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3 Reasons You Should Listen To Your Global Customers



3 Reasons You Should Listen To Your Global Customers. There is quite a bit of talk in the localization industry these days about reviewing translations in-house and having native speakers judge translation quality. Entire programs are set up around this notion, separate teams are hired and trained, additional pre-release review steps are built into the […]

MediaLocate Releases Drupal Translation Automation Connector



MediaLocate Releases Drupal Translation Automation Connector. Today, MediaLocate launches a new Translation Management Automation (TMA) connector, a module that helps web content and marketing professionals manage translations directly from Drupal. Users are able to select content, request translations and, once the translations are complete, automatically import them into each locale, ready for approval by in-country […]

7 Reasons Why Your Translation Review is Skidding off the Rails



Reviewing the quality of any outsourced deliverables should be central to any company’s success. After all, your reputation depends on your ability to produce the highest possible quality of goods and services so you can not only meet your customers’ expectations, but also ensure that they come back. In the case of translation review, there […]

The Tale of the Graceful Squid



MediaLocate translates and localizes all kinds of content. One customer may require that we translate a biochemistry patent from one language into another, while another customer may need us to localize their online casual gaming site from English into 12 other languages. Then there are the projects that are a bit closer to home and […]

Monterey to Host Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, News, Uncategorized | No Comments April 17th, 2015


The City of Monterey, California, officially designated as “The Language Capital of the World®,” has announced that its first annual Cultural Festival will take place at Customs House Plaza on May 2 and 3, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MediaLocate is proud to be a sponsor of this event that celebrates and honors […]

Zero-Defect EN-Certification for MediaLocate


Posted by MediaLocate | Certifications, News, Uncategorized | No Comments April 13th, 2015


“We did it again!” announced Quality and Systems Engineering Manager, Vilma Campos, to the MediaLocate Quality Committee on Monday. “We have aced our EN-15038:2006 audit and will be recommended for continuation of our  certification.”  This is the second year in a row MediaLocate has passed the annual audit with zero non-conformances in this standard. The […]

Jeff Wood: A Legend Retires


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Medialocate Events, News, Uncategorized | No Comments March 17th, 2015


A Legend Retires: Announcement made at 2015 MIIS Career Fair. More than 200 students and alumni of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), formerly known as the Monterey Institute of International Studies, attended this year’s Translation, Interpretation & Localization Management Career Fair 2015. The Career Fair, which took place on February 27th […]

4 Empowering Localization Tips on Video Source Files


Posted by MediaLocate | Multilingual Audio and Video, Recording Services, Uncategorized | No Comments March 11th, 2015


Video content is king! That is, if you know where your source files are. Videos and multimedia presentations are drastically changing the way we consume information today. From advertising, branding, corporate presentations and product descriptions to instructional, educational, and training materials, video is quickly replacing written content … not just here in the US, but […]

Control Your Terminology, Right out of the Gate!



Control Your Terminology, Right out of the Gate! Your company already has a strong, savvy localization management team. You’re happy with your translation provider and eager to bring new products and divisions under your localization umbrella. And yet…you’ve noticed something is amiss. Inconsistencies are creeping in to your materials, and budgets and timelines are being […]

The best thing you can give someone is a chance.


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Globalization, Medialocate Events, News, Testimonials, Uncategorized | No Comments December 23rd, 2014


The best thing you can give someone is a chance. Meet Jovanni Rodriguez. Jovanni joined MediaLocate earlier this year through an organization called College Living Experience. Jovanni suffered a brain injury as a result of a biking accident about 10 years ago, but has since made steady progress towards independent living and is doing a terrific job […]

Are Your Banner Ads Clicking With Your Worldwide Customers?



