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AI translation services: The benefits of leveraging innovative solutions

Translation teams can use AI translation services to localize or process large amounts of text. Learn how AI improves speed and accuracy.
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Language service provider 101: How to choose the right one

Learn what language service providers can do for your business and how to choose the right one for your global expansion needs.
Software localization services: An overview of 3 top options
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6 software localization services for scaling global growth

Learn how the best software localization platforms boost efficiency and reduce costs and discover the benefits of using both AI and human translators.
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How to Build a Mature Localization Testing Framework

Localization testing ensures that target audiences experience your brand in the way it is intended. Use these tips and best practices for better results.
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3 essentials for website language translation

Learn the pillars of accurate and better website language translations. Automate and improve page translations. Scale your company and expand into different markets.
Explore all things translation as a service (TaaS), from how it's beneficial as part of a localization strategy to how to engage with a service provider.
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What is translation as a service?

Explore all things translation as a service (TaaS), from how it's beneficial as part of a localization strategy to how to engage with a service provider.
Translation is the first critical step in creating a native brand experience. In this comprehensive guide, we’re going to help you get translation right.
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Translation’s Role in Global Business Expansion

Translation is the first critical step in creating a native brand experience. In this comprehensive guide, we’re going to help you get translation right.
Legal translation has a higher need for accuracy than any other type of translation. Learn to select and hire the right firm with this in-depth guide.
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7 best practices for hiring a legal translation firm

Legal translation has a higher need for accuracy than any other type of translation. Learn to select and hire the right firm with this in-depth guide.
Learn how LLM translation tools can benefit your business, increase revenue, and help you enter new markets. Check out use cases and how you can start today.
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5 use cases for an LLM translation tool

Learn how LLM translation tools can benefit your business, increase revenue, and help you enter new markets. Check out use cases and how you can start today.
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How global standardization boosts international business

International companies use global standardization to bring their products and processes into alignment. Learn the benefits in this informative article.
In the market for legal translation services? Get an overview of 5 go-to service providers, as well as tips on how to pick the best one for your needs.
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Reliable legal translation services: What are your options?

In the market for legal translation services? Get an overview of 5 go-to service providers, as well as tips on how to pick the best one for your needs.
Need legal document translation services? Get a comparison of three popular options, as well as tips on how to choose the right legal translation provider.
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7 questions for vetting legal document translation providers

If you’re not equipped to handle legal document translation in-house, here are 7 questions you can and should ask to vet potential legal translation partners.
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7 Key Tips for Better Financial Translation

In the market for financial translation services? Get an overview of 5 of the top providers, as well as tips on how to identify a reliable translation company.
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Dog vs. Terminology: How terminology management can help drive global business growth

An in-depth summary of the importance of terminology management, plus tips for getting started.
Learn about factors that affect translation accuracy and how you can achieve and maintain high accuracy. Also, get tech recommendations for quality assurance.
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Should You Base Translation Quality on Accuracy or Preference?

Learn about factors that affect translation accuracy and how you can achieve and maintain high accuracy. Also, get tech recommendations for quality assurance.
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3 steps to a more effective content localization strategy

How strong is your content localization strategy? Find out the three things your strategy should be accomplishing and the right way to develop your strategy.
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Top 5 Insights About LanguageAI™ and Its Impact on Localization

Smartling’s Global Ready Conference annually brings together some of the best minds in the business. Check out these top 5 tips from our 2023 conference for actions you can take now to improve your localization strategy for the year ahead.
This guide covers seven companies that can help you translate your website at scale, a refresher on choosing one, and the typical cost for such projects.
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7 Best Website Translation Services in 2023

The ideal website translation service should localize your website while maximizing ROI. Read our guide that lists the top providers in the market right now.
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7 Impressive Localized Marketing Campaigns to Inspire Yours

Get inspiration from real-world localized marketing campaign examples. Plus, learn the benefits of localizing your own campaigns, along with tips on how to do it.
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7 Best Translation Tools Global Translation Experts Leverage

