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 email@example.com so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
On translation: sacré bleu! Oh là là! False friends and fearsome, untranslatable foes
The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Words for Love (And Why Knowing Them Can Change Your Life)
How (Not) to Be a Professional Translator and 6 Tips to Help You Become One
Top language, translation, marketing and freelancing tweets in January 2014
Internationalization (#i18n): 4 Services You Should Consider [Cliffs Notes]
11 Naughty-Sounding Scientific Names (and What They Really Mean)
When I’m asked at 5pm on a Friday if I can work over the weekend
What’s in a Brand? Megan Onions from Speech Marks Translation
Books on My Shelves – Diversification in the Language Industry
Next generation of translators: Industry experts, digital natives
Me, my translations and the Public Health field: a love story
Translation Blunders: Good for a Laugh, Bad for Business
Does an academic background really make a difference?
Making the Switch from Agency Clients to Direct Clients
Language and words in the news – 14th February, 2014
How to transfer SDL Trados Studio to a new computer
Please stop speaking about “simultaneous translation”
2014 Web Globalization Report Card is Released!
Translation – A Most Misunderstood Profession
Using scripts to market your services effectively
Select Committee evidence on legal interpreting
Free Practical Guide for Conference Interpreters
Raising your translation rates: how and when
Strategies for freelancers to find new clients
Interpreting Research by Elisabet Tiselius
Meet the linguist: Olga Dyussengalieva
I’m a freelancer… alias I’m a factotum!
How to Hire the Right Translator
In defence of unnecessary words
This Week in Translation Errors
A translator’s favourite client
Translators as Researchers
40 Weird Word Origins
On Doing Free Work
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Taking Care of Small Business: 5 Things You Must Do Before You Start a Business
Let Customers Do Your Marketing & Other Cool Uses for Testimonials
25 Marketing ideas for small businesses with tight budgets
How to Make the Most of the Conference Season
A field guide to the wonderful world of clients
How To Negotiate For What You Want
The Marketing Moral Compass