ProZ.com offers a free webinar on meeting clients. The webinar is offered to help members get the most out of the tools available through the site. Attend an upcoming webinar to get the most out of ProZ.com and meet more clients.Read More
As a freelance language professional on ProZ.com, there are many ways for you to find work. The vast majority of the workload that flows through the site comes from clients searching the Translators Directory or ProZ Find, so a good ProZ.com profile is a must to meet new clients through the site.Read More
It’s vital to inhabit the right mindset as a freelancer, which includes both the story we tell ourselves, and the emotional state we inhabit. But none of that means we don’t have to have the core skills to do the job, day in day out, or the strategies to get the word out and begin to interact with clients.
Whether that’s in your website, your marketing, your social media pronouncements, or your attendance at trade fairs and industry conferences… the list goes on.
SEO, short for search engine optimization, is a cluster of practices and techniques for increasing the quality and quantity of visits of a website or a web page by targeting search engine users. Over half of all website traffic comes from organic search —that means, traffic from search engines that you aren’t paying for. In Google alone, 63,000 searches are conducted per second.
SEO settings affect not only how you show up on ProZ.com, but how (and if) you appear on search engines.
Looking for a translator within a platform with over a million users can be difficult, and standing out from the crowd can be seen as an impossible task. However, there are a few things you can do to increase your possibilities to meet new clients within ProZ.com that do not take too much time or effort.Read More
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.Read More
Pools are specialized groups of screened experts. Each pool gathers different types of professionals depending on the service they offer or the area of the industry they work in.Read More
When an outsourcer and freelancer meet via ProZ.com and agree to do business, neither side is charged any commissions or fees.
Outsourcers may want to make sure the payment process can be completed and the freelancer is payable. Adding PayPal or Skrill payment information to a profile is one way a translator may show payability.Read More
ProZ.com Mobile, the application developed by ProZ.com for use on mobile devices, now offers the possibility of updating basic profile information even when your are away from your computer.Read More
In case you had not noticed, you can now log in to your ProZ.com account using your Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn credentials. The Google and Facebook options have already been announced here previously, in separate posts.Read More
Your About me section is the most flexible and customizable marketing tool available in your freelancer profile at ProZ.com. As such, you should be taking full advantage of it: it’s your chance to shine, to stand out, to separate yourself from every other run-of-the-mill profile out there offering the same services you do.Read More