Kind words from ProZ.com members

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Thanks to ProZ.com for giving me great opportunities that I have never had before. Membership has boosted my SEO, the number of my clients and visitors is increasing dramatically.
It's definitely worth it. I've been a registered user at ProZ.com since 2002, but only started getting jobs through the site after becoming a member. The membership fee paid back after the first order.
Большинство моих сегодняшних клиентов сами нашли меня через ProZ.com, а членство окупается за полдня работы — неплохая рентабельность, на мой взгляд. Инвестируйте в свой успех!
Rodion Shein
Russische Föderation
I have been a ProZ.com member for some time, and irrespective of anything, such investments are a definite indicator that you are indeed a serious player in this field. This investment is recovered much sooner than expected. Go for it!
Most of my new clients now come from ProZ.com, and I have to say that fine-tuning my profile has generated some pretty good "matches" (clients that are willing to pay my rates for specific subject areas). I think ProZ.com is a great source of new clients and it is also hugely helpful in avoiding bad payers.
I have a very satisfying number of clients in Spain, as well as in several countries in South America, thanks to ProZ.com. The positive client feedback I have received in the Willingness to Work Again section of my profile has also seemed to help me stand out to potential clients.
Marjon Pijl
Niederlande
In less than a month, I have had more jobs than ever and I have already earned back the membership cost. If you are a quick learner, you will find more work than you can handle in a relatively short time!
Lian Pang
Niederlande
Shukrani kwa ProZ.com kwa kunipa fursa kubwa ambayo sijawahi kupata kabla. Mfumo wao wa uendeshaji ni rahisi kutumia na umeniongezea SEO yangu, idadi ya wateja wangu na wageni inaongezeka kwa kasi.
I am really happy that I`ve joined the ProZ.com family, I have always been satisfied with this work group.
I hope after 30 yrs, I will say these things again!
Thank you all!
I must say that I continue to be breathless at how well ProZ.com anticipates / accommodates the needs of freelance translators. . . I was tearing my hair out and tossing small wads of money down the drain trying to find an invoicing program that did only what yours now does and nothing more.
I was very skeptical when I joined ProZ.com, but I have to say that being a member really pays! I found new clients in just five months of membership.
I found ProZ.com quite useful initially (the term search, KudoZ, the glossaries, etc.), but it really came into its own when I became a paying member. Now, nearly all of my jobs come through my ProZ.com profile, and through repeat requests from regular clients, and I can't remember the last time I actually bid for a job.

The Blue Board is extremely useful for filtering out undesirable clients (bad/slow payers) - a feature that is only available to full members, but it is worth its weight in gold.

Carol Gullidge
Vereinigtes Königreich
Članstvo na Prozu otvara vrata potpuno novog, fantastičnog sveta za prevodioce zbog toga što vas klijenti tretiraju ozbiljnije i što dobijate više poslovnih ponuda.
その間、いくらか仕事をこなしてきたので、チャンスを広げたいと思い、今度は年会費を振り込んで、"ProZ.com member" に。それからひと月ほどだろうか?なんと4社から立て続けに打診が来たのである。こんなにも効果がはっきりと出るとは、ちょっと意外であった。 だから、すでにいくらか実績があり、翻訳会社とのやり取りにも慣れて来たなら、ぜひこのサイトに登録してみることをお勧めしたい。
guanye
Japan
I joined ProZ.com as a paying member in 2009, and haven't looked back since. If you invest time with your profile, site facilities, training
and events, then after a while good customers will come after you. I've been "found" through ProZ.com from a simple Google search on many occasions.
Mark Thompson
Brasilien


