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Onomatopoeia in Different Languages

Onomatopoeia in Different Languages

August 29, 2014 at 11:37 am

Onomatopoeia has a big presence in languages around the world – from English and French to Korean and Japanese, it is used by millions of people on a daily basis to imitate or suggest the source of a sound. But there is no such thing as a universal stock list.Read More


TranslateMedia Joins the Content Marketing Association

August 28, 2014 at 9:46 am

TranslateMedia is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the Content Marketing Association. With content marketing on the rise across multiple platforms and devices, a huge amount of data is now available to brands and agencies, allowing them to create highly targeted campaigns when entering foreign markets.Read More

Great British Entrepreneur Awards

TranslateMedia Nominated for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

August 27, 2014 at 9:10 am

We are pleased to announce that we have been selected as a nominee for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2014. The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is intended to acknowledge and celebrate the UK’s most inspiring entrepreneurs and is comprised of several categories including: Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year DigitalRead More


Is Africa the Next Big Market for Translation Services?

August 26, 2014 at 9:12 am

Africa is a linguistically diverse continent, playing host to thousands upon thousands of languages. In fact, the exact amount is unknown as there are so many to keep track of. Various estimations place the total at somewhere between 1,500 and 2,000, while other counts suggest there could be more thanRead More

More than on language

Business Benefits of Speaking More Than One Language

August 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm

English is undoubtedly the language of global business. It is the lingua franca that allows international brands to communicate with people around the world, no matter whereabouts on the planet they come from. There are estimated to be up to 7,000 global languages, all of which are inherently different andRead More

Stevie Awards

Translatemedia Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2014 International Business Awards℠

August 21, 2014 at 8:55 am

TranslateMedia was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Business Services category in the 11th Annual International Business Awards. The International Business Awards is the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organisations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – areRead More

Native advertising

Translating Native Advertising for an International Audience

August 19, 2014 at 9:30 am

Native advertising is more effective than display advertising when it comes to grabbing the attention of consumers. That’s according to research from IPG Media Lab which measured visual attention and brand lift for native ads from a number of top brands including National Geographic and Southern Comfort. Consumers look atRead More


New Words Added to Oxford Dictionaries

August 14, 2014 at 10:04 am

The English language has never been afraid to embrace change over the years – and today is no different. It is constantly evolving, refusing to stand still, as it bids to keep pace with an increasingly influential society. We therefore frequently encounter new words, almost on a daily basis, muchRead More

Corporate culture

Translating Corporate Culture on the World Stage

August 13, 2014 at 11:30 am

Increased globalisation and rapid advancements in technology have allowed brands to reach consumers at the furthest ends of the globe. A number of companies have consequently expanded into previously uncharted territory in a bid to attract new business. Integrating a global company into a single corporate structure is far fromRead More

Why Translation Could Be Key To Expansion For China’s Answer To Amazon and Google

Why Translation Could Be Key To Expansion For China’s Answer To Amazon and Google

August 11, 2014 at 7:13 am

Alibaba and Baidu aren’t yet the household names in Britain as they are in China. But that could be set to change with both Far-Eastern giants eyeing global expansion. Alibaba is China’s nearest equivalent of the western world’s Amazon e-retailer. Baidu is the Asian economic powerhouse’s answer to Google. TheRead More