus their resources on the right things.

2) The second type of company can be a startup that, in order to reach wider audiences, will choose translation services so that their website will be understood by people from different countries.

3) In the third case, a company that is present in different countries needs to send out an internal newsletter. That newsletter needs to be translated in all the languages that are spoken by the company’s employees.

4) The fourth case can be that of a company that produces home appliances. Their products are sold all over the world and the user manual needs to be translated in all the languages that are spoken in these countries.

Translations help businesses communicate better

Translation services are extremely valuable for any type of company that wants to expand their market reach and want to be on top of their competitors.

If you want to increase the size of your business and see what we can do for you, just contact us to get a free translation quote.

We assure you that you will get high quality translations that will help you attract and retain more customers.

 

Autor: Michal Wiewior

CEO in Slavis Technical Translations, Sworny - Certified Translations