At the end of this week, Lingo24 MD, Christian Arno, will be jetting off to San Francisco, to attend the 2011 Search Engine Strategies (SES) conference, part of Connected Marketing Week, which runs from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August.
A whopping two-thirds of London’s businesses are not exporting, and very few would consider going overseas, a new report has said.
When it comes to language translation services, and in particular, the foreign language internet, we get first-hand experience of emerging markets and global trends. Indeed, on this very blog we’ve waxed lyrical about the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and the opportunities these hold for exporting businesses.
Chinese search engine giant, Baidu, has reported a 95% surge in profits over the last quarter.
When you think of translation services, Scotland isn’t exactly the first place to come to mind. And yes, we hear the jokes that some of those below the border could do with a Scottish-English translator more times than you would care to imagine.
There was a really great article on the BBC last week about how spelling mistakes on ecommerce sites can slash revenue in half.
You think you know your A-B-Cs, but do you know them in Spanish too? Thankfully the entrants in the first ever National Spanish Spelling Bee did, spelling their way through words like kanindeyuense (someone from a Paraguayan territory). But what was more unusual than the words to be spelled was where this prestigious event was held.
We’re forever talking about how great the foreign language internet is, but don’t just take our word for it. Flight comparison website, Skyscanner, has really, err, taken off, since launching their websites in different languages.