Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared last week, here is your chance to catch up.
The content is listed in categories based on the topic, so just scroll down to find your favorite and enjoy reading! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation & Languages
Is “quality” dead? Or can translators twist it creatively to find better paying customers?
Intro to Plain Language for Translators – presentation from FIT-congress
Attending the FIT Congress: Thoughts from a Technical Translator
On becoming a translator: a discussion with Anna Kiciak
Translation Tips from the Catskills: Chris Durban
10 Tips for Writing International Technical Content
FIT, PDF and Studio 2011
What do we do with terms?
Prepared for emergencies
translation – definition and meaning
Game Localization – Biggest mistakes
My Favorite Kind of Translation Agency
How to Write for Translation
Top 50 Linguistics Blogs
10 fake ‘Simpsons’ words that belong in the dictionary
53 Slang Terms by Decade
Individual translators and data exchange standards
FIT Conference Redux
Dear Client: (part 2)
Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
Dealing with direct clients and translation agencies
Wikipedia’s Native Translators
How to Create a Quote for Website Translation Services
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Life Isn’t Fair: On Freelance Writers Who Write For Free or Low Fees
6 Essential (But Boring) Tasks Freelancers Hate Doing
How to Quit Your Freelance Gig
Work/Life Balance as a Freelancer
Setting Freelance Writing Rates the Right Way
Freelance Hourly Rate Calculator
10 Lame Excuses That Keep Freelance Writers Poor
5 ways for freelancers to enjoy the summer sunshine
Social media & Business
Travel & Other
Learn All the Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts with This Printable Cheatsheet
The 25 Worst High-Tech Habits (and How to Fix Them)
10 Tricks Casinos Use On You
10 Popular Travel Scams Around the World
What Your Favorite Ice Cream Says About You…
13 Incredibly Intricate Historic Libraries
14 Creative & Unusual Chess Sets