Weekly favorites (Dec 5-11)
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
Ethical practices: The importance of honesty and quality in the translation industry
Interpeters and translators as commodities
The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren’t Translatable Into English
The Different Levels of Politeness in Different Cultures and Languages
Genuine Enthusiasm About Machine Translation in the ATA Chronicle
Essential Office Equipment: External Hard Drives & Regular Backups
Lingo Woman’s Microsoft Word formatting tips for translators #3
18 Months Later: The Masked Localization Insider Returns
What author inspired you to become a literary translator?
Choosing a translation vendor among language companies
10 Facts You May Not Know About Trados Studio 2009
Top 7 Questions Clients Ask While Hiring A Translator
Introducing the SocialMedia4Translators Community
15 Foreign Words and Phrases People Spell Incorrectly
Easy ways to build strong relationships with clients
Interview with a small localization boutique
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup
How to count and translate PDF files
Do-It-Yourself Machine Translation
The laws of English punctuation
Translation Industry Glossary and Jargon
The limits of machine translators
7c/word Translation Services!
How To Make A Resume That Wows!
A Practical Reference Guide for Translators
Mistranslations and Miscorrections…
Translation tests – to do or not to do?
How I Plan to Target Swiss Direct Clients
How to be a good proofreader
Visualizing One’s Languages
License To Translate
Into a Bar
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing, Web Design
International Clientele Can Throw a Wrench in Your Holiday Plans
7 Big No-no’s When Using Blogs for Your Freelance Business
16 Google Services And Apps For Your WordPress Blog
5 Things You Shouldn’t Worry About When Blogging
Stuck in Your Tracks? How to Get Unstuck Today
Quoting Well, Part 1: It’s More Than Just Accuracy
Quoting Well, Part 2: When It’s OK, and Not OK, to Meddle
How to guarantee return clientsWhat is Ghost Blogging?
First-Class Service: How to Spot What Clients Really Need
25 Tips for Avoiding Communication Problems
How to optimize your blog’s RSS feed
4 reasons you still aren’t successful
The Perfect Paragraph
Social media, Marketing, Business
How to Deal With Your Biggest Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ Annoyances
How to Get Your Page Uncircled: 12 Killer Ways to Lose Subscribers Fast
Handling ‘Objections’ While Telephone Job Prospecting
Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Credibility
10 Jaw-Dropping Photo Albums on Google+
7 Unwritten Rules Of Social Media
What Makes Your Business Different?
RSS Feed For Twitter
Social media for creatives
Travel & Miscellaneous
8 Counter-Intuitive Ways to Improve Your Well-Being & Creativity
How to Stop the Negative Spin of Thoughts, Emotions and Actions
10 Creative Notecards To Express The Sarcasm In Your Life
27 Productivity Killers: Why Nothing Ever Gets Done!
How to Choose the Perfect Mouse and Keyboard
8 Ways to Back Up Your Computer Files
History’s Hottest Holiday Toys 1903-2010
13 Tilted Architectural Wonders of the World
The Top 10 Everything of 2011 – TIME
Health is Wealth: The Best Investment
How to Cat Proof Your Christmas Tree
Staying Strong When It’s All Going Wrong
“You Can’t Fake Passion”
35 Little Tips For A Better Life
Do Nice Guys Finish Last?
10 Ireland Blogs You’ll Love
Check-In Tips for Your Hotel Stay
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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