Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Getting established in the translation industry

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Start time:Jul 2, 2015 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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The online session from the bundle can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in all sessions from the series you can purchase five online sessions as a complete package at the special early bird price: 125 USD 100 USD:

  • July 2 Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 9 Be Special II: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 16 Be Special III: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 23 Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 30 Be Special V: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry



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    Summary:Become known! Brand yourself as the go-to person. Like any other industry, there is a lot of competition but there is still a lot of work, enough to go around. We are all unique, show who you are and let your clients love you!
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    Join over 200 linguist colleagues who have taken the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” webinars, and learn how to become memorable within the translation industry. Become known! Brand yourself as the go-to person. Like any other industry, there is a lot of competition but there is still a lot of work, enough to go around. We are all unique, show who you are and let your clients love you! After presenting the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” trilogy online, this updated course is now available as a five-part live online interactive workshop. Attendees now have the opportunities to apply the techniques taught in real time, and receive numerous aids to build their book of business. The "Be Special" course is taught by a lawyer-linguist who has combined her unique qualities to build her trilingual law practice and lawyer-linguist translation service.

    The following topics will be discussed:

    1. Why Be Special?
    2. Discovering your Special Qualities
    3. Your Marketing Materials - Make Sure They Remember You
    4. How to Build Your Special Personal Brand through Social Media - Specific Tips on Profile Enhancement

    Here is some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

    "Especially the way Suzanne introduced the topic was really good; she described her way to focus on her specification."
    Hélène Gibaud

    "Some great ideas and a real confidence booster!"
    Maryline David


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    Trainer
     Suzanne Deliscar    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Suzanne Deliscar is both a lawyer and a Spanish and French to English translator. A graduate of McMaster University with a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Latin American Studies, and a minor in Science, Technology and Public Policy in 2000, Ms. Deliscar went on to obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law in 2003. Ms. Deliscar was called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario in 2004 and has been actively practicing law on a full-time basis since that time. As a lawyer-linguist, Suzanne focuses on official document and legal translation, and also trains fellow language professionals in the areas of marketing and legal translation.
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    Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

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    Local time: 05:43
    Member (2009)
    Spanish to English
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    “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” Webinar Series starts July 2, 2015Jun 20, 2015

    “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” Webinar Series starts on July 2, 2015 – www.suzannedeliscar.ca/presentations/for-linguists

    Join over 200 linguist colleagues who have taken the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” webinars, and learn how to become memorable within the translation industry. Become known! Brand yourself as the go-to person. Like any other industry, there is a lot of competition but there is still a lot of work, enough to go around. We are all unique, show who you are and let your clients love you!

    After presenting the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” trilogy online, this updated course is now available as a five-part live online interactive workshop. Attendees now have the opportunities to apply the techniques taught in real time, and receive numerous aids to build their book of business. The “Be Special” course is taught by a lawyer-linguist who has combined her unique qualities to build her trilingual law practice and lawyer-linguist translation service.

    Each of the five webinars is 60 minutes long.

    The following topics will be discussed:

    Webinar 1: “Be Special 1: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” - July 2, 2015- $35 USD

    1. Why Be Special?

    2. Discovering your Special Qualities

    3. Your Marketing Materials – Make Sure They Remember You

    4. How to Build Your Special Personal Brand through Social Media – Specific Tips on Profile

    Enhancement

    Webinar 2: “Be Special II: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” - July 9, 2015 – $35 USD

    5. Your 30 Second Informercial Makes You Special

    6. How to Respond to the Question: “You Do This AND That?” (For Dual-Professionals)

    7. Becoming Unique Through Your Work and Areas of Expertise

    8. How to Build Your Special Personal Brand through Social Media -

    Webinar 3: “Be Special III: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” - July 16, 2015 -$35 USD

    9. The Power of Collaboration

    10. The Power of Persistence

    11. The Power of the Telephone

    12. The Power of Newspapers and Magazines

    Webinar 4: “Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” - July 23, 2015 – $35 USD

    13. How to Obtain a Long-Term Translation/Interpretation Project

    14. How to Use Memberships to Become Widely Known

    15. How to Use Teaching as a Segment of Your Translation/Interpretation Business

    16. Free Ways to Promote Your Uniqueness as a Linguist

    Webinar 5: “Be Special V: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” - July 30, 2015 – $35 USD

    17. “Ask Suzanne” – attendees will submit questions in advance and they will be answered during the webinar

    At the end of this five-part course, which includes multiple handouts, language professionals should be able to understand the fundamentals, as well as advanced strategies of how to become memorable in the eyes of their clients and colleagues, which will create more income opportunities and rapid business growth.

    To register for one or more of the above courses, or the entire series, please click on the links above or go to www.suzannedeliscar.ca/presentations/for-linguists. Special bundle pricing available for early purchases.


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