Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared 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! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
Translator Pay: Will waving a magic wand make the pain of international payments disappear?
TermWiki Widget Review: Maria Pia Montoro Relates Her Experience with a New Web Tool
When the professional and honest translator or interpreter saves time and money to the client
Some Thoughts On What Is Referred To As Declining Rates Being Paid to Translators
Sign Language Interpreters: Recognizing and Analyzing Our Power & Privilege
The Real Barrier To Entry Into The Translation Profession Is Extremely High
Olympic Lingo: Obscure Words Related to the London 2012 Summer Games
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup: Mars, Olympics, and more
Simultaneous interpreting – from origins to a globalised world
6 Reasons Not to Use Software for Your Business Translations
Language and computers: Why language isn’t computer code
10 Most Innovative Colleges for Foreign Language Study
Marking Positively: How to Score Natural Translations
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Catharine Cellier-Smart
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Iwan Davies
What Do Bilinguals and Hurdlers Have in Common?
Why some translators will always be single
Advice on becoming a translator, my story
Is it possible to assess translation quality?
Managing Difficult Financial Situations
Why Google Translate was developed
The Greek language deserves a medal
In Defense of (Learning) Grammar
In which I train a dragon…
Translators’ secret dreams
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Freelancing: a Complete Guide to Setting and Negotiating Rates
Your Freelance Introduction Without the “Yuck!” Factor
How Freelancers Can Choose the Perfect Profile Picture
10 Painful Mistakes that Cost You Freelancing Work
How to Cultivate Wealthy Clients
Getting Paid on Time
How Our Brains Stop Us From Achieving Our Goals (and How to Fight Back)
Why Having a Baby is the Best Thing That Can Happen to Your Productivity
10 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Communicate
8 Body Hacks For A Longer Life [Infographic]
How to Lose Followers and Alienate People
10 Signs You Are Truly Happy [Infographic
Chill Battle: Men vs. Women [Infographic]
Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi
Requirements of Coffee Shop Hotdesking
Free Wi-fi, Friend or Foe? [infographic]
6 Types of Motivation Explained
World’s Most Expensive Meals
Work, Life And Side Projects
Being Busy is Not Productive
12 Unbelievable Sexist Signs
10 Bad Habits Worth Losing
19 Ways to Fall Asleep Fast
How to Handle Plagiarism
Where to hotdesk?