Category: Technology

Software review: TextAloud text to speech tool

Important disclaimer: I received a free review copy of TextAloud for the purpose of writing this review, but the links to purchase TextAloud are not affiliate links and I do not receive any commission from TextAloud. How is text-to-speech useful? After reading the post I wrote about text-to-speech proofreading, the folks at NextUp, the makers of …

Translating in Lilt: one translator’s experience

This is a guest post by Suzanne Rietveld (suzarieve@gmail.com). Suzanne translates between Dutch and English; she has a background in horticulture and has worked in women’s health—these are her primary translation specializations. She is also an expert reviser and editor and is available for work in these areas. As a beginning translator, it is quite difficult …

Very basic SEO for your freelance website

SEO for freelancers: how important is it? Many freelancers wonder how important search engine optimization (SEO) is, when it comes to your business website and how much traffic you can expect it to attract. Very important? Not at all important? Somewhere in between? With the caveat that this is a very basic introduction and I’m far …

Some thoughts on Trados Studio 2014

If you use SDL Trados Studio, you may have already upgraded to Studio 2014, or you may be thinking about upgrading. I purchased the upgrade a few months ago, and here are some thoughts on it: I use only the basic features in Studio (create projects, use TMs and glossaries, use the concordance and filters), but …