MULTILINGUAL BLOG

  • Localizing texts for eCommerce

    Posted on 30/04/19

    Localizing texts for eCommerce is a translator’s task When does Localizing texts for eCommerce apply? You’ve just started an online business in America that is booming and want to expand to a European market; then, you need localizing texts for eCommerce What would that involve? On the surface, it may seem that all you need to […]

  • Translations internationalize an eCommerce

    Posted on 28/03/19

    In this age of globalization, translations internationalize an eCommerce Let a translation agency like SIGNEWORDS: give you our viewpoint and be your definitive guide to e-commerce internationalization. Who better to shed light upon our multilingual, intercultural business world? Translations internationalize an eCommerce and few industries are so well-positioned as a translation company like SIGNEWORDS: to […]

  • Web application internationalization practices

    Posted on 03/12/18

    The world is at your fingertips. With a smart phone or a web browser you can reach the farthest corners of the globe. And the farthest corners of the globe can now reach your web based application. Globalization When this globalization took off, many expected American cultural domination. Judging from their lack of proper web […]

  • Google Buds → translation analysis

    Posted on 29/01/18

    When Google’s Pixel Buds launched, it appeared amid a blizzard of publicity. They were of particular interest to the translation industry due to the inclusion of Google’s voice-activated smart assistant that, in theory at least, pairs with the Google Translate smartphone app to provide real-time translation in 40 different languages. Now that we’re four months down […]

  • Loanwords and loan translations

    Posted on 22/01/18

    What are loanwords and loan translations or calques Have you ever wished somebody ‘bon appétit’? Then maybe you want to read more about loanwords and loan translations. Or have you ever bad-mouthed, anyone? Then loanwords and loan translations are for you. Maybe you have felt a pang of schadenfreude at another’s a misfortune?. Oh, I […]

  • Interpreters vs. translators skills | Watch video 🎬

    Posted on 11/01/18

    Interpreters vs. translators skills – ”Oh, you’re a translator? How fascinating! – I’d love to be able to understand what people are saying when they speak in a different language!” Relating to interpreters vs. translators skills, nearly all these professionals have heard this statement – or something to this effect – at least once in […]