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Speaking the Many Languages of Mexico

Despite the political rhetoric that sometimes surrounds relations between the United States and Mexico, one thing remains certain: interactions between our two countries—economically, culturally and socially—will continue to play significant roles in our mutual growth and success. Our geographic proximity and our shared interests mean we will remain active partners far into the future. Many […]

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Looking for More Incremental Sales?

Multilingual Websites = More Sales. A multilingual website is an easy solution for businesses looking to achieve that competitive edge, increase their client base, and secure higher sales volumes. As the process of globalization deepens, a multilingual website will not be an option, but a necessity. Top 2 Reasons to Translate Websites into Another Language: […]

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Legal Translations Don’t Have to be Intimidating

  Legal Document Translations-Simplifying an Intimidating Task Procuring interpreting and translation services for law firms does not have to be daunting. When it comes to language services law firms have widely disparate processes in their offices. One individual may speak French and helps to get the “gist” of certain documents, while another knows Spanish and […]

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Translation Service aids Courts, Hospitals

Because of Elena Tsinman, over 100 interpreters every day help non-English speaking or Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals communicate with local police, teachers, lawyers, doctors, and in various other settings. Tsinman is the owner and founder of ASIST Translation Services, which employs more than 2000 interpreters from all over the globe to help keep things […]

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Language Service Industry

A study released by the Massachusetts-based Common Sense Advisory (an independent market research company), shows that the translation/interpreting service industry is on the rise: The industry is growing at a rate of roughly 12% a year. Europe is the leading market, with 49% of all language services; North America is in second with 35%. In […]

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7 Myths About Spanish Translation for the United States

ASIST Translation Services Inc. has been translating to and from Spanish for the US market for over 25 years (as well as other Spanish-speaking countries around the world, of course!). Among the frequent topics of conversation with our translation clients are the many myths and misconceptions about the Spanish-speaking population in the United States. Accordingly, […]

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Spanish Voice Recordings

First question: Where is the recorded audio going to be used? In the United States, Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Central America, South America… or some combination of the above? Choosing an appropriate accent is extremely important. Audiences can easily be distracted when a narrator’s accent seems “out of place,” and this impairs effective delivery of […]

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Spanish Translation: World’s Largest Spanish-Speaking Populations

The figures one sees for the number of Spanish speakers per country vary tremendously. One of the biggest factors is whether the number being cited includes all “Spanish speakers”—including those who speak Spanish as a first, second or even third language—or exclusively those who speak Spanish as their first or “native” language (their mother tongue, […]

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English-to-Spanish: Hispanic Immigrants in the United States

A 2007 report by the Pew Hispanic Center provides statistics about how Hispanic immigrants in the United States manage Spanish and English. Here, we recap a few points that are of great interest for anyone involved with Spanish translations for the United States. 52% of foreign-born Hispanics speak only Spanish at home. Only 23% of […]

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Spanish Translation: Columbus, Ohio

The Spanish-speaking, Hispanic population in Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County) has increased dramatically over the past few years. Accordingly, the area’s hospitals, healthcare providers, medical suppliers, courts, legal offices, government and social services have met the challenge to ensure that Spanish translations, Spanish interpreters, and culturally appropriate communication is available to the community. Another article in […]

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