Weekly favorites (June 18-24)
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
Surprise, Surprise – When It Comes To Translation You Get What You Pay For
Thoughts on an MT technology presentation at ALC New Orleans, May 2012
Taking advantage of the “free” in freelance – Going on a sabbatical year
Smaller Is Usually Better When It Comes to the Size of My Customers
The Professional Interpreter: One Profession. One Real Profession
Translating fashion – a glamorous-strenuous-fabulous project
Pinterest Uses Employees’ Moms for Spanish Translations
Interpreting related things I think you should do this week
Five Feel-Good Tips to Beat Translation Procrastination
“Grexit” from the “Eurogeddon”: Is it all Greek to you?
Common misconceptions about the translation industry
Helping Literary Translators: PLR & Access Copyright
From Managing Translations to Becoming CEO? Yes!
Language Barriers to Health Care in the United States
Language and words in the news – 8th June 2012
STC Summit Chicago – Summary of Sessions I
15 interesting facts about the English language
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Marta Stelmaszak
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Percy Balemans
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Catherine Jan
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Tess Whitty
The Duality of the Sign Language Interpreter
International Monetary Fund glossary updated
Born With a Preference for Two Languages
Du rififi chez les traducteurs littéraires
The joy of working for individuals (II)
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup
Offering to pay a rush rate: A faux pas?
Can an Author Relinquish Control?
G8 and G20 Terminology Glossary
Marketing translation services
Olympic Targets in Translation
T&I Video: Participate Now!
TermWiki Glossary Widget
My duolingo experience (pdf)
Is that a business card???
Ten Seconds of Fame
Bye bye Lamebook!
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
How to Cope When Friend and Relatives Hate on Your Freelance Writing
12 Negotiation Tips Freelance Writers Can Use to Earn More
7 Ways to Increase Your Blog Visibility With Social Sharing
The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials
7 Ways to Use Your Blog to Attract New Freelance Clients
How Freelancers Can Deal With Criticism and Move On
Creative Ways To Waste Your Time If You Have A Blog
20 Money (and Sanity) Saving Tips for Freelancers
How NOT to become a victim of online job scams
7 Powerful Ways to Promote Your Blog Offline
How to Promote Your Blog With Social Media
6 Things to do during a famine period
What should I put on an About page?
7 Pricing Tips for a Freelancer
A Primer for Blogging
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Social Media Success and 7 Myths that Might be Slowing You Down
11 Résumé ‘Truths’ That Will Brand You A Winner!
Interviewing: ‘Fake It’ Till You Can ‘Make It’!
10 LinkedIn Tips for Building Your Business
You Are Too Sensitive To Your Own Pricing
My Business Is Different
Six Tough Truths About Self-Publishing (That The Advocates Never Seem To Talk About)
How to Unitask (instead of multitasking and producing poor results)
How to Get Over the “I Suck” Barrier When Learning a New Skill
What Does It Mean to Have “Balance” in Your Life?
5 Proven Tactics to Increase Your Productivity
12 Hilariously Honest Product Names
Top 10 Movies of the Millennium
The Perils of Overplanning
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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