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  Tina Koyama

Olé, Olé, Olé! A World Cup Infographic

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As an avid world soccer fan and Gengo’s Art Director, I’m excited to present our very own infographic dedicated to the World Cup: Timeline of Champions: 85 Years of Soccer.

I grew up in Switzerland, where soccer is a …

  Jay Trinidad

Open Data: Gengo by the Numbers

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Back in 2008, we were a much smaller company. We rang in 2009 just shy of 50 translators who had completed 3,405 words total. Almost six years later, we’re at an incredible 10,800+ translators and over 200 million words translated. …

  Sarah Siwak

Faces of Gengo: Azman

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Azman, an English to Malay Senior Translator living in Kuala Lumpur, fell into translating after a long career in IT. He began as a hobbyist, translating old Malay literature on his blog, but soon decided that he preferred spending his days …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Getting More Done on
Business Trips

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A business trip should never be a waste . There’s really no excuse, no matter how long or short the travel.

Over the past year, I’ve shifted from the day-to-day responsibilities as a CTO to traveling and sharing the Gengo story. …

  Ken Yamada

No Machines Allowed: Four Tips for
Great Global SEO

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In a time when most people find new products and services online, search engine optimization (SEO) is critical to great marketing.

Marketers often pour immense resources into SEO, from targeting great keywords down to structuring solid URLs. What most overlook, …

  Sarah Siwak

Faces of Gengo: Marina

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This week we’re featuring Marina Khonina, an early Gengo translator and current member of our Translator Operations team. Before joining Gengo, Marina spent 12 years as a freelance translator and interpreter based in Europe and Central Asia. Today, she puts …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Masami

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Senior Translators (STs) play an important role in Gengo’s community: they write and correct translator exams, give translators feedback and help keep quality on track. This week we’d like to feature one of our STs, Masami, who is also a …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Building an International Team

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Over the past four years, Gengo has grown from a tiny partnership to a full-time team of fifty spread across Tokyo, San Mateo and Singapore. For those building an international team from scratch, here’s what we’ve learned along the way.

  Kay Pham

Neteven Integrates with Gengo for One-Stop Online Marketplace Management

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From webstore creation to inventory tracking, Neteven’s powerful software helps sellers manage the full sales cycle, all from a single platform. Its deep integration with major European marketplace channels such as Amazon.fr and Zalando enables companies like Sony, Camper …

  Ken Yamada

Getting Digital: Three Things to Consider When Marketing in Japan

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With the world’s third largest economy, Japan is brimming with possibilities for companies thinking about taking a global leap. As with most countries, digital marketing should be high on the list of priorities. For US digital marketers, engaging a Japanese …

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