When it comes to web globalization, best practices are as easy to find as opening up your web browser. The only challenge, of course, is in knowing which websites to emulate and which websites to ignore. Over the past seven years, I've been studying the evolution of approximately 200 global websites for the Web Globalization Report Card. This report benchmarks each website according to four criteria: global reach, global navigation, globalization and localization. Based on these criteria, Figure 1 lists the top 25 sites from the 2010 Report Card. While this list would certainly change if ...
Learning from the best global websites
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