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 Translation 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
Jost Zetzsche: “We are doing a great job in telling poor stories about ourselves as translators”
30 Awesome British Slang Terms You Should Start Using Immediately
Want to influence the world? Map reveals the best languages to speak
21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing You’re Quoting Shakespeare
This Is Why Proofreading Is So Important… Else This Happens!
How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators
The 12 Days of Christmas (for language lovers everywhere)
Get Clients Now program – Interview with C.J. Hayden
Lost in Translation: The world’s most unique words?
14 Witty Jokes for the Grammar Nerd in Your Life
Fix Broken Word Table of Contents (TOC) Links
Translation event: “Shaping our common future”
Strong Language: A sweary blog about swearing
Macro/Micro: The How of Mobile Localization
Pricing Techniques in the Translation Industry
8 Frequent Misconceptions about Translation
Translation Rates: Let’s Do the Actual Math!
Thoughts on Translation: Ann Heppermann
Here’s What It Means To Be Truly Global
5 great videos on benefits of localisation
3 tips for smarter business management
7 Words You Need to Stop Capitalizing
Correct data exchange – TMX and TBX
English Is Seldom at a Loss for Words
Marketing by e-mail, on paper, or both
How to scale your freelance business
On translating a Phrasal Verb article
The Standing Desk Experiment
Where should translators live?
Passing for a Native Speaker
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Top 10 Backups Everyone Should Have (Not Just Computer Backups)
6 Crucial Interview Questions To Ask Clients Before Accepting a Job
Template: How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Social Selling
Everything You Need To Know About LinkedIn Marketing
13 Reasons You’re Failing Spectacularly with LinkedIn
A Brief Introduction to Bootstrapping Your Marketing
Raise Prices AND Conversions: Here’s How
8 Signs Your Prospect Isn’t Going to Buy
The Point Of Creativity In Business
The Writer Face-to-face Guide
The Books We Loved in 2014
10 days to a better bounce rate
Thinking Like a Client
Hidden Features in iOS 8: You’ll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without Them
A tour of celebrations around the world through different time zones!
The 12 European Christmas Markets We Love To Love Every Year
Give the Gift of Mobility with These Travel Organizers and Tools
Getting upset over trivial matters? There’s a rational explanation
16 Insane Things That Can Happen In A Canadian Winter
9 Totally Weird Holiday Traditions Around the World
Books worth reading, recommended by TED speakers
25 Reasons Norway Is The Greatest Place On Earth
The Best Books Of 2014? Here’s The Ultimate List
How To Survive a Long-Haul Flight Effortlessly
50 things to do this winter in Toronto 2015
Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015
The Ultimate Travel Book Gift Guide
10 Good Financial Rules of Thumb
Monday smile – Email disclaimers
Around The World In 80 Games