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During this day and age, language services are likely to be essential to the success of your business. With instant global communication, increased cultural diversity, and the technology easing the ability to do business across borders, translation and interpreter services are more necessary now than they may have been before.
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How KFC Leverages Local Flavors Worldwide Through Localization

Localization, Corporate

PC 1 - "A Cyberpunk-style KFC restaurant in Guangzhou"

More companies are connecting with consumers on a global level. According to Harvard Business Review [1], “the typical Western approach to foreign expansion [has been] to try to sell core products or services pretty much as they’ve always been sold in Europe or the United States, with headquarters watching closely to make sure the model is exported correctly.”

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Seth Richtsmeier

Creative German Translator Spotlight - Marion Rhodes

Translator Spotlight

Welcome to our Translator Spotlight series! We look forward to sharing with you the real people behind the computer screen, the translators who put in knowledge, expertise and care into making every translation spot on. Each month we feature a Q & A with one translator who has stood out for going above and beyond. This month our interview is with German translator, Marion Rhodes.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Global Marketing Done Right - Terpii Travels

Terpii Travels

Hey friends! Today is going to be about a different kind of adventure, but an adventure nonetheless!

This past month my friend Kay and I have been diving deep into multicultural marketing. You see, my friend Kay started a company right out of college that delivers pre-made food boxes to college students. Over the years, demand grew, and they became a successful brand in the United States, easily recognized for their ironic and witty advertisements. Kay’s family and friends are in Colombia and they have convinced Kay to expand to Colombia as well.

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Terpii
Terpii

Language in a Changing World

Culture, Language

World Languages

If you were to guess, how many languages would you estimate are in the world? 400? 1000? 5000?!

There are about an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, with that number changing every year[2]! We are constantly learning about new languages, languages evolve in our ever-changing societies, and unfortunately many are becoming extinct.

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell

Italian Translator Spotlight - Marika Tonon

Linguists

Welcome to our Translator Spotlight series! We look forward to sharing with you the real people behind the computer screen, the translators who put in knowledge, expertise and care into making every translation spot on. Each month we will feature a Q & A with one translator who has stood out for going above and beyond. This month our interview is with Italian translator, Marika Tonon.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Terpii Travels to University!

Education, Terpii Travels

Hey there Terpii friends! Today my travels have taken me deep into places filled with books, laptops and coffee…. can you guess where I am? I’m traveling through university hallways! And not just any universities, a few of the most esteemed universities with multilingual students! This month I’m going to Cambridge and Yale Universities to see how they put translation and interpreter skills to good educational use.

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Terpii
Terpii

The Importance of a Translation Style Guide

Translation

A translation style guide is a critical resource for anyone looking to tailor their brand voice and cater toward a specific audience, whether in healthcare, legal or manufacturing industries. A translation style guide is a resource created by the translation requester, their language reviewers, and a professional translation provider.

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Katie Harding

Best Universities for Language Degrees

Linguists

You’ve decided you want to pursue a career as a translator or interpreter. First things first, education!

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell

Vietnamese Translator Spotlight: Phuoc Pham

Translator Spotlight

Welcome to our Translator Spotlight series! We look forward to sharing with you the real people behind the computer screen, the translators who put in knowledge, expertise and care into making every translation spot on. Each month we will feature a Q & A with one translator who has stood out for going above and beyond. This month our interview is with Vietnamese translator, Phuoc Pham.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Reach Your Widest Audience Through E-Learning Localization

Localization, Corporate, Education

One of the biggest trends in education in the last few years has been the expansion of traditional brick and mortar classrooms to the digital world; whether live streamed to the web, or fully functional courses designed for use online, there has been a huge demand for education to become more accessible.

In the corporate sector in particular, e-learning has become a priority, whether for customers or employees. In organizations with thousands of staff, it is essential that training is accessible and can be provided on demand in multiple time zones, and a natural shift has been to offer e-learning modules and courses online.

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Katie Harding