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Lucía Leszinsky

Lucia Leszinsky is an English and Spanish writer, translator, voice talent and story-teller. She's been working as part of the ProZ.com site team for over ten years, communicating with members, developing new features and helping industry players to get the most out of the profession.

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Last campaign prize drawing: these are the winners

January 5, 2022 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translator, training, translation company, directory, jobs, clients, translation, ProZ.com, ProZ.com membership, community, language, winners, campaign

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The 2021 year-end membership campaign, Stay safe, ended last week. (What? You missed it? Send me a line and we'll figure something out). After three full weeks of intense work, sixteen staff members involved, and great conversations with new and returning members, the largest community of language professionals just got bigger. Thank you, members, once again for your support!

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Welcome new year, new members, new clients!

January 3, 2022 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, profile, interpreter, directory, translator tools, jobs, clients, translation, translation industry, community, language industry, year-end, language

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A new year is getting started, and so are some of our new site members.  At ProZ.com, there are members who are starting out, also some who have been in the profession for a while, and even many who have a steady list of clients. What do they all have in common? They have invested in their businesses through membership as a smart strategy to be prepared for whatever tomorrow brings. So, congratulations for such a smart move, members, and welcome!

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"Keep it safe" ends tomorrow: meet the winners of week two

December 30, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in translation, ProZ.com membership, winners, campaign

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The 2021 year-end membership campaign, Keep it safe, is about to end. Since it started, hundreds of users have decided to keep their income safe in 2022 no matter what the new year brings, and they are participating in the campaign prize drawings. Meet the winners of the second week:

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Campaign prize drawings: are you one of the winners of the first week?

December 22, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in membership, jobs, translation, ProZ.com membership, interpreting, winners, campaign, discount

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We are in the second week of the 2021 year-end membership campaign, "Keep it safe". Last week, a good number of users decided to keep their businesses safe no matter what the new year brings, while taking advantage of the special offer included in the campaign:

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See what happened at ProZ.com in 2021

December 13, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in profile, interpreter, freelancer, training, copywriters, translator tools, marketing for language professionals, translation contests, translation, Blue Board, meet the team, year-end, greeting, language

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Year 2021 is almost over and the site team would like to thank you for spending it with us!

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Translation and feminism: the profession meets sisterhood

November 5, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in translator, interpreter, professional development, meetings, Argentina, multilingual, feminism, sisterhood, solidarity, TEIFEM, non-binary

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Last October 23rd, 2021, the Feminist Translators and Interpreters of Argentina (TEIFEM) held their third annual meeting for language professionals to exchange ideas, discuss language-related issues from multiple social, gender, and cultural perspectives, and support multilingual struggles, solidarity, and sisterhood from within a results-oriented group. The event was a perfect example of what TEIFEM is and a great starting point for the discussion of what's next in translation from a gender-based perspective. 

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ProZ.com 101: a glimpse of the translation workplace

June 22, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translator, jobs, payments, networking, translation, ProZ.com, community, language industry, rates, direct clients

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Are you new to the translation industry? Would you like to work as a translator, but you are unsure about how to get started? Do you have questions about ProZ.com, the platform, the community, the tools available? Then this post is for you. Just keep the following in mind, and you'll find your way in the ProZ.com translation workplace in no time:

 

« ProZ.com is different than what you may be expecting »

 

The following questions and answers will show you why.


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ProZ.com web widgets: giving clients a quick access to you

May 11, 2021 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, profile, membership, marketing for language professionals, networking, clients, ProZ.com, Plus package, Blue Board, marketing, community, feedback, online presentation, follow, promotion, widget

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A web widget is an independent application that can be embedded into a web-page, blog, or profile on a social media site and that will enable the display of information (your client feedback) or the call for an action ("Follow me").

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The ProZ.com 2020 annual report is out

December 22, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in translator, professional development, directory, jobs, events, translation, facebook, language industry, education

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ProZ.com annual reports give progress updates to ProZ.com members on accomplishments, improvements and new developments made on the site.

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Language jobs from site now on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

May 14, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in membership, business membership, jobs, ProZ Find, search, clients, ProZ.com, ProZ.com membership, translation industry, facebook, language industry, COVID-19, LSP

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ProZ.com language industry jobs can now be added to social network feeds on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Making a living during COVID-19

April 4, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, interpreter, Powwow, translation events, marketing for language professionals, jobs, networking, translation contests, clients, events, meetings, invoicing, translation, ProZ.com, translation industry, Blue Board, community, language industry, COVID-19, ProZTV

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By now, the entire world knows that the current Covid-19 outbreak has --and will continue to have--  an enormous impact on freelance financial lives. However, language professionals who usually work on-site --interpreters, project managers, teachers-- don't necessarily have to live off savings during the current quarantine. ProZ.com has a few tricks up its sleeve to make money starting this weekend and while at home, and supplement your income during these uncertain times.

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ProZ.com turns 20: thank you!

September 27, 2019 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in translator, ProZ.com, translation industry, anniversary, community, 20 years, celebration, language industry

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It's 1999, the human population of the world surpasses six billion, the number of Internet users worldwide has just reached 150 million, and the EURO currency is adopted by an important number of European countries; SpongeBob SquarePants premieres on Nickelodeon and The Matrix, The Sixth Sense and Star Wars: Episode I are released; Barbie Doll turns forty and the world is getting ready for the year 2000 by running tests for the millennium bug; My Space is officially released while Bluetooth is announced, and Red Hot Chili Peppers and Christina Aguilera take over the radio. And while these capture the world's attention, ProZ.com makes its first appearance as a website for freelancers in April, re-vamped in August as a translation-specific web portal.

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Twenty years of fair play: thank you all, moderators!

September 6, 2019 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, profile, professional development, marketing for language professionals, fun, networking, translation, anniversary, moderators

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ProZ.com the website has been around since 1999, and so have those who have volunteered to foster and protect the positive, results-oriented atmosphere of the site: the moderators.

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ProZ.com 20th anniversary: let's powwow!

July 29, 2019 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in Powwow, events, staff, anniversary

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In 2019, ProZ.com celebrates its 20th anniversary and we would like every site user to celebrate with us. How? By proposing a powwow in your city for the last week of August.

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ProZ.com just got bigger: meet new staff members

June 21, 2019 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in Powwow, fun, networking, ProZ.com, translation industry, staff

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The ProZ.com team is multicultural, multilingual, and made up of talented individuals in different parts of the world who are passionate about helping translation industry professionals to achieve business success. 

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