Ms. Kelly points out that
customers are more likely to purchase something from a site written in their
own language than one than one that rquires
translation.Further research reveals
that even in the EU Countries where English usage is common, people still prefer to
browse sites in their mother tongue.Good information to have.
Her post is a reminder that
before we travel, or welcome associates and clients, it is essential to learn
some words in their language.How do
they say hello, my name is?Please,
Thank you, You’re welcome?The simple words and phrases of
daily life and business.
Words let us share our ideas and
opinions; to build connections and friendships.By the language of others we
communicate more than the message we struggle to pronounce.Even if our accent or pronunciation isn’t
correct our effort shows our honor and respect for the people to whom we’re speaking.
Given that all business is global and personal, individuals connecting its essential we share information, our ways of doing business. This blog is to stimulate thinking, provide some practical information. Topics may be about a business practice that differs from place to place, a piece of news, a tip about a city. The intent is to provide some insights about our complicated world. I hope these posts will be useful, practical and support your efforts wherever your projects take you.
Please comment, share your questions, stories and perspective.
Let’s move ahead by building our understanding of each other to create powerful businesses and great connections.