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  Megan Waters

Faces of Gengo: Thuy

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Hanoi-born Thuy started her Gengo journey as a senior translator in our English to Vietnamese language pair, and is now on her way to becoming a full-time operations analyst on our translator team, who is more involved in day-to-day business

  Megan Waters

Hall of fame: Eduardo

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Gengo’s newly hailed Wordsmith is Eduardo, a Brazilian native whose goal is to become a “serial translator” in different countries. Currently learning his third language, this hall-of-famer wants fellow translators to know the importance of exposing yourself every day to

  Alex Nguyen

Gengo + WPML = Multilingual support for WordPress

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WordPress now powers 25% of all websites. According to recently published results from a web survey conducted by W3Techs, over 60 million websites run on the popular open source publishing platform, accounting for nearly one quarter of the entire web.

  Jenie Gabriel

How to raise multilingual kids overseas

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An early start to language learning has been shown to enhance cognitive flexibility, thus helping children become better communicators and creative thinkers. It also offers the potential for broadening a child’s horizons later in life.

As a result, a 2009 …

  Megan Waters

Hall of fame: Nami

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Music became Nami’s bridge for learning English at an early age. Her love of music first sparked her interest in learning the language and, eventually, this motivated her to become a translation professional. One of our French to English Wordsmiths,

  Megan Waters

Our community, by the numbers

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Our 18,000-strong translator community worked hard during 2015 to help us on our shared mission—to break down language barriers across the globe through translation. As we welcome in 2016, let’s take a look back on some significant accomplishments from our …

  Alex Nguyen

Setting goals for localization success in 2016

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The new year is right around the corner! Hopefully, your business is finishing off strong. As you look toward 2016, you’ll find that it’s worthwhile to get all your localization goals and plans settled early. With a clearly defined list

  Richard Gait

The challenges of video game localization

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This is a guest post written by a Gengo translator.

Today’s translation business has incorporated new forms of media, the most innovative one being the video game. Since the early 1990s and the advent of the first cheap game consoles, …

  Megan Waters

Faces of Gengo: Lali

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Hailing from Georgia, Lali is one of our English to Russian translators. A mother of three, who enjoys working from home, she’s also an advocate of healthy living. She recommends staying hydrated and doing simple leg exercises while translating.

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  Zack Kayser

So how do you actually become a translator?

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This is a guest post written by a Gengo translator.

Almost six years ago, I found myself fresh out of college stepping off a plane in Tokyo to start my first “real” job as an English teacher. I believed that,

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