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Excerpt: Today we have a new guest post, this time from SponsoredLinX.   Although no one outside of Google knows for sure how the PageRank algorithm works, every website administrator is keen in trying to use it to their advantage. With the two main players in the equation being the number of back-links and the nature of the connected web nodes, it is important to focus your efforts on building quality links when looking to increase your metrics. The following is a list of proven methods that can help you in doing so: Write content that is interesting and relevant to your target audience…

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Excerpt: Unsolicited SEO Offers to improve your website ranking -my in-box is full of them. I get about a dozen offers a week to improve this site by a professional SEO company. Some weeks I even reach two dozen offers. Should I be tempted? Would it add any benefit to my site? Should YOU accept such unsolicited SEO proposals? The funny thing is, I do offer SEO services myself – multinational SEO, to be exact. SEO translation, to be extremely precise. I have however not even seriously tried to promote my blog. Yes, in some forums I include this site as my…

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Excerpt: Today I have accomplished one of my dreams: I got a guest post from Alejandro Moreno-Ramos, the genius creator of Mox! Alejandro has given the translation community a much-needed laugh, and his world-famous Mox’s blog is a must-visit for anyone related to the translation world that needs a break. So enjoy one of his delicious cartoons as the last post of this tiring year!

Machine translation - can you do better than free?

Author’s bio: Alejandro Moreno-Ramos is a full-time freelance English & French to (European) Spanish translator and engineer, living between Spain and France. He holds a MSc in…

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Excerpt: Long tail keywords are the key to short-term success.  A long tail keyword with little competition and significant traffic means immediate success. But one thing that people don’t realize is that there is more than just low competition and traffic. In a previous post about keyword basics I explained already that a long tail keyword consists of a sequence of keywords that contains the master keyword. Thus, instead of targeting “widget”, you target “long blue modern widget”, or something similar. But what most people don’t realize is that at the same time its targets all substrings and all words inside this…

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Excerpt: I recently read an old article in the SpanishLegalTranslation blog about fuzzy matches. For those that do not know what this refers to, “Fuzzy matches” are those phrases recognized by a CAT (Computer-Aided Translation) tool as being similar to but not the same as a previously translated sentence that is stored in a translation memory. As Reed D. James points out in his post, fuzzy matches may greatly improve your productivity., specially in his field, which is legal translation.

Fuzzy Match

Now, I’ve used CAT tools for technical translations – a whole bunch of them. Fuzzy matches can…