Peter Betts

Peter has over 18 years experience in business development within the localization industry supporting clients for documentation, software and website globalization services. He started his career in the translation industry in 1995 and over the years has worked for several leading localization service providers. Throughout his career Peter has led by example and always put his clients’ needs first to ensure client expectations are understood and successfully met. Over the years Peter has trained extensively in Solution Selling, Action Selling and Localization Sales, Testing and Project Management. Peter handles many of GPI’s global accounts helping educate clients on GPI’s comprehensive suite of globalization services and industry best practices.

  • Content Marketing World Impresses Once Again

    Content Marketing World Impresses Once Again

    Content Marketing World (CMW) 2017 brought thousands of marketers from around the world to Cleveland once again for a packed schedule.

    Read Article
  • Airport Security Wait Times for Leading Global Airports

    Airport Security Wait Times for Leading Global Airports

    How do U.S. airport security wait times compare with leading global airport security wait times? I was curious, and below is what I found.

    Read Article
  • Creating an E-commerce Localization Strategy

    Creating an E-commerce Localization Strategy

    Successful e-commerce companies are increasingly focused on localizing their online channels as a way to improve and customize their customers’ shopping experiences.

    Read Article
  • Localization Strategy: Mining and Construction

    Localization Strategy: Mining and Construction

    Mining and construction (M&C) was one of the first modern-day industries to focus on global business opportunities.

    Read Article
  • Translation and Localization for Asia: The Kingdom of Cambodia

    Translation and Localization for Asia: The Kingdom of Cambodia

    Nestled between Thailand and Vietnam, along the South China Sea, is the Kingdom of Cambodia.

    Read Article
  • Translation and Localization for Asia: Vietnam

    Translation and Localization for Asia: Vietnam

    One of today's hottest markets for companies looking for new business expansion is Vietnam, either for their own direct in-country operations or as a key offshore sourcing center for technical talent

    Read Article
  • Magento Imagine 2017 - A Rising eCommerce Player is Upon Us

    Magento Imagine 2017 - A Rising eCommerce Player is Upon Us

    It is appropriate that the Magento Imagine conference was held in early spring. I now have a new view of where Magento is positioned in the eCommerce ecosystem.

    Read Article
  • Doing Business in the MENA Region: Algeria

    Doing Business in the MENA Region: Algeria

    In recent years, Algeria has been able to focus on creating an environment where it is much easier to start a new business, despite political and military activities taking place in the surrounding re

    Read Article
  • Doing Business in the MENA Region: Jordan

    Doing Business in the MENA Region: Jordan

    Jordan's location within the Middle East may be considered precarious, but it also provides close proximity to leading global markets and the leading financial markets of the Middle East.

    Read Article
  • Translation and Localization for Africa: Republic of Burundi

    Translation and Localization for Africa: Republic of Burundi

    The landlocked Republic of Burundi is a small country located on the eastern side of Africa. The country struggled with violent unrest between Hutu and Tutsi factions in the 1990s and early 2000s...

    Read Article
  • News: Panasonic Creates Megaphone to Automatically Translate Japanese into English, Chinese and Korean

    News: Panasonic Creates Megaphone to Automatically Translate Japanese into English, Chinese and Korean

    In order to assist Japanese companies who are facing increasing numbers of foreign visitors, the Panasonic Corporation will begin offering a megaphone capable of automatically translating Japanese...

    Read Article
  • Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Comoro Islands

    Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Comoro Islands

    The Comoro Islands consist of four main islands, three of which make up the Union of the Comoros. The fourth island, Mayotte, is a department and region of France. The islands are situated below...

    Read Article
  • News: Bible Translation Time Has Been Reduced From Years to Weeks

    News: Bible Translation Time Has Been Reduced From Years to Weeks

    In 1980 it would have taken eight to 10 years to translate the Bible's New Testament. But the American Bible Society (ABS) managed to launch Nsenga and Ila translations for Zambia in three and a...

    Read Article
  • Translation and Localization: Languages of Kenya

    Translation and Localization: Languages of Kenya

    On the eastern coastal side of Africa is the Republic of Kenya. It is not among the largest countries in Africa by land mass, in fact, it is quite average in size ranking 23rd of the 57 largest...

    Read Article
  • Best Practices for Image Localization

    Best Practices for Image Localization

    Visual stimulus has become central to the consumption of digital information and is inherently social media-friendly, helping attract users to what matters to them most. Localizing visuals is...

    Read Article
  • Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: The Kingdom of Bahrain

    Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: The Kingdom of Bahrain

    Sitting in the Persian Gulf among its much larger neighbors is the Kingdom of Bahrain, a collection of more than 30 islands. While oil has been a key part of the Kingdom's economic picture, it has...

    Read Article
  • Website Addresses Now Support Non-Latin Characters

    Website Addresses Now Support Non-Latin Characters

    For many people using the Internet, typing in a URL is done using a set of Latin characters. However, for people who speak languages that are not Latin-based, such as Greek, Cyrillic (the standard...

    Read Article
  • News: English Language in the EU under Fire after Brexit

    News: English Language in the EU under Fire after Brexit

    As Britain prepares to exit Europe, some politicians are objecting to English's status as an official language of the European Union. French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon tweeted...

    Read Article
  • Is BAT a Part of your Marketing Plan for China?

    Is BAT a Part of your Marketing Plan for China?

    BAT is an acronym for the big three online players in China: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. If you are doing business in China, or considering it, then one or more of these companies will likely be a...

    Read Article
  • Tips for Localizing Market-Related Website Content

    Tips for Localizing Market-Related Website Content

    Localization goes beyond simple translation of text. The goal is to provide users with a native experience and what may seem like small details often make or break whether you convert users to...

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...