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Translation contest: Speak now or forever hold your... silence?

August 3, 2018 / by Tatiana posted in freelancer, translator, literary translation, fun, networking, translation contests

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The translation contest “The Sounds of Silence” has made it to the Finals, and it's time to choose the winners.

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Interview: “The Sounds of Silence” contest and the first entry ever in sign language

July 30, 2018 / by Tatiana posted in freelancer, translator, literary translation, fun, networking, translation contests, sign language

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Ramon Woolfe is a British Sign Language (BSL) and International Sign (IS) translator, presenter, director, mentor, founder and CEO of Drip Media and campaigner for awareness for BSL and the deaf community, and the first user in the history of ProZ.com translation contests to make an entry in sign language.

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

July 24, 2018 / by Enrique posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translator, project management, integrations, Translation Management Software

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Translation contests: pick the winners in one, submit an entry in the other

July 6, 2018 / by Tatiana posted in freelancer, translator, literary translation, fun, networking, translation contests

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More than 20,000 industry players have already tried ProZ.com Mobile

June 18, 2018 / by Lü Leszinsky posted in freelancer, profile, translator, interpreter, directory, translator tools, iOS, Android, mobile, mobile app, jobs, networking, clients

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Since its release in 2016, ProZ.com mobile for Android and iOS has already been installed and tried by more than 20,000 translators, interpreters, clients and others in the language industry --22,792 to be precise!

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Submissions open for the new ProZ.com translation contest

June 5, 2018 / by Tatiana posted in translator, literary translation, fun, translation contests

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A new edition of the ProZ.com translation contests, “The Sounds of Silence”, is on and submissions are open, with a source text in English.

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Three experiences you don’t want to miss at BP

May 10, 2018 / by Tatiana posted in freelancer, translator, interpreter, training, translation events, fun, conference, networking, CPD

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BP is an annual conference that brings translators from all over the globe together to talk about industry trends, marketing, CPD and more. And network. And have fun.

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Celebrating ten years of translators and interpreters coming together in Cardiff

May 3, 2018 / by Jared Tabor posted in translator, interpreter, professional development, translation events, fun

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For those not familiar, a ProZ.com powwow is an informal, local get-together of language professionals. Any ProZ.com member can propose and organize a powwow in their area. Since 2001, thousands of powwows have been held around the world, in 110 countries.

So far, 454 powwows have been held in 63 cities in the UK, with 3,748 attendees total. At least 50 of those powwows have been organized by Victoria Burns and Alexandra Chapman. This May 5th, Alexandra and Victoria are celebrating 10 years of powwows in Cardiff by holding -- you guessed it -- another powwow!

I asked Alexandra and Victoria to talk a bit about how the Cardiff powwows got started, what the experience has been like, and what benefits they have been able to see from coming together in person with colleagues. Here is what they had to say:

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Improve your ProZ.com profile from your mobile phone

April 27, 2018 / by Lü Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, profile, translator, tagline, marketing for language professionals, iOS, Android, mobile, mobile app

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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.

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Amazon offers nine free works in translation (e-book format) until World Book Day

April 20, 2018 / by Jared Tabor posted in translator, literary translation

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World Book Day is April 23rd. To celebrate, Amazon is offering a selection of award-winning works from around the world, all of which have been translated to English, for free for Kindle. You can grab them between now and April 24th at https://www.amazon.com/article/read-the-world

(there may be geographical or other limits on who can get these books for free-- apparently they are free to US-based customers, and discounted in other regions)

Among the books, I spotted The Light of the Fireflies, by Paul Pen and translated by ProZ.com member Simon Bruni.

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