Good translation tools are invaluable, especially on large or complex projects, which are time-consuming and costly. Compare and contrast the top tools in the piece below!
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Reality Series: Episode 1 - LanguageAI

With so much hype around AI in translation, language and localization, it’s hard to know what’s real—and what’s a waste of time. Separate myth from reality in this fireside chat about Smartling’s LanguageAI™ with Smartling leaders.
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Ultimate Guide to Translating Your Marketing Materials

Use this guide to elevate your global marketing tactics by understanding why translation and localization matters and how to get started across various content types.
Web Localization: What It Is and How To Do It
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How to Localize Your Website for International Audiences

Website localization is vital if you have an international user base or you want to expand globally. Find out why it’s important and how to do it successfully.
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The Top 7 Translation Companies: Which Is Best For You?

Need support from a translation company but not sure how to find the best fit for your needs? Check out our comparison of 7 of the best companies to help you!
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Content Translation 101: Everything You Need to Know

Content translation is a must for reaching your global audience. Learn why and get expert tips on how to do it (despite common translation challenges).
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Quantifying the Quality of Translation Memories

Smartling was voted the winner of the World-Readiness Competition at TAUS: Massively Multilingual Conference. Here is how Smartling paves the way to quantify the quality of translation memory.
A Translation Solution That Grows With Your Content Ebook
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A Translation Solution that Grows With Your Content

Five ways real brands are translating content as quickly as they are creating it.
How to localize content while staying on brand with Rover
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How Rover Localizes Content While Staying On Brand

Learn how Rover expanded into European markets while maintaining their brand voice and keeping the content culturally relevant through multilingual SEO, automated translation workflows, and more.
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Translating for EMEA Markets: Tips from Local Experts

We know that every language and culture is unique, and it would be impossible to be an expert in all of them. So we turned to professional Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Arabic translators who are local experts and specialists in each language.
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8 Expert Tips for Effective Social Media Localization

Social media localization can open your business to a new market if done right. Here are 8 expert tips on how to do social media localization right.
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Top 5 Insights to Improve Your Localization Strategy

Check out the top 5 tips from our most recent Global Ready Conference for actions you can take now to improve your localization programs.
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Globalization: What It Is and What Matters for Translation

Your multinational business is part of a global network of suppliers and consumers. Here’s what you need to know about globalization and its impact on your business.
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Why Professional Translations Matter for Your Business

Professional translation services give your business the best of the best when it comes to your localization process. Here’s what you need to know.
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Everything You Need to Know About Localization

Localization is what makes your website and app feel like it was made with a specific audience in mind. Here’s what you need to know.
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5 Common Challenges for English-Chinese Translations

It’s hard to think of two languages less like one another than English and Chinese. Here’s everything you need to know about translating between the two.
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The Buy-In: Working Cross-Functionally as a Loc Manager

This workshop looks at ways to strategically get your entire organization on board for your localization initiatives. We’ll talk about how to have an impact in a fun and engaging way.
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International Translation Day 2021: Translator Q&A

September 30th is International Translation Day, an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals in bringing the world together through words.
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Move On Up: Furthering Your Localization Career

If you are looking to have a bigger impact in your organization, get a promotion, or apply for that dream job that will take your career to the next level, this workshop is for you.
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The Ultimate Guide to Collaborative Translation

Forget spreadsheets—online collaborative translation tools like Smartling make it easier and more efficient for your teams to get localization work done.
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Navigating Global Business and Localization Going Forward

As we move forward in a more digital-focused world, what will it mean for managing global content?
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What You Need to Know About Globalization and Localization

To be successful when expanding your business to new markets, you need both localization and globalization. Here’s the difference between the two — and how they fit with internationalization.
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5 Challenges to Consider When Translating from English to German

You’d think translating languages in the same family, like English to German, would be a piece of cake. It’s not quite that easy — we connected with one of our best English-to-German translators about what you need to know.
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How Investors Think About Global Growth

