- January 16, 2016
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Translation Blog
Dutch translation.. What is its importance for a businessman? Is it really something that a company must consider seriously? Well yes, translating into Dutch language is specifically important when a company looks for investment in the countries of European Union or plans for global expansion in countries like, Belgium and Netherlands. Hence, if are a business owner with such a plan in mind, then you must definitely take this translation matter seriously.
Simply picking up a translation company and asking it for the translation is not enough. Being a business man, you must take every step with utmost care and precaution, since it involves the money matters as well. Hence, you must always check the translation company (for quality assurance) before hiring it.
Oh.. What? You have already outsourced a company? Don’t worry..!! Even if you have outsourced any company, you can still make sure that the translation you get is worth your money.
This is How:
An ideal translation is that which represents the demographic of the target audience. Whether, the translation is to target the audience of Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, Aruba or any other country; the translator must have complete knowledge about the religious affiliations, ethnicity, economic status and education level of the target audience. Thus, you must co-ordinate with company’s translator and make sure whether the translation is in line with the demographics or not.
Depending on which country you are targeting in the European Union, you must ensure that the company does not violate any cultural sentiments of the target audience. For this, you also should have knowledge about the target culture. So, research on that. Generally, Netherlands and Belgium are the top countries where Dutch is spoken the highest population. If you are (say) targeting the population of Netherlands, then you must understand few small facts, like the Netherlands strongly supports travelling through bicycles; Dutch society is known for its liberal views and so on.
This is another important factor every businessman must ensure on his part. Keep close contact with the Dutch translation services provider or the translator to ensure that the translation work is going on in tandem with the language specifications. This implies that the translation must reflect the exact meaning as in the original text; the grammar part of translation should be perfectly according to the Dutch grammar.
Keep an Eye to Ensure Quality
So, you must keep an eye on the translation process and make sure that the translation delivered to your end is qualitative. Since you are paying money for the translation, there is no harm in contacting and coordinating with the company or translator. This will atleast ensure you that you are going to receive an authentic translated text and that your money is invested at the correct place.