While the link between content creation, customer demand and sales is clear for most international businesses, the link between content creation and a successful global company culture can be less obvious.
In recent years a consistent and successful content strategy has become paramount when taking your brand global. The growth of content in business will most likely continue – with customers’ expectations higher than ever, companies that are able to generate remarkable content efficiently are more likely to succeed.
A graduate from the University of South Wales with a degree in marketing, Aja Janezic is European Marketing Executive at DS Smith – Recycling Division. She is responsible for the integration and rebranding of newly acquired companies in South East Europe (Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia).
Most companies consider translation something they need to plan and worry about only after creating the source content.
However, if you have translation in mind from the very beginning, you’ll not only save time and money, but you’ll gain in the consistency and readability of your translated files.
According to market research firm eMarketer, by 2018 global retail sales will reach $28.3 trillion.
For most companies growing their business internationally online is an ambition, but deciding the next steps can be challenging. We are presented with an opportunity for growth in new markets, but also a new set of hurdles. This is where Lingo24 can help.
If your company is expanding into new markets, overcoming the challenge of language barriers becomes vital. After all, it’s difficult (if not downright impossible) to collaborate with partners and reach out to customers if they can’t understand you.
Imagine opening your shop doors to every person in the world. Imagine that they can experience your products and services without ever having to leave home. There is no need to imagine, the time is now.
An e-commerce website allows you to reach a wider audience and sell your products worldwide, around the clock, while you’re doing your dishes or walking your dog.
According to a PayPal estimate, international online e-commerce will increase with 24% by 2017. So if you plan to cash in on your e-commerce website, now’s the time to do it, and do it right.
Fashion e-commerce is clearly very fashionable: Europeans spent over £30 billion on clothes online in 2015, making it the biggest product category for internet purchases. Fashion increasingly relies on export for growth and it is one of the most important cross-border e-commerce sectors in Europe; so it is little wonder that so much of its success depends on effective localisation.
Two big success stories are pure e-commerce fashion players ASOS and Zalando.
Europeans have always looked abroad for better deals: Brits buying wine in Calais, Finns venturing to Estonia for vodka, and Spaniards exploring the exotic offerings of Andorra. While the proliferation and spread of digital channels empowers tech-savvy shoppers to go global on a different scale, translation can help online businesses capitalise on the rise of the wandering wallet.