If you have Turkish clients, customers, or employees, you will need Turkish translation services to reach them in their own language. There are around 61 million speakers of Turkish worldwide, the majority of which live in Turkey. Although many Turkish speakers have some facility with English, websites, software, and documentation should all be translated into Turkish for best results in Turkey.
Turkish translation is just one part of a larger process known as Turkish globalization. Turkish globalization is the process of adapting your products (software, documentation, and websites) functionally, linguistically, and culturally for Turkish speakers worldwide.
Research by IDC has shown that customers are four times as likely to buy if website content is presented in their language. Turkish translation services for websites range from simple (such as a straight HTML-based Turkish website) to complex (such as a dynamic, database-driven Turkish web application). Your website translation company should have the capability to translate text from source files such as HTML/XML, applets, database exports, CGI scripts, Java scripts, graphic files, ASP files, or FLASH files.
Turkish software translation services, more appropriately called “localization” services, are needed to create an authentic Turkish software user experience. Online help, menu commands, and installation instructions should be fully translated into Turkish. Your software translation company should have the ability to deal with programming, scripting, and mark-up languages such as Java, VB and ASP, XML and ASP, C/C++, and Visual Basic.
Turkish document translation refers to the translation of printed materials such as books, user guides, promotional brochures, and financial information. Different industries generate different kinds of documents such as instruction manuals, packaging, and marketing materials, all of which must be linguistically and aesthetically consistent with the original. Common layout applications include QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, Word, and InDesign, while graphics are often created and edited in Illustrator or PhotoShop.
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