Nicknames: we often use them. They are a teasing gesture or a term of an endearment for those with whom we have a special relationship: a close friend, a family member, or perhaps a colleague. However, many of us also develop close, intimate relationships with our food and the places that provide it. One such place is McDonald’s.
This week on Simply CSOFT, we follow up our post on failed localization attempts with some of examples of companies that got it just right. Come take a look at how well-executed localization benefited companies like Apple and Nintendo.
Hey y’all… Check out today’s blog to read our very first, but hopefully not our last, country study! Today’s post is focused on India, highlighting the driving factors behind its economic rise in the past few decades. Read more to find out where India stands now on the global front and what this may say about India’s (And everyone else’s!) future. See you there!
Hi everyone! Stop by the blog today to learn some key best practices when preparing content for a global audience. Localization vendors such as CSOFT are here to help you navigate your way through the international market, but quality results start at the beginning. Find out more about simple practices to remember when writing content for new global audiences.
Check out an interview with web globalization connoisseur and co-founder of Byte Level Research, John Yunker. Read all about what Yunker has to say on the shrinking globe, how social networking sites have lead the way with crowdsourcing, and best practices tips. We were so fortunate to have John Yunker lend his time and expertise. It was truly a treat!
Have you heard the news about Starbucks’ new logo? Apparently, there’s a big fuss online because they removed the company’s name and the word “coffee” from the logo, leaving only the iconic representative of their products, the green siren. Fans of Starbucks seemed to be fairly against the change, but it’s possible that the removal of the words from the logo is an important part of Starbucks’ globalization strategy. If you’re interested in international branding, business, or language, you should stop on by and let us know what YOU think about this wordless logo that’s left so many consumers speechless.