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ProZ.com Newsletter: November 2010

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(1) Year-end membership campaign: "Invest in success."
(2) Year-end membership campaign: "Invest in success."
(3) Featured article: Risk management for translators
(4) Free webinar series is back
(5) Feature in focus: Translation news
(6) International conference, Rome, May 2011
(7) Negotiation & communication skills Workshop, London, 2011
(8) ProZ.com event at the Eiffel Tower: last chance to register
(9) Upcoming webinars and training for translators
(10) Upcoming powwows


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(1) Year-end membership campaign: "Invest in success."
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Thank you for investing in your business, and for supporting ProZ.com in doing so!

The year-end membership campaign is currently underway, until December 16th. Even if your membership is set to expire after that date, now is a good time to renew. Renewing now extends your membership by the usual year (no membership is lost), and you will have the chance at winning one of three great prizes: an expenses-paid trip to a ProZ.com event, a laptop, or a copy of SDL Trados Studio 2009 (3 winners).

http://www.proz.com/membership/campaign

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(2) Year-end membership campaign: "Invest in success."
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Smart translators have been using ProZ.com to selectively pick up desirable clients for over ten years. ProZ.com is made possible by the investments that members make in their business, thereby supporting the site.

A membership campaign is currently underway. If you are a professional translator, please consider taking this opportunity to join. New members who join before December 16th will also receive their choice of one of three self-paced training courses along with their purchase (a $50 USD value), among other incentives.

http://www.proz.com/membership/campaign

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(3) Featured article for November: Risk management for translators and interpreters
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What steps do you take in reducing your business risk when dealing with new clients?

"Risk management for translators and interpreters" is a ProZ.com Wiki article outlining practices freelancers can use to manage risk when evaluating new clients. All translators are welcome and encouraged to add to this article to improve it and make it a strong resource for all professionals.

http://wiki.proz.com/wiki/index.php/Risk_management_for_translators_and_interpreters

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(4) Free webinar series is back
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ProZ.com's free webinar series is back:

- SDL Trados
- Wordfast
- memoQ
- Alchemy CATALYST
- XTM Cloud
- TO3000

http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/free-webinars

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(5) Feature in focus: Translation news
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Stay informed on what is happening in the translation industry, by sharing and discussing translation industry news stories.

Subscribe to translation news stories by RSS feed or by daily digest, delivered to your email account.

http://www.proz.com/translation-news/

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(6) International conference in Rome, May 2011
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To celebrate 10 years of ProZ.com events, an international European conference will take place in Rome, Italy on May 20-23, 2011.

The call for papers is still open for this event.

http://www.proz.com/conference/205

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(7) Negotiation & communication skills workshop, London, March 2011
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A full one-day workshop on communication and negotiation skills is scheduled to take place in London, UK, on March 12th, 2011.

The trainers are Konstantin Kisin-- http://www.proz.com/profile/82508 -- and Dawn Flockhart, owner and Head Trainer at BrainTrainAcademy -- http://www.braintrainacademy.co.uk/

Early-bird registration expires on December 31st - hurry!

http://www.proz.com/conference/95

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(8) ProZ.com event at the Eiffel Tower: last chance to register
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This year's French networking and training event will be taking place in Paris, on Saturday, December 4th, on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower.

The day will feature great learning and networking opportunities in a very memorable setting-- don't miss this historical event and the magic of Paris at year end!

Registration closes on December 1st, so hurry!

http://www.proz.com/conference/139

Watch promo video: http://www.proz.com/videos/ProZ.com%20Conferences/415

The Paris event is sponsored by:
- SDL Trados Technologies: http://www.translationzone.com
- Powerling: http://www.powerling.com
- Nuance: http://www.nuance.co.uk/
- RC Administration & Language Services: http://www.rcadmin.com
- HelmsBriscoe: http://www.helmsbriscoe.com

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(9) Upcoming webinars and training for translators
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Participation fee is only 15 USD per event:

Nov 30 - Learn about alignment and other useful programs for professional translators
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/3989

Dec 9 - Create a One Page Marketing Plan For Freelance Translators - Step by Step http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/3995

Dec 10 - Boost your productivity with voice recognition software
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4013

Dec 15 - SEO 1 - Designing and optimizing your website
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4031

Jan 8 - SEO 2 - Optimizing content of your pages
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4060

Jan 12 - CAT tools and team work
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4042

Jan 18 - Free and inexpensive productivity tools - Part 1
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4034

Jan 12 - Create a website for your freelance translation business
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4003

Jan 20 - Make your resume stand out to agency clients
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4045

Jan 22 - SEO 3 - Maintaining and Promoting your Website
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4057

Jan 26 - Free and inexpensive productivity tools - Part 2
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4037

Jan 27 - Boosting your productivity: Tips and tools for translators
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4043

For English-Spanish translators:
Dec 14 - Iniciación a la traducción médica
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4024

See more upcoming webinars at http://www.proz.com/translator-training/webinars

Visit http://www.proz.com/translator-training/ for CAT tool online training, videos and self-paced training for translators.

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(10) Upcoming powwows: France, Brazil, India, Czech Republic, etc.
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December
3: Paris, France (31 members) http://proz.com/powwow/3491
4: Santos, Brazil (11) http://proz.com/powwow/3509
4: Quimper, France (1) http://proz.com/powwow/3544
4: Prague, Czech Republic (35) http://proz.com/powwow/3469
4: Paris, France (32) http://proz.com/powwow/3538
9: Edinburgh, UK (24) http://proz.com/powwow/3464
10: Paris, France (30) http://proz.com/powwow/3448
11: Kharkiv, Ukraine (7) http://proz.com/powwow/3532
11: San Jose, US (7) http://proz.com/powwow/3535
11: Cardiff, UK (7) http://proz.com/powwow/3508
11: Bonn, Germany (13) http://proz.com/powwow/3512
11: Toulouse, France (9) http://proz.com/powwow/3527
15: Barcelona, Spain (3) http://proz.com/powwow/3502
17: Rome, Italy (60) http://proz.com/powwow/3521
18: Veles, Macedonia (FYROM) (12) http://proz.com/powwow/3443
19: New Delhi, India (14) http://proz.com/powwow/3383
20: Napoli, Italy (1) http://proz.com/powwow/3547

January
8: Birmingham, UK (7) http://proz.com/powwow/3529

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Happy translating,

Jared
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