Meeting clients at ProZ.com

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Mar 23, 2011 19:00 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.
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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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

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.
Trainer
 Lucia Leszinsky    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Lucia Leszinsky is a member of the ProZ.com team devoted to site guidance activites, such as communicating with new members, providing them with assistance with their profiles and helping them to get the most from the site.
Comments about this course

Meeting clients at ProZ.com

zico2003nasrcit
Local time: 21:29
English to Spanish
GreatMar 15, 2011

It will be a great opportunity for all participants

Best regards


 

Sabita Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:29
English to Spanish
+ ...
Looking forward to this!Mar 23, 2011

Hello ,

It is the first time I am going to participate in a webiner, and I am looking forward to find out practical strategies for real results as a translator specialized in economical, auditing, accounting and financial matters.


 

Noemí Victoria Contartese Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 16:29
Member (2009)
English to Spanish
+ ...
Unable to attend webinarMar 23, 2011

Dear Lucia,

I'm unable to participate in the webinar today. Is there any possibility to view a video of the webinar at some time in the future?

Thanks in advance,

Noemí


 

MM^^ Identity Verified
Local time: 20:29
Chinese to French
+ ...
I have not received the confirmation mailMar 23, 2011

Hello,

I have not received the confirmation email. How to go to the webseminar otherwise?

Regards,


 

alexandra lozano Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 20:29
English to Spanish
+ ...
attended - good, but missed some pointsMar 24, 2011

HI
thank you, the webinar was good, though during the first half the image got stucked and I could not follow properly the contents.
As for the rest, it worked great.

Kind regards


 
"Meeting clients at ProZ.com" webinarMar 24, 2011

Noemí Victoria Contartese wrote:

Dear Lucia,

I'm unable to participate in the webinar today. Is there any possibility to view a video of the webinar at some time in the future?

Thanks in advance,

Noemí


Hello Noemí,

Please note that during a "Meeting clients at ProZ.com" webinar no video is recorded as the most interesting part is a seminar where attendees will be offered to participate in a workshop and get comprehensive help from a member of ProZ.com staff. Also, attendees will find out what ProZ.com winning strategies are and how each and every webinar attendee can use them. In this regards it is advised to attend a webinar and get live help.

To see a list of upcoming free webinars in English please check the training page here, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/webinar-presentations :

* Apr 1 - Meeting clients at ProZ.com, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4633-meeting-clients-at-proz-com ;

* Apr 8 - Meeting clients at ProZ.com, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/4636-meeting-clients-at-proz-com ,
and more.

Also, you can find the training in Spanish and Russian.

Please find Tutorials on ProZ.com videos here, http://www.proz.com/videos/tutorials%20on%20proz.com , to get to know more about site areas usage.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any doubts.

My bests,
Helen


 
Registering for a webinarMar 24, 2011

MM^^ wrote:

Hello,

I have not received the confirmation email. How to go to the webseminar otherwise?

Regards,


Hello MM^^,

Thank you for your interest in training at ProZ.com.

I am sorry to find out that you have not received a GTW link to login. If you are having problems receiving email from ProZ.com please check this page, http://www.proz.com/?sp=mailprob , and see how it can be troubleshoot.

There will be more free training this spring. Please check the webinars page, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/webinar-presentations , and register for an upcoming webinar there. Before webinars an email notification is sent to registered users with a login link and then several reminders will be sent before any webinar. Therefore, if you receive any email in this regards, please check your email spam box and then submit a support request, http://www.proz.com/support/ , reporting the issue.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any doubts or concerns and please feel free to contact online support.

My bests,
Helen


 

Ashutosh Mitra Identity Verified
India
Local time: 00:59
Member (2011)
English to Hindi
+ ...
Attended - learned and enjoyed.Mar 25, 2011

Hi,
It was my first experience of a webinar. Learned a lot, I am sure it will yield me good results in near term and long run also.....and yes Lucia I am looking forward to learn the HTML tagging as you promised.


 

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