Article: 9.16.2015

5 Translation Myths

Today we’d like to talk about some translation myths we hear so often. We know, we know… When you visit our website, we realize we have made the translation process look so simple. And, rest assured, it is for our clients. You need only contact us to get flawless translations, done on time...
 

Article: 9.8.2015

Localizing Your Business for Australia

If you’re bringing your U.S.-based business down under to Australia, or simply looking to market to an Australian audience, guess what? Localization is key! Yes, English is spoken in both countries, but did you know that English happens to have a remarkable amount of differences as it’s...
 

Article: 8.24.2015

Translation Is Key In The Medical Field

These days, healthcare providers in the U.S. must offer properly translated medical information to patients who speak a limited amount of English. If a patient can’t understand HIPAA forms, patient education materials or their medical records, they will not know about important (and often...
 

Article: 8.14.2015

Translating Patents: What You Need To Know

Have you noticed that new inventions seem to be popping up just about everywhere these days? The growth of technology has inspired both individuals and companies to produce original creations. In fact, last year alone, over 615,000 patent applications were filed in the U.S. That’s an incredible...
 

Article: 7.23.2015

Expanding Your Business To The UK? Learn About UK Localization.

If you’re expanding your U.S.-based business to the bustling economic hub that is the UK, you’re certainly not alone! Major U.S. corporations like Twitter, Merrill Lynch, LinkedIn and JP Morgan Chase have all established offices in London. Whether your business is tiny or huge, there are...
 

Article: 6.30.2015

Monday To Sunday: How The Days Of The Week Got Their Names

These days, it seems most of us are wired to think that Monday means “back to work”, and Friday is just a word needed to complete the expression “TGIF”. But have you ever really stopped to think about where the days of the week got their names?It began with a calendar. The Babylonians...
 

Article: 6.5.2015

Next On The Endangered List: Languages

In the next 50 years, more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could be gone. That’s right – caput. Wiped out. Extinct. We know you’re thinking, “How can this be? How can a language just disappear?” It’s hard to believe, isn’t it? But there are actually several reasons...
 

Article: 5.26.2015

Don’t Get Lost In Translation: Subtitling Versus Dubbing

You feel lost. You have a video that you’d like to release to a foreign market, and you have a few major questions. First of all, do you subtitle or dub it? What is the actual difference between subtitling and dubbing? And – most importantly – what will work best for your audience? Before...
 

Article: 4.29.2015

Language Lowdown: 15 Interesting Facts You May Not Know

Communication takes place every second. If you have a brand, the best thing you can do to promote it is get your message out to as many people as possible. Yet in all the hustle and bustle of social media, advertisements and website promotion, did you ever just stop to think about language?...
 

Article: 4.15.2015

Just A Figure Of Speech? How Culture Affects Localization

This is the worst day. Ever. It had started out great. The e-learning course you diligently designed and had translated into several languages was released company-wide. Then your boss delivered some very bad news: Something was wrong with the translation, and some Spanish-speaking employees...