Meeting clients at ProZ.com

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

Course summary
Start time:Mar 2, 2017 17:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here.
Language:English
Summary:Learn how to apply ProZ.com winning strategies to get the most out of the site.


IMPORTANT: This session will not be recorded, but you can sign up for upcoming sessions or watch a video on "Getting the most out of your ProZ.com profile".
Description
Getting the most out of ProZ.com is easy, and the main approaches to meeting new clients are outlined in the ProZ.com winning strategies:

  1. Membership
  2. A strong, professional profile
  3. Collaboration and participation in term help
  4. Specialization
  5. Taking part in the Certified PRO Network

This webinar will show you how to apply the winning strategies, and includes a workshop portion, in which participants can receive customized help from a member of ProZ.com staff.
Target audience

  • Freelancers starting in the translation industry.
  • Experienced freelancers who want to expand their client database.
Learning objectives
In this workshop you will learn how to apply winning strategies to:

  • get the most out of ProZ.com.
  • meet clients.
Prerequisites
A ProZ.com profile, as attendees will be afforded the opportunity to receive live site guidance. (Yours is at http://www.proz.com/profile)
Program
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  1. ProZ.com winning strategies: main approaches to meeting new clients.
    • Becoming a site member.
    • Building a strong, professional profile.
    • Term help collaboration and participation.
    • Specializing.
    • Forming part of the Certified PRO Network.

  2. Workshop on profile customization.
System requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

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
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The training is free. Once you register for the training you will see your status as "Registered and paid" which means you are all set for the training.
Trainer
 Alejandro Cavalitto    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Alejandro Cavalitto is a member of the ProZ.com team devoted to support activities, such as providing members with assistance with their profiles and helping them to get the most from the site. He oversees the ProZ.com scam alert center as well as the site's volunteer moderator program.
Comments about this course

Meeting clients at ProZ.com

Karolina Kudynova Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 20:12
Member (Aug 2020)
Czech to English
+ ...
HOw to find new clients and set ratesFeb 21, 2017

Dear Maria,
I would like to ask, how to get new clients, how to present myself well on Proz.com and how it works with setting rates (per word, per page..). From English to Czech and vice versa.. karolina_kudynova@email.cz

I am looking forward to meeting you online

Karolina

[Edited at 2017-02-21 19:08 GMT]


 

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