How “China-US” conflict affects the L10N industry?

It has been a while since all eyes of business are following two major players on the Global Market. Surely, we are not the one to judge how all players…

K-POP: How a culture gets translated without a translation company?

Anyone who has been in touch with Asian countries and culture has either by accident or by recommendation stumbled upon K-POP (in Korean 케이팝). It is a genre of popular…

Project Management: Do tight deadlines enhance or stifle creativity?

Think about Project Management and all the step-by-step processes developed by each company in the translation industry. We follow them on a daily basis and one of the first things…

Is the culture behind anime translatable?

We have all seen some of these wonderful stories like Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon. In the last few decades, manga and anime have become more and more popular around the world.…

The importance of using different linguists in Translation, Editing, Proofreading (TEP)

Have you ever wondered why the most used service in translation is not just a one-person work but a 3-step process TEP (translation, editing, proofreading)? We share our experience in…

The Rise and Popularity of Game of Thrones in Asia

How did GoT become big in Asia? And what effect has it had on the overall success of the franchise? Let’s take a look! You would probably wonder what does…

David’s Christmas Adventure and how a translation saved the day

After hearing the noise and eventually realizing what had happened to that poor little helper who had to be scraped off of the wall – Mrs. Claus shook her head…

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…

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…

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…

Trends On Asian Languages Translations Summary Till July 2018 – Part 2

“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…

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…

Trends On Languages Asian Translations Summary Till July.2018 – Part 1

“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…

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 language…

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?”…

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 global…

TOP 5 essentials on Social Marketing for translation companies

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

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 destinations…

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 its…

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 a…

Korean Language Translation – Predictions for bright Future

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

Translation VS. Localization – what is the difference?

With the ongoing 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…

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.…

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 be…

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…