Singles Day: The world’s largest shopping day

As I mentioned a few days ago, Singles Day arrived well before the official start: 11/11. But now that it has officially arrived, a thought a few screen shots would be in order. First off, Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com reports …

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Just one week until Lilt Ascend 2021; Here’s why to attend:

A sponsored blog post from Lilt. These days, with more and more customer interactions moving online, a lot of important discussions are happening in the localization industry. As companies are looking to optimize their localization programs and scale their efforts …

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The State of Localization 2021: Get the report; register for the webinar

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A few months ago, Global by Design sponsor Lilt sponsored a survey to assess the state of the localization industry. That report is now ready and it reflects input from more than 900 localization professionals. It’s a great read and I recommend …

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The global evolution of Apple.com

After posting my Web Globalization Report Card video I was asked to comment on the global evolution of a few websites. So I thought I’d put together a brief presentation on Apple.com, a website most everyone is familiar with, and …

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COVID flattened the language curve, and that’s actually good news

I began the Web Globalization Report Card back in 2003. It became the first report of it kind to benchmark global websites and I’ve been publishing this report annually ever since then. For the first time in all those years, …

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