Digital Globalization
August 10, 2019

Best practice for presenting website language selection

I first began working with multilingual websites in 1995. 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 Globalization
April 11, 2011

Social media name check tool

As social media on the Internet becomes more and more important for inbound marketing it is now as vital to make sure that you own and control consistent user names on the social networking sites as it is to have good URLs.…
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Digital Globalization
March 29, 2011

Multilingual Web Marketing with Twitter

To track the most important users in each language (and allow you to follow them) there is currently an app called twopcharts. It is easy to become distracted by the huge amount of data available  to you when using Twitter, and…
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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 localized 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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