Meeting clients at ProZ.com

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Mar 11, 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.
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.
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