The Word Counter - Clem Herman
Accurate, fast, reliable

Oudendijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Local time: 03:59 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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The Word Counter

"Small, responsive translation agency.
Based in Holland, behind the North Sea dunes.
Top-quality work. Fast turnaround. All European languages. Incredibly low word price."
Mission Statement: We remove the costs and headache, make it easy to grow your international business. Fed up with DIY localization? Call the localization doctors at The Word Counter.
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Industries / markets / subject areas

Electronics, Energy, Engineering, Software, Sports, Agriculture, Architecture, Automotive, Business products, Construction, Consumer products, Environmental Engineering, Finance / Banking / Accounting, Healthcare, Information technology, Internet/E-commerce, Law/Legal, Management, Marketing/Communications, Oil, Safety, Telecommunications.

Job / document types

Books, Brochures, Catalogs, Contracts and agreements, Film scripts, Financial statements, Hardware, Help files, Manuals, Manuals (employee), Manuals (non-technical), Manuals (technical), Marketing, Medical records/documents, Policy wordings, Presentations, Software, User guides, Voice over scripts, Web sites.

Services/Products Offered

Editing, Localization, Project Management, Proofreading, Translation.

Languages offered/supported

Arabic, Czech, Chinese, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, English, Spanish, French, Frisian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish. Is willing to work with other languages upon request.
Accurate, fast, reliable
10-24 languages supported
Oudendijk, Noord-Holland
Clem Herman
+31 641819779
Established in 2009
4-9 employees
Tens of thousands of words per day

Process / workflow description

listen carefully to customer to understand requirements
source documents read/scanned to determine whether we can meet customer's expectations
go/no-go decision internally (terminology familiar? translator with industry experience available? language engineering resource?)
upon go, source documents analyzed with OmegaT
word count / breakdown used to determine cost and delivery date
QUOTE describes expectations, deliverables, costs and delivery date
go/no-go decision CLIENT
translator provided with translation kit that includes briefing, source, terminology/translation memory
partial or complete translation deliveries matched with review cycle as needed
2nd reader (normal throughput) or editor (accelerated delivery) corrections
alignment/enrichment of translation memory

Quality process

1. Only experienced translators with demonstrable comprehension of source language and relevant experience with project's subject matter are hired. TWC guarantees native-speaker (target language) translation and correct, consistent use of specified terminology.
2. terminology terminology terminology. We strongly encourage the creation, maintenance and consistent use of company-specific terminologies. TWC includes terminology and TM checks in our QA.
3. automated utilities check spelling, double-spaces, date/currency/number formatting
4. 2nd reader
idem + explicit agreement with client concerning translation vs. copywriting


normal delivery: 3,500 words/day
rapid delivery: 15,000 words/day

Standards / certifications

  • Notary Approved



EUR .12 - .18 TEP includes language engineering.
No project management fee, no minimum.
DTP quoted separately at hourly rate.
Minimum project fee 1 EUR

Currencies accepted

Euro (EUR), U. S. dollars (USD)

Supported file types

asp, aspx, doc, docx, dwg, dxf, eps, exe, gif, htm, ini, jpeg, mif, odt, pdf, php, ppt, pptx, psd, rc, rtf, sgml, tiff, tmx, ttx, txt, xliff, xls, xlsx, xml

Languages which this company does business in

English, Dutch, French, Flemish, German


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