The dance between translation and marketing
Advertising has developed its own ecosystem around language and, because of this, the translation of advertising has made headway as a specialism. But that’s not all, given its evolution towards new platforms where brands can advertise, the translation process has evolved to become a process of localisation in which the use of images, the cultural and terminological adaptation of the text and the appropriateness of the socio-cultural component of the target language all have a part to play.
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Valentine’s Day, a key date on the e-commerce calendar, is fast approaching. What’s more, it’s set to play by a new set of rules this year. In 2020, both tourism and high street sales were affected by the lockdown and the safety measures against COVID-19. However, this didn’t affect Valentine’s Day as the measures were not generally adopted until the beginning of March. Read more “Winning customers’ hearts on the most digital Valentine’s Day to date”
We love to celebrate the end of the year and the start of a new one. Each culture has a way of celebrating the final hours of the year, whether it is a special meal, special clothing for this occasion or a countdown.
Read more “New Year’s Eve: traditions you didn’t know about, but will want to try from now on”
Here at BigTranslation, we want to support your project in its international expansion.
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We’ve all heard of the famous tradition of dressing up and knocking on doors trick or treating on 31st October. We’ve seen it on the television and it has taken over an increasing number of cities throughout the world. Although older people have adapted this date to their own tastes and don’t focus on collecting sweets, each year, it is increasingly common to find brands taking advantage of this date to launch discounts prior to Black Friday.
Read more “Interesting and spectacular Halloween traditions that you might not have known about”
Black Friday 2020 is fast approaching and it’s looking like this Black Friday will be characterised by even more online activity than last year. The expectation is that the usual crowds of people filling the shops will be replaced by an avalanche of clicks. One of the main factors behind this prediction is the experience of lockdown and the safety measures still in place.
Read more “Get ready for the most online Black Friday in history”
The most exciting time of the year for e-commerce is approaching and the most important dates of the year for any brand are concentrated over the next few months.
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We’re not revealing anything new when we say that some words sell more than others. Or are we?
Read more ” The invisible link between translation and neuromarketing”
Translating your brand and localising it for a specific market is an essential process nowadays. What’s more, we know from experience that it generates an extremely positive ROI (return on investment), and it’s this information that will help you to establish whether your online marketing campaigns are having the expected impact in the target market.
Read more “Do you know the ROI for translating your brand?”
We’re certain that the summer of 2020 is going to be different. Health and safety measures, such as face masks and the use of QR codes, will take centre stage. If we could sum up this summer in just one word, there’s no doubt that it would be ‘communicative’. This might sound strange at first, but we know what we’re talking about. Read more “Summer is up and running, so don’t stop now.”