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Format: Webinar presentations
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Topic: Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Apr 19, 2012 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here.
Language:English
Summary:Learn how to apply ProZ.com winning strategies to get the most out of the site.


IMPORTANT: This session will not be recorded, but you can sign up for upcoming sessions or watch a video on "Getting the most out of your ProZ.com profile".
Description
Getting the most out of ProZ.com is easy, and the main approaches to meeting new clients are outlined in the ProZ.com winning strategies:

  1. Membership
  2. A strong, professional profile
  3. Collaboration and participation in term help
  4. Specialization
  5. Taking part in the Certified PRO Network

This webinar will show you how to apply the winning strategies, and includes a workshop portion, in which participants can receive customized help from a member of ProZ.com staff.
Target audience

  • Freelancers starting in the translation industry.
  • Experienced freelancers who want to expand their client database.
Learning objectives
In this workshop you will learn how to apply winning strategies to:

  • get the most out of ProZ.com.
  • meet clients.
Prerequisites
A ProZ.com profile, as attendees will be afforded the opportunity to receive live site guidance. (Yours is at http://www.proz.com/profile)
Program
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  1. ProZ.com winning strategies: main approaches to meeting new clients.

    • Becoming a site member.
    • Building a strong, professional profile.
    • Term help collaboration and participation.
    • Specializing.
    • Forming part of the Certified PRO Network.

  2. Workshop on profile customization.
System requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)
• Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information
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The training is free. Once you register for the training you will see your status as "Registered and paid" which means you are all set for the training.
Trainer
 Maria Kopnitsky    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: As a ProZ.com member services associate and professional trainer, Maria Kopnitsky is commited to helping members get the most out of the site. Aside from conducting bi-weekly site guidance webinars, Maria also oversees the ProZ.com support center, manages the daily Translation News, and contributes to ProZ.com's official blog, the Translator T.O.
Comments about this course

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Magali GUENETTE Identity Verified
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how do I register ?Apr 11, 2012

sorry but cannot find the Register button

Magali


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Alejandro Cavalitto
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Get access now! Apr 12, 2012

Dear Magali,

You can register for this webinar clicking on the button labeled "Get access now!", to the right of the webinar description. Please let me know if you need anything else.

Best regards,
Alejandro


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