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  • Localization: Guide for Startups

    Miloš Matović 24.05.2016 Localization

    Localization: Guide for Startups

    Every startup has essentially one advantage when compared to big companies – a clean slate and the possibility to create a unique corporate identity and write a whole new success story, without being burdened by the failures or successes of the past. Beginnings are always exciting and promising, but for these very reasons they are also risky and that is why the examples of big companies should not be ignored.

    Think Globally from Day One

    The world has shrunk. The space and distance are not an issue they used to be only decades ...

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  • Word of the Day: Paraskevidekatriaphobia

    Ciklopea 13.05.2016 Consulting

    Word of the Day: Paraskevidekatriaphobia

    Some people are afraid of what is traditionally regarded as the worst day of the years, Friday the 13th, and there is a word for that - paraskevidekatriaphobia. Technically, this phobia is a part of the wider one called triskaidekaphobia, which is the fear of number 13.

    But that is not all - this portmanteau derived from the Ancient Greek also has a synonym - friggatriskaidekaphobia, after Frigg, the Germanic goddess after whom Friday is named in most Germanic languages.

     

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  • Google Translate: 10 Years in 10 Facts

    Ciklopea 06.05.2016 Consulting

    Google Translate: 10 Years in 10 Facts

    Google Translate, the world’s most popular machine translation service was launched 10 years ago, on 28 April 2006. Over the past decade, it has become one of the integral parts of the internet experience and on this occasion we take a look at some of the key facts about Google translate.

    Google Translate currently supports 103 languages - it started with only two – English and Arabic. More than 500 million people use Google Translate. - in 2006, there were only hundreds. The majority of Google Translate users are from Brazil. 8% of Google Translate ...
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  • Interesting Facts on English Language

    Miloš Matović 29.04.2016 Consulting

    Interesting Facts on English Language
    English is an official language in about 60 states. Approximately one new word is added to the English vocabulary every two hours. It is estimated that English has more than one million words. E is the most common letter in English. Every 1 out of 8 written letters is an E. More English words begin with an S than with any other letter. The most frequently used word in English is I. Queueing is the only word in English with 5 vowels in a row. Strengths is the longest word in English with only one vowel. Bookkeeper and bookkeeping ...
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  • Assessing Website Localization Prospectiveness: 5 Steps

    Miloš Matović 12.04.2016 Localization

    Assessing Website Localization Prospectiveness: 5 Steps

    Going global or adapting your website to several local markets is one of the smartest things you could do, but it does not come without its risks. The prospective new markets must be chosen wisely before the website localization and multilingual SEO teams kick in with their magic. This article features some of the tips that may help you choose the right course for your business expansion.

    1.Get Insight into the New Markets

    You probably already have at least an idea on what your ...

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