Weekly favorites (July 8-14)
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
The Three Types of Translators and How They Fit Into the Great Scheme of Things
Top 100 Language Lovers 2013 – Interview with the winner #1, Judy Jenner
Teenage hyperpolyglot: Shrug like a Frenchman and frown like a Russian
Free Webinar on July 25: Conflict and resolution for freelance translators
Tip for Growing your Language Business: Have a networking wingman
The ten worst things an interpreter can do to another interpreter. Part 2
What do Translation Buyers and Fourth Graders Have in Common?
Exporting from an SDL Trados Studio package project in memoQ
How to Increase Productivity at a Translation Services Company
What British People Say vs. What They Actually Mean [Humor]
Machine translation, accidental racism and free turning to costly
So, graduation! A Translator? And, then what? Louise’s story!
Procrastination Nation: 4 Remedies for Language Translators
The latest issue of IAPTI’s newsletter, The IAPTImes, is out!
Website Translation: It’s Not Just About the Money, Honey
How to Optimize Terminology Management with Rainbow
Spotlight on Literary Translator Richard Jeffrey Newman
ADRs: a new EMA website and a terminology review
An Approximate Time Line of Twisted Translations
Phone Interpretation: Could You Repeat that Again?
When Does “Localization” Become “Censorship”?
Language and words in the news – 5th July, 2013
Translation Style Guides — What, how and why
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Google Translate
Machine and Human Translation Based Humor
Switching spell-checker in SDL Trados Studio
Working Directly With Self-Published Authors
Patricia Ryan – Don’t insist on English! (video)
L10N Sales & Marketing Summer Workshops
Translation Clients Are Crazy, Right? Well …
A quick look at XLIFF:doc in memoQ 2013
To define oneself or to be defined by others
The Five Most Useful Languages to Learn
Fee Wizard for calculating equivalent rates
Sensational, not Sensationalist, please!
Language Differences Across America
The Translator Diaries: Alison Hughes
2013 Summer Schools for Translators
The source of bad translations (comic)
Forgotten? Try Your Other Language
How to manage localization projects
Sketches from the Porto conference
Are spelling mistakes that funny?
Terminology is Like Laundry
Why terminology extraction?
The minutiae of Latin plurals
TermCoord goes to Greece
Link love: language (55)
The A B C of Retour
burgers and hot dogs
Toad of Road Hall?
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Top 10 Tips: How Not to Go Off the Deep End When Working Remotely
How to Promote Your Self-Published eBook on Social Media
30 of the Most Popular WordPress Plugins (Infographic)
Top 5 Secrets for New Freelancers
10 Simple Tips for Self-Editing
The Ultimate Editing Checklist
The Ideal Freelancer Profile
Writing for the Web
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
How to Keep Fake Clients from Stealing Your Time and Sapping Your Energy
20 Vital Success Tips For Your Facebook Business Page [Infographic]
The 12 Worst Things About Conferences We’re Officially Nixing
10 Quick Tips for Getting More Business Value Out of Twitter
10 Must-Have Tools for Tracking Brand Mentions
Should I Accept that LinkedIn Invitation?
How to Upsell Your Customers
How to Negotiate Like a Pro
What Your Handwriting Style Says About Your Personality [Infographic]
Top 10 Tips, Features, and Projects Every Windows User Should Try
50 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts, Tips & Ticks You Ought To Know
Crazy Buildings from Around the World (29 Photos)
23 Movies That Will Make You Want To Travel
Ultimate Retreat Destination, Maldives
Five Best Cloud Storage Providers
17 Canadian World Heritage Sites
12 Summer Reads for 2013
How to Deal with Criticism
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!