• HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: I Like Your Look! Websites Matter
    HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: I Like Your Look! Websites Matter

    Segment 52 – I Like Your Look! Websites Matter

    Remember that old adage “Imitation is the highest form of flattery.”  

  • HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: September Morning - Welcome to our 4th Blog Season!
    HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: September Morning - Welcome to our 4th Blog Season!

    Segment 50 – September Morning! Welcome to our 4th Blog Season!

    “September morn… Do you remember how we danced that night away?
    Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play;
    September morning, still can make me feel that way…”Neil Diamond

  • HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: My Teacher Says “Ladybird, But She’s Wrong...”
    HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: My Teacher Says “Ladybird, But She’s Wrong...”

    Segment 26 – My Teacher Says “Ladybird, But She’s Wrong, It’s Really Ladybug”

  • HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life Series: Expats Have Translation Needs Too!
    HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life Series: Expats Have Translation Needs Too!

    Segment 1 - Expats Have Translation Needs Too!

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08 Nov 2016
HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: I Like Your Look! Websites Matter

HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: I Like Your Look! Websites Matter

Segment 52 – I Like Your Look! Websites Matter Remember that old adage “Imitation is the highest form of flattery.”
27 Oct 2016
HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: What’s All This Clown Fuss About?

HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: What’s All This Clown Fuss About?

Segment 51 – What’s All This Clown Fuss About? With Halloween around the corner, everyone is preparing for scary and thrilling festivities...
14 Sep 2016
HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: September Morning - Welcome to our 4th Blog Season!

HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: September Morning - Welcome to our 4th Blog Season!

Segment 50 – September Morning! Welcome to our 4th Blog Season! “September morn… Do you remember how we danced that night away?Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play;September morning, still can make me feel that way…” – Neil Diamond
03 Feb 2016
HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: Chinese New Year 2016 – You've Been Invited

HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: Chinese New Year 2016 – You've Been Invited

Segment 49 – Chinese New Year 2016 – You’ve Been Invited What if you were suddenly invited to celebrate the holiday with a Chinese friend? The Year of the Monkey is upon us - the 9th animal in the Chinese 12 animal zodiac cycle. People born in the Year of the Monkey are said to be quick-witted, curious, innovative and mischievous...
29 Jan 2016
HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: 6 Tips To Help You Learn A New Language In 2016!

HT Localization Presents Language for Real Life: 6 Tips To Help You Learn A New Language In 2016!

Segment 48 – 6 Tips To Help You Learn A New Language In 2016! Welcome 2016! So what’s your New Year Resolution? How about learning a new language? I mean really embracing a new language... Yes, of course every New Year, we start with the ambitious endeavour of bettering oneself, with a New Year’s resolution to be healthier, smarter, richer, nicer, calmer, happier, etc. but somehow, by year end – that initiative seems to fade away...
16 Dec 2015
SEASON’S GREETINGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR from HT LOCALIZATION!

SEASON’S GREETINGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR from HT LOCALIZATION!

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM HT LOCALIZATION! Where did 2015 go? It seems that we were just asking this very question not to long ago...a year ago, to be exact! This past year was another record breaking year for HT LOCALIZATION. Unbelievable! Not only did we accomplish our business goals, we've managed to focus on organic growth, while facing new challenges and deepening relationships along the way...
29 Oct 2015
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: Hug A Zombie – Happy Halloween!

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: Hug A Zombie – Happy Halloween!

Segment 47 – Hug A Zombie – Happy Halloween! I received a text last week from the mother of my daughter’s friend, who wanted to invite my girl to a Halloween Party. I asked my daughter whether or not she wanted to go to her friend’s house for Halloween, or would she stay and celebrate Halloween with me. Most moms would expect that their 10 year old would want to go and celebrate Halloween with their friends – but not mine...
24 Sep 2015
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: It’s True at Walt Disney World, Magic Knows No Boundaries

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: It’s True at Walt Disney World, Magic Knows No Boundaries

Segment 46 – It’s True at Walt Disney World, Magic Knows No Boundaries Welcome Back! In the last segment, I talked about Walt Disney World and their commitment to multicultural diversity and efforts towards reducing communication barriers… hence making it the “most welcoming place on Earth.” Naturally, I had to test that claim, first hand...
16 Apr 2015
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: And They Say I Speak Fast! Speech Tempo

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: And They Say I Speak Fast! Speech Tempo

Segment 44 – And They Say I Speak Fast! Speech Tempo Have you ever been in a foreign country, armed with your pocket dictionary, and a few years of high school foreign language classes… and been lost? What do you do? Just pop into that little store and ask someone for directions…
20 Mar 2015
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: In the Name of Quality

