Web design for a global website

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8 Tips to rule Web Design for a global Website

In today’s increasingly interconnected world reaching a global audience is easier than ever before. Companies take their websites global to reach new potential customers all around the world and compete in new markets. It’s no secret: Translation and localization open doors to enter these markets. Using the terms localization and simple text translation interchangeably is still a common mistake. Adapting your …

5 Tools for Translators

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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5 Tools for Translators

The days when translation used to be a hassle are gone! Thanks to an increasingly connected world and technology innovations translation has become hassle-free. Still, productivity can be further increased considering the following 5 tools for translators. LinkedIn LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networks, which is almost exclusively used for business networking purposes. Especially in the translation …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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7 aspects of the Freelance Lifestyle

Here are some aspects I found very useful when working as a freelancer. Some of these are quite general, while others are catered to freelance translators (but still applicable for all freelancers I think). This is by no means a complete list but just some pointers for people who wanna get started as a freelancer or things even an experienced …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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Getting the most ouf of Trello project management

Let’s face it, no project management tool will magically solve all your team’s organizational problems. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, and logically no tool will do the work for you. A project management tool however can, if employed the right way, cut through your inner chaos, help streamline processes and provide urgently needed overview of workloads and tasks distribution. At …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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10 Great Tools for Startups We Use Daily

There’s a plethora of small and large tools out there that make life easier for startups (such as ours) to be product while maintaining a small foot print. While we constantly try new tools and apps, there is a list of 10 really well-done tools for startups that we can’t go without even for a day. Our favorite 10 Tools …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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Name suffixes and prefixes of titles in Austria and Germany

Some countries put more emphasis on titles than others. This cultural knowledge can help avoid embarrassment. For example, in Germany  you are only a professor (and you can put “Prof.” in front of your name) if you actually hold a chair/professorship at a university. In the United States however, students call you professor even though you might “just” be a …

Editing your LingoProfile picture

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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Using avatar pictures to personalize your LingoProfile

With the pending launch of LingoIO, this article is now redundant, as LingoHub no longer offers LingoProfiles.   This article explains why it is important to enhance communication on your web channels by personalizing your online presence (in our case the LingoProfile – your free translator profile). It is a step by step guide to creating an avatar (or profile …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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10 self-marketing tips for freelance translators

Your LingoProfile: 10 self-marketing tips for freelance translators We just launched our free LingoProfiles, which get listed in our translators directory, and now you can then create your own for free to showcase your work as a freelance translator. We have received countless feedback from our early testers, and compiled a few tips and tricks on how to improve your profile …

GitHub integration

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Github love and integration

As a developer you have to love Github (for its simplicity, its flexibility and how it changed the web). That is why LingoHub has provided a Github integration from the beginning. We just released a small update to this integration and we noticed our public documentation doesn’t reflect all the possibilities yet. So here is how you can authenticate through Github …

lingohub.com mobile app localization

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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LOCALIZING MOBILE APPS – FIVE KEY LEARNINGS

With recent mobile apps we helped localize, some aspects recur that we want to share with you. 1) Think mobile. The apps you use most, how much text do they have, which kind of “language” do they use? Are the text elements formal or casual, elaborate or concise? Many languages use a lot more space than English. Keep that in …