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’m being reprimanded for not adding terms to the term list and the text is really general
What is market research and why you should’ve done it when starting out in translation?
Watch Your Assets: 3 Ways to Reduce Costs and Improve Consistency in Localization
Summary of the V Conferência Brasileira de Tradutores do ProZ.com in Recife
Promoting language learning for personal development, careers and society
A Good Translation Can Be Proofread By A Highly Intelligent Dachshund
A Brief History of the Hashtag, and Other Unusual Punctuation Marks
Oxford dictionary adds “twerk,” “derp,” “selfie,” “phablet,” and more!
Large Translation Samples Is a Great Tool for Evaluating Translators
More than 100 new monolingual, bilingual & multilingual glossaries
Professional-Quality Translation at Light Speed: Voice Recognition
More Metaphors: Smugglers, Smashed Shells and the River Styx
Should You Outsource Large Freelance Projects? 8 Tips to Help
The Miracle of Late Language Translation and Modern Quality
Understanding ROI with Machine Translation Technology
Language and words in the news – 7th September, 2013
Translating the Food Information Regulation Direction
Book Review: ‘Balance Your Words’ by Sara Colombo
How to protect your translator CV from scammers?
Shortcuts in SDL Trados Studio: beyond the basics
Pricing policies for freelancers: Defining your rates
Apple Seeking to Break Down Language Barriers
How do I find the next literary translation project?
Not Paying for 100% Matches Is Not an Option
Garbled ramblings on a life of clear speaking
The Holten Lectures: upcoming CPD events
Conference report: Translate in Quebec City
Genius lost and discovered: Seamus Heaney
Spotlight on Literary Translator Ian Haight
Some Challenges of Software Localization
The longest words in the English language
Transcreation: translating and recreating
Four blogs on language and linguistics
Slang hunters – It’s Awesome (video)
Translator scams and identity theft
How Not to Treat Your Customers
LISE Guidelines for Terminology
Does a solopreneur ‘need’ a logo?
Hey TranslatorPay! What’s new?
Decision Tree: Bad Translations
Challenges in Translating Poetry
Proofreading – what’s involved?
10 häufige Fragen an Übersetzer
Interview with Michael Beijer
Holidays Lost in Translation
A quick Xbench trick
Food, glorious food!
More on CAT tools
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
10 Things Freelancers Need to Know About Networking Online If They Want to Find Work
Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Amazing Content that Draws Readers Into Your Blog
8 Ways to Instantly Improve the Social Shareability of Your Visual Blog Content
10 Ways to Keep Your Freelancing Business a Secret (HUMOR)
10 Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got Over Them
Heeding Writing Client Warning Shots
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader
How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]
How To Maximize Brand Awareness On Social Media [Infographic]
How to Be Persistent in Sales Without Annoying Your Prospects
Tony Schwartz: The Myths of the Overworked Creative
The 80 Unspoken Rules Of Social Media [Infographic]
Spread Your Brand Message Offline
The PROPER Way to Make an Email Introduction
How to Become a Better Speaker
You Suck At PowerPoint!
The Seven Deadly Social Media Sins
The Ultimate & Complete Color Guide [Infographic]
People saving animals: Faith in humanity restored
The Very First Issues of 19 Famous Magazines
11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory
Kittens Escape On British Game Show Set
How To Make Your Next Vacation Count
Why do we work ourselves to death?
10 Miniature Books We Covet
10 Coolest Home Offices