Weekly favorites (Aug 13-19)
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
Secret codes used in the dining rooms and kitchens of well-known New York City restaurants
The Value of Networking for the Developing Sign Language Interpreter
More Than Words: How Some Movies Wind Up With Lousy Subtitles
How to Break Free From Low Paying Writing Gigs (And Earn More)
Now Recruiting EU based Translators and Ireland based Interpreters
Measuring how well contract attorneys speak foreign languages
11 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent
Seeing Cerise: Defining Colors in Webster’s Third
WeBiText – another translation search engine
Online volunteering with the United Nations
What to Expect at a Deposition: Interpreting
Book Review: “Why Translation Matters”
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Sarah Dillon
6 golden rules of client etiquette – Part II
Why invest in professional translation?
How to Slash Your Translation Costs
A Dictionary of Despicable Words
German Translation Resources
The Third Wave in Translation
Το μερίδιο εξουσίας του μεταφραστή στην εκδοτική βιομηχανία (και βιοτεχνία)
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
How Can You Deal with Clients Who Can’t Afford Your Price
Art of Conversation: The Golden Rules for Freelancers
12 Steps to Building Your Stand-Out Freelance Brand
9 Simple Tips for Blog Posts that Grab the Attention
The Surprising Reason Why Freelancers Fail
21 Ways to Improve Your Writing
Which Style Guide Should I Use?
4 Ways to Say No With Tact
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Stunning map that shows the sprawling mass of internet cables that keeps the world connected
From shimmering cities to the dark side of the world: Stunning satellite images
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need to Work Productively?
How Can I Get Over the Summer Productivity Slump?
Fruits/Vegetables/Herbs: When Are They In Season?
Famous Logos And The Cost Designing Them
40 Creative and Unique World Map Remakes
What Digital Stress Does To Your Brain…
101 Ways to Feel Happy on a Daily Basis
What Multitasking Does To Our Brains
Remember More Without Trying
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!