This article, written by Sam Brown, originally appears on the Comtec translation blog. Used with the author’s consent. Foreign idioms are always a source of trouble, and sometimes hilarity, when trying to translate them. Every translator knows this but it was the post by Matt Lindley for Hotel Club that really got the team at Comtec […]
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Once you’ve established a successful business, it’s natural to want to expand into different markets. Particularly as nearly all of the world’s biggest companies – from Tesco to Google – operate on an international scale. However, much the same as setting up a business in the first place, successfully targeting international audiences is far from […]
The Chinese language belongs to the Sino-Tibetan language family. More than 1.3 billion of people speak Chinese with the majority of the Chinese speaking population concentrated only in a small number of countries: China, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. The written Chinese language characters are not just pictographs (which make up less than 5%), but they […]
We’re inundated with marketing campaigns every hour of every day – from billboard advertisements to events and the articles we read. But there’s a fine line between a campaign that succeeds and a campaign that fails to resonate with its intended audience. Companies will often spend millions on marketing, with even the tiniest details (such […]
The Chicago-based writer Sydney J. Harris once explained the difference between patriotism and nationalism as being the difference between being proud of what you country has done, and being proud of your country no matter what it does. As a mindset (and, indeed, as a world view), the latter description sounds a difficult person to […]
Image from Pixabay Over the past 20 years, ecommerce sales have skyrocketed. And this unstoppable growth looks set to continue, with Bigcommerce predicting that worldwide B2C ecommerce revenues will reach $2 trillion in 2015. The message for businesses is clear – the internet offers brands huge opportunities to reach new markets and increase sales.
The world can be a strange place, take a look at some of these unusual festivals taking place all around planet Earth. There’s are so many more, so if you’ve been to, or know of, any we’ve missed let us know in the comments at the end and we’ll set about building the greatest bucket list of […]
Digital globalisation has dramatically lowered the barriers to entering new markets. But creating a successful multi-lingual site is far more complex than you might think. Visit the regional versions of the McDonald’s website and the pages you see will have numerous differences – and not just in the language used. Everything from the layout to […]
After the terrible news of two devastating earthquakes striking Nepal, the K International team are pulling together to raise funds for the relief effort. One of our lead project managers, Sajeda Al-Nashash, has been instrumental in organising a week long food fair. Members of the team have been supplying a different set of culinary creations each day to […]
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