ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

7 Interesting Facts About the Hebrew Language for Hanukkah

December 2nd marked the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. To celebrate, here are seven interesting facts about the Hebrew language. Around the world, approximately 9 million people...

Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips

  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 factors. The faster a product gets to mar...

The GDPR, Six Months Later: A Status Report

  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 businesses faring under the new legi...

Five Tips For Localizing Images

  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 must communica...

What Website Localization Can Do for Search Engine Optimization

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 are also additional benefits of localization that...

Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches

  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 these phases are completed and ...

4 Benefits of Multilingual Digital Content and Videos

Many organizations struggle to manage the demand for quality digital content and videos in just one language. So, is it worth it to provide content in other languages also? If you have a global audien...

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

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 quality management system” (QMS), a comprehensive se...

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...

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