Weekly favorites (June 11-17)
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
Future Schlock: Common Sense, Nonsense, and the Law of Supply and Demand
ATA Literary Division Newsletter—Spring 2012 Edition of Source Now Online
Changes looming in the horizon for legal system in the United Kingdom
Visitors’ Slang Guide to the 2012 London Olympics (YouTube video)
5 Fundamental lessons for a Project Manager in Translation Industry
Lost in Google Translate: U.S. show’s attempt at Hebrew runs afoul
Interprenomics: A Decoder Ring for Sign Language Interpreters
Approaches to MemoQ – NCTA’s Translorial Online Edition
Traducteurs: 6 avantages à visiter les salons professionnels
Machine translation on the Economist: Babel or babble?
Style and grammar, or why lots of things aren’t ‘wrong’
Thinking about money – Pulling back the curtain (pdf)
The Freelance Translator’s Reading List: Additions
Clearing up the Top 10 Myths About Translation
Report on the Harry Potter Panel of Translators
Different Ways of Learning a Language Online
The Funny Grammar Guide to Graffiti Part 2
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Valeria Aliperta
How to choose your working languages
[Resources] Free e-book on translation
Goldilocks and the Email Signature
An Interpreter’s Summer Wish List
Football dictionaries and glossaries
And The Last Part of British Slang
Interview with Marta Stelmaszak
Let’s not discuss rates any more
The Story of Doktor Dollmann
What is good interpreting
How do I ask for royalties?
Translators Are Editors
Mark Twain’s German
But I won’t do that
A Day at Work
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Writing A Creative Brief: Dragging The Right Information Out Of A Client
5 Horrible Reasons Why Blogs Fail Hard – And How To Avoid Them!
Posting a price list on your web site: does it work or fail?
Understanding the Business Aspect of Freelancing
Vive les horaires de travail souples!
Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
How Colors in Web Design Help in Making Websites Successful
How To Get Clients From A Conference Or Trade-show
7 Personal Branding Tips For Introverts
9 Ways to Destroy Your Credibility
9 Ways to Improve Your Credibility
How to Conduct a Successful Webinar
Work Less and Do More by Applying the Pareto Principle to Your Task List
9 Things No One Wants to Regret When They’re Older
10 Destructive Faults in Our Way of Thinking
10 of the Funniest U.S. Town Names
60 Selfless Ways to Pay It Forward
10 Signature Cocktails for Summer
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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