10 min

What is Localization Editing? | Episode 191 The Heidi Thorne Show

    • Entrepreneurship

To avoid being misunderstood, authors wishing to reach audiences who don't speak their own native language, should consider hiring an editor for localization. However, the investment in this effort needs to be weighed against potential sales.


Blog: What is Localization for Book Editing? http://hub.me/alL4E


YouTube video: https://youtu.be/Kl3mlrEyHsQ


Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):


0:16​ Awkward communications caused by using incorrect language for the audience


1:11​ What is a localization edit?


2:46​ Localization and cultural awareness


3:50​ But it's all English, right?


5:14​ Localization challenges with Kindle eBooks


7:29​ Editing and proofreading tips for localized edits


9:05​ How to connect with Heidi 

To avoid being misunderstood, authors wishing to reach audiences who don't speak their own native language, should consider hiring an editor for localization. However, the investment in this effort needs to be weighed against potential sales.


Blog: What is Localization for Book Editing? http://hub.me/alL4E


YouTube video: https://youtu.be/Kl3mlrEyHsQ


Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):


0:16​ Awkward communications caused by using incorrect language for the audience


1:11​ What is a localization edit?


2:46​ Localization and cultural awareness


3:50​ But it's all English, right?


5:14​ Localization challenges with Kindle eBooks


7:29​ Editing and proofreading tips for localized edits


9:05​ How to connect with Heidi 

10 min