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Build yourself an optimized LinkedIn profile

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Start time:Oct 24, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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  • Build yourself an optimized LinkedIn profile
  • Social SEO (Search Engine Optimization) basics for translators
  • Social Media Marketing for translators 2012: a must or a should?

  • Language:English
    Summary:Get some keys in this webinar to boost your LinkedIn profile and mak it one of your best online shop-windows!
    Description
    LinkedIn is the number one business social network out there. Hundreds of jobs and networking opportunities are being exchanged there every day. LinkedIn is now the most powerful ally of freelance businesses in general - it is an amazing shop-window. But how to sell yourself there? How to make that shop-window attractive so that potential clients and partners look at it and open the door to the shop? Your LinkedIn profile is where it all begins and in the web 2.0 era where everything goes so quickly online, you only have a few seconds to grab your visitors attention. Get some keys in this webinar to boost your LinkedIn profile and mak it one of your best online shop-windows!

    See feedback from attendees to past courses below:

    "Great course! It goes beyond the basics, covering the meat of SMM."
    Jennifer Baldwin

    "I found the material to be very relevant to the current state of social media. Anne's presentation was based on her own extensive experience with social media, which made her talk lively and interesting."
    Anton Kunin

    "The latest and greatest in social media for translators."
    Tess Whitty


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    Target audience
    This course is aimed at freelancers, both those starting in the translation industry (LinkedIn is a must when you start) as well as experienced freelancers who want to expand their clients database and /or enhance their use of the site and their online presence.
    Learning objectives
    - A SEO-friendly and LinkedIn search-friendly profile
    - Immediately usable and implementable simple strategies and tricks
    - How to maximise chances to appear as high as possible in a LinkedIn search
    - How to make a good first impression in a search
    Prerequisites
    No particular prerequisites. Basic knowledge of LinkedIn a plus but not a must. However, feel free to check out the video of my previous webinar on "LinkedIn good practices" (here) as it can give you some basics for this webinar.
    Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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    • Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
    • Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

    For Mac®-based Users:

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

    To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

    • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Required: 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.
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    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 (click to expand)
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    To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

    After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

    How do I access the online platform?

    72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
    Trainer
     Anne Diamantidis    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: French native certified translator for English and German, Anne is the Marketing Manager (and occasional in-house translator!) at GxP Language Services, a medical LSP based in Germany. She also has her own business working as a Social Media & Internet Marketing consultant, speaker and trainer for freelancers and small business owners, in the translation industry and in other industries - she has already helped hundreds of translators boost their online presence and visibility. Earlier this year, she was commissioned to manage the online image of a candidate running in the French elections - quite an experience! A regular contributor to marketing and translation publications, she gives training sessions and workshops all over Europe. Follow her on Twitter @ADiamantidis and join the SocialMedia4Translators Community for daily tips on online branding! Also check out The Stinging Nettle for articles and help on Internet Marketing.
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    Victor Val Dere Identity Verified
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    How to purchase webinar?Oct 11, 2012

    Could you please send me a course on how to figure out how to pay for this webinar? I have looked all over and found nothing!

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    Could you please send me a course on how to figure out how to pay for this webinar? I have looked all over and found nothing!


    Hello Traducteurfin,

    Thank you for your interest in the training. I see you have registered for the session. 72 hours before the session a link to the GoToWebinar platform will be emailed to your email address. Please use it to join the session in advance to make sure everything is set and ready, http://www.proz.com/faq/39203#39203

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    Time of webinarOct 12, 2012

    I would really like to attend this webinar; but the time of day is simply not feasible: 03:00 25/10 EST. I see that there is a link above: "video centre". I imagine then it is possible to listen to the webinar at another time / on demand, right?

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    Danielle Gehrmann wrote:

    I would really like to attend this webinar; but the time of day is simply not feasible: 03:00 25/10 EST. I see that there is a link above: "video centre". I imagine then it is possible to listen to the webinar at another time / on demand, right?


    Hello Danielle,

    Thank you for your interest in the training.

    The webinar will be recorded and uploaded at ProZ.com video center http://www.proz.com/videos within one working week after the webinar.

    The video will be restricted to webinar attendees only and there will be no limit in number of times the video can be watched.

    Hope this helps.

    My bests,
    Helen


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    Registration and paymentOct 18, 2012

    Hello,
    I registered a few days ago for the webinar and I paid it this morning. Now I got an email saying:

    "Unfortunately, this session has reached capacity and we are no longer accepting payments. As you have registered for this
    session, you are kindly invited to sign up in any of the upcoming sessions."

    I just would like to confirm that I can join this webinar on the 24 October.

    Thanks!
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    Hello,
    I registered a few days ago for the webinar and I paid it this morning. Now I got an email saying:

    "Unfortunately, this session has reached capacity and we are no longer accepting payments. As you have registered for this
    session, you are kindly invited to sign up in any of the upcoming sessions."

    I just would like to confirm that I can join this webinar on the 24 October.

    Thanks!
    Marta


    Hello Marta,

    Thank you for your interest in the training. The course limit has been increased. Please submit a support request at http://www.proz.com/support/ and provide your payment details to let me process your payment. Thanks in advance!

    My bests,
    Helen


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    Webinar costOct 21, 2012

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    I am looking for information on how much this web seminar costs? Where can I find this information?


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    Thank you for your interest in the session. The webinar costs 24 USD. To purchase access to the webinar please feel free to click on "Purchase for $24.00" button on the right upper corner at the training page.

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    I received the confirmation e-mail saying my webinar would be today at 4-5 PM my time and now it´s 4:15PM but when I try to reach for it, it says Webinar is over.
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    I received the confirmation e-mail saying my webinar would be today at 4-5 PM my time and now it´s 4:15PM but when I try to reach for it, it says Webinar is over.
    In case it is really over, is there a way to access the content afterwards?

    Regards,
    Rafaella


    Hello Rafaella,

    The session started at 4 pm GMT as it was announced at the training page.
    According to the time zone announced at your profile, http://www.proz.com/?sp=settings_dtime , it had to start at 2pm your local time (BRST (GMT-2). If the information reported in the profile is not correct, please update it in order to see training start time in your local time or submit a support request at http://www.proz.com/support/ if you need help. Thanks!

    The session was recorded therefore all "registered and paid" users would be emailed with a link to the video and handouts within one working week after the session, http://www.proz.com/faq/5204#5204 The video will be available here, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/videos All attendees wil have unlimited access to it.

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    Thanks!Oct 25, 2012

    I would like to thank Anne for the most inspiring and informative session. It was really helpful, thanks a lot!

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    Thanks Oksana!Oct 25, 2012

    Hi Oksana,

    Thank you so much for your message, I really, really appreciate! I'm very happy you enjoyed the webinar and that you feel it was helpful!icon_smile.gif

    Have a great day and "see" you soon maybe!
    Anne


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    Hello everybody,
    I'd like to know when we are going to receive the link to the recording of the webinar, since I wasn't able to watch it entirely live.

    Thank you!
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    Hello,

    The session was recorded therefore all "registered and paid" users would be emailed with a link to the video and handouts within one working week after the session, http://www.proz.com/faq/5204#5204

    The video will be available here: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/videos . All attendees wil have unlimited access to it.

    Please let me know if you have any question.

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