April 2008

Monthly Archives

  • 5 Ways to Reduce Localization Costs

    “If the slower economy is taking a toll on your budget, consider the below suggestions to reduce your localization and translation costs without impacting quality.” -Nabil Freij, President of GlobalVision International Inc. Verbosity is the enemy. It pays to be concise and straight to the point, eliminating unnecessary text when translation is imminent. When writing technical […]

  • Website Globalization Requires Translation

    Website Globalization We’ve all been to our neighborhood Chinese restaurant where the proprietor welcomed us warmly and handed us the menu wishing us an enjoyable meal. Imagine her greeting you in Chinese and handing you a Chinese-only menu. Then when you inquire about the English menu, they respond to you in Chinese. Would you stay? Would you come back again? That may strike you as odd and unlikely to happen. But we do it to our clients all the time.

  • Web 2.0 and Localization

    Web 2.0
    Web 2.0 technologies are becoming prevalent everywhere we look on the web. More people are blogging, more are joining social networks, more companies are building online communities, more corporate executives are embracing the potential that Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay Per Click (PPC) and other marketing and sales channels on the web are achieving or promising.