A new series of weekly tips aimed at consumer, lifestyle or luxury brands looking to use translation services in order to launch or expand into the French market.
Inform your translator of character restrictions before they start on your project.
Let your translator know about upcoming events.
Prioritise your content to be translated.
Enjoy the extra avlue a professional, human translator can add.
Give your translator as much context as possible.
Give your translator a project brief
Before getting quotes, prepare an initial "info pack" about your translation project.
Use members of professional translation associations (like the ITI and the CIOL in the UK).
Work with a French translator specialised in your type of content.
Check your French translator's knowledge of their source language(s).
Use a native French translator and check their knowledge of their mother tongue.
Be aware of the difference between source and target language.
Be aware of which type of French your customers speak.