Language Talks welcomes first guest: Greta Craxi from Index Exchange

On June 27, we are hosting the inaugural event of the new ProZ.com/TV series Language Talks. This insightful event will explore the challenges and best practices of managing localization projects, with a special focus on working with freelance translators.

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Romina Escorihuela: De Casa Rosada a formar colegas argentinos en ProZ.com

En ProZ.com, nos enorgullece contar con profesionales excepcionales que contribuyen al crecimiento y desarrollo de nuestra comunidad. Hoy, hablaremos de Romina Escorihuela, una de nuestras formadoras más destacadas, cuya experiencia y dedicación han sido una inspiración para muchos.

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ProZ.com at the Wordfast Forward Conference in Spain

Connecting with fellow translators

I had an awesome time at the Wordfast Forward Conference 2024, held at the beautiful Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa in Sitges, Spain. This annual event brought together users, developers, trainers, staff, and tech support for an engaging few days of learning and networking. The best part was making great connections with fellow professional translators. The camaraderie and shared passion for our work were truly inspiring.

Photo credit: Worfast LLC | Yves Champollion and John Di Rico at WFF24 

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Freelancers: Celebrating Earth Day in Your Home Office

Embrace Eco-Responsibility

Earth Day on April 22nd is a global call to action for environmental protection and sustainability. As freelancers, we have a unique opportunity to contribute to this cause right from our home offices. Here are 10 easy-to-implement tips to make your freelance practice more eco-friendly.

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ProZ.com AI Expo: Empowering translators with cutting-edge training

On March 7th, 2024, ProZ.com hosted its 73rd TV event, the AI Expo, marking a significant milestone for the translation community. Building on a legacy that began with the first ProZ.com TV event in July 2017, this virtual expo empowered over 1,000 attendees with the latest advancements in AI for translators.

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Empowering Women in Translation: Celebrating International Women's Day

The Essence of International Women's Day

Every March 8th, the world pauses to celebrate International Women's Day—a day dedicated to honoring the achievements of women across all spheres of life, advocating for gender equality, and reflecting on the ongoing struggle for women's rights. In the translation and interpreting industry, this day serves as a poignant reminder of the vital role women have played and continue to play in bridging languages and cultures.

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Bridging Cultures on World Peace and Understanding Day: The Translator's Role

Understanding the Essence

World Peace and Understanding Day, observed on February 23rd, is more than a call for global harmony; it's a reminder of the power of communication in bridging divides. This day challenges us to reflect on how we, as a global community, can contribute to a more peaceful world.

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Shaping the Future: ProZ.com's Mentoring Program 2.0

Hello, vibrant ProZ.com community! I’m Tanya Quintieri, and I’m thrilled to be leading the ProZ.com Mentoring Program 2.0. My journey in the ever-evolving and never-dull language industry started in 2002 as a freelance translator, working with direct clients exclusively. At the time, I didn’t know translation agencies existed, and to this day, the agencies I work with are few and far between.

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International Translation Day: celebrating and raising awareness

It is said that Gabriel García Marquez liked the English translation of his book 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' more than his original Spanish version, and that King Edward III gave Geoffrey Chaucer a gallon of wine a day for the rest of his life as an award for his literary works and translations (that's more than 3.5 liters a day!) Historically, women would not sign their translations with their names , but used pseudonyms to avoid rejection of their work, while 'The Adventures of Pinocchio' by Carlo Collodi would become the most translated piece of all times (leaving aside religious books). No matter what period in history we check for facts, translation is always there --or better still: it's there, but most people are not aware of it.

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Making your own luck: An interview with Sheila Wilson

"I officially retired" said Sheila Wilson in a recent email message. "Thank you and all the team at ProZ.com for everything the site has provided for me since 2007."

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Last campaign prize drawing: these are the winners

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!

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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ProZ.com/TV Giving Tuesday Donation Drive Succeeds in Bringing Together the Community

Another fantastic virtual event, dedicated to celebrating 2021’s edition of Giving Tuesday Day at ProZ.com, took place from November 30th- December 2nd. It featured over 7 hours of free content, a networking session, and giveaways.

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Watch International Translation Day's presentations on ProZ.com/TV

This year, ProZ.com celebrated International Translation Day with a three-day event that featured live workshops, over 20 hours of free content, networking sessions, and giveaways.

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ProZ.com 101: a glimpse of the translation workplace

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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