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Blog | Translation and Localization Tips and Trends

Professionals in the localization and translation industry share insights on key processes and opinions about important language trends via GALA's blog. Read a few posts and find ideas to grow your language business and increase your professional development. 

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Sunny Seattle

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17 October 2018

Welcome to LocWorld in sunny Seattle. Leave your umbrella at the hotel and confidently follow us where most Seattleites go on days like these: outside!  

Places to Go and Hang Out

Chihuly Garden and Glass...

KPIs for the Translation Business: A Brief Intro

By: Isabella Massardo, Writer

03 October 2018

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are essential to track your business performance and monitor your progress toward your goals. But choosing the right KPIs is not always easy. So, let’s see what KPIs are, why they are so important, and how to choose...

Move Over Big Data - Big Content Is Here

By: Richard Renda, International Marketing Manager

25 September 2018

For most of the last decade, big data was the technological phenomenon, more than any other, which companies tried to harness to their benefit. The idea that the thousands of actions people take every day in their online lives could be exploited to...

VideoLocalize: A Case Study in Innovation

By: Manuela Noske, Communications Manager

31 August 2018

VideoLocalize is a video localization platform that was developed by the Boffin Language Group to address a well-known challenge in the area of video...

Embrace Your Mistakes!

By: Kimon Fountoukidis, CEO

23 August 2018

In the latest edition of the "If I knew then ..." blog series, Kimon Fountoukidis gives his younger self some advice. The lesson learned: don't be afraid to make mistakes, but learn from them! When I founded Argos, back in 1996, I...

The Demanding Art of Literary Translation

By: Jaroslava Ouzká, Global Sales Manager

09 August 2018

Joyful. Crushing. Exhilarating. Exhausting. These are some of the words that literary translators use to describe the translation of novels, poetry, and other creative texts. Whether the work makes them frustrated or satisfied, it is often humbling...

Trends in Argentina's Translation Industry

By: Alejandra Martínez, Content Manager

30 July 2018

Rosario Traducciones y Servicios S.A. completed the second annual edition of its survey of the latest trends in Argentina’s translation industry. Like last year’s edition (which...

The Essential Guide To Localizing Advertising Campaigns

By: Quoc Nguyen, Web Marketing & Social Media Consultant

19 July 2018

It’s been said that advertising reflects our society, values, and needs. An advertising campaign, therefore, should comprise all that. Ad campaigns are one of the most important elements in marketing, since they’re what promotes...

How to be a Superhero Vendor Manager?

By: Andrzej Nedoma, CEO

05 June 2018

Imagine you receive a new translation request, into your company’s local language. Who would you assign this project to? Write the name of the translator that you would contact first. That’s the task we all received during my vendor...

Looking Forward to the Future, Feeling Grateful for the Past

By: Allison Ferch, Executive Director

31 May 2018

In January I celebrated my 8th work anniversary at GALA. Since my early days as a part-time events coordinator to my recent position managing GALA’s key programs, I’ve had a front-row seat to the association’s evolution and growth. I’m grateful to...

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