Weekly favorites (Oct 24-30)
Every week we share many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, languages, freelancing, writing, social media, business and travel. If you missed any of the great content that was shared via Twitter 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!
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
Translation: Finding, Selecting, and Briefing Translation Team Members
The Corporate and the Non-Corporate Model in the Translation Business
Lisa and the Hamster: Some Thoughts on Non-Literary Texts and Style
Fraser’s Phrases: Five Mild American Words The British Find Rude
Is It Possible To Predict Future Trends in the Translation Business?
Translation Guy’s Secret Sauce: Effective Language Management
Shifting Trends in the New Generation of Language Professionals
How to Manage Online Reputation Across Multiple Languages
Panel – Quality in the interpreter’s profession and training
The Top Ten Requirements for a Successful Translator
The translators are coming, the translators are coming!
The Mindful Translator in The Age of Automation
14 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent
The Language Show Live: what did they do in the UK?
The Translorial Tool Kit – The Sheep Syndrome
The Art of Relationship-Building with Direct Clients
The ethical dimension of translation revision
Learn SEO translation and spice up your offer
Going through the emotions of translation
Why Do Most Translation Agencies Suck?
Choosing your freelance translator path
Confidentiality in the translation industry
The Transmug Report – Christmas in July
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup
The “new” generation of translators?
52nd ATA Conference: 1st Day
52nd ATA Conference: 2nd day
“How-to” Guides and the Interpreter
Language communities of Twitter
Successfully Selling Yourself
The thorny issue of quality
The Price-Fixing Taboo
25 Synonyms for “Beginner”
Versatile Blogger Award
The politics of subtitling
Getting a PhD
Why Not to Get a PhD
Εκφράσεις με δοτική στην (νέα) ελληνική γλώσσα
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
8 Days A Week: How to find an extra 24 hours for your freelance business
Negotiating Work Contracts (Managers and Freelancers)
My 3-Step System for Finding Guest Post Opportunities
Persuasive Writing Is Getting the Reader to Say “Yes”
Keys to Setting Your Rate Based on Experience
20 Ways to Make More Money from Your Blog
What’s So Great (And Not) About Freelancing
How to stay motivated when working from home
7 Reasons to Stop Emailing Your Pricing
Don’t Hate Me Because I’m a Freelancer
Reading on Writing – October 2011
In Case of Emergency: Crisis Planning
Are You A Client’s Dream Freelancer?
Why Marketing Isn’t All That
Social media, Web Design & Business
How to Use LinkedIn to Create Unique Opportunities for Your Blog Business
Yeah! You’ve got your first Social Media Client!. . .Now What?
5 Ways To Double Your Social Media Results
The Customer Is (Not) Always Right
I Like You, But Just Not in That Way
Hashtags for entrepreneurs
The History of Social Media
Travel & Miscellaneous
106 Excuses That Prevent You From Ever Becoming Great
20+ Essential Resources for Improving Your SEO Skills
7 billion people and you: What’s your number?
10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls
10 Error Messages That Make Marketers Cry
Encyclopedia of Earth
Which blog post or article inspired you this week? Share in the comments section below so we can add your links to next week’s list!
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