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Your company takes pride in its products, services, and professionalism. Consider the time, costs, and effort that goes into running a successful business. When you need translation services for a current client or new strategic direction, the same qualification should also be held for your company documents that need translation.
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[Infographic] Top Languages Used on the Internet

Localization, Translation, Infographics

It’s common knowledge that creating and maintaining some sort of online presence is an absolute necessity for all businesses and organizations. Online presence is a broad term and includes a website, a blog, social media channels, participation in forums, etc. Print advertisement and other traditional marketing tactics just don’t cut it anymore. According to a survey done by Yelp in 2012, 85% of consumers use the internet to find local businesses and Brafton found in 2014 that 94% of B2B buyers research online for purchase decisions. As several years have passed since these surveys, it is safe to assume these numbers have only continued to grow.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

[Infographic] Most Common Languages Besides English In The US & New England

Transcreation, Culture, Language Service Provider, Popular, Infographics

It should be no surprise that many languages besides English are spoken throughout the United States. In certain areas, English seems to be the foreign language! The US has always been a melting pot of different languages and cultures. If you consider the US before the British settled, just imagine how many different languages their were between the various Native American tribes that filled our land. 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

[Infographic] 8 Language Stats to Supercharge Global Market Impact

Localization, Infographics

So your company has reached a point where you’re considering acting on ambitions in new horizons, fantastic! Expanding your marketing to new regions means higher global visibility and more potential customers. But without key information on regional languages and local markets, advertising in new regions can seem more gamble than investment. Like anything with the correct information, as well as time well spent researching, confidence in a new regional strategy will be gleaned. Here is a collection of vital stats that every marketer should take into account when preparing website content for consumption in new regions.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

[Infographic] Human Translator Vs. Machine Translation

Technology, Infographics

It wasn't that long ago when we thought machine translation to be impossible. But now, with the advent of Google Translate and other machine translation options, we are living in a time where science fiction has become reality. This inevitably leads to a pressing question, "who wins: machine or human." The folks over at Verbalink set out to find the answer. The infographic below, divided into two rounds, assesses the translation skills of a professional human translator vs. "state of the art" machine translation by Google.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette