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Top language, translation, marketing and freelancing tweets in May and June 2014


Hi everybody! Long time no see! I am so happy to be back with you and to be able to share the list of top tweets for May AND June 2014! For those who just started following my blog: once a month (sometimes once every two months) I go to the website http://topsy.com and make a list of most popular tweets about languages, translation, marketing and freelancing. Only the most shared tweets are included in the list. I also keep the original hashtags and the Twitter accounts of those who share those tweets so you can make your own search using those hashtags and follow accounts you find most interesting.

So let’s start!


Language tweets:

Global Voices @globalvoices
Untranslatable Words Graphically Explained bit.ly/1pIs8mZ #language pic.twitter.com/X5NVWf0SN1

Vivian Salama @vmsalama
Fascinating read. Translating “Frozen” Into #Arabic #language #translation newyorker.com/online/blogs/b… via @NewYorker

Jenn Mercer @jennmercerfe
#pun What do you call a pile of cats? #funny #language #words #English #xl8 #t9n pic.twitter.com/N9cQ5Cr9I0

Andrea Twombly @filigreegirl
It’s Too Late. Exclamation Marks Are Unstoppable ow.ly/3lbv97 #language #grammar

globabelclub @globabelclub
10 inspirational quotes for #language learners! voxy.com/blog/index.php… #globabelclub

cześć @jestemzwyciezca
Were you thinking about learning a new #language? Check this out: ow.ly/xqSs8 pic.twitter.com/C4Dm94B8Fy

Matthias Rascher @matthiasrascher
25 Words That Are Their Own Opposites. j.mp/1hlhaUM #language

Inside @inside
#French is set to become the most popular #language by 2050. inside.com/language/u3ct5 api-assets-staging0.s3.amazonaws.com/slide/538a4709…

Oxford Dictionaries @oxfordwords
Six unusual words with surprising meanings: oxford.ly/1jqUg9X #language

Oxford Dictionaries @oxfordwords
Can you pronounce these 10 tricky words? oxford.ly/1oznMxq #pronunciation #language

Sumner Nichols @lilsouthernlady
25 Words That Are Their Own Opposites. j.mp/1hlhaUM #language /via @matthiasrascher

The Moscow Times @moscowtimes
#Russia's Profanity Law Bans Words Even Pushkin Used tmt-go.ru/502760 #language #arts

Network Languages @1000languages
Interesting Facts about the Swedish Language networklanguages.com/interesting-fa… #sweden #language #translation

Translation tweets:

Rae S-G-M @mmedebeauvoir
Knowing how to translate is, above all, knowing how to write. #translation #languages pic.twitter.com/vT5cPiJI6z

Language Services CH @finverbus
The 36 Funniest Translation Fails Of All Time. #xl8 #translation #languages news.distractify.com/fun/fails/more… pic.twitter.com/PtUyfDgTPb

Rina Ne'eman @rinaneeman
The true cost of cheap translation. The British legal system's interpreting scandal continues dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2… #translation #xl8

Shannon Zimmerman @zimmermansm
9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems shar.es/SCnIo professional #language #translation matters

Rina Ne'eman @rinaneeman
Yup. The company that brought the world Google Translate recommends human translators. RT @atanet infoinc.com/ATA/NovemberIs… #translation #xl8

Pankaj Ghemawat @pankajghemawat
#Skype to add real-time #translation capability this year. That will be a handy tool but language will still matter. ow.ly/xkxmI
 
Jayne Fox @jaynefox
Why so many translators love translation technology foxdocs.biz/BetweenTransla… #xl8 pic.twitter.com/QmOGbVkxIA
 

Language Services CH @finverbus
The Perfect Language Learner: pic.twitter.com/J2qmpEDHlH finverbus.com #xl8 #translator

Eve Lindemuth Bodeux @ebodeux
The (incorrect) use of "the" in English is always a dead giveaway the text was translated by a non-native speaker... #translation #xl8

Catherine Christaki @linguagreca
Drawing comparisons between music and translation – a brilliant video by @smartling ow.ly/xWcAM by @AnjaJones #xl8 #t9n

Marta Stelmaszak @mstelmaszak
Localisation of tourism content: how not to miss your opportunities ow.ly/yDOP4 by @DkPawlak #xl8 #t9n

Jayne Fox @jaynefox
"Interpreters and translators are among the top five fastest growing occupations". Oh, and learn German. buff.ly/TWJuCe #xl8

Marketing and freelancing tweets:

Steven Suthiana @stevesooch
Why Our Brains Crave #Storytelling In #Marketing fastcompany.com/3031419/hit-th… via @FastCompany

Jeff Bullas @jeffbullas
5 Great Examples of Calls to Action for Your Facebook Cover Photo ow.ly/l9B5f #socialmedia #marketing

Jeff Bullas @jeffbullas
The Power of Simple Writing ow.ly/mzfGM #contentmarketing #marketing #socialmedia #writing

Jeff Bullas @jeffbullas
3 Digital #Marketing Strategies you Should Not Ignore bit.ly/P1cuE4 #SocialMedia #SEO #Email

Jeff Bullas @jeffbullas
40 Ways to Increase Your Twitter Followers plus #Infographic bit.ly/1gC6yfl #socialmedia #marketing

Social Media Today @socialmedia2day
Video Is the New Face of #Content #Marketing [#INFOGRAPHIC] ow.ly/x2oCw

Econsultancy @econsultancy
Your lunchtime reading: The A to Z of #mobile #marketing: 26 trends to inspire you econsultancy.com/blog/65021-the… pic.twitter.com/jgAGyJYcTK

Marsha Collier @marshacollier
10 Surprising and Important #SocialMedia Stats You Need To Know bit.ly/1pHy94X #marketing pic.twitter.com/cblfSFCaVq

Marsha Collier @marshacollier
8 Questions To Ask Before You Redesign Your Website onforb.es/1jgSiZD #marketing

Econsultancy @econsultancy
What are the best #social media #marketing campaigns of all time? ecly.co/1jnh2mj

Marsha Collier @marshacollier
Facebook Stats that Every Social Marketer Should Know bit.ly/1quwrWf #marketing pic.twitter.com/iFjFhbmm26

Elance @elance
The 7 Important Things to Do Before You Quit Your #Job to #Freelance @Mashable #freelancing buff.ly/1q9BzO7 pic.twitter.com/4X340qrkiw

Freelancers U @freelancersuniv
Common freelance mistakes (and how to avoid them) ow.ly/wxhE1 via @freelancersu #freelance #freelancing

Elance @elance
How to Make It as a #Freelance #Entrepreneur via @S4LM3R @entmagazine #freelancing buff.ly/1jJhPOi pic.twitter.com/PlXNkO3lds

Which tweets did you find most interesting and useful? Please let me know in comments!

Olga Arakelyan
Your Professional Translator

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