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Excerpt: Today we have a guest post from Brianne Walter: These days, Facebook’s recent creation, the Facebook graph search has modernized the browsing of various contents over the net. But, many people fall to rumors that the new invention is almost same when compared with the old search engines. But, you should know this fact. There really are quite a lot of differences when we compare them. You would be surprised, but, this is the truth. Google is overtaken by the Facebook Graph Search. Well, you might already be wondering why. The answer is, while Google search is mostly based on the…

It so happens that recently I stumbled upon quite a few funny machine translations, so I though about sharing some of them with you. Enjoy! Translate server errorException unhandled   Oh, and if you want to find the reason for these bad machine translations, Mox’s blog very clearly shows that it’s simply due to dumb translation custom Note that not everything is Chinese. When I went to Florida in February, a major car hire company proudly announced in Spanish that their child seats were very safe because *children* had been crash-tested i.a.w. state laws. (A pity I did not have my camera with me!)

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Excerpt: Learning SEO Some of my customers ask me whether they can learn SEO. While there are plenty of courses out there (some excellent, some plainly crap), you might want to have a look at the following (free!) sites, which will provide you some interesting background about what you need to know to start optimizing your web pages for the search engines. It will of course take time, but at least you will get a lot of sound advice for free, instead of heaving to pay for a course that tells you a lot of things that were…

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Excerpt: Keyword tools are critical to investigate new keywords for which you want your websites to score. Here is a list of 17 useful keyword tools: Google External Keyword Tool – Probably the most used keyword research tool. It allows you to search in multiple languages and multiple countries. One of the most useful tools for multilingual keyword research. Check out also the beta link to the advanced version. Free to use. Bing Ads Intelligence tool (formerlyAdCenter Labs) – Microsoft Excel 2007 (or later) plug-in keyword suggestion tool that exploits the huge keyword database that Bing has collected over the years. Free to…

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Excerpt: I received a question from a fellow translator about what tools were available to perform translation. You can find below a small list of CAT (computer-aided translation) tools, some of them commercial, some of them free, in alphabetical order, courtesy of Freelance Translator Info, where you can find further translation resources. Across & Across personal edition (freeware) Anaphraseus (open source – based on OpenOffice macro set, so you require OpenOffice) AnyMem Alchemy Catalyst CatsCradle (for web pages) Deja Vu Ecco Fluency Translation Suite Glossy Google Translator Kit (freeware) Heartsome Translation Studio MemoQ (free & pro versions) MetaTexis Multitrans OmegaT (freeware) Wordfisher (freeware) SDL Trados Studio Similis (Freeware) Snowball Swordfish Translation Editor WebBudget Wordbee translator Wordfast (free and paid versions) XTM When I have some…