Weekly favorites (Apr 9-15)
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
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
10 Amazing Translation Tools of Tomorrow
How to approach prospective clients/language service providers
A Few Essential Elements of a Successful Translation Business
Tips on How to Better Connect with your Freelancers
Think Proofreading Isn’t Important? Think Again
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
Translators: is Twitter bad for your business?
When Is Careful Editing Too Much Editing?
10th issue of The Interpreter’s Launch Pad
An inside look at video game localization
The scary truth about Google Translate
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
The joy of working for individuals
Translation, tango and poetry…
CPD: The Linguist Magazine
Gala uniform for translators
Start Me (Company) Up
Found in Translation
Working for peanuts?
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
Six Qualities of Successful Freelancers Exposed
The Successful Freelancer Begins with The Self
10 questions for fellow bloggers
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
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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