24 tips for creating translation-friendly content
Great translations all have one common ingredient: the source text. There’s an art to crafting texts that resonate with a global audience. The better your source text, the better your translations are likely to be. Here are our top tips for creating translation-friendly content.
The 9 hidden costs of in-house translation and the benefits of working with a specialist provider
Relying on your bilingual colleagues for translations might seem convenient, but it is fraught with pitfalls. And the hidden costs of in-house translation soon add up. Working with a specialist translation provider could be a game-changing strategy for optimising costs, boosting efficiency and expanding your global reach.
Why cultural awareness is vital when doing business in the Arabic-speaking world
Effective communication isn’t just a simple matter of speaking a nation’s official language.
Culture and religion underpin language. So, if you are translating content, it is vital to have good cultural awareness and understand your target audience’s expectations.
The power of words to do good
30 September is International Translation Day. This year, we’re shining a light on the amazing work that translators do in getting vital information to those who need it most.
Planet Languages is a proud supporter of the work of CLEAR Global and Translators Without Borders.
Selecting a world-class language translation and localization agency: what you need to know
Everything you need to know to select a world class language translation and localization agency to help you unlock overseas markets.
High-quality localization and how it can help you increase global sales
Global businesses are experiencing an acceleration towards digitalisation. If you are considering maximising this trend and want to appeal to more overseas buyers, your efforts are more likely to be successful if you address your target audience in their own language. Surveys have shown that most people prefer to buy in their own language.