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Online Tools

Below are links to free online tools you can use in your day-to-day business. These automated tools should not be mistaken for professional language services, but they can be helpful in the rudimentary understanding of a document or website in an unfamiliar language.

Clicking the links below may take you outside of the ELS website, and Expert Language Services is not responsible for the content on external sites.

Google Language Tools

Yahoo! Babel Fish Translation

Talenknobbel [for determining the language used in a document or site if unknown]

Below are several resources with interesting and relevant information about doing business in a global and diverse marketplace.

The growth of Michigan translation businesses

American Translators Association guide to buying translations [PDF]

Translation: Buying a non-commodity [PDF]

Sales May Be Lost In Translation

International and multicultural holiday calendar

The World Clock—time zones the world over

How to Expand Your Business Globally

The Doing Business Project Blog