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If you should find yourself responsible for localization in a startup company, there are four things that you are likely to encounter...
Kevin Donovan
March 10, 2019
We took a look at a variety of tourism websites to try to get a good feel for the market. We could not consider every tourism website out there, so these are the results for the sample we selected. The results ...
Yaron Kaufman
February 13, 2019
Remember to think “diversity” and include gender and roles in your UX research. That includes gender-based and language-based roles in your user research screener. And, bear in mind, “roles” are not al...
Ultan Ó Broin
February 6, 2019
Language is one of the key challenges of sending emails to your international recipients. Email localization is a genius way in which global companies can reach all their email recipients without a barrier. Loc...
Rilind Elezaj
January 25, 2019
The United Nations has declared 2019 to be the Year of Indigenous Languages. More than 90% of the indigenous languages of both the United States and Australia are extinct or endangered.
Tim Brookes
January 15, 2019
The United States has no official language. While English certainly serves as the de facto language, Spanish continues to grow as a primary and secondary tongue among the nation’s inhabitants. MultiLingual's ...
Dan Berges
January 9, 2019
What does 2019 hold for us? Well, if we pay attention to the predictions of 16th-century seer Nostradamus, we should brace ourselves for flooding, wars and a strike by a meteor. Assuming we survive all of that,...
Tony O’Dowd
January 1, 2019
"Merry Christmas" is a phrase that people all over the world can recognize, even if they do not speak English. People have their own versions in their own languages and dialects. Here are 100 versions for you t...
Sean Patrick Hopwood
December 24, 2018
Marketers are often plagued with a dilemma when reaching out to a new market: to standardize or to localize? There are disadvantages and advantages on both sides, but when reaching out to a new market, it’s a...
Joevren Curmi
December 18, 2018
Content localization is a relatively new realm that is rapidly gaining momentum. Its existence is necessary in the modern-day world of marketing if a business wants to reach wider audiences.
Pauline Farris
December 7, 2018
With political campaigns suggesting that texting young voters can be an effective method for getting the vote out, translation chatbots may actually play a role in this year's elections.
Rilind Elezaj
November 6, 2018
China’s state news agency, Xinhua, released two updated style guides on the tail of China’s 2015 advertising law overhaul. Faced with these new regulations, foreign companies have experienced increased diff...
Betsy Lin
October 31, 2018