Entries by Mark Stoner

Multilingual SEO strategy tips

When you look at the huge growth of the internet users in countries like China, Brazil and Russia and comparative lack of content in these languages why not optimize your website for a different market or region? Here are some tips to consider before translating your website into another language. Secure a local domain name […]

Challenges when translating or localizing into Finnish

The Finnish language is often referred to as a Scandinavian language, however from a linguistic perspective they couldn’t be more different. Swedish, Danish and Norwegian all belong to the Indo-European family of languages whereas Finnish belongs to the family of the Uralic languages which include Estonian, Hungarian as well as Udmurt, Komi and Mari. Finnish […]

Focus: African markets

Our new Africa focus series is a broad-spectrum guide on new markets opening up on the African continent and the multilingual challenges affecting companies seeking to take advantage of these. The IMF has listed the Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Senegal, Djibouti and Rwanda among the world fastest-growing economies in 2016. Until recently, companies expanding to African […]

Stepping Stone awarded certification for both EN 15038 and ISO 9001

Stepping Stone has been certified according to both the EN 15038:2006 and ISO 9001:2008 quality standards with the assessment carried out by Bureau Veritas under the UKAS certification body. Internationally recognised, the ISO 9001:2008 certification provides the framework for our Quality Management System (QMS) underpinned by eight universal management principles. The standard relates to quality […]