Yesterday, everyone at The Lingoplex (Lingo24’s office in Timisoara…) could spot a new face in their midst…in the form of Robert, who is Lingo24’s brand new Collateralist.
Author Michael LeBoeuf once wrote that the greatest asset of any business is its customers because without them, there is no business.
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery…so when a translation company from China stole Lingo24’s website hook, line and sinker, perhaps we should’ve patted ourselves on the back for a job well done. After all, there are countless translation companies on the internet, so to choose our site to copy must mean that we’re doing something right.
Lingo24 translated well in excess of thirty million words in 2009. This covered everything from marketing brochures, subtitles and websites, to legal documents, technical manuals and even menus for restaurants. Translators are often the unsung heroes of international business – without them, companies would struggle to communicate with their global customer base – Google translate can only achieve so much!
Well, we only went and did it. We had our fingers crossed that we would walk away with one award at HeraldScotland.com’s Digital Business awards…so to walk away as winners in both categories we were nominated in was a fantastic achievement, especially given the competition we were up against.
Hot on the heels of Christian Arno’s nomination in the Entrepreneur of the Year category at this year’s National Business Awards, comes another double nomination, this time at the Herald Scotland Digital Business Awards.
Lingo24’s Christian Arno has been announced as one of Growing Business’s entrepreneurial ‘Young Guns’ for 2009. Thirty of the UK’s best young entrepreneurs were selected based on a number of factors, but all had to demonstrate a unique and outstanding business that has experienced considerable success.
Well, Lingo24’s Operations Director Jack Waley-Cohen produced another one of his legendary quizzes at Timisoara’s Casa Romaneasca last Wednesday evening. Following a few short presentations by some of our key personnel, including founder and CEO Christian Arno, everybody tucked into a veritable medley of fine food and just a little wine. But the quiz was…