Weekly favorites (Feb 4-10)
Every week we share many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, freelancing, and social media.
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
A Few Thoughts On How To Look For Direct Customers In All The Right Places
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup: Inauguration Day, gun control, biblio-cats
“Promoting Your Freelance Business” Workshops for Translators & Interpreters
Retaining an Accent – Why some people retain an accent in a second language
Is The Lack of Gender Specificity in The English Language a Good Thing?
Seven Tips for Freelance Translators on Surviving in The Crisis Mode
How to multiply your revenue combining translation and interpreting
Endangered languages: can technology rescue them from the brink?
What Unfair Competition Looks Like / Ecco la Concorrenza Sleale
Der Übersetzer im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit
Most of What You Think You Know About Grammar is Wrong
What are your translation colleagues (competitors) doing?
20 obsolete English words that should make a comeback
Industry-Related Issues Affecting Freelance Translators
How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year
Translators Editing Original Content – Why and How?
Online course on ethics for translators and interpreters
Language and words in the news – 1st February 2013
Arranging your working space to be more productive
Singular they, you, and a ‘senseless way of speaking’
Lucky Finds for Translators & Language Lovers #3
Honorificabil—huh?: 5 Vocabulary-Building Apps
Is Your Company Ready for Website Localization?
Hilariously Wrong “Lord Of The Rings” Subtitles
On the Web: Writing, Translation & Publishing
Business card tips from a client’s point of view
1 Linguist, 3 Questions with Joanna Machnica
Who needs your language services the most?
3 Professional Development Benefits
Top 5 Pseudo-Anglicisms in German
Interview with Jennifer Bikkál Horne
Stop selling translation on quality!
Contacting Authors & Payment
Word Categories for Dummies
The Illusion of Transparency
The pleasures of networking
‘No Smoking’ in Arabic
Event: Talk on IATE
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
7 Old Post Revival Techniques You Won’t Believe You’re Overlooking
Get Professional: 20 Ways to Step Up Your Freelancing Career
How Can Freelancers Turn Rejection Into Success
The Post-writing Rules I Always Break. Do You?
The Top 30 Most Popular WordPress Plugins
How to Nab Valuable Client Testimonials
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
5 Ways to Get the Word Out About Your Company (Without Breaking the Bank)
6 Ways to Use the New LinkedIn Features to Get More Business
History Of Facebook Privacy Fails & How They Affect Us
8 Types Of Difficult Clients & How To Handle Them
5 Sales Techniques to Get Your Call Returned
What’s Your Social Media Goal?
Your Online Marketing Kit
Do We Still Need Libraries? – Libraries Struggle to Close the ‘Digital Divide’
The Ultimate Guide to Worldwide Etiquette: Overview of Customs from Around the World
Find Your Website On The Interactive Map Of The Internet Universe
50 Things We No Longer Do Because Of Tech Advancements
Success Indicator: Characteristics For A Successful Life
9 Canadian Companies You Assume Are American
The 7 Scariest Bridges From Around the World
iOS: A visual history
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!