Is it better to have an LSP to handle your Asian translations?

The question we are asking today is about the advantages and disadvantages of having an LSP for a partner when it comes to translation services. It is one that has…

How has tea changed the world as it was adopted everywhere?

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that we’ve all enjoyed a cup of tea at some point in our lives, no matter where in the world we’re located. No…

L10n matters: successes and failures in localization

The importance of localization cannot be understated. That is even more true when we speak about localization in Asia. After all, it’s relatively simple to produce words in one language…

Translation to Mongolian – the change creating new opportunities

Mongolia is a central and eastern Asian country that’s nestled in between China and Russia. When we say “nestled” we don’t mean the country is small. In fact, if possible,…

Top 7 Game Translation Challenges

The world of games is vastly spiralling away with great demand for it. From teenagers who like to unload from the stresses of school to adults who would like to…

West and East proverbs – They show Cultural Similarities and Differences

There’s a school of thought which believes that there are fundamental differences between eastern and western philosophy arguing that while the east talks about and promotes a more holistic view…

The 5 languages of Taiwan – Multilingual place indeed

One of the most densely populated countries in the world is Taiwan. It is an island that’s approximately the size of Belgium but with more than double the population. Taiwan…

When NOT to choose Native Translators

In the last several months, I am actively paying attention to all new and relevant sales techniques that might bring a great experience to our potential and current clients. Our…

What lies behind the names of Asian countries – Korea

With a population of just over 51 million, anyone who’s been to South Korea as a visitor will tell you about the wonders of the country. Its delicious food, rich…

Video Localization for Asian languages

The importance of video cannot be underestimated in our current times. Following that trend video localization becomes an irreplaceable service as globalization continues.Here are some facts and statistics to put…

The Challenge: Devanagari Script & Hindi Fonts

Today we’ll dive into the beautiful world of Hindi. Written in the elaborate Devanagari script—it is truly pleasing to the eye. Just look at it: हिन्दी. The Devanagari script, also…

Language Metadata (LMT) help localization

The world of media and entertainment is huge to say the least. One part of it is the language and translation process, which means that with so much content being…

What lies behind the names of Asian countries: Japan

What lies behind the names of Asian countries – Japan The land of the rising sun, Japan is home to a population of 126.3 million people. The country is known…

Trends: Vehicle Voice Control in Asia

It’s highly unlikely that the inventors of the first car could have predicted what the current automotive industry landscape looks like today. With highways spanning 12 lanes and more, countless…

Word count vs Character count for Asian languages

Writing is an inevitable part of our lives. Professional writers, in particular, face the challenge of writing texts for a specific audience with a limited number of words. Whether blog…

E-commerce from the LSP’s perspective

Ever since the first item was sold online a couple of decades ago, online shopping has become so popular that global online retail sales have more than tripled since 2014…

Data Annotation for Chinese Language

It is no secret that in our ever-growing industry the need for automation, AI and modern technologies is a thing that pulls us forward. At the same time these might…

Sales Strategy for the Translation Industry

With the continued growth of the translation industry, there is a need for a new species of employees in almost every company we know. These are sales people and the…

CAT Tools: diversity matters

It doesn’t really matter if you’ve been in the translation industry for long or you only touched it briefly, the one thing that always gets stuck in your mind is…

Why should I sell Asian languages?

If you are the Executive Director of a translation company and one of your main goals is to continue and secure the well-being of all your employees along with maintaining…