Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared 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! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
Globalization Myth Series – Myth 1: SW #g11n = #i18n = #L10n = Translation
Dividing A Long Translation Between Many Translators Is Always A Recipe for Disaster
Anonymous Sock Puppet Steps Up to Defend ALS: The Ethics of Cheap Translation
The Six Commandments of ‘fair-play’ in literary translation (CEATL 2011)
When interpreters are paid the same as fast food workers, who is to blame?
Translator’s Dementia (TD) – What It Is and How To Recognize the Signs
Customers Want Your Sales People to be Insightful Problem Solvers
How to approach prospective clients/language service providers
A Few Essential Elements of a Successful Translation Business
The Funny Grammar Guide to Road Signs Part 3
Language and words in the news – 13th April 2012
25 English Words We Received From France
When Is Careful Editing Too Much Editing?
An inside look at video game localization
Ten Tips for Working with Interpreters
What to do when the client is wrong?
The Next Generation of Translators
The 30% Court Interpreter Paycut
Translators and the art of business
Some thoughts on rates and quotes
CPD: The Linguist Magazine
Start Me (Company) Up
Found in Translation
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Types of Posts and How to Successfully Combine These on a Web Design Blog
12 Plus Ways for Freelancers to Focus and Stay on Task
11 Ways to Know When You Are Failing As A Blogger
How To Improve The Quality of Your Blog Posts
Things That Are Never Okay
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
“We need to work longer” – Why this is not what you want to say
Five Secrets To Write Outstanding Presentations
Overthinking and Your Child-Like Mind
10 Reasons Why We Love Making Lists
Battle of the Beers