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 […]
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Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, language localizaiton, Local Markets, Localization, SEO, Uncategorized, website localization | No Comments September 15th, 2015
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Management Systems, Content Strategy, Cost Savings, Global Marketing Strategy, language localizaiton, Language Technology, News, Uncategorized, web translation, website localization | No Comments July 10th, 2015
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 […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Cost Savings, Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, language localizaiton, Language Service Provider (LSP), Localization Provider, Translation, Uncategorized, website localization | 1 Comment May 19th, 2015
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, Globalization, International SEO, language localizaiton, Local Markets, Transcreation, Uncategorized, web translation, website localization | No Comments November 14th, 2014
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 […]
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 […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Cost Savings, Global Marketing Strategy, language localizaiton, Language Service Provider (LSP), Localization, Localization Provider, Translation, Uncategorized, website localization | No Comments October 21st, 2014
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, language localizaiton, Local Markets, Localization, Localization Provider, Transcreation, Uncategorized, website localization | No Comments September 5th, 2014
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, language localizaiton, Language Service Provider (LSP), Local Markets, Localization, Localization Provider, software localization, Translation, Uncategorized | No Comments April 16th, 2014
Sometimes, doing your own translation review can cause unexpected results (see last example below)…
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.
Posted by MediaLocate | Content Strategy, Globalization, language localizaiton, Language Service Provider (LSP), Localization, Translation, Uncategorized, World's Writing Systems | No Comments October 14th, 2013
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.
Medialocate’s team of project managers knows the importance of reference materials, diagrams, photos and illustrations for better medical translations.
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