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Business Member Spotlight: LingoFocus

May 20, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership, networking, ProZ.com, translation industry, business page, Blue Board, translation agency, LSP

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Last month we started this series of top-flight LSPs. Now it's time to shine the spotlight on LingoFocus, a medium-size translation agency with an East-meets-West approach born out of the hope and commitment of its two founders. 

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Business Member Spotlight: elionetwork

April 28, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership, networking, ProZ.com, translation industry, business page, Blue Board, translation agency, LSP

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Some translators are happy to work for small or boutique agencies. However, for those that want to make their way into more global markets and work with a team spanning three countries and serving clients from all around the world, elionetwork might be a good fit.

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My client still hasn't paid me! What now? —Part 2

April 12, 2020 / by Andrea Capuselli posted in freelancer, jobs, payments, invoicing, Blue Board, ProZ*Pay

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This post is Part 2 of a two-part guide on how to deal with non-payment issues.
If you haven't read it yet, find Part 1 here.

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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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My client isn't paying me! What can I do? —Part 1

March 18, 2020 / by Andrea Capuselli posted in freelancer, translation company, translator tools, payments, invoicing, Blue Board, language industry

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You already know how to assess a new client and decide if you're comfortable starting a professional relation with them. Unfortunately, clients new and old may sometimes get behind with payments for a number of reasons. From a change of personnel in the finance department, through an inefficient new management software, all the way to cashflow issues; there are a myriad factors that may cause a client who has long been reliable and trustworthy to leave your invoice unpaid.

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A ProZ.com overview: Some of the site's most popular features

February 6, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, language jobs, professional development, directory, jobs, ProZ.com, Blue Board

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Serving the world's largest community of translators, ProZ.com delivers a comprehensive network of essential services, resources and experiences that enhance the lives of its members. What are some of the site's most popular features?

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Outsourcers see ProZ*Pay links to help clear Blue Board non-payment reports

July 25, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, ProZ Pay™, business page, Blue Board

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The ProZ.com Blue Board has been an important risk management tool for language service providers since 2001. It provides language professionals a place to give feedback on the likelihood of working again with an outsourcer.

Most entries highlight positive relationships. ProZ.com is a place where companies and language service providers meet and engage in good-faith transactions.

It is also a place to report negatively when payment has not been received. Cases of non-payment are taken seriously at ProZ.com.

When non-payment reports are made, outsourcers now see a link to ProZ*Pay where a payment may be made immediately.

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