Famous Museums in Paris and 4 Other Places Around the World

Posted by Dynamic Language Nov 16, 2015

Paris's Louvre Museum at night.

For those who enjoy art, a visit to a famous museum ranks high on the bucket list of things they would like to do in their lifetime. And for those with a travel budget, there's no place in the world better than Paris, France to indulge your love of art and museums. Here is a list of museums in France and other places in the world that are on the must-see lists of many.

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Topics: Language, Global, World

How Document Translation Services Fit In With Service of Process Abroad

Posted by Dynamic Language Nov 13, 2015

Figuring out how to serve process in a foreign country takes a little know-how.

Serving process means delivering legal notice to someone which requires that person to appear in court. When you sue someone, you need to notify them legally that they are being sued and need to appear in court.

In the U.S., serving process is fairly simple - just find the person and deliver the summons. When serving process to someone outside the country, however, it gets much more complex. Different countries all have their own requirements for legal matters, and they must be followed in order to pursue legal action.

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Topics: Translation, Global, Legal, Legal Translation

The Meaning of Red and Other Colors Around the World

Posted by Dynamic Language Nov 9, 2015

Chinese weddings prominently feature the color red.

Around the world, different colors can have very different meanings. Knowing what colors mean in different countries can help you decide what colors to use on websites targeted to particular countries or cultures. It can also help you understand what colors to avoid, as well as avoiding misunderstandings or insults that may come about as various colors are used.

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Topics: Global, World

Wedding Traditions in China & 5 Other Countries

Posted by Dynamic Language Oct 20, 2015

Double joy stickers used to decorate at Chinese weddings.

There are few cultural events that inspire as many traditions as marriage. In China, marriages used to be arranged by the parents of the bride and groom with the aid of a matchmaker. Although that practice is not often practiced today, some traditions from past times have lingered on.

Betrothal Gifts

Once a couple is engaged, it is tradition for the groom's family to send food, cakes, and other gifts to the bride's family. It is not easy to break the engagement once the bride's family accepts these betrothal gifts.

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Topics: Language, China, Global

Legal Translation Services for Discovery Support

Posted by Dynamic Language Oct 7, 2015

Legal cases in other countries present difficulties with language.

In legal proceedings, the discovery process is the way each side finds evidence and obtains information that the other side will be using in their case. Attorneys use various procedural devices during the discovery process including investigations and subpoenas.

The discovery process can be important in narrowing the issues of a lawsuit to only what is relevant to the case and proceedings. Discovery can also lead to the settlement of the lawsuit before the trial once both sides see the evidence and information the other side has in its possession. It often doesn't make sense to proceed with the lawsuit or defense of it when you know that the other side has a stronger case than you do.

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Topics: Translation, Global, Legal

Women's Fashion Trends Around the World

Posted by Dynamic Language Oct 3, 2015

In some places around the world, women like to wear bright, bold colors.

Just when you think you've mastered the latest clothing styles, an overseas excursion can make you wonder if you'll stand out like a sore thumb while walking the streets of a city very different from yours. Here are some fashion trends seen around the world that you can co-opt for a look with flair, even if your feet are staying firmly planted in your own hometown.

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Topics: Language, Translation, Global, World

How to Say Excuse Me in Spanish and 13 Other Languages

Posted by Dynamic Language Sep 30, 2015

You can say excuse me to get someone's attention.

When visiting different countries, it can be difficult to talk to the natives when you don't know the main language. Many people in other countries may speak some English, but some don't, and others may look down on visitors who don't bother to learn their language.

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Topics: Language Learning, Translation, Global

Reaching a Global Audience via Email

Posted by Dynamic Language Sep 27, 2015

Global email campaigns can be successful if you tailor them to to the language and culture.

Done properly, an email marketing campaign is an effective way to communicate to interested parties about your goods and services. Successful email marketing drives visitors to your website, creates brand awareness, and converts visitors to purchasing or subscribing customers.

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Topics: Marketing, Global, World, business

What Do They Drink in Spain? (and other parts of the world)?

Posted by Dynamic Language Sep 6, 2015

Tea, whether iced or hot, is the most popular
drink worldwide besides water.

Whether it's to cool off on a hot day, to start a meal, or to enjoy some social time with friends, having a drink is a ritual that many people around the world relish. Here are some of the most popular top drinks from around the world.

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Topics: Global, World

SEO for Inbound Marketing when Going Global

Posted by Dynamic Language Sep 4, 2015

It's important to have targeted strategies for reaching global markets. When marketing in a country or countries that don't speak the language you do, there are some important adjustments to make in order to let search engines know which countries and languages you are intending to target.

A basic understanding of SEO can give you the skills you need to handle global marketing tasks effectively. Taking a little time to understand SEO basics like how to use keywords, PPC marketing, and tagging can help you manage your web team better and be sure SEO is being used for the best effect. The following are ways you can globalize your SEO.

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Topics: Translation, Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Global, business