Weekly favorites (May 28-June 3)
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
Snippet Search – Discover how a particular term or phrase is used in scientific literature
When was the last time you made adjustments to your own quality assurance process?
Can crowdsourcing coexist comfortably with professional translation? Or is it a threat?
What happens when the higher-paying work comes back and you’re already busy?
10 tips for working efficiently and productively with a professional translator
Choosing Translator by the Price Tag: Think Windows vs. Linux
Translation Productivity Tool You Should Try Gets Even Better
A Bit of Fry and Laurie…Tricky Linguistics (YouTube video)
The Importance of Being an Interpreter (aka: life is tough)
Simple Workaround to Translate TTX Files with OmegaT
Search in 155 Corpus-Based Monolingual Dictionaries
Redefinition of the (Sign Language) interpreter’s role?
Four Reasons to Translate Similar Texts Together
Language and words in the news – 25th May 2012
Language and words in the news – 1st June 2012
On the Web: Translation, Publishing and Writing
Earning U.S. Dollars? Welcome to Rat Race!
The Funny Grammar Guide to Graffiti Part 1
Happy Birthday to my blog! It’s one today!
A Translator’s Guide to Building a Website
Conference Interpretation Equipment 101
Powerful Source of Translation Discounts
All translators should have flexible rates
Foreign Language Learning as an Adult
Interview with Corinne McKay – Part II
The Earliest Depiction of an Interpreter
“The Life of Slang” by Julie Coleman
Some thoughts on saturated markets
Does Your Language Sound Weird?
Feminine or masculine (or both)?
The Benefits Of Being Bilingual
Snack Foods, Transcreated
What’s the big deal, really?
Translator worst nightmare
A Journey of Language
Quality is our priority
British Slang is Ace!
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Why Blogs Are Excellent for Marketing and Advertising Your Business
3 Decisions That Can Make or Break Your Freelance Business
Improve Your Listening Skills, Become a Better Freelancer
Secure Your WordPress Blog Without Touching Any Code
Why We Keep on Freelancing Despite All Warnings
Why Freelancers Should Sell Ideas, Not Just Skills
5 Reasons to Spend Time with Other Freelancers
20 Simple Ways to Boost Blog Subscribers
The WordCount guide to guest post basics
Why You’re Not ‘Just’ a Freelance Blogger
How to Get More Freelancing Visibility
The Quirky Bits of My Writing Brand
11 ideal times to write
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Google+ Launches Hangouts on Air to the Masses: What Marketers Need to Know
20 Clues Your Marketing Stinks, Straight From the Horse’s Mouth
How B2B Marketers Can Succeed on the 6 Big Social Networks
Top 5 Online Business Lies You Must Know
How do I join a Twitter chat?
The Importance Of A Healthy Work Environment [Infographic]
7 Enlightening Infographics About Email Deliverability
Email ‘vacations’ decrease stress, increase concentration
The Many Faces Of Internet Users [Infographic]
Use a “Sleep Diet” to Ward Off Weight Gain
A New Way Of Looking at Your To-Do List
Unique Shopping Bags
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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