Doing business abroad – writing for Alibaba, Amazon and beyond

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Blog, Communication, translations, Website |

Many are asking should you invest in Alibaba as the Chinese internet trading company heads towards a float on the New York Stock Exchange. If the question you’re asking is Ali-what? then read on. E-commerce is more than eBay and Amazon. Don’t limit yourself to Western platforms if you have international trading ambitions, adopt a global mindset. Alibaba is China’s answer to eBay, and surpasses both Amazon and eBay globally. Meanwhile Souq.com...

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Do you need to translate for prosperity come Chinese New Year?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Articles, Blog, Communication, Content, Digital, social media, translations, Website, Writing style |

Man United will join millions of people to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse, which falls on 31 January. The club will use its own official Chinese website, to appeal to Chinese-speaking fans. It’s fair to assume the club doesn’t have to justifying the investment in translated content for the site, a mirror image of the British version. Chinese seems to be the one language UK businesses choose to translate content and...

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