What do two venture capitalists think about global expansion? Caroline Xie from ICONIQ Capital and David Pakman from Venrock share their insights on international expansion and growth from their portfolio of companies.
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Five Common Challenges of Translating English to Spanish (and How to Solve Them)

One of the most popular languages in the world, Spanish is spoken by over 580 million people in 110 countries. Here’s what you need to know about translating English to Spanish.
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What to Know About Translating from English to Japanese

130 million people speak Japanese today, making it the ninth-most spoken language in the world. We connected with three translators about what you need to know when translating English to Japanese.
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What to Know About Translating from English to Italian

85 million people speak Italian, and not just in Italy. Here is what our expert Italian translator wants you to know about translating English to Italian.
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Game-Changing Benefits of Terminology Management System + How to Start One

Uwe Muegge, Head of Terminology, Global Business Marketing at Facebook shares insights on what terminology management system is, how game-changing it is to your organization, and how to jumpstart your terminology management initiative with little resource.
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What 4 French Translators Want You to Know About Translating English to French

French is an official language in 29 countries and for the United Nations. Here is what four translators want you to know about translating English to French.
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The 411: What We Need From Our Language Services Provider

Two localization experts from FedEx and ServiceNow share their secret to localization, what lessons they learned in their journey, what to look for in a LSP, and more.
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What Is Back Translation and Why Is It Important?

Back translation, or re-translating a document from one language back to its original language, can be a useful way to gain insight into your final translated product.
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Smartling announces Smartling+, an all new way to buy a comprehensive and holistic enterprise language translation solution

Smartling’s enterprise solution combines the power of market-leading software services with robust language services to deliver outstanding customer value.
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How to Hire the Best Translation Services

So you’re ready to hire a translation service. Should you go with an agency or a freelancer? How do you find the right service? We answer these questions and more so you can hire the best translation services for your needs.
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Watch On-Demand: Global Ready Connect Australia

Global Ready Connect Australia was an intimate virtual event for APAC's localisation professionals. Watch the sessions on-demand here.
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Translation Isn't Blind: How to sell out of a new product in 24 hours with Vitamix

During this episode, discover how Vitamix, leveraging Smartling's language services and Global Delivery Network, was able to launch more new products for their direct to consumer markets than ever before.
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Preparation is Key: The Six Steps to Prepare Your Source Content for Translations

Learn the 6 steps that will help you prepare your content for translations. Content that is well prepared for translation will have fewer errors. Learn the six most important things you can do to prepare your content for translation.
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The Complete Guide to Translation Services

Learn how language services combined with translation and localization software can help you better serve your global audience, whatever language they speak.
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The Complete Guide to Translation Services-DEV

Learn how language services combined with translation and localization software can help you better serve your global audience, whatever language they speak.
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Translation Isn't Blind: How to translate and localize multiple content types

During this episode, Brandon Fiegoli from Butterfly Network reveals how his team translated translated their entire product in six weeks.
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Translation Isn't Blind: How to Launch New Languages

During this episode, Jessica Birenz from Yext reveals the key ingredients to her team's success as they localized marketing and product materials to scale their business globally.
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Localizing eCommerce Content in the 2020s

eCommerce is no longer just about the product. It's about the content. During this webinar, learn how to apply consumer data to better reach your end-user in any language
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Smartling Language Services & Transcreation

During this workshop, Smartling customers, translators, and members of Smartling's Language Services team join for a discussion about transcreation and Smartling’s Language Services. Watch now and learn how you can optimize your localization program.
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Translation Isn't Blind: Help me convince my manager

“Translation” lives in different places from one company to the next. During our final episode of the series, learn how to reveal to your manager how and why translation adds value to the business - how translation isn’t blind.
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Teresa is Connecting the World Through Translation Even During a Pandemic

Even with her intepretation work going completely digital, Teresa has been finding her new normal.
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How to Determine the Value of Your Content for Translation

Maximize the value of each translation by implementing the right resources from the beginning.
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Translation Isn't Blind: Your perspective matters.

