Industry leaders from the 2023 Web Globalization Report Card: From Adobe to IKEA to Wikipedia

I’ve announced the top 25 global websites from the 2023 Web Globalization Report Card. But that only tells part of the story. To better understand how companies compete against their peers, I grouped the websites into 13 categories — from …

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The best 25 global websites from the 2023 Web Globalization Report Card

Cover of the 2023 Web Globalization Report Card

I’m pleased to announce the publication of the 2023 Web Globalization Report Card.  This is the 19th annual edition of the Report Card, yes, 19th. And while there are a number of very familiar faces in this list, there are some …

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Language is a feature. It’s time more companies treated it as one

For many years, the addition of languages (as part of website localization) has ranked one of the least-promoted developments on any given website. Languages were added. End of story. Perhaps this is because localization teams have rarely been looked upon …

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Why Adobe is one of the best global websites

For the 2022 Web Globalization Report Card, we benchmarked the following 16 consumer technology websites: Adobe Apple Canon Dell Fujifilm HP Lenovo LG Microsoft Nikon Nintendo Panasonic Samsung Sony Toshiba Xiaomi (Mi) Adobe emerged as number one for a second year …

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Most internet users are not native-English speakers: Is your website world ready?

One of the four major benchmarking criteria of the Web Globalization Report Card is global reach. That is, what languages do you support? And how many languages do you support? To score a perfect 25 points in this category, a …

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The top 25 global websites from the 2022 Web Globalization Report Card

I’m pleased to announce the publication of the 2022 Web Globalization Report Card.  This is the 18th annual edition of the Report Card, and it reflects another difficult year. And yet there is much to be optimistic about as we look …

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How to organize a global website when you’re just beginning to go global

taking .com global IDNs

This blog post originated from an email I received recently from someone starting a small business and wondering how to manage all those newly localized websites. Specifically: Should I make a webpage with the name of the country I am …

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Ready to unlock the next level of growth with a global customer experience?

A sponsored blog post from Lilt. Following up on the 2021 Ascend Conference, Lilt has created a bundle of cheatsheets that include distilled information and takeaways from the conference. The PDFs are designed to help you: Explore unique approaches to launching …

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