Weekly favorites (Feb 11-17)
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
Translator and editor are equally responsible for quality of the final text
Interview with Joy Mo on her book entitled “Say Goodbye to Feast or Famine
Ready for Valentine’s Day? 11 Cynical Proverbs About Love From Around the World
Quantifying Quality Costs and the Cost of Poor Quality in Translation (pdf)
Who can afford to tell the truth about translation quality… and who can’t?
Inherent Problems of Translation Industry: Agency-Driven Deadlines
A brief list of misused English terminology in EU publications (pdf)
The Horrors of Proofreading: Top 10 into English translation errors
Medical Translation and Interpreting: Saving Money, Saving Lives
Android developer shares his experience with app localization
How to Prepare for the United Nations Interpreter Exam
Top ten tips for the EU Literary Translation application
How I Tripled My Translation Business in One Year
Book review: Mats Linder’s Trados Studio Manual
International linguistics-related Conferences 2013
People who rock the industry – Erik Hansson
Human Translation vs. Machine Translation
Networking, Finding Work and Getting Paid
Difference between editing and proofreading
Hints and Links for Medical Translators
Games, gamification and localization
Is MultiTerm really that hard to learn?
I thought Studio could handle a PDF?
The challenges of interpreting humor
Book review: Found in Translation
Friendly Files and Fancy Formats
Doing it right the first time around
10 things to do while it is snowing!
Google why has thou forsaken me?
Expert and Native Lexicographers
Mox’s 5 stages of insulting offers
If I knew then what I know now!
Building a Localization Kit
Discovering Hot Water
Giving Coursera a try
It’s all Greek to Me!
Client of the Month
Language in film
Being in limbo
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Ultimate Guide For Proofreading Your Posts Quickly & Effectively
26 Essentials for Blogging Success, What You Need to Know
Juggling freelancing with housekeeping (and much more)
7+ Classic Secrets to Persuasive Freelancing
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
6 Truths About Using Twitter that Traditionalists Might not Want to Hear
The 5 Tools You Need to Analyze Your Twitter Account
11 things to do at the start of a new business relationship
5 LinkedIn Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business
How to upsell your clients
3 No-nos of Networking
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Moves for iPhone Automatically Tracks Your Every Step Throughout the Day
The Complete Guide to What To Do Before, During, and After a Disaster
WikiCancel Is a Collection of Guides to Closing All Your Accounts
10 Really Simple Product Ideas That Made Billions [Infographic]
10 Things You Should Know About Round The World Tickets
The Worst Airplane Passengers In Recent History
What Are America’s Best Bookstores? (photos)
7 Steps To Finding The Best Airplane Seat
11 of Europe’s most bizarre buildings
The 5 best British winter beach walks
15 Ominous Photos of Haboobs
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!