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Do you ask clients for a PO?... Think again

A Purchase Order (PO) --or Project Order-- is a commercial document issued by a buyer to a seller, indicating types, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services the seller will provide to the buyer. Sending a project order to a supplier constitutes a legal offer to buy products or services. Acceptance of a project order by a seller usually forms a contract between the buyer and seller, so no contract exists until the project order is accepted.

On today's quick poll, freelancers are being asked whether they required a PO before starting a project or not.

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Need to attract clients? Your project history can help you

 

At the end of 2005, ProZ.com released a feature called "Project history".  The tool was created to allow freelancers to track past projects completed and list them in profiles with information such as language pairs, fields, volume, keewords, clients and collaborators. Since then, more than 17,300 site members have listed projects, 11,733 of which show as corroborated.

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Business members can personalize batch emails

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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Try the new ProZ.com instant login button in Protemos!

Excellent synergy of TMS and CAT = BaccS + Memsource: Guest post by Jakov Milicevic

Once upon a time there were two translators, Jelena and Jakov. They decided to set up a boutique translation agency and named it Verbosari. Their goal was to provide a unique experience to clients requiring services in translation and localisation fields.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the beginning, our workflow was quite small since we had just a few clients. However, during the years, our reputation grew owing to our unique professional approach and impeccable quality of our work. It started to reflect in the growth of our business and we needed to do something to boost our efficiency and facilitate the whole process for our clients. We wanted to offer them a unique personalized approach by giving them full monitoring of the process, from the price quote to the final translation. The process is completely transparent and based on 5 steps: direct contact with the translator, a single PM, a personalized customer portal, involvement in the whole process and providing feedback.

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Post jobs on ProZ.com from within BaccS

Are you a translator or team using BaccS business accounting software? The latest release connects the advanced translation project management platform to ProZ.com for job posting.

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Project Managers wanted for pool at ProZ.com

A project manager pool has been launched at ProZ.com. ProZ.com Pools™ make it easier to discover freelance professionals working in certain select fields. All project managers are invited to join the pool.

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XTRF users can post jobs to ProZ.com without leaving the application

Using XTRF for translation project management and automation? The XTRF connector to ProZ.com in its latest software allows job postings directly to ProZ.com.

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