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Business Member Spotlight: Acolad

July 1, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership, networking, translation industry, language industry, translation agency

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Acolad began 26 years ago as a family business named Technicis. They have expanded over the years, and today are known as the Acolad Group. With over 1000 employees in 14 countries and more than 18000 freelance translators who work with Acolad, it doesn't come as a surprise that they have become one of the most dynamic leading services providers in the industry.

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Why is a complete business page important?

June 4, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, directory, translation company, directory, business membership, ProZ.com, business page, translation agency, LSP

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Your business page on ProZ.com is the way you present your business to the world. It doesn't matter if who is viewing it is a potential vendor or a potential client, if it is incomplete, you probably won't achieve the results you're hoping for.

So...is your business page complete?

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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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ProZ.com jobs 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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Are you choosing the best service providers for your projects?

May 7, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in freelancer, language jobs, translation company, directory, business membership, jobs, language industry, risk management, translation agency, LSP

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OK, so you posted your job, sent private messages and now you have many quotes from potential service providers. The next step is choosing who you want to work with. Sounds easy enough, but how do you know who will be the best match, the most reliable language professional?

Here's what you should look for when choosing the best service provider:

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Business members can personalize batch emails

May 5, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translator, translation company, directory, project management, business membership, jobs

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For many project managers and recruiters, sending mass emails should be avoided at all costs as they lack the touch of personalization they strive for when reaching out to potential service providers.

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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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Translation A to Z: Agency

April 19, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translation company, business membership, jobs, translation, business page, facebook, risk management, translation agency, TranslationA-Z

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Over at the Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com) Facebook Group, Andrew Morris is going through the "translation alphabet" from A-Z and offering discussions for translators along the way. From time-to-time, those musings will be added to this blog. Often they are modified for a larger audience. Here is a sampling of #TranslationAtoZ_A

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Translation jobs posted here now appearing in Facebook feed

April 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translator, interpreter, translator tools, business membership, jobs

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Jobs posted by business members will now also appear on Facebook via the new ProZ.com Translation Jobs page. All members of the language community are invited to like or follow the page to receive updates.

Presently, all jobs with the COVID-19 tag are appearing there. Soon, this offer will be extended to all business members.

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Mistakes to avoid when posting a job

April 9, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in freelancer, language jobs, translation company, business membership, jobs, language industry

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Have you ever posted a job on ProZ.com and wondered why you didn’t get as many quotes as you had expected? 

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COVID-19 related jobs can be tagged for language job postings

April 1, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translator, translation company, business membership, jobs, COVID-19

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A jobs checkbox on ProZ.com with a new COVID-19 tag now enables job posters to tag their jobs as "Covid-19" and service providers to filter Covid-19 jobs. Many job posters are already using this option to connect with some of the 1 million language professionals at ProZ.com.

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Membership allows for direct, commission-free access to translators and translation companies

February 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, membership, business membership, jobs, ProZ.com membership, language industry, LSP

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ProZ.com's unique membership model means that when outsourcers and service providers connect via ProZ.com, neither side is charged any commissions or fees. Meet a client or provider, and the relationship is yours, unencumbered, forever. What does this mean?

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Get ProZ.com membership through local contacts in local currency

January 29, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, membership, business membership, ProZ.com membership

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Options are available to purchase membership at ProZ.com through local payment contacts in 22 different countries. This means you or your business can benefit from ProZ.com membership by purchasing in your currency in a way that might be more effective for you.

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Pages are for businesses, profiles for individuals

May 19, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in profile, translation company, directory, business membership, business page

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ProZ.com recently added business pages to the platform. This change brings ProZ.com more in line with similar platforms where businesses are displayed differently from employees.

So from now on at ProZ.com, profiles are for people, pages are for businesses.

This might be new to some businesses whose company identity was often shared among many employees. Every employee is now invited to build their own profile, for a unique identity. Each confirmed employee will also be able to perform actions on behalf of the business.  

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Facebook group for project managers, vendor managers and translation company owners

May 17, 2019 / by Mike Donlin posted in translation company, business membership, fun, facebook

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Are you a project manager, vendor manager, or the owner of a translation company?

Would you like additional opportunities to comfortably network and communicate with others in similar roles?

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