Category Archives: Best Practices For Translation Management

Blog posts sharing secrets to building successful translation processes and tips to ease localization.

Selling globally without language translation? It may cost you . . .

You might be successfully selling your products outside your home country without translating any of your content. So when you hear others—like *cough, cough* us—say that investing in language translation can increase your global revenue potential, you may be a … Continue reading

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Handling translation services in-house? 4 hurdles that may trip you up

Your global business is off and running—and you’re steadily gaining customers all over the world. But in this race to outperform your competitors and win more international market share, you need high-quality translations. Looking over your options, it may seem … Continue reading

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4 ways to make (and not break) your software localization budget

Whether you’re developing enterprise-level platforms that make your customers’ jobs easier, video games that entertain or the latest social network, you know how important it is that the process goes smoothly—without busting apart your budget. That’s also true for the … Continue reading

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Hear ye, hear ye: 3 ways to rally others around your translation program

So you’ve created a super-efficient translation program. It’s easy to submit and track translation projects and collect important localization data. On top of that, you’re reaping benefits such as major translation memory reuse, high quality levels and superior customer service. … Continue reading

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Zooming in on video localization: Tips for voiceovers and subtitles

All over the world, more than six billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube alone. That’s almost an hour for every person on Earth. Throw in the many impressive stats out there on how it improves engagement … Continue reading

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Looking for gold star-worthy language translation? Do your homework on per-word rates

We know what you’re thinking. Homework? Really? Now, don’t worry. We’re not here to nag you to complete a lengthy assignment—you had enough of that growing up. But as your teachers in all things localization, we must point out that … Continue reading

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Do you heart your translation company? Why communication builds a strong relationship

Greeting cards. Dozens of red and pink roses. Stuffed animals. Yep, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it seems like everyone has relationships on the brain. And hey, we’re no exception. But we show our clients love every … Continue reading

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Multilingual employees moonlighting as translation services staff? Why this can cost you

Imagine that a US-based software company called Wordtec, Inc. is taking their business global and needs marketing materials translated into French Canadian. Luckily, Susan, a project manager down the hall, is fluent in French. Management catches wind of it and … Continue reading

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Got a translation services strategy? How it spells success—in every language

Translation services: just another check box on your list of must-dos when you enter new international markets. Right? Think again. When a seemingly mere translation slipup equals thousands of products pulled from the shelves, millions of dollars in lost revenue, … Continue reading

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