Weekly favorites (Jan 30-Feb 5)
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
Translators Are Among The Most Difficult And Possibly The Strangest People On This Planet
The Future Role of the Translator: Translator vs. Post-Editor vs. “Technical Communicator”
A New Twist on Cross Selling for Boosting Your Translation Revenues
From warring rutabagas to human beef: the wonderful world of typos
Is English an innately positive language? Scientists say yes
Sales People as Differentiators in Language Services
Translators & Project Managers – just like Fish and Chips!
Differentiation Can Make Your LSP a Sales Ace Magnet
50 Musical Terms Used in Nonmusical Senses
Use Referrals to Boost Your Translation Revenues
What Translation Work Order Terms Should Contain
Pefectionist word artist vs. the real world
10 things your spell checker won’t catch
They Don’t Know Me But I Know Them
How to Tell if Your Translator is Legit
Language Learners as Translators?
Translation rates: a modest proposal
Words, Meaning and Context
The Versatile Blogger Award
Writing vs. Translating
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
How to Stay Motivated and Avoid Slacking Off While Working From Home
25 Ways to Improve Your Freelance Writing Business in Under 5 Minutes
Three Easy Tips to Help You Effectively Estimate Project Time
How to Deal with the Unique Challenges That Freelancers Face
How Freelancers Can Improve Their Social Influence
12 Business Blogging Shortcuts for Time-Crunched Marketers
7 Warning Signs That You Are About to Lose a Client
Tips for Keeping Focused on Freelance Deadlines
Do You Make These 5 Common Negotiating Mistakes?
20 Best Online To Do List Apps for Freelancers
How Freelancers Can Beat the Discount Mindset
How to write an eBook part 3: Formatting
The Pros and Cons of a Freelancing Partnership
Why Sleep is so Important for Freelancers
Top Tips for a Safer Client Contract
If I Were the Blogging Police… :
How to Defeat Writer’s Block
How to Spend a Tax Refund
Stand Up for Your Rates
What Is The Right Mix of “Personal” and “Professional” for My Blog?
The Major Types of Updates your Social Media Profile Should Have
The Ultimate Guide to Marketing With Facebook’s Social Plugins
How to Maintain a Community of Relevant Twitter Follows
How Are You Using Social Media To Promote Yourself?
The Vehicles That Drive Your Personal Brand Message
LinkedIn has changed its privacy conditions
Twitter Selling Out to Censorship Pressure?
Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Travel & Miscellaneous
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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