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: In the Name of Quality

Segment 43 – In the Name of Quality Quality is a very intriguing concept. Everyone has a perception or understanding of what quality is or should be. A quick Google search for quality brings up these descriptions...
09 Mar 2015
HT Localization Anniversary: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

HT Localization Anniversary: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

Segment 42 – HT Localization Anniversary: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) It’s been a while since I’ve written the last blog segment. Wow, now here we are - already in March 2015! This week marks our company’s anniversary. A few short years ago, we opened our doors and began operating, with one client and few laptops, and literally a handful of translators. My partner was a seasoned localization professional with multiple notches in his belt from a variety of senior C-level roles within the industry, and me, well I was – a recently re-entered-the-workforce-mom with young…
18 Dec 2014
SEASON’S GREETINGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR from HT LOCALIZATION!

SEASON’S GREETINGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR from HT LOCALIZATION!

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM HT LOCALIZATION! How time flies…where did 2014 go? This past year was another record breaking year for HT LOCALIZATION. For once, I’m speechless, not only did we accomplish our business goals, we’ve conquered new challenges and made many new friends along the way. We are honored to work with some of the world’s top global brands, as well as some of the most exciting up-and-coming companies that the world will soon know. Thanks again for being there with us and spreading the word. We wish you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season, and a Happy New…
20 Nov 2014
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: Should Local Partners Translate Materials?

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: Should Local Partners Translate Materials?

Segment 40 – Should Local Partners Translate Materials? Businesses that are serious about attracting local clients abroad will always localize. English may be the lingo franca for business or technology; however consumers tend to trust information presented in their own language. Consider the U.S., while most people speak English fairly well, companies and governments continue to provide information in Chinese, Spanish, etc… because it is simply easier for consumers to understand and trust...
15 Oct 2014
HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: 10 Problems of a Language Lover

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: 10 Problems of a Language Lover

Segment 39 – 10 Problems of a Language Lover A few weeks ago, I ran across a blog discussing issues of polyglots and language lovers. Can you relate? While I can’t claim to be a polyglot, I could relate to a few of the issues discussed including the struggles and triumphs of people like us. I've decided to compile a few of my own top ten...
16 Sep 2014

HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: I've Heard It Both Ways...

Segment 38 – Guide To Pronunciation: How Do You Say Moët? A few weeks ago, one lovely Sunday afternoon, we were at a friend’s house having lunch. We’d all just gotten back from summer break, so we were quite happy to see each other, catch up and recount our holiday. We pulled out some champagne to celebrate and I was pleased to hear the proper pronunciation of the famous Moët champagne, 'mo-wett' – with a hard 't'. I used to cringe when I heard some of my native English speaking friends pronounce it as 'mo-way'...
09 Sep 2014

HT Localization Blog Anniversary! Another Year of Language Translations for Real Life

Segment 37 – This Summer Has Brought Another Anniversary - HT Localization’s International Blog! These past weeks, kids across the country embrace the back to school ritual. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end to summer… a return to crisp autumn mornings, school day routines, and the packing away of summer clothes. Reflecting on this past summer, I fondly recount the days visiting museums, parks, beaches, family, friends and those lazy pool filled days (and evenings) – catching a cool splash. This summer closes with another successful vacation, two taller kids, and more frequent flyer miles…but also, another anniversary year…
27 May 2014
HT Localization Presents Language Translations: Is it Good Practice to Ask Bilingual Employees to Translate Materials?

HT Localization Presents Language Translations: Is it Good Practice to Ask Bilingual Employees to Translate Materials?

Segment 36 – Is it Good Practice to Ask Bilingual Employees to Translate Materials? There are so many advantages to having bilingual people on board. Having bilingual employees can bring huge advantages to global companies in today’s business environment. Bilingual employees can bring fresh perspective to business practices and can help execute business interactions with more geographically and culturally diverse clients. Many companies have discovered the value in having a varied workforce and actively seek bilingual employees. Now here’s a common question, clients and friends often ask... "Can't we have our bilingual staff translate business materials and documentation?”
18 Apr 2014
HT Localization Presents Language Translations: What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? Part 2

HT Localization Presents Language Translations: What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? Part 2

Segment 35 – What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? Part 2 Are you itching to travel yet? This is where I plan to spend my next dream trip...Here are more good cultural "Don't" nuggets to tuck away...
09 Apr 2014

HT Localization Presents Language Translations: What Should I Absolutely NOT Do When Visiting Your Country?

Segment 34 – What Should I Absolutely NOT Do When Visiting Your Country? With spring break right around the corner (and hopefully summer in a few short months), thousands of folks are gearing up for the travel bug! Whether it’s a quick jet across Europe to the sunny beaches of Spain or Italy, or a more adventurous trip to Thailand or New Zealand, we are ready for a break...

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