Meeting clients at ProZ.com

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Apr 29, 2011 16:00 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.
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
 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

Sanjeev Poonia Identity Verified
India
Local time: 04:21
Member
English to Hindi
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Not able to participate in earlier webinar. Apr 21, 2011

Hello Lucia, I could not get entry in the webinar due to some technical problems as stated by Ms.Lucia and as explained by one of our respected member. I am willing tp participate in the next session. Please enroll me for that.
Thanks and best regards
Sanjeev Kumar


 

mszlilian Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 23:51
Polish to Hungarian
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Webinar - meeting clientsApr 30, 2011

Thank you for guiding how to make a good and attractive profile , Lucia.
It could be good idea to send some personal remarks to the participants of the seminar.
Regards,

Lilian Szabó Michna


 

Marilia Bittencourt Identity Verified
Local time: 20:51
Portuguese to English
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Webinar - meeting clientsMay 2, 2011

Thank you ever so much Lucia. It was a great webinar. All my questions were answered. Thanks for the great tips. I'll be updating my profile and I will get back tot you.
Marilia Bittencourt


 

Oliver Simoes (X) Identity Verified
Local time: 15:51
English to Portuguese
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Great JobMay 2, 2011

It was a pleasure to attend Lucia's webinar. She took the time to review and give honest feedback on some participants' profiles. I highly recommend this webinar if you're struggling about what to include in your profile. Great job!

 

Maria Laza Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 00:51
English to Romanian
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Thank youMay 4, 2011

Your pieces of advice on how to improve a profile are really useful. I really liked the interaction with the participants. I must take the time to follow your tips.

 

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