4 of the Most Popular Translation Blog Posts of 2018
As it is January, it is a great time to look back at 2018 and see what we have learned in the field of translation. Translations are key to international business. Therefore, I want to share with you what my most popular translation blog posts of 2018 are. This way, you can check whether you are up to date and ready for 2019.
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Most popular translation blog posts of 2018: Why to Include Social Media Translations in Your Marketing Strategy
I published the ultimate guide to a perfect social media strategy. There is one issue to consider that might be added to that guide, which is social media translations. If your company is working on an international market, you have to decide whether you want to stay in your native language or adopt a multilingual approach.
My advice would be to use more than one language. After all, you need to target the right people in the right place at the right time. You may be wasting your time and money if all your posts are in English when fifty percent of your customers are Spanish. In this blog post, you will find background information regarding social media translations. You will also find tips for launching a multilingual social media campaign as well as some considerations for social media translations.
Most popular translation blog posts of 2018: 4 Important Questions Your Translator May Ask You
Are you looking for a translator but do you have no idea what to expect when you hire one for your translation job? Well, communication is key. Most translators already provide much information on their website. You may still have some questions though. You may be surprised but there are also questions your translator may ask you!
There are quite a few blogs on the world wide web that discuss the questions that you should ask your translator. Therefore, in this blog post, you will find four questions your translator may ask you. If you want to establish clear communication, you can already address these questions in your first email to the translator.
Most popular translation blog posts of 2018: Recipe for the Perfect Translator [14 Ingredients!]
As a translator, we receive many translation requests every day. Some of these requests, however, simply demand too much of a translator. They might even be insulting. In this blog post, I list these common requests in a recipe for the perfect translator. I explain why it is too much to ask and occasionally, I offer a means of replying to it. Please be aware that this list does not offer a specific amount per ingredient. These amounts vary, depending on the client’s state of mind.
If you are a client requesting a translation, this recipe for the perfect translator serves as a check. Is this what I expect of my translator? If so, what is reasonable to expect? Taking this recipe for the perfect translator into account will definitely be beneficial to the relationship you have or will have with your translator.
Most popular translation blog posts of 2018: How to Boost Blog Traffic Without Writing a New Post
Recently, I have read an interesting article by Britt Laeger. It was about how you can boost blog traffic without writing a new post. I write blogs mainly as a way to continue to learn as an entrepreneur. Another reason is that it drives traffic to my website. Still, sometimes, I have a really busy week full of deadlines. In those moments, it can be stressful to take the time to learn about a certain topic and share that with you. Hearing that “more content means more traffic” might not be relevant anymore is a new concept to me. In this blog, you will find 6 ways to boost blog traffic without writing a new post.
I hope you have an amazing beginning of the new year and that you will read my blog posts in 2019 as well! Follow me on Twitter to know when a new one comes out. If you need a translation, please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information.
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