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Article: How to improve your listing in the freelancer directory
Thread poster: Staff Staff
Local time: 11:26
Jun 26, 2005

This topic is for discussion of the translation article "How to improve your listing in the freelancer directory".

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Larisa Zlatic, Ph.D.  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 13:26
Member (2004)
English to Serbian
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a good article, but Feb 14, 2010

A good, concise guide on how to improve the freelance visibility.
However, I was astounded to hear that we are being charged to verify our identities, especially from the PAYING MEMBERS. This should not have happened. It is not professional. We paid our membership and you already verified our identities when we paid. Right?

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Alejandro Cavalitto
Local time: 15:26
Identities are verified comparing the information on profiles with the information on payments Feb 16, 2010

Dear Larisa,

Identities are verified comparing the information on profiles with the information on payments. That is why users are required to make a payment to have their ID verified. Of course, any payment can be used for verifying an ID.

In your particular case, I see your ID was verified when you first purchased membership. You later changed the real name in your profile and your ID was no longer verified. I have now re-verified your ID.

Hope this explains!

Please let me know if you have any doubts.

Best regards,

Alejandro Cavalitto Staff

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Local time: 14:26
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great article Nov 26, 2010

To be recommended to everyone!

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Local time: 20:26
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Thank you for the article, that I read with interest. However I think that recognised interpreters and translators approaching a website like ProZ would complete the forms as suggested in any case; I believe that one of the peculiarities of a good translator is, in fact, tideness and punctuality, even when mirroring him-herself into a blank form.

The operations suggested are in fact what the site staff suggested; many might choose to hide themselves and report little when certificates are missing or their background does not privilege translation and interpreting completely, but this is another issue.

Please keep in touch! Best wishes,

Raffaela C.

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Orawan Narakul  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:26
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Appropriate Timing Sep 26, 2011

This article is most worthwhile for non-member persons; once he/ she has decided to apply for membership, it means that this knowledge has been captured at a certain level.

To re-read it thus is somewhat redundancy.

Thank you.

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Patrick Muriithi Nyawira  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:26
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Thanks! Oct 7, 2011

Really guided me in improving my listing position and in understanding Proz better. Really worthwhile for new members.


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Morano El-Kholy  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:26
Member (2011)
English to Arabic
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A really valuable article. May 30, 2012

Dear colleague... Thanks for this valuable article. It is really a good summary of Proz. com's rules. I enjoyed reading it.
Hoping the best for you.

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Local time: 21:26
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Es un artículo muy valioso Jun 17, 2012

Sin duda, este artículo ofrece consejos muy útiles para los nuevos miembros.
Es muy profesional. Me encanta leerlo... Gracias

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Alexandra Speirs  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:26
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Links Jul 5, 2012

Good article, but some of the "Edit" links don't work.

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Apurva Barve
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Very good article Nov 7, 2012

Precise and to the point

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erickl  Identity Verified
New Zealand
Local time: 07:26
Member (2008)
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ranking Jun 19, 2013

I find it quite strange and inappropriate that Kudoz points take precedence in tems of ranking over customer feedback!

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