To the untrained eye, localization is often viewed as a one-time expenditure. In fact, it is a long-term commitment to processes, resources, and budgets. Since the initial localization endeavor is often the costliest one, we addressed reducing its costs in a previous article, Tech Pub Writers Contribute to Reduce Localization Costs. But localization updates can be in the neighborhood of 40% of the initial costs, which is also significant considering their recurring nature. Here are ten tips for reducing your localization update budget, year after year.