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Invented languages: Their value in the story

Invented languages: Their value in the story lord of the rings, ring

What do Babm, Blissymbolics, Fremen and Vampirese have in common? Not sure? Perhaps you’ll have a clue if we add Klingon and Esperanto to the list. Yes, they are all examples of invented or constructed languages, languages that have been artificially created by humans rather than evolving naturally over time.   When thinking about these […]

Content analysis: Exploring the different analysis stages and reporting options

Content analysis: Exploring the different analysis stages and reporting options research

When brands or organisations wish to uncover perceptions, themes or patterns in the market, they often employ content analysis. This popular market research method can be qualitative or quantitative, collecting data from written, visual or verbal sources. In our previous blog, you can learn more about the various benefits these types of content analysis provide. […]

How Editing & Proofreading Support Quality Control

How Editing & Proofreading Support Quality Control translator, desktop

At Mission Translate, we recognise the impact of our translation services, appreciating that we are responsible for ensuring your communication with other global markets is effective and that the standard of our work potentially affects your reputation with your clients, suppliers or stakeholders and, ultimately, your growth. Taking this responsibility seriously, we go the extra […]

Six ways to improve your communication skills

Six ways to improve your communication skills talking, communication

As a language services provider, our aim is to support our clients with their global communication, helping them engage different worldwide audiences successfully. Therefore, in this blog, we thought we’d share six top tips for improving your communication skills. These could be useful in any scenario, whenever you need to connect with others, convey your […]

Discover the Incredible Potential of Social Listening

Discover the Incredible Potential of Social Listening social media, AI

Traditional data collection methods for a research project include focus groups, in-depth interviews and surveys. But in today’s digital world, dominated by social media, there’s a new way to explore what your audience thinks – social listening.   With over 3.6 billion users worldwide, social media provides an excellent tool for brands to engage with […]

Dubbing or Voice-Overs: What’s the Difference?

Dubbing or Voice-Overs: What’s the Difference? microphone, recording studio

Video content has never been more popular or more widely consumed. According to HubSpot, 86% of businesses used video as a marketing tool in 2021, increasing slightly from 85% in 2020. However, this makes standing out even more challenging.   It’s commonly recognised that personalised content gains better engagement, and localising your videos for the […]

How Transcreation Can Help Your Growth in Global Markets

How Transcreation Can Help Your Growth in Global Markets global marketing, social media

If you are looking to engage global audiences, then providing content in the native language of your target market is crucial. In the research series ‘Can’t Read, Won’t Buy’, 65% of global consumers preferred content in their own language, and 40% would not buy in other languages.   However, word-for-word translation is not enough.   […]

5 Top Movie Localisation Fails

5 Top Movie Localisation Fails man watching movie

Foreign films and series have become increasingly popular over the last few years, from the Korean movie ‘Parasite’ being the first non-English film to win the Oscar for Best Picture in 2020, to the multi-award-winning and highly acclaimed series ‘Squid Game’. Maybe it was the lockdowns that created a need to seek escape to another […]

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