Weekly favorites (Apr 23-29)
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
Common myths about translations: Exchangeable, expensive and easy revenue
Compendium of legal translation degrees offered by universities
Titles of Other Works in Literary Translation: Translate or Stet?
Free access to Routledge Language and Linguistics Portfolio
Optimization techniques for agencies’ automated systems
A truly useful article on the quality of legal dictionaries
Stop press – EU’s DGT translation memories triple in size
The importance of keeping up with your native language
Coping with Symptoms of Translator’s Dementia (TD)
Earth Day Legacy: 25 Words that Changed the World
‘Language: The Cultural Tool,’ by Daniel L. Everett
Language and words in the news – 20th April 2012
10 Regional Americanisms For Your Next Roadtrip
Parkinson’s Law and generous translation deadlines
The Funny Grammar Guide to Apostrophe Abuse
English Can Be Paradoxically Fun: 23 examples
Better Translating – Part VI: Know your Clients
10 Truths on Royalties and Literary Translation
5 Historically Legendary Translation Blunders
Enjoying the Benefits of Booming Business!
Hilarious Chinese To English Translations
Cartoon: What goes in translator’s minds?
Traduire pour l’aviation civile et militaire
Spamalot: desperate translation agencies
How to Choose a Translation Vendor
When Google Translate Goes Bad
A Day in the Life of a Translator
Translation of national legislation
The 5 pillars of translation quality
Translation and code breaking
The Techno-Marketing Hybrid
FTP for translators
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Ten Grammar Rules and Best Writing Practices That Every Writer Should Know
58 Ways to Create Persuasive Content Your Audience Will Love
How to Beat Freelance Writing Nightmares Creatively
A Tale of Two Freelancers, Which One Are You?
Freelancers’ Guide to Balancing Work and Life
How to Eat Your Way to a Freelance Success
14 Ways to Put Your Best Foot Forward
8 Useful Tasks When Business is Slow
48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics Plus 7 Infographics
Are You Taking Advantage of Social Media the “Write” Way?
4 Ways to Grow a Twitter Following That Matters
Differences Between Google+ Pages and Profiles
Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Getting the Most From Live Events: A Guide for Attendees, Hosts & Participants
How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur with the Right Mindset
Recommend Or Not To Recommend: That Is The Question
15 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Website
How to Win in a Digital Economy
Finding The Perfect Pitch
Self-Discipline In Action
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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