Lesson 45: Slides and handouts on online marketing and social media for translators

The Language Show Live 2012 is behind us. Three days of exhibiting, talking, presenting, exchanging ideas and business cards…. It was great and I’d like to thank everyone who listened to my presentations. I hope you’ve enjoyed them and you’ve learnt how to use online tools to make your business even more successful! Many thanks to Meg from Websites for…

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Lesson 44: The basic know-how on networking for translators

In an article I wrote some time ago, I encouraged you to attend all sorts of professional events. I'm a huge fan of online presentations, webinars and chats, but I must admit that meetings in person are irreplaceable. Apart from the obvious aspect of professional development, all face-to-face events give us great opportunities to network with our colleagues and other…

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Lesson 43: Give me your translator’s business card…

The Chartered Institute of Linguists’ event on last Saturday – Members’ Day – was full of interesting seminars, networking opportunities and professional debates. I also managed to talk to a few colleagues and I added some new business cards to my collection. While I was filing them in my business card holder (by language, of course), I started to appreciate…

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