Blog – Inside Translation

Welcome to the tolingo blog!
Let’s take a deep dive into professional translation. Not so deep that you can’t easily follow us, but enough for you to manage your next translation job even better using the information you’ll gain.

15 years, over 5 million translations and sooo many stories

More than 1,000 translations are handled by tolingo every day. Here, some of our freelancers tell us about the texts and their cooperation with tolingo that they will never forget!

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The tolingos: Vendor Manager Kim

It’s the people who make a company happen. So, we’d like to present the people to you who work behind the scenes at tolingo. First up is Kim, our Head of Vendor Management.

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Top 100 Language Service Providers 2022

Seven times in a row! Once again, tolingo has been recognised as one of the top 100 Language Service Providers (LSP) worldwide. We have been one of the world's largest translation service providers without interruption since 2016.

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First-name terms, please!

It’s become more common to address people by their first names – even in the world of business. Even banks and insurance companies now use first names when contacting their private clients. At tolingo, we’ve decided to take this step too: we now address you by your first name in all our business communications.

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Translating technical documentation

So many different texts contain technical information. In our technology-oriented world, their number continues to rise. Numerous laws, (EU) directives and norms also mean that manufacturers of technical devices have to fulfil more and more complex information requirements—and as a result, the demand and quality standards for the translation of technical documentation also increase in turn.

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International content marketing

Motivate buyers, stir the emotions of your followers in social media, retain clients, win over visitors to the website, inspire users... the list of requirements and tasks for a successful content marketing strategy is long. All the better when the strategy comes off and those polished messages galvanize your target group into action. But will your digital content also have the same effect in other languages? The answer is yes. And no.

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WELT Survey

With an independent study, the WELT news channel (formerly N24) examined customer satisfaction in B2B business. 484 companies from 40 industries were put to the test in October 2021 – tolingo achieved the rating "very high customer satisfaction" according to this study.

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ISO certification

TÜV Süd and LinquaCert have once again put our translation service through its paces and officially certified that, when it comes to translation competence, quality management and information security, we are doing an immaculate job.

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Top 100 Translation Service Providers

In 2021, we were pleased to learn tolingo has once again been named one of the 100 biggest international translation agencies. The recent Slator 2021 Language Service Provider Index confirms that status.

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Translation market is changing

A new study by QSD (an agency monitoring language-services quality) has taken a close look at the European translation market for the first time. They found that Germany is by far the largest translation market in the EU.

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