ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

5 Interesting Facts About Pashto

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 Pashtuns, an ethnic group that ha...

Three Common Localization Roadblocks and How to Conquer Them

  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 popular greeting that English-speaking New Zealand...

How Halloween is Celebrated Around the World

It’s Halloween season! These days, people around the world are familiar with the American version of the holiday: costumes and trick-or-treating, jack-o’-lanterns and fun-sized candy bars. Of course, ...

Which KPIs to Monitor for Translation & Localization Projects

You’ve identified a need to expand your company offerings to a new country or revamp your existing materials to better communicate with different audiences around the world. You’ve collaborated with y...

Some Little Known Facts About the Hawaiian Language

Unless you’re from Hawaii, your knowledge of native Hawaiian language and culture might be limited to pictures of hula dancers and the word “Aloha.” It’s time to change that. Here are 6 little known f...

What Marketers Need to Know About Translation and Localization

  Marketers know the importance of understanding current trends and being able to separate effective tactics from trendy buzzwords. What about translation and localization? You might be wondering just...

9 Interesting Facts About the Greek Language

You might have heard the saying "It's all Greek to me"? To English speakers, the Greek language looks and sounds exotic, yet somehow familiar. If you've ever wanted to learn more about this language w...

What is a TMS Connector and Do You Need One?

Does your language service partner (LSP) offer a TMS connector along with their translation management system? If you’re not sure, or you have no idea what a TMS connector is, you’ve come to the right...

8 Intriguing Facts About the Czech Language

The Czech language doesn't have the same name recognition as more widely spoken languages like French or Spanish.  However, it's an interesting language in its own right. Whether you're planning a vis...

Four Interesting Facts About Translation in Literature

September 6th is National Read a Book Day. So, why not read a book translated from another language?  Reading literature in translation gives you a unique perspective on other cultures, and it's an ex...

How Much Does Good Translation Cost?

How much will good translation cost? It's one of the most common questions we hear from clients. It's also one of the most challenging questions to answer, simply because there are so many variables t...

How Not to Use Your Translation Memory: 4 TM Killers

A translation memory (TM) is one of the most effective methods for reducing time and cost when completing a translation project. It is an electronic database that keeps track of certain segments of a ...

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