19th December 2018

The Reason for the Season

Westerners of all stripes are probably looking forward to Friday this week: with Christmas now only a week away, and most people anticipating some well-earned time […]
4th December 2018

Are Emojis The New Global Language?

Apart from the common refrain these days that young people using emoticons are destroying language and literacy, the second most common cliché is that emojis are […]
30th November 2018

Milena Ferrante Our Linguist Of The Month For November!

Linguists are an integral part of our team and we like to celebrate one every month to show our appreciation to the work they do and […]
26th November 2018

The Challenges Of Localizing Arabic

There’s a saying in Arabic: إذا تحدثت إلى رجل بلغة يفهمها، ستصل إلى رأسه. إذا تحدثت إليه بلغته، ستصل إلى قلبه. If you talk to a […]
20th November 2018

Know Your Facebook From Your Sina Weibo

Social Media can be an unforgiving wild west of a territory for big brands and businesses – finding themselves for the first time entering a true […]
14th November 2018

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

Today, it has been said, we live in the Age of the Entrepreneur.  Every day we hear about exciting new start-ups, and the business models of […]
31st October 2018

Anne-Claire Bennion Our Linguist Of The Month For October

We would like to celebrate Anne-Claire Bennion this month who has been with us since 2013 and who has worked on a staggering number of 845 […]
29th October 2018

How Does Gender Impact Language And Translation?

Nigeria is a country of many languages – among the most prominent, Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa, as well as English.  In a remote farming community in […]
17th October 2018

How We Break Our Global Barriers With A Pint Of Beer – Oktoberfest

When considering how to market yourself to a global audience, it’s always a good idea to consider the kind of ideas that unite different cultures across […]
9th October 2018

Will Robots Replace Linguists In The Future?

For those who have spent their career in the language industry – and it’s usually life-long – it can be incredible to think that today, barely […]
2nd October 2018

Do You Consider Cultural Differences In Your Market Research?

Understanding the reaction of your target audience to your product or service is basic, step one stuff for any business.  It’s important to know whether they’ll […]
1st October 2018

Justin Zhang Our Linguist Of The Month For September

For the month of September, our project managers have chosen to celebrate Justin Zhang who has translated over 30,000 words for One Global this month! He […]
25th September 2018

Has Netflix Revolutionized The Subtitling And Voiceover Industry?

Streaming video sites like YouTube and Netflix have been one of the shock successes of the internet age, taking advantage of increases in bandwidth across the […]
20th September 2018

Why You Should Be Localizing Your Market Research!

Market research questionnaires can already be a mine-field, even when they’re composed in a single language: who do you ask?  How should the questions be phrased, […]
11th September 2018


English is probably the most widely understood language on Earth; even those who don’t speak it recognise one or two words, and vast numbers know enough […]