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Cindy King
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Santa Claus in Different Cultures

To understand the differences in cultures, have a look at the different Santa's that exist in the world. Santa is one of the great symbols in the United Stated for Christmas but not all countries ..
(December 13, 2008)
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Living in a Multicultural America

Megatrends Europe by Adjiedj Bakas, is one of my favorite books. This is an eye-opening book to read. It shows you how the environment you know today may be very different in the not-so-distant ..
(December 12, 2008)
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Differences in Copywriting Job Titles in French

I recently published an article on Job Titles For Different Cultures. You know how coincidences happen? A French magazine just landed in my mail that box had a wonderful example of different job ..
(October 23, 2008)
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Culture-Free Communication

When writing in English for a broad international audience there are a few strategic decisions you need to make. One of them is whether you want to use culture-free communication. . . or not. ..
(October 04, 2008)
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Market Research For International Business Development

Market research can have a bigger role to play in international business development than when selling to your domestic market. Why? Because you need to start from the beginning when learning about ..
(October 04, 2008)
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Focus on Your Cultural Communication

A question came up the other day that got me thinking. Follow me through. . . Here is the first question: Is it responsible of a company to send someone who only speaks English to conduct sensitive .
(October 04, 2008)
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Political Correctness Memories From the Bahamas

A recent reader of one of my articles got offended with my use of the words “foreign languages". She said I should use “other languages". According to the reader this is more ..
(October 04, 2008)
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When Do You Need Translations

When businesses embark on the creation of country specific websites, and culture specific content, they need to set a budget. But. . . The budget for translation often looms as vague and difficult ..
(September 22, 2008)
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Plan Your Foreign Language Content

Culture customized content builds stronger connections in your international markets. But, what do you do when you want to use culture customized content for stronger international presence, and. . ..
(September 22, 2008)
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What Advice Can You Give Me to Prepare For My First Cross ..

Of course, it is important to go into your negotiation with the right mindset. Open your own cultural responses up to meet another culture. But do not be so focused on the cross-cultural aspect ..
(September 22, 2008)
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 | Business/Negotiation | Visitors: 712

How Fast Can You Internationalize a Website

First, the short answer: It depends on two things: The extent to which you want to and can internationalize your website. How culturally specific your website is today. Now, the long answer. ..
(September 22, 2008)
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Aligning Your Questions to Build Your International Business

When I first speak to clients who are not familiar with international business development I almost always have to do the same thing. Get back to basics. You see most clients call me when they are ..
(September 22, 2008)
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English For International Appeal

I have written about Culture-Free English and this article follows on with Cross-Culture-Appealing English. Or how to write to appeal to a wide range of cultures. . .in English. That is both native ..
(September 24, 2008)
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Online Video Marketing, Everyone's Marketing

Over the last 2 years online video marketing has become very simple. Today you can go online and find video cameras that are advertised as being “YouTube ready" or “webcast ready". Just 2 .
(September 24, 2008)
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Video Marketing, the Right Offer

Video Marketing is becoming more and more popular and any company not using video marketing is losing out. Several years ago there was an opinion that: Video is a complex, highly multidisciplinary ..
(September 24, 2008)
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3 Ways of Using Video Marketing to Support Your Offer

Video Marketing is a great way to reach out to your present audience. It is not a magic medium that will take a bad product and make the product better. It is very important to remember that if your ..
(September 24, 2008)
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Translation Friendly International English

International businesses need to follow the use of translation software. Translators will come back right away and say this is a bad idea, no software could ever get it right. They are partially ..
(September 15, 2008)
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Up-Sell Expectations Across Cultures

My phone rang last night. It was just as one of my favorite TV shows was starting. Now the show was on a DVD, as I answered the phone, I heard the introductory music start. . . . . the caller spoke ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Over the Counter Translation Perfection Not Here Yet

It is almost time for the general public to question their beliefs that all translation software should be avoided like the plague. Do not to continue to base your opinions of translation software ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Translation Software - It is Time to Question Old Truths

Recently I had yet another request about whether businesses can use free translation software tools. This last inquiry came from an American without any foreign language exposure. She had always ..
(September 16, 2008)
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The Limits of Cultural Generalizations

Can generalizations like the ones you will find in the book Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands help you market to foreign clients? I personally do not think so. From My Experience Twenty years ago I noticed ..
(September 16, 2008)
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How Too Many Contributions Spoil International Communications

I now have 20 odd domains live waiting for me to get to writing landing page text for them. I simply put up an article or two from my business directory so that Google would have a few weeks head ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Small Business Flexibility - My Own Case Study in ..

As a very small business owner, I do have more flexibility in certain business strategies than many bigger businesses. Content Creates An Online Communication Base It has now been 7 months since I ..
(September 16, 2008)
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How Do I Get International Business?

I often get emails and comments with this vast open-ended question. How Do I Get International Business? The readers who ask this particular question are often from small companies and they come ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Pre-Qualification - Not Prejudgment

One of the barriers to your international business success will be something on a personal level. It is about the people, your team, that help you work towards your business expansion. ..
(September 16, 2008)
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