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How Do Financial Companies Use Language Solutions?

< Back to ULG Blog How Do Financial Companies Use Language Solutions? By United Language Group Numbers are numbers, right? A zero is a zero in English the same way it is in Arabic or Mandarin. But what about everything surrounding the numbers in a financial ...

Topics: Featured, Financial, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Five Fascinating Facts About St. Lucia Day

< Back to ULG Blog Five Fascinating Facts About St. Lucia's Day By United Language Group December 13 is just another day to most Americans, however in Sweden, it's a holiday.  Saint Lucia's Day is one of the most unique elements of the Swedish holiday season. ...

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Need to Cut Translation Costs? Read This Before Starting Your Project

< Back to ULG Blog Need to Cut Translation Costs? Read This Before Starting Your Project By United Language Group You’ve probably heard of the project management triangle, a constant balancing act of speed, quality, and cost. Conventional wisdom suggests you ...

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7 Interesting Facts About the Hebrew Language for Hanukkah

< Back to ULG Blog 7 Interesting Facts About the Hebrew Language for Hanukkah By United Language Group December 2nd marked the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. To celebrate, here are seven interesting facts about the Hebrew language. ...

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Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips

< Back to ULG Blog Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips By United Language Group When shopping around for a Language Solutions Partner (LSP) to work on their translation project, clients tend to use turnaround time as one of the deciding ...

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The GDPR, Six Months Later: A Status Report

< Back to ULG Blog The GDPR, Six Months Later: A Status Report By United Language Group It’s been six months now since the General Data Protection Regulation, otherwise known as the GDPR,  rocked the online business world. How well are consumers and ...

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Five Tips For Localizing Images

< Back to ULG Blog Five Tips For Localizing Images By United Language Group You’ve probably heard the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is especially true when an organization expands its operations or product offerings into new countries and ...

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What Website Localization Can Do for Search Engine Optimization

< Back to ULG Blog What Website Localization Can Do for Search Engine Optimization  By United Language Group You probably already know about the importance of localizing your website. You’ve heard that people prefer to shop in their native language, but there ...

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Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches

< Back to ULG Blog Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches By United Language Group The lifecycle of a translation project has many moving parts – translation, proofreading, editing and localization – that need to be accounted for. And even after all ...

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Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What's the Difference?

< Back to ULG Blog Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What's the Difference? By United Language Group You’ve probably heard the term QA/QC, which stands for “Quality Assurance” and “Quality Control.” Together, they comprise what is known as a “total ...

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5 Interesting Facts About Pashto

< Back to ULG Blog 5 Interesting Facts About the Pashto Language By United Language Group Have you heard of the Pashto language? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Most Americans aren’t familiar with it, but perhaps we should be. It’s is the language of the ...

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Three Common Localization Roadblocks and How to Conquer Them

< Back to ULG Blog Three Common Localization Roadblocks and How to Conquer Them By United Language Group A recent Coca-Cola marketing campaign in New Zealand didn’t go as planned for the giant soft-drink manufacturer. The company attempted to combine a ...

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