Frequently Asked Questions
Why work with MLP ?
An agency like Multilingual Planet, LLC can handle the searching, negotiating
and overseeing all the steps along the way so that you can use your time more
efficiently. Translation is a complicated business, and we can offer you:
What is the difference between interpreting and
- A large database of translators with different areas of expertise
- The ability to handle rush jobs
- Project management capability to coordinate the steps of the project
- The ability to coordinate projects in multiple languages
- The delivery of your documents proofread by a professional other than the
translator to watch for errors, omissions, etc.
- A screening of translators to check qualifications
- An array of software and hardware to meet your needs whether you work in
Mac or PC
How much longer will my foreign language document be?
Interpreting is done orally and translation is done in a written format.
What can I expect to pay for a translation?
Remember, written translations may expand anywhere from 20% to 25% from the
original text in English.
Can you meet deadlines when translating?
All documents are not the same. It is essential for you to understand the
pricing process. Translation costs vary depending on many different factors:
language, both the target language and the level of difficulty, turnaround time,
the size of the document and additional services such as desktop publishing.
Typically, the total number of words that were translated into the target
language are paid on a per word basis. There is usually a minimum translation
Can I get my project overnight?
Yes we can, however because quality is our first concern, we will always
ask you to reconsider your deadline if we think that quality is going
to be sacrificed.
How can we obtain a quote?
In order to maintain the quality of your translation, it is highly
recommended that you allow enough time to have your project translated carefully
and accurately. Multilingual Planet provides a guide to our clients explaining
the necessary steps that go into a professionally prepared translation. This way
you will understand all the intricate steps involved in the translation process.
You can contact Multilingual Planet, LLC by using our e-mail address, phone
number or fax number. We will respond to you the very next day.