Past Conference
 
 

Marketing & Recruitment day

September 28, 2016


Organizer:
Drew MacFadyen
Drew MacFadyen
United States

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Conference program




Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
 Chat RoomOn-DemandTrack 1
12:00:00
12:00 - 19:00
General Chat
Focus groups

  
 
 
12:10 - 13:10
Diversification for Translators: Developing Multiple Income Streams
Prepared Speech
To diversify or not to diversify? This webinar will help translators decide if diversification is for them, and if it is, help them to structure a well-balanced and effective portfolio of services. The following diversification options will be explored: writing, web tasks, transcription, proofreading, teaching, outsourcing, partnering, interpreting and voiceover.


Speaker:
Paul Urwin
12:15:00
 
 
12:30:00
 
 
12:45:00
 
 
13:00:00
 
  
13:15:00
 
 
13:25 - 14:25
Tablet Interpreting: Tips, tools and applications to make the most of your tablet while interpreting
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Are you an avid tablet user? An aspiring tablet interpreter? Or someone who is thinking about getting a tablet and wondering how to get the most out of it for interpreting? Whether you’re just starting out or already have experience using your tablet in your work, this presentation is for you. Join us and discover how your tablet can enhance your interpreting. Explore the different tablets, appl...

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Speakers:
Alexander Drechsel
Josh Goldsmith
13:30:00
 
 
13:45:00
 
 
14:00:00
 
 
14:15:00
 
  
14:30:00
 
14:35 - 15:25
Panel discussion - what makes a great ProZ.com profile
Round table
Learn from ProZ.com staff and fellow translators what it takes to STAND OUT & meet more clients via ProZ.com profile.



Speakers:
Leader: Maria Kopnitsky
Participant: Fernanda Rocha
Participant: Triston Goodwin
 
14:45:00
 
 
15:00:00
 
 
15:15:00
 
  
15:30:00
 
 
15:45:00
15:45 - 16:15
ProZ.com Mobile: The translation workplace anytime, anywhere
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ProZ.com Mobile is an application developed by ProZ.com for use on mobile devices. The purpose of ProZ.com Mobile is to provide translators, translation companies, and others in the language industry with a tool they can use to network, expand their businesses, improve their work and have fun anytime, anywhere.

Join this br...

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Speaker:
Lucia Leszinsky
 
 
16:00:00
 
 
16:15:00 
 
 
16:30:00
16:30 - 17:35


Speaker:
Katharine Allen
 
 
16:45:00
 
 
17:00:00
 
 
17:15:00
 
 
17:30:00
  
 
17:40 - 18:20


Speaker:
Una Softic
17:45:00
 
 
18:00:00
 
 
18:15:00
  
 
18:30:00
 
 
18:45:00
 
 
19:00:00 
19:00 - 19:05
Find direct clients and run a business that you love
On-demand
With their strategies and resources, agencies always seem to be on the winning side of the client's research process. But what businesses really need goes beyond multilingual projects, busy PMs and extra costs. Businesses come in all shapes and sizes, that's true, but all of them like to work and collaborate with skilled professionals rather than automated computers.

In this presenta...

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19:05 - 19:10
How to Sell More: Effective Sales Strategies for Translators and Interpreters
On-demand
Sales & Marketing is at the heart of most businesses, and certainly a key area for translators and interpreters. This session will teach you how to market your services successfully, implement an effective sales process and close more deals!

Attendees will:
  • learn how to implement different marketing strategies, both online and offline.
  • learn how to manage an effective sales p...

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19:15:00
19:15 - 19:20
Understanding Your Client: Is Your Client Always Right?
On-demand
"Client is always right": this phrase is often misinterpreted and overestimated. Do clients always know what they need? They think they do, however the reality proves otherwise. What should we do if we know that our client is WRONG? How can we help the clients to adjust their goals? How can we avoid losing a good client because of a goal mismatch? The goal of the session is to show that there is n...

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19:25 - 19:30
10-tip survival kit for professional translators/interpreters
On-demand
Being a freelance/small business professional translator/interpreter involves much more than the tasks an in-house translator. Various other skills are needed to obtain, retain, and maintain customers, and build the business further. Jeff will share his experience from the client-side, the translation service arena, the project management viewpoint, and the translation sales and marketing perspect...

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