Localization for Startups

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Are to a startup looking to expand to new markets? Read our articles below and learn basic concepts, how to begin, how to save costs and how to create an effective and financially feasible localization strategy.

Closed Captions vs Subtitles What’s the Difference

Closed Captions vs Subtitles: What’s the Difference?

Thanks to the internet, many modern businesses are global businesses. People are connecting across borders and oceans with brands headquartered in all corners of the world. It’s an exciting phenomenon, particularly for companies with big ambitions. But, international expansion is not without its challenges – language and cultural barriers can sabotage attempts to break into …

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Glocal

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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Localization 101 for Startups

Localization 101 for Startups: How to Create a Global Business

Localization 101 for Startups: How to Create a Global Business Is your startup ready to expandto global markets? To ensure your startup survives long-term, international expansion is a must, and that means your product or service – and every associated touchpoint – must be tweaked and tailored to meet the distinct language, cultural, and societal …

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What Is a Style Guide (1)

What Is a Style Guide
& Why Do You Need One?

Listen to this article now: Most successful companies have a style guide in some way, shape or form. Style guides can cover things as diverse as applications of logos and trademarks, to how to write a corporate letter. They are crucial documents because they set the tone for the way a company, its brand and …

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Website Translation Which Languages to Choose (1)

Website Translation: Which Languages to Choose?

Listen to this article now: The decision to translate a website into multiple languages should be driven by a company’s business development strategy. Having your website content available in only one language might significantly limit your prospect client reach, while it could also fail to create a strong customer experience and generate repeat traffic. Language …

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Which Languages Should I Translate My Software Into (1)

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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Desktop Publishing for Translations

Desktop Publishing: Why do you need it in translations?

Listen to this article now:   If you have ever requested document translation services, there is a good chance that there was an extra charge for DTP services in your quote. But what is DTP and why is it so important for translations? What is DTP? DTP stands for Desktop Publishing and is the creation …

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