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Digital Globalization
August 10, 2018

Best practice for presenting website language selection

I first began working with multilingual websites in 1996. In those extremely early days of the web, the technical difficulties involved in translating web content were formidable, even for European languages. Many of the difficulties in displaying translated text were,…
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Digital GlobalizationMultilingual Content
February 4, 2011

15 years of multilingual web marketing

As the new year began last month I realised that I have now been involved with multilingual web services, translation and marketing for around 15 years – and that is an extremely long time in “Internet” years! If you are…
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Multilingual Web
August 13, 2010

Most important search engines internationally

If you already have, or are just starting, a multilingual web marketing programme and need to know which search engines are the most important for your localised content, I have created a visual map based on data and rankings from…
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Digital GlobalizationMultilingual Web
July 17, 2010

The 10 most important languages on the web

Although still in first position, English continues its decline and stands now at 27.7% of the total. Chinese is second with 22.6% and Spanish comes in third with 7.8%.   Source: Internet World Stats  
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Digital GlobalizationMultilingual Web
April 4, 2008

Live chat tool available in 16 languages

ChatStat have introduced an interesting product that gives you the ability to conduct live chat with both website visitors and any of the supported IM clients (AOL, ICQ, Yahoo, MSN, GoogleTalk, and Skype) using a familiar instant messenger interface. Best…
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Multilingual Web
March 5, 2008

SpeakLike real-time translation chat

A similar product to ChatStat that I described before is SpeakLike. Launched just last month this is a real time, instant messaging, service using a mixture of automatic machine translation (MT) and human translators to edit the results. The service is…
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