Weekly favorites (Jan 2-8)
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
Translator-Friendliness of Patent Office Websites (JPO, EPO, WIPO) Is Improving
Behind the CETRA Scene: Interview with an Arabic Translator, Louay Abdulla
One year of the Translator’s Teacup: a review with Analytics and the best of the rest
The Year of the Entrepreneur and the Year of the Language Services Industry
Non-Standout Years and The Need for Change (Or: The Restless Translator)
Medizinische/pharmazeutische Übersetzungen: Trends 2011-2012
So, How Much Your Tiny Translation Business You Said Is Worth?
Localization Matters: How English Varies Across Regions
Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Translators and Interpreters
Is There Such a Thing As an Unsafe Translating Speed?
Trados TagEditor: Optimal translation of memoQ bilinguals
SDL Trados Studio: Translating memoQ bilingual RTF files
How Rush Translation Helps You Meet Tight Deadlines
Controversial approach: “penalties” for low rates?
Machine Translation – Can You Do Better Than Free?
What is the difference between translation and interpretation?
eMpTy Pages: Review: Top Blog Posts from 2011
Seminar on translation macroeconomics
Top 25 grammar and language mistakes
Content Translation as a SEO Method
ODT files in translation environment tools
Certified translation – a veritable quagmire
How to Better Market Yourself as a Translator
Translation Services Predictions in 2012
Think of the reader when translating !
Decoding a Translation Memory Analysis
The Best of Daily Writing Tips in 2011
The year in typos (or should we say “typo’s”)
Why copyright law is important for translators
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup
Continuous Education as a Translator
How direct clients ask for translation quotes
10 Types of Hypercorrection
Ever increasing spiral of work
Interview with the creator of Mox’s blog
The Myth of Determinacy (Equivalence)
Dogma vs. Evidence: Singular They
Mox’s book can now be yours!
Tips for Translators: Price
Realistic annual planning
2011 in review
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
20 New Year’s Resolution Ideas To Become Better At Your Career
Starting A Blog in 2012? Avoid These 7 New Blogger Blunders
10 Amazing Blogs About Blogging to Start Reading NOW
The Secret to Fulfilling All of Your Freelancing Goals
Where Have all the Comments Gone?
12 Christmas Wishes for Freelancers
7 Reasons No One Shares Your Blog Content
5 Easy Tips to Increase Your Bottom Line
OMG! Over 40 Twitter Abbreviations You Should Know
Guest post: the linguist and Social Media – promotion through Facebook
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Social Media Buttons
Answers to 31 Social Media Questions You’re Too Shy to Ask
Use Paper.li To Grow Brand Awareness And Website Traffic
26 Keys to Twitter Success
Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
7 Strategies for Introverts (by Introverts) to Ignite Socializing Skills
Questions to ask during your year end review
How To Create An Effective FAQ For Your Website
The One-Click Interview: How to Hire a Web Designer
8 Things I Don’t Want to See on Your Website
Travel & Miscellaneous
See How Many People Replied to Your Emails This Year
The 100 Best Lifehacks of 2011: The Year in Review
14 Unusual Websites To Kill Time With When Bored
10 Fascinating and Festive Holiday Infographics
The Best Time to Buy Anything in 2012
A New Year’s Resolution Worksheet
The Best of Get Rich Slowly: 2011 Edition
How to Curb Three Major Stressors in Life
The ABCs of Traveling
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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