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Discover the World’s N.1 Localization Conference: LocWorld Barcelona 2017

Posted on 06/08/17 No Comments

LocWorld is set to take place this year in Barcelona from June 14th – 16th.  It is the leading conference for international business, translation, localisation and global website management. The conference is proven to be most beneficial for companies that want to venture into new international markets. You might be wondering if this is the […]

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Best time-saving SDL Apps you should try today

Posted on 06/08/17 No Comments

SDL App Store is the language industries first app store, allowing users of SDL software – such as SDL Trados Studio – to customize functionality. This online hub allows you to search for apps that will extend functionality of your translation software and increase performance. Below are some of the latest apps available for download […]

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World’s most unique international events and fairs happening in 2017

World’s most unique international events and fairs happening in 2017

Posted on 03/20/17 No Comments

If you are looking for some inspiration for your next trip, 2017 has plenty on offer with some the world’s most unique international events and fairs happening that will give you with a plenty to choose from.   Visit the Venice Art Biennale in Venice The Venice Biennale has been running for over 120 years […]

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Translation and Preserving your Brand

Posted on 02/23/17 No Comments

When translating online content it is always important to ensure that your brand’s message is preserved and your content remains clear and concise through the process. The method of localisation helps with delivering your brand’s message into the target language that includes all of the subtle nuances and colloquial terms that come naturally to native […]

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Incorporating Machine translation into your Work

Posted on 02/08/17 No Comments

While human translation is much better at expressing nuances and colloquialisms custom to localisation; machine translation can be beneficial and aid a translator with their workload when an approaching deadline is looming or to simply have handy particular phrases in a block of text translated in the same way you have done so in the […]

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Creating a career as a Translator

Posted on 01/30/17 No Comments

Whether you decide to work as a professional freelancer or a full time translator, a career in translation can be both challenging and rewarding. This career has elements of creativity and verbal expression combined; although the materials that you often translate at times may be more technical (science, law, politics, etc.). Working as a freelance […]

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How using Translation Services can have a positive impact on your Business

Posted on 01/17/17 No Comments

Nowadays, no matter what kind of business you operate, the importance of using translation services is essential for expanding your audience and reaching new customers. While it may appear that the need for translating your companies marketing materials is an unnecessary expense, businesses hoping to reach out to foreign markets to do business or even […]

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Business Customs around the World

Posted on 08/07/13 No Comments

    Each country has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to everyday life. Even the simple act of ordering a coffee varies greatly from country to country- in Italy, ordering a cappuccino after breakfast time is a tell-tale sign that you’re a foreigner, and in France, ordering a ‘café’ will get you what would […]

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The Economic Impact of Monolingualism on Businesses

Posted on 07/19/13 No Comments

When living in a predominantly English-speaking country, it is easy to believe the myth of the ‘English bubble’- that native-English speakers do not need to learn a second language as native speakers of other languages are doing the hard work for them by learning English. As it currently, stands, there are an estimated 359 million […]

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The Importance Of Proper Localisation: Cautionary Tales from the Video Game Industry

Posted on 07/11/13 No Comments

It is extremely difficult to be successful in the video game industry – around 10% of games make up about 90% of sales revenue. The biggest consumers per capita of computer games and consoles are the U.S., Japan, the U.K. and Canada, as well as smaller but significant markets in Italy, South Korea, Sweden, France […]

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