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  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 …

  Jessica Roland

Gengo Pulse on Globalization: Talking with Translators Without Borders

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We often talk about helping businesses go global, but today we’d like to highlight the important role translation plays in helping improve (and often save) lives around the world.

Translators Without Borders (TWB) connects translators, corporations and non-profits to increase …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Sam

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Sam is the Richard Branson of the translation world. His ambitions and determination to succeed have seen him develop skills in five languages, live in three countries and work for some of Korea’s biggest names such as Doosan and LG, …

  Sarah Siwak

Basics: Using Glossaries for Consistency, Clarity

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Need help using Gengo? Hitting a snag with text translation or site localization? In this series we’re taking it back to the basics. Every other week, we’ll explain everything, in plain terms.

Instead of repeatedly explaining terms in the comments …

  Robert Laing

2013 Year in Review

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As we grow Gengo, our community becomes ever stronger. It’s a constant source of delight and surprise when I hear how people are using our service and to learn more about our translators’ lives on and off the platform. Everyone

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: API Events in 2014

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January is always full of experts’ predictions on how their industries will change over the coming year, and the API world is no exception. So far, we’ve heard from SOA, 3Scale and Steve Marx and John Sheehan in their

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