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A Lesson on Liability: How Professional Translation Can Save The Day
by Terralíngua      Posted in  October 8, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted how we are all globally connected. Vital equipment has been flown into countries all over the world. We all want the best for our front-line health care workers. In the business world, this highlights the importance of translation when distributing in another country. Liability and safety are the highest concern […]

Technical Translation – The Importance of Consistency
by Terralíngua      Posted in  August 19, 2020

Businesses take great care selecting the preferred language to describe their products, explain services, and represent their brand. Communication always considers the appropriate industry norms and requires accuracy regarding technical aspects. However, many companies have different product divisions and departments that produce their own materials, independent of each other. The brand message and corporate identity […]

Pandemic Downtime Planning
by Terralíngua      Posted in  July 15, 2020

The busyness of daily business has slowed for many companies. Everyone is facing new challenges; however, every challenge paves a path to a new opportunity. This downtime allows for prospect and opportunity discovery within our global community. One expanding budget item is the investment in e-commerce. Website updates and online product accessibility, which may require […]

7 Ways to Improve Cybersecurity
by Terralíngua      Posted in  June 8, 2020

Cybersecurity is a concern for many companies, especially now as many employees are working in a home environment. A thorough security evaluation may not be feasible at this time. However, there are some simple steps you can implement to minimize risk. Minimize Access Every year Varonis, a leading security company, carries out a global risk […]

Desktop Publishing Considerations When Translating Content
by Terralíngua      Posted in  February 28, 2020

When creating documents for print or web consumption, ensuring text and images are correctly formatted is vital to your company’s image and brand. Every marketing expert will confirm document design based on the target audience’s suitability and legibility are planning essentials. Even the smallest details such as font size, colors and white space between the […]

Doing Business in Europe – Denmark
by Terralíngua      Posted in  January 14, 2020

According to ‘Doing Business’ on the World Bank’s website, one of the top places to grow globally is Denmark. If you’re looking for a European business opportunity, then Denmark is worth exploring. Denmark is a Scandinavian country close to Sweden and Norway. Its main imports are computers, communication equipment, cars, wine and clothes. Denmark’s most […]

Why Your Company Needs Standardization in Your Localization Plan
by Terralíngua      Posted in  November 18, 2019

The manufacturing industry has embraced the advantage of standardizing production efforts for a long time. However, standardization protocols should not just be implemented for product development, but for marketing and communication efforts as well. Global standardization can be used to promote the goods and services of your company both at home and abroad. A standard […]

Planning for Translation – Are Your Documents Ready?
by Terralíngua      Posted in  November 1, 2019

Often when companies create content they are so focused on the current need, they fail to think about future use. Right now, the document may just be used domestically – but what if you decide to offer the product or service to other markets? If you do and require translation, you will run into the […]

Do You Have Control of Your Translated Investment?
by Terralíngua      Posted in  September 18, 2019

Knowledge is power. The more you know about the tools used to create your company’s translations means you know how to control your costs and content consistency. Have you heard of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools? Probably not. You may have heard of what is created from the CAT tools – your translation memory or […]

Considering Going Global?
by Terralíngua      Posted in  August 8, 2019

Taking your business from a domestic market to a global one can be overwhelming. How can you best convert challenges to opportunities? Many companies have already discovered the investment to go global has paid off. SCORE, a non-profit business organisation, reports that, according to a survey by American Express, “80% of American small and mid-sized […]

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