In this episode of Speaking of Translation, Eve and Corinne address the topic of tools; not necessarily CAT tools, but tools of all kinds that help us work more productively and keep us happy. We talk about tool categories such as editing and proofreading, images and image manipulation, incorporating, hiring service providers to work with you, and listening to music (important during a quarantine!).
Links mentioned in this episode:
Dragon Fly Editorial Copy Editing Checklist: PDF for download at the end of the article
PerfectIt editing software
ACES (the Society for Editing) Webinars –(free for non-members too, through July 31, 2020)
To access Microsoft Read Aloud from Review > Read Aloud on the toolbar in Word or type READ ALOUD in the Search button at the top of the Word interface.
https://pixabay.comm – royalty free image site
https://unsplash.com/ – royalty free image site
https://www.pexels.com/ – royalty free image site
https://stocksnap.io/ – royalty free image site
https://www.canva.com/ – to create your own graphic designs
Marion Rhodes’ article on AB5 and company structures
http://asana.com – project management tool
https://basecamp.com/ – project management tool
https://todoist.com/ – power to do list and pm tool
https://plan.toggl.com/ – project management tool
Wonderboom – Eve’s favorite portable, bluetooth speaker
AirShokz bone-conducting headphones–Corinne’s new favorite thing for phone interpreting
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Tools that keep us happy and productive