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Basic Breakdown: Website Localization
Throughout the past several years, localization has become an increasingly common buzzword within the translation industry. So, how does it differ from translation and what exactly is it?
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Tips for Preparing for Manufacturing Translation Services [Guide]

Manufacturing, Translation

This post was originally published on January 25, 2017 and has been updated and expanded for freshness.

Here's the deal:

We live in a diverse global environment and our businesses operate in a multlingual world.

It's time to stop viewing translation as a burden and see it for what it really is - an investment and competitive advantage.

Now:

Heavy competition in the global manufacturing sector has altered production processes, leading to a more modernized and automated process, bringing with it shorter product life cycles and increasingly rapid technological advances.

Of course, this rising growth of production has increased content volumes to support new products on a global scale.

Whether you are exporting products internationally, are sourcing materials from different countries, or submitting bids to foreign governments, it’s clear that manufacturers must be able to provide localized content at a quicker pace than ever.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Marriage Certificate Translation (That USCIS Will Approve!)

Translation

A marriage certificate is an official recorded document issued by a governmental authority that proves that the couple listed on the marriage certificate have a legal marriage. In most areas, a marriage record is part of the public record.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Untranslatable Words: To Be Enjoyed Socially, To Be Heeded In Business

Language, Translation, Culture

“What is he saying?” I asked my bilingual friend while studying Spanish in Chile. He paused, thought about the joke we had both just heard, and then said, “It’s hard to explain.”

I was just learning Spanish but he could speak both English and Spanish fluently, so I couldn’t wrap my mind around his inability to just directly translate.

Take each word, translate it in his mind, and then regurgitate it back in English. That’s all it is, right?

I later learned that sometimes things are hard to translate. Sometimes a word doesn’t have an equivalent in another language and is therefore, untranslatable, or impossible to directly translate without the help of calling upon many other words.

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell

14 Tips On How To Create A Winning International Marketing Strategy

Translation, Localization, Manufacturing, Digital Print & Media, International Trade

We recently published an article on how the benefits of exporting include an increase in market share and profits for manufacturers looking to build upon domestic success.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

How To Create A Thriving Export Business [Guide]

Translation, Localization, Manufacturing, Corporate, International Trade

Why Export?

Exporting offers businesses the opportunity to build upon domestic success. Simply put, it is one of the best ways to grow your business.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Advice For New Translators [Expert Round Up]

Translation, Popular, Linguists

Having worked in the language services industry for 10+ years, one of the questions I get asked the most by multilingual friends is “how do I apply to be a translator?!”.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

The New Norm: Multilingual SEO & Website Translation

Translation, Corporate, Digital Print & Media

Multilingual SEO

If you do business internationally or within markets that speak different languages (many consumers in the USA speak Spanish, etc), you may have considered the need for multilingual SEO (search engine optimization) and website localization.

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell

Can I Translate My Own Birth Certificate For USCIS?

Translation, Popular

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demands that all foreign language documents are translated into English. One of the most common documents necessary for a smooth immigration is your birth certificate.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Critical Times When Your Business Needs Translation Services

Translation

Not every business needs translation services but many do. How can you tell if document translation would help your bottom line? Here are eight rather critical situations when translation services could help your business grow and thrive.

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Chris Amorosino
Chris Amorosino

The Most Glamorous Career You’ve Never Thought Of

Translation, Culture

What comes to mind when you imagine a glamorous career? Movie stars? High profile CEOs? Secret agents? Or perhaps a globe-trotting interpreter or translator? The last option may not have immediately come to mind for the readers here in the United States but there are places in the world where it would.

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell