Halloween around the world

Friday, 28 October 2016

With October coming to an end, adults and kids of all ages are gearing up for the annual fright-fest that is Halloween. ...







Different PPC habits of the FIGS

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is an effective marketing tool used around the world. Launching international PPC campai...


10 advantages of machine translation

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Machine translation, and we refer here to “customisable machine translation”, has seen a recent surge in popularity as m...


The Japanese Language: an eclectic mix

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

It is often the case that non-native translators of a language will simultaneously learn written and spoken words at an ...







The language of the Olympics

Friday, 15 July 2016

The eyes of the world are soon to turn upon Brazil, as Rio hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games. While there has been ...


Newstime. Mattel and Brightlines.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Brightlines maximises eCommerce search potential for world-leading toy manufacturer, Mattel. Selling 1000s of toy produ...







#DogsAtPollingStations

Thursday, 23 June 2016

The office dog, Saffy, goes for a mid-afternoon stroll down to the polling station to do her duty for Britain's future. ...


The UK's top ten export languages

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Exporting is crucial to the British economy, and according to the British Chambers of Commerce (2016) over a third of UK...






How do you subtitle video content?

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Global video content is on the rise and there are many reasons why you should consider subtitling your video content. Yo...



Vietnam. An emerging market standout

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Vietnam is tipped by economists to be one of the top ten fastest growing economies in 2016, with growth expected to stay...







Translators are awesome

Monday, 4 April 2016

Top translators are highly-academic, skilled and knowledgeable linguists — a translation agency’s best asset. To become ...



Transcreation: when do you need it?

Thursday, 17 March 2016

You are committed to moving into a foreign market, and are being asked if you need straight translation or transcreation...


Translation services FAQ

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Sometimes you just need the answer to your translation queries quickly, so I have compiled some typically asked question...



Design tips: use of the Spanish flag

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Brands beware! Don’t put your brand on the line. Using the wrong Spanish flag in your communications could cost you your...


The rise of global video content

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Keeping on top of marketing trends is essential if you want to retain a competitive edge; every business knows that. The...







The rising trend in multilingual SEO

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is as important to your marketing efforts as marketing in general is to your business: ...


Cultural tips for business: Norway

Friday, 4 December 2015

The nine commandments.To begin to understand the general tenets of the Norwegian (Skandinavian) attitude, you must read ...




Cultural tips for business: Turkey

Monday, 28 September 2015

OK. Is not OK!As one of the MINT countries, Turkey is expected to experience serious economic growth in the future, and ...





Twitter translation: Bing and gone?

Friday, 8 May 2015

As the social media battle rages on, each competing platform is doing everything it can to make life easier for its user...






Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Thursday, 19 February 2015

This is the year of the Wood Goat, or is it? According to the Chinese calendar, 2015 is the “Year of the Green Wooden Go...


Valentine’s customs around the world

Thursday, 5 February 2015

For marketers, Valentine’s Day is a big opportunity to create some relevant, engaging and humorous campaigns. However, f...










Multilingual SEO. The basics.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

When you have just created a website, you are in the same tricky position as anyone who has done the same in the past. B...








Transcreation: what is transcreation?

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Everything you need to know about transcreation, and how to make sure your company gets the best out of a transcreation ...



Top 10 International Search Engines

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Despite how it may appear at times, Google is not the only search engine. In fact, there are countless others out ther...






What's occuring?

Monday, 27 January 2014

Something's stirring...what's occuring? Brightlines is extending its global reach and has plans to cover all major time...


Recruiting translation talent

Monday, 27 January 2014

Brightlines is on the look out for more translation talent to add to Team Brightlines! If you are a dedicated and atten...



Bright New Year!

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Wishing you all a happy, peaceful and bright new year.


The MINTs: The Next Economic Giants

Monday, 30 December 2013

Radio 4 has joined forces with Jim O'Neill, formerly chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs, to b...


Merry Christmas!

Monday, 23 December 2013

Merry Christmas to one and all! We will be closed from midday 24th December to 2nd January. We have team members on st...


The Lingo Of Language

Friday, 20 December 2013

Here are some fascinating language facts that got my jaw dropping. Did you know for example that more than 200 language...


Market research translation expertise

Monday, 11 November 2013

Brightlines is more than pleased to announce that Rahul Jerome has joined us here at Brightlines as Head of Innovation a...


The art of localisation

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Getting your brand communications right for your export market goes beyond translation. Brands at riskAre you planning ...


"Ich liebe Duolingo" - my love affair

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

If you haven’t heard about it already, Duolingo is a free language learning website created by Luis von Ahn (whose geniu...



The Talented Transcreator

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

In a world of snazzy job titles where 'Thought Leaders' share offices with 'Brand Evangelists', you might be mistaken fo...


Anyone for fruit salad?

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Machine translation is an asset if used correctly. But don't be too hasty, staking your company’s reputation on free onl...


When in Russia

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Research takes time, so here in brief are 25 vital things about Russian business etiquette that you will find useful. In...



In-depth study by Deloitte

Friday, 14 June 2013

Brightlines is translating in-depth studies into attitudes to news, and news consumption carried out by Deloitte for Ass...


We're doing it for the boys

Monday, 13 May 2013

The boys of One Direction have a new publication out about them, and Brightllnes Translation is the agency of choice to ...


Japan: Bitesized business etiquette

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

For those of you who need good information quickly and concisely, here is a list of 15 essential Japanese business tips ...





China: Numbers are no game

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Do not underestimate the power of numbers when doing business with the Chinese. In China, numbers are taken very serio...



Now translating for Bayer

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Delighted to be translating for Bayer, famous for inventing the Aspirin in 1897.


Our clients trust us

Friday, 1 February 2013

We recently carried out a client feedback survey and made a commendable discovery. We discovered that the main reason o...



Thank you Mintel.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Mintel, world-renowned and award-winning provider of world-leading market intelligence continue to use Brightlines Trans...


The eyes have it

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Congratulations to the Brightlines team as eyewear specialists Fabris Lane continue to rely on Brightlines to translate ...


What's in a language acronym?

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Languages and international markets are often grouped under acronyms or collectives. These are the ones you are most lik...



A Guatemalan genius

Thursday, 23 February 2012

I came across the prodigious computer scientist, Luis Von Ahn, while researching technological advances in translation. ...


Oiling the way for BP

Monday, 30 January 2012

It has been a good month. Our words have been flowing out. Some have been lubricating the way for oil and gas “supermajo...


Our logo gets published

Saturday, 10 December 2011

It is a great logo for sure, and we thank the amazing brand agency Mytton Williams for designing it. Now it has been pub...