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Interested in Software localization? Read our articles below and find out best practices, tips and how-tos to create an effective and financially feasible localization strategy.

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What Is Glocal?

According to Britannica encyclopedia, glocalization is “the simultaneous occurrence of both universalizing and particularizing tendencies in contemporary social, political, and economic systems”. This term is believed to derive from the Japanese word “dochakuka” and its actual meaning is global localization. Japanese used this term to describe the concept of localizing farming techniques to local markets. …

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Localization tips for SaaS companies

Localization Tips for SaaS Companies

Listen to this article now: Software localization is the process of tailoring a software product to meet the language and cultural expectations of the end user. Software localization goes beyond simple text translation. Everything from the imagery, colors, symbolism, and font size are tweaked to ensure a seamless user experience in every country and region …

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How to Localize Your App and Increase Downloads

Listen to this article now: Incredibly, 83.72 percent of the world’s population own a smartphone, and in 2021, 230 billion apps were downloaded to mobile devices across the globe. If your business has published an app, you have the potential to reach an almost inconceivable number of people. However, language and cultural barriers can prevent …

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What Is Mobile App Localization & Why Is It Important for Global Success?

Listen to this article now: Mobile devices have become an essential part of our everyday lives and have evolved to the primary tool for a good number of our activities. This is the result of the mobile technologies development, that offers easy to use and affordable solutions for almost everything we do. The vastly increasing …

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Which Languages Should I Translate My Software Into?

Listen to this article now: So, you’ve decided to invest in international expansion in a bid to reach and capture new audiences. Congratulations. Positioning your software in new markets is a huge step toward growth and sustainable success. However, before launch day, there’s work to be done. To ensure your software resonates with new audiences …

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5 Reasons to Localize your SaaS Product

Listen to this article now: The prolonged period of the pandemic, brought considerable changes in the way we work, as well as in several aspects of our everyday life. During this period, SaaS companies saw a significant increase in the demand of their services. Also, surveys have shown that people are more willing to get …

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Startups and International Growth: Statistics & Considerations (Video)

Listen to this article now:   Among all the changes COVID-19 has brought about, it has also elevated the role of startups as an enabler of digital transformation and a key player in the fight against the virus. A big win we have also achieved amidst this pandemic is to create a global front against the virus where companies …

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mHealth App Localization: Do special regulatory terms apply?

Listen to this article now:   The rapid technological advances and the ever expanding use of mobile devices, from smartphones and tablets to wearables and wireless sensors, have not left the healthcare sector unaffected. In this article we will touch upon the definition of the mHealth apps, the relevant FDA policies and the EU regulations …

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Software internationalization pitfalls

Listen to this article now: Dear developer, It seems like we are a lot alike: You speak one language, but write in another; so do I. Your work pivots around communication; so does mine. You are addressing the world, “Hello World” 😊; so do I. Your everyday is full of codes and tools and platforms …

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11 best practices on software localization

Many companies seek to localize their online, desktop or client-server products for the worldwide market. But due to lack of appropriate preparation and planning, many software localization attempts are met with frustration once the software is built: the encoding doesn’t look right, the text is corrupted, sentences are cut off and in general, the software …

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