Weekly favorites (Mar 19-25)
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 Hoarders Who Will Never Part With Their Old Dictionaries
The simultaneous translation job email notification race: worth luddist ire?
“Another Fine Mess”: The Applied Language Solutions Debacle
Best Sources of Information About the Translation Industry
A freelancer’s guide to getting paid and avoiding deadbeats
Interpreting – what exactly is it and how is it done? Part 1
Interpreting – what exactly is it and how is it done? Part 2
Interpreting – what exactly is it and how is it done? Part 3
LSP with a Human Face: Connecting with Freelancers
Preparing Projects for Localized Desktop Publishing
CVs, Translation Databases, and Online Privacy
Why the French are right to resist global English
Language and words in the news – 16th March
Hyperpolyglots or Unscrupulous Translators?
Interpreter mediated illusory communication
Bad Idea: Agencies and Literary Translation
Food for Thought: People Don’t Respect…
Important news for beginning translators!
3 Ways to Use a Semicolon Correctly
What do translators need internet for?
Translation requests from old friends
Field Report: Working on the iPad
Building a Better Tagline: Part 1
Building a Better Tagline: Part 2
Why You Should Learn Latin
The Great Crados Conspiracy
A translator at a party
Voices, I Hear Voices
Fighting the crisis
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
3 Myths of Guest Writing for Big Websites … and 6 Tactics for Doing it Well
5 Effective Ways to Promote Your Blog By Getting Others Involved
How to Dial Down the Digital Distraction When You Work
Working on a large project as a freelancer – lessons learned
Why Your Freelancing Business Must Have a Brand
Why Being Different Matters Most to Freelancers
How to Get Bloggers to Reply to Your Comments
How to Know and Beware of Some Bad Clients?
10 Spelling Checker Secrets for Microsoft Word
10 Types of Killer Filler Content for Your Blog
5 Practical Tips on Building a Successful Blog
20 Pricing Principles for Freelancers
Writers: how to deal with feedback
How to Accept Losing Clients
6 Things Not To Blog About
What We Don’t Do — Redux
Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
25 Photo-Illustrated Reminders to Help You Find Happiness
The 4 Biggest Myths About the Human Brain
The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time
12 Lies To Stop Telling Yourself
10 Scariest Warning Signs
The 5 Languages of Nice
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!