Standing out: Crafting that killer freelance pitch

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Expand your business and advance in your career
Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Feb 22, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials within one working week after the course.

The webinar can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in all sessions from the bundle you might wish to purchase 4 (four) online sessions as a complete package at a special price.

Purchase four videos for only 136 USD 89 USD today!

See other sessions from the bundle below:

* On-demand training Standing out: Marketing basics for freelance translators

* On-demand training Standing out: Writing résumés and cover letters that sell

* On-demand training Standing out: Creating a freelance brochure to market your services

* February 22 Standing out: Crafting that killer freelance pitch

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Summary:In an hour, you will learn how to write a clear, creative and compellng "elevator pitch" to boost your marketing on meetings, conferences and in-person events
So what do you do for a living / Tell me more about your job ...
If you're into face-to-face marketing, or if you ever attended industry conferences, meetings with customers and other events, chances are you came across these common questions a number of times. This webinar will help you sketch your famous "elevator pitch" so that it would be clear, creative and compelling. There is much more to say about you and your business beyond "I am a translator" - learn how to express your value effectively to boost your business and hook new prospects.
Target audience
- Freelancers starting in the translation industry
- Experienced freelancers who want to grow their business
- Freelancers who want to be more confident on in-person events and business meetings
Learning objectives
In this webinar you will learn how to:

* Present yourself and your business more effectively
* Engage new prospects
No specific previous knowledge or experience needed
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* What is an elevator pitch?
* Communicating value: how it works
* Create your own freelance pitch
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Created by
Alessandra Martelli (X)    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Alessandra Martelli is a freelance translator and copywriter working in the industry since 2002. Alessandra specializes in translation and copywriting projects in the fields of Marketing & Advertising, Market research and Tourism, and she is the “Italian voice” of some of the most important brands operating in the fields of luxury, tourism & hospitality, B2B services worldwide.

Conference speaker and professional trainer, Alessandra provides hands-on actionable training to freelance translators willing to improve their skills both as professionals and as business owners.

Twitter: @mtmtranslations
General discussions on this training

Standing out: Crafting that killer freelance pitch

Katrin Arnolds Identity Verified
Local time: 05:15
angielski > niemiecki
On-demand training?Feb 25, 2013

Are you planning to make this webinar also an On-demand training?


Helen Shepelenko
On-demand training?Feb 26, 2013

Katrin Arnolds wrote:

Are you planning to make this webinar also an On-demand training?

Hello Katrin,

The webinar will be recorded and an on-demand training will be announced at the website within one working week after the webinar. Hope this helps.

My bests,


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