Based in Palo Alto, California, The Borealis Experiment is a Blog and Portfolio by me, Emily Ingebricson. I write about Globalization, Internationalization, Content Strategy and UX, and how to create the best local user experience for international brands.

How to Communicate Context for Transcreation

Globalization shapes the voice, tone and brand of Netflix in local markets through cultural and linguistic expertise. 

With an international brand it is important to understand how the brand voice, personas and style guides have to be adapted to regional markets.

Netflix' brand voice in the U.S. is friendly, sometimes funny, helpful and free of cliches.

How can we ensure that "No pesky contracts," one of Netflix' core value propositions, is transcreated with the same intent into Japanese, Arabic or German?



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