Category Archive: “Top Tips”

Six steps to succeed in overseas business meetings

You may be considering new overseas markets for your products or services. Successful meetings with new and existing clients based overseas are critical to ensuring your business performs well in your target markets. While the fundamentals may be the same, there are some things that must be taken into consideration when meeting potential customers and

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Top tips on handling specialist terminology in translations

Does your company have its own specialist terminology that it uses in written communications, such as technical terms, acronyms and abbreviations? From legal and medical to technical, finance and manufacturing, each and every business sector or industry imaginable makes use of its own specialist terminology. What’s more, individual companies within these sectors will also have

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Localisation in 3 leading e-learning platforms

Which e-learning authoring tool are you using for your online e-learning courses? Here we look at three leading platforms and their facilities for translation and localisation: Articulate, Lectora, and Adobe Captivate. Articulate Articulate is a relatively cheap software package designed for those amongst us who aren’t tech geniuses! Perfect for anyone with a great idea

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Top tips for managing e-learning localisation projects

E-learning has opened up numerous opportunities for companies and organisations to deliver training on a global scale. Whether you’re providing in-house training for employees in different regions, or selling an e-learning course to a company with international clients, your e-learning content should be fully localised for the target audience. Why localise e-learning courseware? Naturally, if

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Social media: beyond Twitter and Facebook

If you’re based in the UK you would be forgiven for thinking that social media starts and ends with Facebook and Twitter. Even when we’re not online, these social media channels invade our everyday lives. Whether it’s hashtags on TV shows or ‘Find Us On Facebook’ signs on advertising, you can’t escape them. Across the

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