International Trade

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Official Google Webmaster Academy Announced

Google has announced its Webmaster Academy, which I’d recommend to anyone that wants to improve the ‘Google-friendliness’ of their website(s). The Academy “provides practical and easy-to-understand lessons for beginner webmasters to help you improve your site with topics like getting your site in our index, providing search engines with helpful information about your video and image … Continue reading

Autumn Tour: No sleep till Kalafat!

2 continents, 9 countries, 20 cities, a good number of rivers and unfortunately 9 currencies! Avid readers of this blog (surely there are some? Mother?) may have noticed many of my recent posts were about events I’m attending, presenting, moderating, facilitating or other business-like jargon verbs and noun-verbs. This entry combines (and links to) all … Continue reading

Coventry & Warwickshire International Communications Seminar

I’m taking part in this free of charge seminar in Coventry, UK, which is being ran by the UK Trade & Investment International Trade Team of Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce. I’ll speaking about, and facilitating some activities around export communications and highlighting the benefits of the UKTI Export Communication Review for which I am an accredited … Continue reading

Rent a German

Look I know it’s old now, but the Rent a German website is still funny, quirky, and enjoyable. I really like Germans, and of course I’d rent a German, but I’m still holding out for the Claudia Schiffer or Heidi Klum package – or failing that the Jost Zetzsche weekend deal!

Lingo Links Launch

I attended the launch of Lingo Links, a new social enterprise from Coventry Refugee Centre, on Tuesday Evening 12th July at the Lord Mayor’s Hospitality Suite, Coventry Council House, organised with the assistance of Rudi Kesic of the Advantage Business Agency. I spoke about the UKTI Export Communications Review which is a service I deliver on behalf … Continue reading

Do you really know Europe? Free downable European Countries Map Quiz

I’ve created this European map quiz for when I visit schools encouraging children to study languages. There are 46 countries you need to identify from the map, and there are 2 questions sheets one with clues (area, population and capital), the other with no clues. There is also a very simple language group map question … Continue reading

Free workshop: Bridging the Cultural Gap, winning business overseas

I’m taking part in this workshop in Birmingham, UK, and particularly looking forward to Amira Graham’s Arabic Business Language Taster. I’ll speaking about, and facilitating some activities around export communications and highlighting the benefits of the UKTI Export Communication Review for which I am an accredited supplier. Title: Bridging the Culture Gap – Improve Communications … Continue reading

How local are you?

In Dubai international airport I looked at which companies had localised their logo / name into Arabic.

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