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Website Localization and the Great Firewall

January 21, 2015 Comments

“The Golden Shield Project” more commonly known around the globe as the “Great Firewall,” a term first coined in this context in a Wired Magazine article in 1997, blocks well-known sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Bloomberg, Dropbox and many Google sites (as Google is not officially in Chin...

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Category:
Website Translation
Tags:
Website Localization, Great Firewall, Firewall, Localization
Preparing a Document Translation Quote or Budget

January 01, 2015 1 Comments

Whether you need to translate brochures or books, menus or management reports, preparing a translation budget is a fairly straight forward process. This is the second in my “Budgeting for Translation” blog series. You can read the first one, Click here for complete blog.

Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
translate, budget, quote, document, localization
US Retailers Target International Travelers' Spending

August 07, 2014 Comments

Foreign visitors are becoming increasingly important to American business. These visitors spend lavishly and are a big contributor to US retail success. Most visitors come to the US for either business or leisure. Business travelers likely have a corporate per diem and/or personal funds for incident...

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Category:
Culture Curation
Tags:
retailer, travel, translation, localization
Are Languages at Risk from National Boundaries?

July 18, 2014 Comments

What would happen to our world if we reduced the number of languages from 7,000 to 9? Imagine how this would affect relationships between people, nations, commerce, education and all institutions. According to Putinism, the fact that Russian speakers should be protected everywhere opens a great ...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
Languages, localization, culuture
The Benefits of Being Bilingual … or Multilingual!

April 29, 2014 Comments

What if all people used one language across the globe? Wouldn’t communication be much easier if we all used just one universal language? Language however is not just about the words or the phrases spoken or written, it also reflects a nation's culture, traditions, beliefs and economy. It takes gr...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Languages, localization, culuture
Culture and E-Business in the United Kingdom (UK)

April 10, 2014 Comments

The United Kingdom (UK) is a market full of consumers who have readily adapted to the online world and e-Commerce. Globalization Partners International has recently updated our country research reports. There are 11 in total, including a report on the UK. Each is full of relevant details to understa...

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
Culture, ebusiness, UK, Localization

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