Proz statistics of number of paying and non paying members
Thread poster: Imad Almaghary

Imad Almaghary
Local time: 17:46
English to Arabic
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Mar 27, 2006

Good morning hard-working gentlemen and professionals

I am wondering whether you have an idea about the number in estimate of proz members giving the statistics of paying and non paying members.

I think there are around six thousand companies in proz directory. What about freelancers?

How many members are there in proz?

Best Regards
Mr. Imad
Translator, writer and lecturer


 

Henry Dotterer
Local time: 10:46
SITE FOUNDER
There are about 35,000 who visit periodically Mar 27, 2006

Hello Imad,

There are about 35,000 professionals who visit ProZ.com at least once per month. We have not published the number of paying members, but if you look around the forums, etc., you might get some idea of what percentage of those who post are (paying) members.

Hope this helps a bit.


 

Imad Almaghary
Local time: 17:46
English to Arabic
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TOPIC STARTER
This is the answer Mar 28, 2006

Good morning Henry

This is the aswer I am looking for. Just I wanted to get and to know that number of 35000 of visitors per month.

Best Regards
Mr. Imad Almaghary
Translator, writer and lecturer


 

Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:46
English to Spanish
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I might have woken up with the wrong foot this morning Mar 28, 2006

Dear Imad,
Firstly I think you're missing someone in your greeting:
Imad Almaghary wrote:
Good morning hard-working gentlemen and professionals


...aren't any ladies in ProZ?

Secondly, in my opinion the question should be addressed to the staff who will surely have the exact numbers in their records.

However, I'm surprised at the vague reply you get ...
Henry wrote:
There are about 35,000 professionals who visit ProZ.com at least once per month. We have not published the number of paying members, but if you look around the forums, etc., you might get some idea of what percentage of those who post are (paying) members.
Hope this helps a bit.


Sorry Henry, with all due respect, it doesn't make sense to me. This is more or less as if you want to know how many friends I have and I tell you that there's 50 people passing in front of my house and looking at it every day and ask you to guess how many of them are my friends.

If it's considered confidential, why not just say so?

Best wishes,
Grace

PS: edited to correct a couple of terms that might have led to confussion.

[Edited at 2006-03-28 14:44]


 

Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:46
English to Spanish
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this is strange Mar 28, 2006

I posted my answer (was under Henry's) and half an hour later Imad's appears as sent earliericon_confused.gif

Anyway, Imad, you wanted to know number of visitors not of number of paying and non paying membersicon_confused.gif


 

Imad Almaghary
Local time: 17:46
English to Arabic
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TOPIC STARTER
Grace, so sorry with my respect and appreciations Mar 28, 2006

Good morning Grace

The word professionals includes both men and women. Do not misunderstand me Grace and I know that there are ladies who have leading role in proz and they can not be denied work.

Sorry Grace once again

Just actually I want to know the nuimber of members as a whole not visiters because there are visitors who are not registered.

So, Henry, How many members are there in the database?

Best regards
Imad Almaghary
Translator, writer and lecturer


 

Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:46
English to Spanish
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No problem, Imad. Mar 28, 2006

And I hope you get the answer you're looking foricon_smile.gif

Best wishes,
Grace

[Edited at 2006-03-28 14:51]


 


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