Making a Super-Effective Cover Letter for a Translator

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Business of Translation and Interpreting
Business skills for translators
Grow your translation business
Personal branding
Marketing for translators
Marketing tools for translators

Course summary
Start time:Jul 14, 2015 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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The online session can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in all sessions from the series you can purchase two sessions as a complete package at the special early bird price: 60 USD 40 USD.
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July 14 Making a Super-Effective Cover Letter for a Translator
July 28 Effective Email Communication with the Customer for a Translator


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* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts (available within one working week after the session),
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Language:English
Summary:Learn to make professional cover letters which will bring you more projects and new clients. You will receive step-by-step techniques which will improve your email marketing and communication with potential clients as soon as you return to the workplace.
Description
In one hour learn how to increase the effectiveness of your Email Marketing when searching for new clients and replying to job posts on ProZ.com. Today, in the age of digital job hunting, you have got only one chance to make first impression. So, learn how to make cover letters which will help you stand out from your competitors, present your skills in a professional manner, add personality to your application and as a result fantastically increase the number of replies to your applications from the potential customers.

Target audience
Freelancers starting in the translation industry
Experienced freelancers who want to expand their clients database
Outsources who want to get new end clients
Learning objectives
After this webinar you will:

- Have a clear understanding of how to communicate with your potential customers so that to get more new projects

- Know how to improve your Email Marketing

- Know how to get more positive responses from new clients

- Learn how to get fantastic results from submitting quotes on ProZ.com

- Learn how to show your expertise in the course of email communication and add personality to your application

- Know how to make the right first impression on the client so that they trust the translation job to you.
Program
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During the session we shall cover the following topics:

- Why does a cover letter remain so important for recruiters and hiring managers?
- Common mistakes which Translators make when sending their CVs and communicating with potential customers (real examples from my practice)
- Structure and tone of an effective cover letter
- Content of a cover letter (plus useful phrases and words)
- How to stand out from the crowd (linking your expertise to the company's needs and ways of adding personality to your application)
Virtual platform system requirements
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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: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
• 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.
Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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Trainer
Anastasia Kozhukhova    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Анастасия Кожухова - дипломированный переводчик английского и немецкого языков. Работает с такими тематиками как юридический и маркетинговый перевод, а также перевод вебсайтов. Сотрудничает с прямыми отечественными и зарубежными заказчиками, а также с зарубежными бюро переводов. Работает в партнерстве с маркетологами из Великобритании. Является членом Союза переводчиков России, сертифицированным переводчиком ProZ.com (Certified PRO Network), а также членом ассоциации IAPTI (International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters).

Анастасия углубленно изучает маркетинг и последние тенденции в продвижении бизнеса, активно применяет новые знания и навыки в поиске и сотрудничестве с заказчиками перевода, благодаря чему за полгода смогла увеличить свой доход от переводов в 11 раз. Кроме того, Анастасия проводит собственные тренинги и индивидуальные консультации по маркетингу, созданию сайтов и личному брендингу для переводчиков.

Anastasia Kozhukhova is certified English to Russian Legal, Marketing and Website Translator. Member of Union of the Translators of Russia, Member of Certified PRO Network and IAPTI (International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters). By cooperating with high-end clients from various countries and working in partnership with Marketing Experts from Great Britain, she learns a lot about international Marketing and current business tendencies which she actively uses in her translation business. Moreover, Anastasia conducts her own business trainings and individual consultations for translators, helping them increase their income and become really appreciated professionals.
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