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Katharina Wawrzon-Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Forum discussion about the next powwow Apr 5, 2008

Hello
There have been some ideas regarding the next powwow - to find out more and contribute, go to:
http://www.proz.com/topic/96710


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Katharina Wawrzon-Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Powwow Update Apr 20, 2008

Many thanks to everyone who has expressed interest so far! Following some suggestions in the Events Forum (http://www.proz.com/topic/96710), we are going to try out a new format at the April powwow. Apart from the usual informal networking, there is going to be approx. an hour of moderated discussion on the generic topic of freelancing as a translator starting at 5pm.
Some points for discussion:
- How did you start out?
- Do you work with mainly direct or indirect clients?
- How do you market yourself?
- Do you feel that your rates have gone down (or gone up) over the years?
- Do you supplement your freelance income with income from other sources?
- How do you cope with the peaks and troughs of income in any given month?

See you on Saturday from 4pm!

Thanks
Katharina


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Julieta Moss
United Kingdom
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change of plans Apr 26, 2008

Unfortunately, although I have tried, something has turned up and I wnt be able to make it. Hopefully next time then. Have a nice time!
Julieta


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Arianna Tremayne  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Thank you! Vielen Dank! Apr 26, 2008

Dear Katharina,
This was one of the best Powwows I have been to - very interesting and inspiring! Thank you very much!
Arianna
xx


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Maria Luisa Dell'Orto  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Thank you very much! Apr 26, 2008

Thank you very much Katharina and all the colleagues present. I really appreciated the company and the subjects treated! Hope to see you all soon!

Thanks!

Luisa


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Gisela Murdter  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Thank you.... Apr 27, 2008

...to Katharina and all other colleagues. What an inspiring afternoon! See you all in June in Brighton!
Gisela


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Elisa Noetinger  Identity Verified
United States
English to Spanish
Thanks ! Apr 27, 2008

This was my first powwow and I really felt comfortable despite I didn´t know anyone. Very interesting topics and very nice people

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Ute Fitzjohn  Identity Verified
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 02:44
English to German
Thank you Apr 28, 2008

.... to Katharina and everyone else. I really enjoyed the discussion about freelancing and hope we can have similarly inspiring discussions next time!
Ute


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Marina Bussey  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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thanks a lot Apr 28, 2008

Thanks a lot to all of my colleagues and to Katharina personally,that has been a very informative and useful meeting for me!

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