Expanding your translation business

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Jul 20, 2011 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here.
Language:English
Summary:Learn how to expand your translation business and how ProZ.com can help you.
Description
All professional translators wishing to keep regular clients while meeting new ones should expand their translation business. Training, being up-to-date with translation software, networking, promotion, re-adjusting to translation market changes and gaining more experience should not only help translators maintain a good position in the market but also give them the chance to keep moving forward.

There is no such thing as enough experience or enough knowledge in the translation business. Translators must try to keep on top of new developments in the translation industry and make sure they offer what today's clients need.
Target audience

  • Freelance translators looking to expand their translation business.
Learning objectives
In this webinar you will:

  • learn the strategies you should apply to expand your translation business
  • see how ProZ.com can help you with expanding.
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

Expanding your translation business

Nigel Greenwood Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:36
Member (2008)
Spanish to English
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On the whole, an excellent courseJul 21, 2011

This course is very recommendable for "new" translators. Our industry is more and more competitive, and suggestions like those received during the course are very positive. Applying them will definitely make us more successful.

Nigel

[Edited at 2011-07-21 06:34 GMT]


 

Argyro Alykatora Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 20:36
Member (2009)
English to Greek
+ ...
Have you recorded this session?Jul 26, 2011

Hi Lucia,

I was wondering if there is a recorded video of this session that we could access?

Thanks in advance!

Best Regards,

Argyro Alykatora


 
The webinar was not recorded.Jul 26, 2011

Hello Argyro,

Please be informed that the webinar was not recorded, but please feel free to register for future webinars suggested here. Please stay tuned for new webinars to be announced soon.

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

My bests,
Helen


 

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