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ProZ.com community choice awards 2018: winners in interpreting

November 14, 2018 / by Jared Tabor posted in interpreter

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The results are in. Thank you to everyone who nominated candidates, and all who voted in this year’s Community choice awards. Here are the winners in the interpreting-related categories:

 

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How to get started in Game Localization

November 13, 2018 / by Enrique posted in pools, freelancer, training, training, game localization, games, game localizers

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The video gaming industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In 2017, the US gaming industry reached a revenue of $36 billion USD; and if you think this is huge, consider that Asia Pacific reached a revenue of $51.2 billion USD, making it the largest gaming market in 2017.

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New Plus package benefit: TransPDF credits

November 1, 2018 / by Alejandro Cavalitto posted in TransPDF, ProZ.com membership, PDF translation, Plus package

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TransPDF is an online service provided by Iceni Technology Ltd. which allows you to convert PDF files to XLIFF for use with your own translation tools. You can then convert your translated XLIFF back to PDF. Every final PDF from transpdf.com can be edited free-of-charge with Infix PDF Editor 7.

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Congratulations to the winners of the ProZ.com translation mash-up: "Dust Bowl"!

October 29, 2018 / by Lü Leszinsky posted in iOS, Android, mobile, mobile app, fun, translation contests, translation, ProZ.com Mobile, ProZ.com

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With over 140 entries in more than 40 language pairs, and around 500 votes from very enthusiastic participants in both web and mobile stages, the first ProZ.com translation mash-up is about to end!

 

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How to sell your job to freelance translators

October 18, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in business membership, jobs

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Do you need to find freelance language professionals for your next project?

A previous post suggested tips to get freelancer attention. Missed in that post was the need for the recruiter to make their job more appealing to translators. 

Imagine you are one of the world's top freelance translators. Think about the amount of email you receive in a day. Would you respond to every email? Probably not. More likely, you would select those most appealing to you.

That is why it is important to sell them on your job. 

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Use new map to connect with interpreters and students

October 10, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in pools, freelancer, interpreter, translation company, students, internship

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A new map on the interpreter and student pool shows locations of those that have been screened for the pool. 
ProZ.com interpreters map

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ProZ.com community choice awards 2018: voting now open, pick your favorites

October 4, 2018 / by Jared Tabor posted in interpreter, marketing for language professionals, fun, networking, translation

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Thanks to everyone who made nominations for this, the sixth annual ProZ.com community choice awards. Voting is now open, so be sure to check out the nominees and cast your votes for your favorites in the categories for translation and interpreting at https://www.proz.com/community-choice-awards

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Seeking interns or have work for students? Check out the student pool

October 3, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in pools, business membership, jobs, students, internship

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Are you a language service provider looking for interns? Do you have work that could be done by students - training the next generation of professionals?  Students are highlighting their interest in an internship as part of the student pool at ProZ.com.

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Put it in a bowl, add dust and mash it up!

September 27, 2018 / by Lü Leszinsky posted in translator, translation contests, translation, ProZ.com Mobile, ProZ.com

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ProZ.com is running the first hybrid translation contest, "Dust Bowl". This contest will take place through the ProZ.com website, the ProZ.com Mobile app and the site's Facebook page.

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Two days of free learning, networking and fun for International Translation Day

September 24, 2018 / by Jared Tabor posted in professional development, translation events, fun, networking, events

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It's that time of year again! For the tenth year in a row, ProZ.com is hosting free live virtual events to celebrate International Translation Day. This year, the events will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 25th and 26th. There will be over 50 hours of content from experts, chances to discuss, network, and have fun.

The event has been approved for up to 10 ATA continuing education points, and you can attend, for free and without the need to register, from any ProZ.com page, on Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, or from ProZ.com Mobile. Recorded sessions from this year's event will be made permanently available to all ProZ.com Plus subscribers after the event, as part of the Plus video library.

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