Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared 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! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
When I figured out how to make my QA tool correct 350 number errors AT THE SAME TIME
Global Marketing: Translation Challenges and What Languages Matter for Success
Top 30 common English words that are derived from names of people (III)
Whole Wide Word: A blog about words, language, translation & more
How Much, If Anything, Should Translators Charge for Formatting?
SDL Trados Studio vs. memoQ: Translating Text Columns in Excel
The House of Impossible Loves – Q&A with Translator Lisa Carter
How to Complete a Big Translation Project with Flying Colours
Some thoughts on leaves of absence (maternity and otherwise)
Newbies and buddies at the ATA Conference in San Antonio
Things To Avoid When Learning a Foreign Language (video)
The travelling translator… reporting from around the world!
New language blog discovery: Glossologics – On language
If you can’t use an apostrophe, you don’t know your shit
Translators and social media: less is sometimes more…
How many hours does it take to be fluent in English?
How to stay on top of your industry news efficiently
10 reasons why I wouldn’t hire you as a translator
Spotlight on Literary Translator Agustín Cadena
The Longest Words In Every Language (video)
Benjamin Stein and his translators (in German)
Selim Özdogan & his translators (in German)
Five Years Five Months – What I’ve Learned
Work-life balance: not as simple as it sounds
Interpreters are being killed. Help save a life
What Makes Something A ‘New’ Language?
When a translation is so bad that it is funny
Can Urgent Translation Be Excellent, Too?
Donal McLaughlin’s Authors & Translators
Top LSP Websites: How Are They Doing?
Managing mistakes: Getting ‘wrong’ right
memoQ AutoCorrect: mysteries revealed
Nicole Taubes & her authors (in French)
Interpreting at the European Parliament
Localization an underrated opportunity
Literary Translation: A Derivative Art
Found in Translation – NYTimes.com
Good tips for a great editing process
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh & his translators
Shandana Minhas & her translators
Dinging for ‘Grammatical Errors’
Translation isn’t getting cheaper
What is a Certified Translation?
The Real Value of Interpreting
Julia Sherwood & her authors
Ria van Hengel & her authors
Interpreting: Popular myths
Thoughts on Specialization
Language comedy (15)
Do translators need CVs?
ATA54 Brewery Tour
An Interpreter, please
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Discount Your Freelancing Rates and 4 Reasons Why You Might Want to
5 Intellectual Property Laws about the Internet Bloggers Need to Know
How to Create Marketing Copy… Without Actually Writing
What if you doubled your fees? Tomorrow?
My Nightmare Freelance Writing Client
Complete WordPress-Backup Solutions
How Should Freelancers Find Work?
Avoiding the Dangling Carrot Effect
Freelance Writing as a Career Move
Looking Like a Smart Writer
20 top freelancing tips
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
What Customers Don’t Like About Brands In Social Media [Infographic]
3 Strategies for Finding Customers With Social Media
8 Reasons to Consider Marketing with Google+
4 Ways Marketers Can Use Facebook Hashtags
How to Find Great Content to Share on Twitter
Social Media Marketing Tool Box: 62 Tips
A Few Thoughts on Twitter
Master Your “Body Clock” to Eat, Sleep, and Work More Efficiently
This Chart Is a Quick Reference to Virtually Every Type of Pasta
The 8 Unavoidable Secrets Of Success [Infographic]
Top 10 Office Decluttering Tricks