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Do I really need global language translation?

When you run your own business you are going to have plenty of dreams and aspirations for the future of that business. These dreams could be something small, but some businesses also have much bigger dreams in mind. Wondering whether or not your dreams are too big (or perhaps thinking that they might be too small?) If this is the case for you then you might want to check out the reason why some people decide to go global with their business. Being global means that you will expand your market Whilst there are likely to be plenty of customers Read the Rest…

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August 2, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation | No Comments »

Think of yourself as an expert in English? See if you recognise these interesting words

If you speak English as a native or as a second language, then chances are that you are going to think that you know most of the words pretty well. Well, the thing about English language is that it can definitely throw up some surprises in the form of strange words, or words that you might not use on a daily basis. Want to know more about some of the most interesting words in the English language? Why not take a look at some of the most interesting words that pop up in the Oxford English Dictionary and see whether Read the Rest…

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June 28, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation | No Comments »

Why it is worthwhile learning a second language!

As far as it goes with learning a new language, many only really dabble in this during time at school and never really take it any further than that. We think that this is a real shame, especially as we get later on in life and it becomes harder and harder to take in the new language and get to grips with it. To help to inspire you to stick with it and push yourself to learn a second language, here are some of the main reasons why it is worthwhile doing! It can help you land a job As Read the Rest…

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June 26, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation | No Comments »

How to build the very best multilingual website for your business

In order to be a global business you are going to need to become a multilingual business. Now, this doesn’t mean that you should spend all your time learning a whole host of languages, as this would be impossible. But what it does mean is that you need to pay attention to how your website is viewed by those who speak a different language to you. To help you to create the very best multilingual website for your business, we have put together our guide to the things that you need to think about and put in place. Make sure Read the Rest…

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June 10, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation, Website Translation | No Comments »

Translation Error of the Year – Mayochup

Note: The following post does include bad language. Kraft Heinz is a global brand with an extremely long list of successful products. One of their latest products is a pre-mixed mayonnaise and ketchup sauce and they chose to crowd-source the name of the sauce. Please excuse the pun, but they sourced the sauce! The chosen name ‘MayoChup’ sounds good, but not to everyone. Travel across to Canada and Arden Ogg, director of the Cree Literacy Network, said that around the Cree community of Moose Factory, northern Ontario, the name can be heard as “shit face.” Arden said that ‘Mayo’ sounds Read the Rest…

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May 24, 2019 | Language Translation | No Comments »

Translation is a Bitch!

Translation seems an easy topic to the outsider, but there are so many things to consider that require training, experience and further questions if the translator wishes to deliver an accurate translation. This is especially so as the language morphs over time. Today’s example will be the word ‘Bitch’. Traditionally this meant the female gender of a dog, wolf, fox or otter. However, without listing them, this word can now mean many more things and so the context is extremely important. (Note: We do not approve of all of the uses of this term, but accurate translation requires maintaining the Read the Rest…

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June 7, 2018 | Business Translation | No Comments »