Felicia Bratu

Don't call me by my first name! Naming conventions in different countries

People from different countries and cultures have specific ways of addressing and greeting others when making new acquaintances. Not knowing how to address someone properly can create a very embarrassing situation for both parties.

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Colours in different cultures

By Felicia Bratu Some time ago, before the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, I heard a joke about colours: somebody informed USA officials that the Russians were thinking of painting the entire moon red to show their supremacy in space. Everyone was expecting to see the Americans getting angry over this, but instead they […]

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Guidance For Website Localization

Many North American businesses acknowledge the holiday spirit with various Website images and statements, in an attempt to warm the hearts of existing customers, and perhaps gain new ones worldwide.

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10 holidays to add to your business calendar

By Felicia Bratu Every day there is a holiday somewhere around the world. Some of them are small events celebrated by small communities. Others are big festivals celebrated with splendor by millions of people. Your friends, co-workers, or business partners might celebrate some of these events and knowing a little bit about them might help […]

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Tips to score deals on translation

Your time is money; our time is money, let’s cut the spending! Need an estimate for your document? Have your document ready when shopping around for rates. No translation company will be able to give you a real price without actually seeing your document. That’s your precious time spent without a real result!

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