Free time-saving tools and utilities for translators

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Business of Translation and Interpreting
Software, tools & computing

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Start time:Sep 13, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes

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Language:English
Summary:This webinar will present some of the most useful free tools and utilities available to translators: free CAT tools, search tools & widgets, time-saving utilities to improve the project management workflow and free utilities to improve time management and increase your productivity.
Description
Effective implementation of free tools and utilities in the translation workflow can help you work faster AND better, increasing both your productivity and accuracy. This webinar will present some of the most useful free tools and utilities available to freelance linguists, including

- free CAT tools
- free search tools & widgets
- free time-saving utilities for better project management
- free utilities to improve your time management and overall productivity

All the tools and utilities presented in the webinar have been tried and tested - each presentation will also come with hints and tips on how to customise the use of said tools to maximise efficiency.


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Target audience
This course is designed both for newly established translators and experienced professionals willing to

- improve their translation workflow
- increase their productivity
- work smarter
- improve their time management strategy
Learning objectives
This webinar offers:

- information on free tools and utilities which will help you improve the translation workflow (CAT tools, search tools & widgets)
- hints and tips on how to implement said free tools and utilities in the workflow
- information on free tools and utilities to improve the project management workflow
- information on free utilities to improve time management and increase productivity
Prerequisites
This webinar does not require any previous specific knowledge of experience.
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Software

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

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.
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 Alessandra Martelli    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Alessandra Martelli is a freelance translator and copywriter working in the industry since 2002. Alessandra specializes in translation and copywriting projects in the fields of Marketing & Advertising, Market research and Tourism, and she is the “Italian voice” of some of the most important brands operating in the fields of luxury, tourism & hospitality, B2B services worldwide.

Conference speaker and professional trainer, Alessandra provides hands-on actionable training to freelance translators willing to improve their skills both as professionals and as business owners.

Website: www.mtmtranslations.com
Twitter: @mtmtranslations
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