Are your banner ads clicking with your worldwide customers? Web banner ads are an important part of any company’s online marketing efforts. Banners help promote a company’s brand, can lead to substantial sales increases, and can be tailored to specific markets and demographics. A banner promoting a new car in the United States may contain […]

Monterey trademarks ‘Language Capital of the World’


Posted by MediaLocate | News, Uncategorized | No Comments October 21st, 2014


The county is now, officially, the “Language Capital of the World.” As announced in the Monterey Herald this morning, the trademarked slogan was approved by the Library of Congress after a comment period came and went, Monterey Deputy City Manager Danial Pick announced last week. With its renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium and Jazz Festival, historic Cannery Row, beautiful beaches, fine […]

Self-Source, Crowd-Source, or Outsource?



Self-Source, Crowd-Source, or Outsource? Smart-Sourcing Your Translation Team. You are discussing your company’s plans for international expansion. You and your team know what it’s like to launch products, to conduct market research and to make sure all of the infrastructure and processes are in place for a successful launch of your products and services. You […]

MediaLocate Raises $2,360 for Walk to End Alzheimers


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Medialocate Events, News, Uncategorized | No Comments October 17th, 2014


On Saturday, October 11, 2014, Team MediaLocate participated in the annual “Walk to End Alzheimers” in Monterey, CA and raised over $2,300 to help fight Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and […]

Where in the World was MediaLocate this Summer?


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Language Service Provider (LSP), Medialocate Events, Uncategorized | No Comments October 2nd, 2014


At MediaLocate we don’t just connect the world, we also travel it! As part of MediaLocate’s “We speak Human” culture, we wanted to show you the human side of MediaLocate, namely introduce you to a few of the people who make our company what it is. As we now head into fall, let’s take a […]

Localization Maturity Model: Are You Stuck in the Mud?


Posted by MediaLocate | Uncategorized | No Comments September 18th, 2014


How mature is your localization process? Are you feeling pressure to improve things and running into resistance from other departments and managers in your company? Maybe it’s time to ask your vendor for some help in getting to the next level. In this blog post, we will talk about the Localization Maturity Model (LMM) and […]

Translation Beyond Words



“Localizability”?  Is that even a real word? Most of the time you can send your documents to a language services provider, get the translations back, and are done. The file is clean, the words are translated, all of the numbers match, the graphics fit, and that’s that. But for some projects, what is needed is […]

MediaLocate Offices Expand and Flourish


Posted by MediaLocate | Medialocate Events, News, Uncategorized | No Comments August 25th, 2014


Expanded Offices in Florida and New Jersey, New Offices in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Pacific Grove, Calif.- (August 26, 2014)  Less than one year after MediaLocate’s first East Coast office launches in Florida and New Jersey, the company announced today that both of those offices have relocated into new larger facilities and that […]

Medialocate World Cup Charity Pool


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Medialocate Events, News, Uncategorized | No Comments July 22nd, 2014


There’s nothing like a friendly wager to make watching the World Cup even more entertaining. Medialocate did just that and they did it the same way they do everything – by helping others both nationally and internationally. Members of staff decided to raise funds with their own World Cup. They pooled their money together and […]

The 5 Snares of Translation Review, or “Wait, There’s A Bear In My Software!”



Sometimes, doing your own translation review can cause unexpected results (see last example below)…

Global Marketing 2014 — Pt. 2 — Smart Regulatory Compliance


Posted by MediaLocate | Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, Legal, Local Markets, Uncategorized | No Comments February 19th, 2014


If you want to sell your products internationally, you need to keep tabs on the latest regulations and developments in each of your target markets.

Localizing Your Website in Right-to-Left Languages – Quick Tip #1



If you’re planning on localizing your website for Arabic and Hebrew, then your underlying HTML code must have the capability of properly rendering RTL (right to left) text.

Proactive Training Yields Better Medical Translations



Medialocate’s team of project managers knows the importance of reference materials, diagrams, photos and illustrations for better medical translations.

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MediaLocate Launches Enhanced Client Intelligence Portal

October 26, 2017

– myMediaLocate 2.0 Improves Visibility and User Experience for Large Localization Programs – Enterprise localization programs must be efficient, agile, and above all, measurable. No longer can companies afford to work in departmental silos, not being aware of what other divisions do and not optimizing translation leveraging across a company’s linguistic assets.  To that end […]

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