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In 2013 "Batalhas de um Tradutor Iniciante", by rookie author Ana Honrado was published as an e-book and in print. The book, which can be purchased through Bubok online and in local bookstores, is the first published work of this young author, who began working on this project over 11/2 years ago and who saw in the self-publishing platform Bubok the opportunity to finally realize this great adventure. "Batalhas de um Tradutor Iniciante" is a book that will appeal to translators but especially to future industry professionals who appreciate the genre.
Translators often work for lawyers and other legal clients, assisting with matters pertaining to immigration, criminal law, and other issues where one or more of the parties involved doesn't speak English. Some translators get a chance to work on a much larger scale, however: United Nations or courts of international law. These courts, which include the War Crimes Tribunals of The Hague, the European Court of Human Rights, and the European Court of Justice, try cases that have international consequences and which literally have followers from around the world. It goes without saying that fast and accurate translation is an absolute necessity for these courts.
Visually appealing professional photographs are always needed for websites, flyers, and other marketing materials. Unless you are an expert photographer with a massive database of photos, you will most likely need to find other resources to obtain professional looking photos.
Did you know there are many advantages converting documents such as Word or PowerPoint to PDFs? When a file is converted to a PDF it is usually compressed, resulting in a smaller file. Files saved as PDFs are self-contained and can be shared easily. The recipient does not need to have the same program or hardware that the original file was created in. PDFs make it easy to transmit files between computers and mobile devices that have different applications.
An added feature is that most PDF programs also allow you to put on extra security measures such as watermarks, passwords, or data encryption.