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  Megan Waters

Faces of Gengo: Adrián

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Not only is Adrián a Gengo translator across two language pairs (English to Spanish and Japanese to Spanish), he’s also studying for his Master’s degree in Mathematics at the University of Tokyo. Originally from Madrid, he lives in Tokyo with …

  Robert Laing

See Gengo’s real translations, unedited and unfiltered

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So far on the topic of translation quality, we’ve shared how our customers would rate their translated content, as well as what they thought about their overall experience. We’re very excited about our final Open Data release, however, which publicly shares…

  Robert Laing

Open Data: Performance

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Having a reliable service is very important to us—we don’t ever want for someone to reach for Gengo and encounter errors, or wait too long for a page to load. For this reason, our most recent public Open Data release …

  Adam Emsley

How three website localization methods impact SEO

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While you can localize your website in a number of different ways, each method significantly changes how your site is crawled by popular search engines like Google and Bing. With all of the different methods out there, how do you choose …

  Sarah Siwak

Improve your ecommerce translation ROI

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Is going global worth it?

When it comes to your translation return on investment (ROI), there are a number of factors involved. Did translating improve traffic? Did it grow revenue? Did it boost customer engagement, satisfaction or reduce some sort …

  Sarah Siwak

Translated user reviews are a gold mine for ecommerce. Here’s why.

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Amazing conversion rates. Better customer engagement. Better retention and loyalty. For all of the traditional marketing and advertising your team does, user-generated content like reviews and comments are doing a lot of heavy lifting for you (or can, if you …

  Megan Waters

Faces of Gengo: Justin

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Acting on a whim, Justin started taking Japanese classes while at university. His teacher encouraged him to spend one year in Japan, and now, many years later and fluent in the language, this Face of Gengo translates from Japanese to …

  Sarah Siwak

Essential tips for global ecommerce in the holiday season

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This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first part here.

For ecommerce companies, the holidays call for extra care with shipping and logistics. Global companies like Amazon, Alibaba and Rakuten are already expanding seasonal …

  Sarah Siwak

Why you should sell internationally during the holidays

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This is the first post in a two-part series. Read the second part here.

If you’re not selling overseas during this year’s holiday season, you’re missing out.

While the online holiday shopping season in the US lasts from Thanksgiving …

  Tina Koyama

Announcing the Gengo Style Guide

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There’s a lot that goes into our brand outside of the familiar Gengo green.…

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