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Erica Manning

Business Insights

Keep Mother Languages Alive!

By On February 23, 2021

Many people can take their language skills for granted (even if it is just one). Language gives us human beings a chance to express our thoughts, ideas, and feelings to one another.… Read More

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Process & Personalities: Tips for Project Managers Working with Designers

By On February 21, 2019

Working on a project with graphic designers can feel challenging. Typically, careers in project management or operations attract a different personality type than people who are attracted to artistic fields. Differences in… Read More

Creative Writing and Design

Your Branding Project: Questions to Ask Before Starting

By On January 9, 2019

Planning ahead is smart – it can help creative projects just as much as any other kind of project. Here are tips to help get your branding project off right: Define your… Read More

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4 Tips for Writing for Patients in Clinical Trials

By On June 13, 2018

Writing for patients can be tricky. Now, layer in the unique challenges of those participating in clinical research trials. Intimidated? Don’t be. By sticking to a few parameters, you can write content… Read More

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Writing by Committee: Getting Everyone on the Same Page

By On May 31, 2018

The more the merrier? Sure, there are many times when that holds true, but not when it comes to having multiple players contributing to a writing project. Do you sometimes feel like… Read More

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Translation Agencies – Will the Future Need Us?

By On November 30, 2017

Returning from the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) Language Industries Summit 2017, I reflected on an emerging theme that threaded across the presentations and discussion topics. Like the gas lamplighters of the 1800s,… Read More

translation project
Translation of Study Materials

A Checklist for Preparing Your Next Translation Project

By On April 27, 2015

You’ve spent weeks leading a team of people who have invested countless hours of time, energy, emotion and resources creating your patient materials.  The text was drafted and then laid out into… Read More

translation projects
Translation of Study Materials

The Untold Truth of Translation Projects

By On December 22, 2014

In the past week alone you’ve conveyed hundreds of thoughts, images and ideas to other people using language. Unfortunately, this is often a one-sided act. What you probably don’t often think about are the… Read More