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Posted by admin | 08 March 2018
Women We Admire: Female Translators Who Changed the World

As a female-run company, we at Milla & Co. know that not only is the future female: the past and present are filled with powerful women. Women throughout history have always played vital roles in transforming our culture through language. In recognition of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting four of our favorite pioneering female translators....

Posted by admin | 01 March 2018
Is Spanish Translation Right for Your Business? How to Capture the Booming Hispanic-American Market

Hispanic-Americans are one of the fastest growing populations in the country, reporting higher disposable incomes and brighter visions for their financial futures. The influence of Hispanic and Latino culture is undeniable: America is quickly becoming a bilingual country. It should come as no surprise that the translation experts at Milla & Co. recommend that American...

Posted by admin | 22 January 2018
Google Translate Can’t Do it All: How to Maximize your Translated Content for Consumers

Automatic translation can be a helpful tool, but connecting with a new audience requires more than clicking a button. To effectively communicate a compelling message across languages, you must have localized content reviewed by a professional translator. While machine translation services like Google and Amazon Translate have improved dramatically, developing a relationship with your international audience...

Posted by admin | 10 January 2018
Neural Machine Translation: What the Latest Tech Means for Your Business

You are likely already familiar with machine translation, thanks to the tech powerhouse Google, and their easy-to-use “Google Translate” feature, which automatically translates text in over 100 languages. Historically, companies have used statistical machine translation, a technology that translates language through a series of phrase-based models. While a great first step, with statistical machine translation...

Posted by admin | 15 December 2017
Holiday Traditions Around the World

This time of year is special, marked by vibrant traditions of celebration, hospitality and generosity across cultures. We asked a few of our international linguists to share their favorite ways to celebrate the holidays in their countries. You may be surprised at how similar- or strikingly different- these holiday traditions are! ADVENT IN GERMANY Our...

Posted by admin | 04 December 2017

As one of the fastest emerging markets of digital buyers, German online shoppers are expected to spend over $65 billion on web purchases by the end of 2017. Is your business ready?   Germany offers one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets, with a large, affluent, and engaged consumer base that remains untapped by many English-speaking...

Posted by admin | 14 November 2017
Money Talks: Why is Translation Important in the Finance Industry?

The world economy is becoming increasingly integrated; globalized businesses and workforces ensure that the flow of capital crosses both cultural and language barriers. Without accurate information and communication, this level of globalization would be impossible. Increasingly, English is no longer the only language for business: Translation into Mandarin Chinese, German, Arabic, and Spanish, plus many...

Posted by admin | 06 November 2017
How to Have a Global Impact: Localize

Is your brand ready to localize into global markets? Language localization is the first step towards making your brand truly global. But before you jump into the localization process, you'll want to make sure that you are getting the most out of your efforts by focusing on countries with the biggest markets for your company’s products...