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Create Sales' Favourite Marketing Blog Posts

 

As well as writing blog posts, we also like to discover great marketing blogs from around the world.  Here are a some of our favourite posts:

 

DIGITAL MARKETING

Essential Data Management and Audience Profiling Tools

by Smart Insights, 2017

 

EMAIL MARKETING

Email Marketing Statistics

by Smart Insights, 2017

 

SMALL BUSINESS

Are Freelancers the Future of Small Business?

by Steve Ash, 2017

 

SEO

17 Untapped Backlink Sources  by Brian Dean, 2015

 

ANALYTICS

Must-Have Tools Google Doc

by Annielytics / @anniecushing

 

NEW BUSINESS

How We Got Our First 100 Customers

by Josh Pigford, 2014

How accurate is Google translate?

By guest, Mar 16 2016 01:30PM

We recently had an enquiry about our marketing services from a German business which got us thinking about translating our website into German. Of couse this would ultimately require professional translation services by someone who is fluent in both English and German. Meanwhile we thought we’d have a bit of fun and test “Google Translate”.


Google Translate is a free online translation tool but how accurate is it really? Here’s an honest appraisal from a German friend:


“I just looked at the Google “translation” and I wouldn’t know where to start with the necessary corrections. Because it is translated word-for-word some of the sentences turn into a completely different meaning. German is quite a complicated language with upper and lower cases, with three different articles in front of a noun (like three different 'THE' forms for masculine, feminine and neutral nouns), each with different endings on each verb. And of course it has a completely different grammar than in English, in the way in which you put the sentences together. That is why a word-by-word Google translation shows up so much nonsense.”


Well, the verdict is clear in this instance; language is a complexity that Google can’t really interpret. What it can do is probably give you a good indication of what a single word might mean, and a very rough guess at what a sentence could mean (out of context of course).


We've picked 3 of the world's most popular languages. Click on the links below to view Google’s free online translations of our website. If you have a minute to spare, try to translate the paragraph copied below each link and give us your re-translated version of it:


German


Erstelle Vertrieb-Marketing-Dienstleistungen sind ideal für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen einen flexiblen Ansatz für die Einstellung bewährten Fähigkeiten auf Probe, Vertrag oder Teilzeitbasis erfordern.


Spanish


Crear servicios de marketing de ventas son ideales para las empresas pequeñas y medianas que requieren un enfoque flexible para la contratación de las habilidades demostradas en un ensayo, contrato o tiempo parcial.


Chinese


创建销售营销服务非常适合中小企业需要一种灵活的方式来雇用证明技能的试点,合同或兼职规模的企业。

你付出的价格是有竞争力的; 你得到的价值是超过15年的专注真实的地方,国家和国际营销经验:帮助您的业务增长; 提高销售转化; 并提高客户保留率。




Post by: Create Sales Marketing, 15 March 2015




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