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British English or American English? We’ll help you decide which option is best for your business

A well-known philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky said once that there is one human language, and we all speak dialects of it, which is why it’s hard for us to understand each other. Although it was a general observation, it’s particularly accurate when in comes to English. There are a couple of main...

Translation Mistakes – Their Types and Consequences

To err is human, and just as any other human activity, translations are not free of mistakes. And since some of the blunders are exceptionally funny, they often become the talk of the town. Even in the pre-internet era, one could happen upon some humoristic compilations of such slip-ups in newspapers or other...

Expansion at the Tower of Babel, or why content translation is the key to growing your business

Do you run an online store? Is your business all about creating content for your customers? Or maybe your sales figures aren’t satisfying enough? (They always could be better, the sky’s the limit!) Maybe it is high time you crossed the border, expanded your business and attracted new customers. There are surely a lot...

WordPress-based site translation – which plugin to choose?

WordPress is the most well-known CMS system (Content Management System) in the market. Its popularity stems from the fact that it is easy to operate and can be customised to suit our individual needs with the help of plugins. Some of them make it possible to translate a published content into other languages and...

Translating product descriptions – international SEO in the e-commerce industry, or why is it best not to use machine translation

When brands are entering new markets, they have to face numerous challenges – including how to approach the subject of localisation. Although there are certain solutions which may be tempting in terms of optimisation and price, it is always better to work on selecting and using them with experts – otherwise, we may have...

Linguistic wizards of locatheart

If Hamlet were taking place in the 21st century, Polonius would ask: “What do you read, my lord?”, to which Hamlet would once more reply: “Words, words, words,” this time with his royal thumb scrolling the text on his smartphone. Every single day there are more and more words, and with them grows the need...

How we helped a leading e-commerce agency surprise their client with more than a 50% growth in Amazon Search thanks to 3 simple SEO & content tactics

Hello, my name is Agnieszka and I am the head of the SEO and Content Department at locatheart. I want to show you how we helped our Partner, a renowned Polish e-commerce agency, surpass their client’s expectations by achieving a 2-digit growth in Amazon search rankings across 4 markets. The markets, Germany and Italy included,...

How to translate texts into less-common languages - LocAtHeart translation agency

From Polish into Malaysian: when to use a pivot language

What should you do when your client needs to have content translated into a language which – on a global scale – is spoken by a rather small number of people? Sometimes, finding a person to translate directly from the source text is quite difficult and even if you do find someone who is...

Plain language - how to write understandable texts - LocAtHeart translation agency

Plain language. How to write understandable texts?

How do we, readers and online users, understand the concept of plain language? Is sticking to its main principles enough to create a text that is comprehensive for everyone? If yes – what’s hiding behind the expression “plain English”? If not – what other factors affect our text comprehension? What is plain language? Plain language...

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Clothing Industry Translations – How We Built Our Team and Gained Experience

Clothing industry translations are seemingly easy. An amateur might ask, “What’s so difficult about fashion?” But an expert will answer, “Everything,” meaning various cuts, fabrics and trends that are only the tip of the fashion iceberg. At locatheart, we work only with true experts. We know that building up a professional team takes quite...