Asia on focus: A Story of The Chinese Dragon

Come with me in your imagination and let’s travel back in time to the very beginning—before humans and life on earth existed, and let’s witness the creation of mankind. Now...

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“Congratulations on a Job Well-done”

We at 1-StopAsia would like to take the time to acknowledge and congratulate one of our fellow colleagues on an accomplishment he achieved within the translation industry. Penko Stoev, an...

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A mouse, a spaceship and the English to Korean translation

On a dark stormy night, the rain was beating down heavy and thunder was rumbling through the sky. On a dark stormy night, the rain was beating down heavy and...

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What we bring from “Languages & The Media” in Berlin

We are back from another wonderful and interesting conference, this time on Languages & the Media. It was held in Berlin, Germany between 3-5.October.2018 and we are still thinking about...

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An insight on ELIA ND Vienna, Austria

It is the week after ELIA ND in Vienna, Austria and we from 1-StopAsia are eager to share our own experience with all of our partners and friends. Yes, it...

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The secrets of Thai language

The team of 1StopAsia is here to take you yet again on a magical tour through the most charming cultures on Earth. This time we’re going to introduce you to...

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Translation companies & Media services

It is no secret that Asian languages have become an important part of the global cultural and economic landscape. Given China’s position as a dominant economic force, with its 1.411...

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5 successful marketing strategies for Asia-Pacific region

Establishing a business within the Asian-Pacific region requires a high level of knowledge for the local markets and culture, unprecedented in any other part of the world.  We have previously...

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Why Japanese repair with gold?

Again we travel to the land of the rising sun. Have you ever heard of the term “kintsugi”? Even Japanese beginners can easily dissect the word - “kin” meaning gold...

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A year in 1-StopAsia – PART 1

Looking over the last year I think I can publish a book with the experiences and situations that I had in the company. Better start at the beginning as a...

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Key essentials on Project Management in the translation industry

Excellence in Project management is the essence of a good translation company. Every successful LSP has an internal system organizing the efficiency of the translation process. Being a company that...

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6 facts about the Chinese language you’ve always wondered about

Few languages are as enticing and captivating as Chinese. With over a billion speakers around the world, this ancient language influences the world’s cultural, economic and political landscape. Regardless of...

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Standing out from the crowd: A Translator’s guide to digital marketing

With a large number of in-house translators and an experienced team of project managers, we at 1-StopAsia know a thing or two about how freelancers can build a reputable image...

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Similarities, despite the differences. What connects the East and the West?

Humans are creatures driven by the idea of development. In this sense, different people have developed differently, which is very logical since progress is affected by desire and ambition as...

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5 peculiar facts about Japanese language you might find surprising

Asian languages have always intrigued and fascinated people. Some of them have been brave enough to try and learn an Asian language but most of us cowered before their complexity...

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This is PART 2 of the Trends in Asian translations summary up to July.2018. CHAPTER II - SOURCE LANGUAGES Asian languages as a Source language The situation with the Source...

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Indigenous languages – preserving culture and national heritage in modern days

Language is an important part of people’s everyday lives and relationships- what are the consequences we face by allowing for indigenous languages to disappear and why is it important to...

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It is the beginning of August and with this comes the possibility to look back at half of 2018. With going into the second half of 2018 it is a...

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Asia on focus: Origami – the art of translating your thoughts

You may wonder what the origami has in common with the translation industry…   The answer is pretty obvious – the message. The translation industry is helping to understand one...

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Neural Machine Translation – the newest technology explained

Neural Machine Translation is the latest development in Machine Translation - what does this technology mean for the future of the translation industry and what are the best implementation practices?...

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 How to overcome the language barrier in international business

Language barriers can create insurmountable challenges for businesses’ overseas operations. How can they be surpassed in order for a reputable brand image and smooth communication to be established?   Today’s...

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TOP 5 essentials on Social Marketing for translation companies

How can a B2B company create successful Social Media strategy to generate revenue and increase traffic? Long gone are the days when Social Media platforms were used only for personal...

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Asia on focus: Rainforest world music festival

An Asian Summer Festival that speaks wonders trough music   Finally, the summer is here, the sun is  shining outside, temperatures  are rising and we catch ourselves daydreaming  about new ...

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Trends and Predictions in Digital Marketing – 2018

The latest trends in digital marketing for 2018 and how can they be implemented for a successful communication between businesses and their customers   Nowadays, no brand is bigger than...

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Localizing your slogan – is it the way to global success?

  How can businesses expanding into new markets benefit from the translation and localization of their slogan? A slogan is one of  the  main differentiating points for businesses - it’s...

