Weekly favorites (Apr 22-28)
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
There Is Really Nothing Fuzzy About the Logic Or the Concept of Fuzzy Matches
Quebec’s War on English: Language Politics Intensify in Canadian Province
Meeting in the middle: How outsourcers and translators can work together
Yobs over the moon about burying the hatchet: popular idioms explained
So, graduation! Translator? And, then what? Olga Arakelyan’s Story
The ten worst things an attorney can do to a court interpreter. Part 2
Plain English ATO style and the cut and shuffle of legal translations
Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Swear Words
12 Key Tips for Prospecting at a Trade Show as an Attendee
15 Funny, Peculiar, or Just Plain Interesting Language Facts
Translating Literature into a “Foreign” Language Variant
Corpus-based terminology project – participants needed!
The Art of Translation: Something New, Something Old
Customer service for freelance translators: some ideas
My presentations about games localisation and testing
Does Language Shape The Way We See The World?
Quick tip: how to make text easier to read in Studio
Opportunities for Interpreters Outside Courtrooms
Slow down! Why some languages sound so fast
What is an interpreter and why do I need one?
How foreign languages mutate English words
Strido: a new player in the translation market
Spotlight on Literary Translator Lucas Klein
Online translation on the rise, changing lives
Economy Of Words: Top 7 Typo Blunders
Back to Basics with Marketing Materials
The Translator Diaries: Ramón Olivares
Current issue of The Tool Box newsletter
10 tips for designing localised interfaces
Article on my “sabbatical” year in Sweden
Yurok, Endlings, and a Story of Hope
What is the Best Language to Learn?
An attorney’s view of translation
Thou Art NOT the Boss of Me
Λέξεις που προφέρουμε λάθος
Which language is “the best”?
Bijural terminology records
10 Very Costly Typos
New IATE widget
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
38+ Freelancing Success Tips (What You Really Need to Do as a Freelancer)
What to Do and What not to When Promoting Your Blog with Social Media
6 Fast Proofreading Hacks for Perfect Writing Every Time
Book review: The Old Editor Says, by John McIntyre
Tips for Offering Deals and Discounts as a Freelancer
What’s in a Name? Writers and Their Anthroponymy
25 Ways for How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
How to Recognize a Good Freelance Client
Are Blogs Still Relevant for Freelancers?
How to Get More Content for Your Blog
14+ Ways to Escape Freelance Burnout
25 Types of Business Writing Services
Great books for your freelancing skills
Debunking 5 myths About Freelancers
8 Common Creative Writing Mistakes
10 dictionary sites for writers
Lateness on the Edge of Town
10 Directional-Sign Disasters
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
11 Rude Tech Industry Twitter Types & How To Translate Their Tweets
The Essential Cheat Sheet for Social Media Cover Photo Dimensions
9 Guaranteed Ways to Make Industry Events Worth Your While
A Collection of 28 Superb WordPress Twitter Plugins for 2013
5 Ways Improv Comedy Made Me a Better Marketer
6 Reasons Why You Are Unfollowed On Twitter
4 Places to Spend Your Marketing Budget
Social Sales | Unlocking the Gatekeeper
How to Totally Suck at Marketing
Why You Should Fire Yourself
The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Absolutely Everything
The Crazy Things We Do In Our Sleep (and How to Treat Them)
Intab Opens Links Side-by-Side with Your Current Page
How To Maximize Study Time & Master Any Subject
24 Canadianisms Way More Interesting than “Eh?”
Crafting The Perfect Modern Resume [Infographic]
5 Productivity Tips for Using Outlook’s Calendar
Good-bye to Google Reader… Welcome, Feedly!
How to Migrate from Google Reader to Feedly
Copywriting for Other Countries and Cultures
Τα ημαρτημένα των αστυνομικών σειρών
38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed
25 ways to improve your emails
The World’s Coolest Libraries
Interesting site for bookworms
8 Bookstores in Barns
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!