My dear WA family
I've got a question
I'm not confident to write English
Would it be better to build website in my mother tongue language?

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JeannineC Premium
There are a couple of different things to consider here, then you can make this important decision.

Is there a specific country you are targeting?
If you are targeting, say, the US, is there a significant population which shares your mother tongue? For example, I do know sites which are not in English targeting specific populations within the US who in turn feel more comfortable shopping in their native tongue.
If you write in your mother tongue, are there merchants you can point to who also have a site in the same language, or will you then force your readers to switch to English for make their purchases?
If you do choose to write in English, how will you ensure that your content is grammatically correct? Things like Grammarly can help but you will want to make sure that you know how to use it.

There's no one right answer here. Each choice has it's strength and weaknesses. The final decision can only be yours.
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chicchat Premium
Tks Jeannine ^^
For your very clear answer
and I a good info from you to help with my English writing.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi, as you'd see fit. If you do, you're not limited to geo locations vs individuals who do speak your language and that's worldwide. And which can be a powerful angle to break the ice and build mutual relationships.

It is your call how passionate you are and what's best works for you.


You may use Grammarly.com to help you out with your English.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
If your theme is translation ready, you can utilize TranslatePress WordPress plugin perhaps, something else to consider.
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lesabre Premium
Hi Genie, I think this depends on where you get the majority of your website visitors from. I personally think your English is good and if you were to use something like Grammarly(free version) it would help you with spelling and punctuation.

All the best,
Michael
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chicchat Premium
Oh.....Michael....
you are so kind
I have a lot of things that need to work on my English
I'm trying Grammarly right now
I like this new toy ^^
I hardly to reply to others article
cos every time before I send out the reply
I'll check it more than 10 times XD
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lesabre Premium
Hi Genie, you are doing great. As with anything and with everyone the more you use something the better you will get at it. I encourage you to keep posting and blogging in English.

All the best,
Michael
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chicchat Premium
this only took 5sec
hahahaha.............
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chicchat Premium
Tks Michael ^^
Happy Monday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ChrystopherJ Premium Plus
That is completely up to you :-)

Sometimes, there is far less competition in other countries/languages, so it can work in your favour :-)

Not everything has to be English ;-)

However, your English is very good from all of our previous correspondence ;-)
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chicchat Premium
Oh Chrystopher
you are so sweet too
I'll think about it again
cos I got the new toy now
I'm not afraid of writing now d(d'∀')
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SylviaChrist Premium
I have intended to build up a German website, but I ended up writing it in English again. I use Grammarly, and it helps a lot, but you need to check it. I have been thinking to have both languages on my website, English and German, but I don't know if this is a good plan. Here are members having websites in their own language.
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chicchat Premium
Hi Sylvia:
I'm trying Grammarly this new toy now
I think I'll stay with English
cos there are more people who read English rather than other languages.

And I'm lazy to write the article 2 times
hehehehe........
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SylviaChrist Premium
Haha! I understand! :)
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