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Korean Language Translation – Predictions for bright Future

In recent years, the Korean pop culture, including music, movies and TV dramas, have experienced new-found popularity in the West. Consequentially, there has been an increased interest towards the Korean...

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Translation VS. Localization- what is the difference?

With the on-going process of globalization, the days when the translation industry’s practices were limited to only communicating a text’s meaning from a source to a target language are behind...

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What holds back businesses from succeeding in China?

China’s rapid economic growth from the past 30 years has had significant global impact. Accounting for 18% of the world’s GDP in 2017, the Chinese economy has already surpassed the...

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Localizing your Social Media Content: What you need to know

With over 3 billion global users, social media has become an important part of communicating online and, as such, more and more businesses have integrated it into their marketing strategies....

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How the traveling and translation industries can be mutually beneficial

Despite the economic hardships of the past decades, the travel and tourism industries are continuously growing, and, in 2017, their total contribution to the GDP has been evaluated to 11,000...

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7 tips on how to sell better your translation services

The translation industry is a highly competitive field, and as such it can be difficult to stand out from other competitors and gain credibility. Nowadays, having good communication and language...

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Best glocalization strategies – why global brands should think locally

Why global businesses should focus on their localization strategies and what is the role of translation in establishing a brand’s presence internationally? The best tips for taking advantage of glocalization are here...

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GDPR – What is it and what should we know about it?

How best to protect the autonomy of personal data in this new digital era has been an important issue, both in the political and business spheres. For translation companies, the...

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Latest trends in the growing Chinese e-commerce market

China is the country with the most e-commerce activity in the world today. With an online consumer spend of $750 billion (2016), it has established its dominance over the Western...

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9 Tips on How to Develop your translation Business

The translation industry has not only remained unaffected by economic recession, but it has also experienced growth despite events such as the worldwide financial crisis. As businesses are looking to...

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7 ways to avoid getting scammed in the translation industry

Translator scammers are, unfortunately, quite the common occurrence in today’s translation industry, especially with the rise of Internet communication. Their whole fraudulent scheme most often revolves around the use of...

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How Transcreation Is Changing Marketing Globally

In today’s world of convergence and multi-platform business operations, 45.6% of the US-businesses are looking to open new markets and expand existing operations overseas (42%).  With more and more businesses...

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Translation for Fashion eCommerce Businesses: Best Practices to Go Global

The Fashion eCommerce industry, expected to reach just under £29 billion in sales by 2022, is one of the fastest growing industries on the market. Similarly, in the US, the...

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How Will Brexit impact the Translation industry?

On June 23, 2016, 52% of the British citizens decided they no longer want to be a part of the European Union. The Lisbon Treaty, which allows for every member...

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5 Industries To Increase Profits and Improve Customer Relations With Language Translation

In today’s globalized environment, it is common for businesses from different industries to interact with foreign investors and partners. Enterprises have realised the strategic importance of globalization and, as a...

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How understanding the culture of the country can help you to localize

The process of localization generally refers to the adaptation of a product to suit a specific culture and its market. Localization and translation are part of the bigger process of...

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Why Is Desktop Publishing Important for your corporate communication?

Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses to be able to produce and distribute content in both online and print form, to reach a wide range of audiences. While...

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What it takes to be translator and Interpreter in Conflict Zones

From the Stone Edge, to the two World Wars, all the way to Modern Warfare - conflict has existed since the beginning of time and, with it, the need for...

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7 Tips on How to provide Quality Translation

Every translator knows that, to be excellent at your craft, it takes far more than simply learning a foreign language. The profession requires passion and love for the culture, tradition...

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Video content translation: How can voice-over and subtitles help businesses capture the global markets?

As you have probably established by now, the successful integration of a business within a foreign market depends to a large extent on a good marketing campaign. An efficient way...

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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea: What are the business opportunities laying ahead?

2018 has just began but we are already looking forward to the upcoming Winter Olympic games, which will be hosted in South Korea this year. Given the magnitude of this...

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The translation industry’s impact on the luxury industry: global trends and developments

Shopping for goods, from everyday necessities to limited edition collectors’ items, has never been easier as it is today. With the ubiquity of the Internet and social media, consumers can...

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The Korean Wave in Europe

The Korean economy is the world’s 11th biggest one today, with a GDP of over 1,377 billion euros. The income per person in the country is two-thirds of America’s, and...

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Spain – the future of Chinese global business relations

The Spanish economy has experienced significant growth in the past few years, making Spain Europe’s seventh biggest recipient of Chinese investment. With the fall in oil prices, the favourable exchange...

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What you need to know for a successful localization of your business within the Thai Market

Referred to as the Gateway to Asia, Thailand has maintained its economic relations with Europe ever since the 15th century, when Vasco da Gama established the first European contact with...

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