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
Don’t promise pears on a willow tree – on translators’ professionalism
How do you translate swear words? Does it depend on the culture?
Have You Ever Thought about How We Form the Idioms/Phrases?
The Funny Grammar Guide to Why Proofreading is Essential
Better Translating – Part VIII: The Right Time To Deliver
The cost-time-quality trade-off in the translation industry
Book review: How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator
Assessment Criteria at Exams: A Hot Topic These Days
The fear of working for American translation agencies
Questions from an aspiring translator (or interpreter)
Developing a mobile app? Plan ahead for translation
Lesson 34: The Translator and Specialisation
Enhanced Communication via an Interpreter
Etymology: What colour is your language?
On the Web: Translation and Publishing
This Week’s Language Blog Roundup
My first steps as a literary translator
Building the Universal Translator
Why did you choose this career?
Book Review: ‘Babel No More’
Life as a Literary Translator
7 Idioms from the Military
My Dinner with Renato
A Fish In My Ear?
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Ten reasons why learning another language will improve your writing
How Delegating Routine Tasks Can Raise Your Freelance Income
Why You Can’t Afford to Be an Undercover Freelancer
Why I love being a freelancer
The Importance of Contracts
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Just One More Game … Angry Birds, Farmville and Other Hyperaddictive ‘Stupid Games’
Identify and Avoid Signs of Burnout with This Infographic
Eliminate Stage Fright with a Pre-game Checklist
7 Ways to Double What You Get Done Each Day
When to Buy Apple Products for the Best Deals
You know you’ve worked too much when…
10 Funny Signs that Will Make You Smile
How to Start Your Day the Right Way
The Most Influential Places in History
Five Best Fitness Tracking Appliances
How I Stopped Excessive Gifting
Chaos Kills Creativity