Top 25 Language Professionals Blogs 2011



Here you will find the Top 25 Language Lovers 2011 in the category ‘Language Professionals’. This category focuses on blogs by people using languages in their profession, such as translators, interpreters and localization specialists. We congratulate the winners (2010 winners here)!


In addition, you might want to check out the Top 25 for the other categories as well:


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1.Translation Times
The translating twins and entrepreneurial linguists, Judy and Dagmar Jenner, blog about the business of translation from Vienna and Vegas. The blog revolves on ideas and strategies to run a translation business more effectively and efficiently by thinking like an entrepreneur. They dispense useful tips on marketing, advertising, entrepreneurship, real-life economics, pricing, and working with direct clients.
2.Translation Guy Blog
The challenges of language remain eternal, but the business of translation is changing in interesting and scary ways. Translation Guy is a way to get a handle on the transformation of translation for me and my readers.
3.Words to good effect
Blog about writing, web content, usability, accessibility, language and translating.
4.Algo más que traducir
Personal page of a translator with lots of resources.
5.Separated by a common language
Observations on British and American English by an American linguist in the UK.
6.Atominium, the art of translation
Hints on Translations & Translators & Culture & CAT & IT & Technology
7.A Walk in the Words
A linguistic tour for people who love having fun with words and language. A place to share interesting linguistic observations regarding sound, meaning and structure.
8.Language on the move
Sociolinguistics research site devoted to multilingualism, language learning and intercultural communication in a transnational world.
9.Fritinancy
Names, brands, writing, and the quirks of the English language.
10.Veritas; passion for languages
Translation and interpretation services.
11.ATR Blog
It contains over 250 posts: news, events articles, recommendations in Romanian and several other languages, as well as surveys, quotations for translators, interpreters and other language professionals.
12.Linneas språkblogg
A blog about things that have to do with the Swedish language in one way or another.
13.Bootheando, el blog de un intérprete de conferencias
A blog written by a conference interpreter who wants to speak about the world and related sciences.
14.José Yuste Frías
José Yuste Frías is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Translation and Linguistics at the Universidade de Vigo (Spain). In his website you can find a research blog on translation and paratranslation, detailed information about teaching, research and professional activities and the three web TV formats devoted to the popularization of translation: Zig-Zag, EXIT, and T&P Pills.
15.Spanish Translation Blog
Blog on translation. In English
16.About Translation
Information, news and opinions about professional translation.
17.Trusted Translations
You will find tips, advice, and all kinds of information both for translators and translation buyers written by all those involved in the exciting field of professional translation.
18.Applied Language
High Quality Language Solutions, delivered on time …with a smile!
19.Terminologia etc.
An Italian blog on terminology, translation, localization and language-related quirks.
20.Beyond Words
Beyond Words is ALTA Language Services' blog, wherein ALTA's language professionals comment on issues involving translation, interpreting, language testing, and the intersection of language with current events.  Beyond Words aims to be a fun resource for language lovers and professionals.
21.Intercultural Zone
Inspirational, marketing basics applied to freelance / translators’ activity, latest trends in depth.
22.Thoughts On Translation
American Translators Association-certified French to English translator specializing in law, international development and non-fiction books
23.My life in translation
A lifelong learning journey.
24.Word Routes
Ben Zimmer, executive producer of VisualThesaurus.com and "On Language" columnist for The New York Times, explores the pathways of our lexicon in his Visual Thesaurus column, Word Routes.
25.Traduttore cerca aiuto
Resource library for language professionals

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the competition. Without all of you this competition would not have been possible. If your blog, Facebook page or Twitter account is on the list, you might want to add the Top 100 Language Lovers 2011 button to your blog. Click here if you like to get more information on how the competition works. We hope to see you back soon on Lexiophiles and bab.la.