New Translator and Interpreter group launched on Facebook

October 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Applied Language Solutions have caught Facebook Fever and are using the popular social networking site to connect with translators and interpreters worldwide. A brand new Facebook group has been created to generate interest in the International Translation Company. The group entitled ‘Are you a translator or interpreter? Join Applied Language Solutions’, was created by Richard Michie, Head of Marketing and PR, as a recruitment tool to attract more translators and interpreters to the company’s already extensive database

Richard Michie commented, “We are continually searching for new Translators and Interpreters to compete with the levels of demand for our services. Presently, Facebook is a worldwide craze so we thought what better than to use the resource to both increase awareness of our services and to also target new translators and interpreters.”

Modern Technology and the Internet play a vital role in modern society. So much so, when establishing Applied Language, The Chief Executive Gavin Wheeldon’s overall aim was to capitalise on innovative technology in order to provide translation. This enabled him to revolutionise the business in regards to stimulating trade, cost-effectiveness and improving the quality of operational techniques.

At ALS they are quick to realise the potential of the Internet and fully exploit this through search engine optimisation and more recently using social network sites, such as Facebook and Linkedin. These efforts have further increased the visitors to their website. It also promotes the Company and the vast services provided, and has already begun to attract new suppliers.

Facebook is a global social utility which started out as a college social network restricted to students of Harvard Class of 2006; it has now become a global phenomenon with over 34 million active members. The purpose of the social network is to enable friends to communicate and exchange information such as pictures, videos and passing the time using the additional features with their online friends and networks.

In just four years Applied Language has expanded from a one man business to a Company boasting a 90-strong team and 9 offices in England, France, India, Spain, Bulgaria, US, Guatemala and Hong Kong. They have over 15,000 translators who translate all kinds of documents from simple letters to large technical documents for specialist Medical, Legal, Financial and Marketing organisations, including whole websites and printed catalogues into over 140 languages.

Visit the Applied Language Solutions website for a FREE quote at For further information please feel free to call Applied Language Solutions +44 (0)845 367 7000 in the UK or +1 (800) 579 5010 in the US to talk to one of the team.