Fresh freelancer series 04: The art, science and commerce of pricing for a new freelancer

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Topic: Business skills for translators

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Duration: 64 minutes

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Further development:

Fresh Freelancer Series 05: CAT Tools, Machine Translation and Crowd Sourcing – How to navigate the complexity?
Fresh Freelancer Series 06: The art of bidding for fresh freelancers


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Language:English
Summary:Learn the art, science and commerce of designing your pricing and communicating this artfully and protecting your short and long term interest.
Description
A fresh freelancer learns the critical aspect of pricing - the hidden and subtle issues underlying a price quote. A freelancer would learn why price is not an arithmetic entity alone but an encrypted signature of the business. The freelancer would learn how to communicate pricing artfully with a mix of enlightened self-interest. In current situation, pricing is critical to acquire the first few clients as well as to retain them.
Target audience
New and established freelancers
Agency Owners
Learning objectives
1. To find out how pricing is an encrypted signature of your business
2. To use it as a marketing tool
3. To use this as a risk-minimizer
4. To use it as a reverse magnet to attract the like minded clients / associates.
5. To communicate this artfully without compromising your business intelligence.
Prerequisites
None
Program
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Two parts webinar. The first part illustrates why pricing is an encrypted data for your business and thus influencing client's decision significantly. The second part is a series of tips and action points to design and communicate prices in the marketplace.
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Trainer
Pritam Bhattacharyya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Pritam Bhattacharyya is essentially a Bengali/Sylheti/Assamese linguist with 11 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Wordsmith of an agency called Wordsmith Communication. which apart from language services in pan-Indic languages provides Creative Content and Print on Demand Services. He is editor of www.pentasect.com - a bilingual (English / Bengali) cultural monthly ezine on Greater Bengal. He had worked as a Telecom Engineer and later as a IP Network Manager in various cross-cultural Telecom teams worldwide. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Masters in Communication Management from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pritam lives and works in Calcutta, India his city by adoption. His b-log on translation and online business can be seen here at http://wordsmithofbengal.wordpress.com
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