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What Are The Benefits Of Hiring a Professional Interpreter or Translator?
Over the years, we have seen the disastrous results of clients who have hired an interpreter or translator who was not a certified professional. It is already challenging enough to understand someone through language, but when a person who is translating or interpreting is not professionally trained, the language tends to be much less precise than when a professional is hired.
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How Manufacturers Can Maximize the Value of Their Content Through Translation Services

Manufacturing, Translation, Aerospace & Defense

The popularity of content marketing has exploded over the past several years. One of the main reasons it has gained so much traction is simple, it is extremely effective! It’s relatively easy to implement a content marketing strategy and it is accessible to businesses of all sizes and industries. Even industries such as manufacturing who traditionally have not utilized the typical marketing strategies are hopping on the content train and finding success in their niche market. The 2017 Manufacturing Content Marketing Trends published by Content Marketing Institute (CMI) reports that 85% of manufacturing marketers are using content marketing.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

[INFOGRAPHIC] Most Common Languages Besides English In The US & New England

Culture

It should be no surprise that many languages besides English are spoken throughout the United States. In certain areas, English seems to be the foreign language! The US has always been a melting pot of different languages and cultures. If you consider the US before the British settled, just imagine how many different languages their were between the various Native American tribes that filled our land. 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

[3/3] The Emoji Revolution: EMOJI TRANSLATION

Culture

Welcome to the conclusion of our “Emoji Revolution” blog series! We hope you found the information in the first two installments interesting and valuable. As we researched the topic and saw headlines, tweets, and emails galore featuring the beloved emoji, we couldn’t help but think about how the fun little characters are truly a language of their own. It’s interesting how so many ancient texts such as hieroglyphics, used images to tell a story. These pictograms eventually morphed into a written system consisting of letters or characters in most cultures around the world. Thousands of years later we are completing the circle and beginning to incorporate pictograms into our language once again.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Terpii Travels: Brazil

Culture

Olá amigos, I’m Terpii! When I’m not hanging out in my favorite tree, you can find me exploring new places all over the world. Today, I’m in South America learning more about Brazil.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

China's Singles Day Is The New Black Friday

Localization, Culture

Happy Singles Day! How will you be celebrating this year?

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

The Emoji Revolution: Rise of Emoji Marketing [Part 2/3]

Culture

In Part 1 of this three-part series, we broke down the origins of both the emoticon and the emoji. If you missed the first post, click here to catch up. It’s clear that emoji have taken the Western world by storm. A couple facts to demonstrate their immense popularity (NY Mag, IP Watchdog):

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

The Emoji Revolution: From Emoticon to Emoji [Part 1/3]

Culture

While emoji is a much more frequently used term these days, let’s not forget about where it all began with the original emoticon. :) We are excited to bring you a three-part series on the evolution from emoticon to emoji and beyond!

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Interpreters and Translators, Inc. Invests to Fuel Organic Growth Strategies

Press Releases

Interpreters and Translators, Inc. (iTi), a leader in the language services industry, has experienced tremendous growth year over year. In an industry that averages 6% growth annually, iTi has well exceeded industry averages. With 30 years of a strong operation already in place, iTi has invested heavily in the creation of Sales and Marketing teams to further support and boost growth as we move into 2017.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Update To iTi's Encrypted Email System

News

Effective October 20, 2016, iTi will be updating its secure email system (encrypted emails) in an effort to enhance the security and confidentiality of our clients information. All users that currently receive encrypted email from iTi will need to create a new username and password. 

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

A Guide To Working With A Medical Interpreter

Healthcare

With the inception of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 and the constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve quality while decreasing costs, it is now more important than ever to provide equal care to all patients no matter their race, religion, or national origin. Language access is a hot topic in the healthcare industry, since it is has been proven that the use of professional interpreters for Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals lowers hospital readmission rates. Lower readmission rates, along with higher quality services for LEP patients, increase HCHAPS

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano