Top 5 Social Media Tools For Translators - Finding the right tools for you and how to use them!

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:May 5, 2011 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:Social Media is all the hype these days. While social media can provide excellent means for affordable marketing, it can also feel overwhelming. This webinar will show you the top 5 social media tools to use, how you should use them to generate visibility and business, how to simplify the tasks, connecting your accounts and recycling your efforts.
Description
How can translators utilize social media to create more visibility and more business, while keeping a tight budget for your small business? This webinar will show you the top 5 social media tools to use, how you should use them to generate visibility and business, how to simplify the tasks, connecting your accounts and recycle your efforts.

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Target audience
Beginning and experienced translators and small translation business owners.
Learning objectives
This webinar will explain the top 5 social media tools for translators, how to use them to market your business, how NOT to use them, 7 guidelines for social media marketing, time management strategies for social media, connecting your accounts and recycling your efforts. All this marketing is free.
Prerequisites
Familiarity with Internet and basic knowledge of social media as a concept.
Program
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- Introduction to Social Media and the New Marketing
- Five social media tools for Translators
- Step by step instructions on how to use these tools, and how NOT to use them
- 7 guidelines for social media marketing
- Time management strategies
- Connecting your accounts and recycling your efforts
Trainer
 Tess Whitty    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Tess Whitty has been a successful freelance translator and entrepreneur for over 10 years and owns the company Swedish Translation Services. Her educational and professional background is in marketing and she is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other freelancers in the form of presentations, training, mentoring and consulting. She is also the author of the book “Marketing Cookbook for Translators”, with easy to follow “recipes” for marketing your translation services and achieving a successful freelance lifestyle, and the award winning podcast “Marketing Tips for Translators”. For more information, and to connect, go to www.swedishtranslationservices.com or www.marketingtipsfortranslators.com.
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Top 5 Social Media Tools For Translators - Finding the right tools for you and how to use them!

Marilia Bittencourt Identity Verified
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Thank youMay 8, 2011

It was a great webinar. Clear, straight forward. Thank you again.

 

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