Latest Blog Entries
- GPI at Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition in Chicago June 4-7th #IRCE
May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Globalization Partners International will be exhibiting at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition event in Chicago, IL June 4-7. The Internet Retailer show is the world’s largest e-commerce event showcasing the latest e-commerce practices and technologies. There will be 100-plus conference sessions and more than 600 exhibits of e-commerce solutions providers.
- Website Translation: Launch, Linguistics and Locales
May 13, 2013 1 Comments
Providing professional website translation and copywriting is both an art and a science. The science part of it requires organization, research, cultural understanding and development of a glossary and style guide, among other tasks. Each of these topics could be a blog of its own, but I wanted to touch on their place and importance briefly in the website translation process.
This blog is a continuation of our series on the process of translating a website.
- Localization Strategy for Global E-Retailers
April 29, 2013 0 Comments
There is a huge opportunity waiting for those e-retailers brave enough to cross international borders and market to a global audience. E-retailers that treat localization and translation as fundamental parts of their global marketing and content strategies rather than as an afterthought stand to gain the largest piece of a very large $1 Trillion+ global pie.
Let’s take a look at the key translation and localization components of a truly global content strategy for E-Retailers.
- Selecting the Right CMS to Manage International Websites
April 16, 2013 0 Comments
Ever wondered how multinational corporations manage content, digital assets, documents and microsites in multiple languages across different regions around the world whilst maintaining their brand consistency and allowing marketing teams the flexibility they need in local markets?
Choosing the right CMS is instrumental in launching and managing a successful multilingual website.
This blog will highlight some of the key features you should look for when selecting a CMS for the Global Market place.
- Export-Import Content and Translation Workflow for Umbraco
April 11, 2013 0 Comments
After setting up Umbraco for multi-language, the second step is to localize the content. In fact, Umbraco provides a unique approach for translation by adding to the CMS a special account for translation that facilitates the localization process between CMS admins/writers and translators.
Translation account is built in Umbraco by default and allows translators to deal with the content without having full access to it or publishing rights. Also, Umbraco generate the content in XML format. Using translation account, translators can login and download it. Once translation is done they can login again and upload the translated file.
- Website Translation: Reviewing Source Files and CMS Workflows
April 08, 2013 0 Comments
They say a project is either won or lost in the scoping and planning phase or before it ever begins. I could not agree more. As with any website translation project, planning and project management are critical!
Each step in the process involves several key professionals with specific domain expertise and skills.
Welcome to GPI's Translation Blog! Being a Translation Agency means finding ourselves immersed in all types of interesting discussions about global business, translation companies, document translation, software translation, website translation, global search engine marketing and optimization (SEM/SEO) and a wide range of language translation and technology topics. With our Translation Blog, we will try to share those conversations with you!
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