Building a multi-language website

November 28, 2016 - TAGS: Managing, E-business

If you are looking to expand your market, adding multiple languages to your website can provide potential customers with access to your products and services. However, creating a multi-language website is not a simple task. A poorly executed website has the ability to hinder your company's public reputation, so if you are considering offering your services in multiple languages, there are a few things you should keep in mind before you dive right in.

Adding multiple languages to your current website:

Creating a new website:

Best practices:

Remember, it takes a lot of hard work to create and maintain a multi-language website.  With a bit of strategic planning, a successful multi-language website can be a great way to expand your market and attract new customers to your business.


Posted by Dmitriy on December 4, 2016
Great article for every business owner, but SEO aspect of multi-language website which is VERY important is missed. I think that article should be updated with information about proper technical changes from SEO perspektive (hreflang for example, etc.).
Posted by Canada Business Network on December 6, 2016
Hello Dmitriy,

Thank you for contacting Canada Business. We are always happy to help you with questions about starting or growing your business in Canada.

We appreciate your comments and will take them into consiseration. We agree that search engine optimization (SEO) is important when building any website. While our blog article looks at things to consider before delving into building a multi-language website, the heading "Creating a new website" links to the website development area of our content, which addresses many of the related technical aspects, such as metadata.

Our pages, "Increasing website traffic"and "Website analytics and performance management" provide information on SEO techniques, with links to additional information and expertise.

If you have questions about starting or growing your business in Canada, please contact us. Thank you.

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