In this episode I interviewed Anne Diamantidis, a English and German into French in house translator and co-founder of The Alexandria Project. Anne has given several presentations on using LinkedIn for translators and I wanted to see which tips she had for LinkedIn-marketing. I use LinkedIn myself and have some great connections there, plus participate in groups and discussions, but I am sure I can do more.
In this episode we cover the following:
- How translators can market their services through LinkedIn
- LinkedIn profile tips and tricks
- Networking through LinkedIn, plus using groups on LinkedIn
- How to use the search function to find new clients
- Whether to use paid advertising on LinkedIn
- LinkedIn netiquette
Links to items mentioned in this episode:
Anne also has an upcoming webinar for translators on LinkedIn profile optimization on March 6th. Read more about it here: LinkedIn profile optimization for translators
Thank you for listening! Are you marketing your translation services on LinkedIn? How is it going? Feel free to share! Do you have a marketing tips for freelance translators? I would love to hear from you! Please share as a comment below or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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French native professional translator for English and German specialized in medicine, BDÜ member, former ProZ.com staff member and a Translator without Borders, Anne works at GxP Language Services, a medical LSP based in Germany. Co-founder of the Alexandria Project [http://alexandria-library.com] and organizer of the TriKonf Conferences [http://trikonf.com], she also specializes in online presence for translators and SMBs, with a soft spot for LinkedIn marketing, WordPress and search engine marketing. An experienced translation industry trainer and speaker in those matters (over 50 seminars, training sessions webinars and industry conferences presentations delivered) and regular author (Social Media Today, LinkedIn & Business magazine, BDÜ’s MDÜ…), she’s already helped hundreds of freelance translators & LSPs with their online presence. Anne is also an experienced industry conferences organizer (24 Translation events organized/managed to date).
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