Every business takes a different approach to manage translation quality. During this episode of Translation Isn't Blind, our attendees shared their translation quality success stories. We discussed the themes behind each success and learning moment.
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Vanina Has Been Bonding With Her Family More than Ever Right Now

With the world closing, Vanina has been using this as a chance to spend even more time with her family.
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The Ultimate Guide to Maximizing Your Translation Value

Learn from Smartling Experts how your team can reduce spend and time on translation projects while still optimizing for quality.
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Uniting Healthcare Professionals Globally to Fight COVID-19

Within3's online engagement platform enables healthcare organizations to collaborate with stakeholders around the world.
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Translation Will Help Keep The World Connected

By translating apps and experiences, brands enable communities and connections to grow even in a time of disruption.
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Why We Need to Remove Opinions From Translation Review

Just like any writing, translation is an art, and the translator is the artist that makes subjective decisions within their writing.
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The Biggest Challenges of Localization and How To Overcome Them

Wrangle some of the biggest challenges in localization with proper communication, planning and research.
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How to Leverage Multilingual SEO to Reach New Markets

By implementing proper multilingual SEO techniques, brands can ensure that users find content in their native language.
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Translation Context: How Context Leads to Better Translations

Context can make or break a project- it gives messages a home, an identity and clear descriptors.
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That's a Wrap: Looking Back at Smartling's Translation Summit & Book Launch!

With our first annual Translation Summit behind us, we wanted to take a look back at the amazing reception and our industry-first book launch.
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Six Best Practices for Communicating and Collaborating with Translators

Actively collaborating with translators will set your localization projects up for success from the start.
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10 Questions To Ask Your Language Service Provider For a Successful Partnership

Language Service Providers should act as your brand's ambassador to translators, powering amazing connections with localized content crafted by creative professional translators.
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What is the Localization Maturity Model, and How Do I Get to the Next Step?

Determine where your brand current stands in the Localization Maturity Model, and learn how to jump to the next step.
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How to Run a Translation Test to Evaluate Potential Language Service Providers

Here's how to run a translation test to ensure quality results before beginning your next localization project.
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Save Time and Money With Smartling's Translation Workflow Reports

Learn how to effectively leverage Smartling's most powerful metrics: Content Velocity and Content Change reports.
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Smartling's Guide to Creating an RFP

Indetify the elements of a solution most important to your business to determine the best option.
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How to Deliver a Personalized Experience with Localized Content

Brands can reach new users in regions and foster a personal connection with localized content.
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Tearing Down Industry Norms with Gabi Moore

Thought leader and seasoned Account Manager, Gabi Moore, explains what to look for to help ease the process of translating your projects.
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Smartling Ranked #1 Market Leader by Common Sense Advisory

Comprehensive research and analysis of translation management system providers concludes Smartling is the most viable product.
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How Passion and Perspective Bring Language to Life

An interview with Oana, a freelance translator who lives in a small town near Toulouse, France.
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How One Translator Uses Technology to Travel Back in Time

An inside look at the life of Daniel, a freelance translator who lives in a rural village in Asturias, Spain.
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Translation Quality Shouldn’t Start With Translators

Companies that surround qualified translators with the resources they need to succeed are almost always assured a suitable final product.
Smartling's blog is the primary resource for thought leadership in localization.
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Seal of Biliteracy: Yet Another Reminder of Bilingual Marketing Potential

The Seal of Biliteracy is a good gesture - and a start in recognizing multilingual America.
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How to Survive When Your Translator Goes on Vacation

Buyers often think of translators as interchangeable. Here are some reasons why the opposite is true.
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Where Transcreation Ends and Localization Begins

How localization is more about function, less about form.
Smartling's blog is the primary resource for thought leadership in localization.
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Ten Common Myths About Translation Quality

Many translation consumers resort to tactics that might seem logical to them, but can actually get in the way of ensuring the best translation quality.