Get and give professional advice
ProZ.com is a new higher level society and new way of thinking for translators!
What I like most at ProZ.com is the relationship between the ProZ.com staff and us, the members. I felt that, while other sites are only after the money, you really care about us and about the way you can help us. This is very important.
Mihai Badea (X)
Luxemburg
The KudoZ section has become a regular part of my daily working routine. I can always count on it for useful information and interesting linguistic and cultural tidbits, as well as insights into my colleagues backgrounds and thought processes.
Heathcliff
Vereinigte Staaten
Bır de 10 yıllık üyelik ücreti olmasi gerekir. Onun daha avantajli bir fiyati vardi. Ben vakti zamaninda 10 yil için üye olmustum. Pek dogal olarak bunun fiyati senelik üyelige göre daha avantajli idi.
This past year has been great. I woke up one morning deciding to go back to translating full time but I was not 100% sure that my decision was the right one. I left my "safe" English teaching job and recontacted my old clients. It didn't take long and I was soon back on track. Thanks to ProZ I have made contacts with new agencies around the world. I have met colleagues worldwide and found new friends... Words are my passion and this is the ideal job for me with growing children who love to see me around. My small office at home is not a lonely place at all and may I say I have never been happier. Thanks
Our common experiences as translators, the sharing of worries, doubts, questions in our forums regarding ONE TOPIC: TRANSLATION, all this has already created a warm, welcoming and caring community,
complete with powwows and special personal friendships.

Thanks for creating an inspiring place for us.
U vielmi mnohich vypadkach samaja pieršaja zamova, atrymanaja praz ProZ.com, bolš čym całkam pakryvaje hadavy ŭniosak.
In quite many cases, the very first order won via ProZ.com more than covers the annual membership dues.
ProZ.com is not only our workplace, it's also a worldwide, developing community of people in translation business.
Gabor Kun
Ungarn
This is simply the best, most comprehensive support network and best moderated web site I could wish for as a translator.
Anne Lee
Vereinigtes Königreich
ProZ.com has acted as my guide. With my ProZ.com membership, I'm a happy, fully-fledged freelancer and I can safely say that I wouldn't be where I am today without the knowledge that I have gained from the site or the friendly community support network. Thank you!
Rebecca Hendry
Vereinigtes Königreich


Add enjoyment to your work
Je ne peux pas dire dans quelle proportion mon CA a augmenté suite à mon adhésion car j'ai pratiquement démarré mon activité freelance il y quelques années grâce à Proz. Ou alors il faut dire de 0 à 100% ! car mes premiers clients, je les ai trouvés sur Proz. Ma cotisation était payée (largement) dès mon premier contrat.
I am proud that I am with ProZ.com from the very beginning. A grandiose idea of one gifted visionary Henry of Syracuse to melt together the language lovers from all over the world had settled in my heart forever. It is an exquisite pleasure and refined delight. Long Live ProZ!
Vladimir Dubisskiy
Vereinigte Staaten
No es un costo, es una inversión en tu profesión, tu trabajo, tu futuro. Seguro que otros colegas te darán una opinión similar.
Since I signed up in 1999 the world for me as a freelancer has transformed. There is a 'before' and 'after ProZ.com'

I have thoroughly enjoyed my membership (Dec 2000) for all it offers:

. Job offers (only slowly appearing during my first years - Swedish is a niche language),
. Knowledge sharing (KudoZ, articles, forum postings),
. Views sharing (forums),
. Social contacts (forums, powwows, conferences)
. Fun (forums and meetings)
.Practical help (recommending lodging for my daughter in New York and our stay in London),
. Buying and selling opportunities of lexica, books and programs ('Exchange')
. Expert advice on computer problems and programs (forums)
. Exposure: You can be found. You are someone, your efforts can be appreciated by others
(particularly outsourcers ;-) ) (directory, Connect and KudoZ)
. You can feel 'nest warmth' like in a family or in a club
. You increase your outlook. You get to know how people from other countries and cultures think.
Using the ProZ.com message function and the eMail link or Skype, you can get instant contact
with colleagues across the globe for in-depth individual discussions on all subjects.

I have indeed grown as a professional and as an individual by embracing all the above ProZ.com advantages.

EUR 80/USD 120/year (less for renewals) is a bargain price for what you get!

Mats Wiman
Stubborn, individual, liberal Swedish moderator
Mats Wiman
Schweden
ProZ.com is my main “marketing tool”. I have no doubt that ProZ.com has contributed tremendously to my professional growth, and not just because of my profile, but also because of the site's excellent tools and resources. I am very happy with ProZ.com services. I guess what I am trying to say is: Wow, I’m impressed!
I couldn't imagine my quickstart as a professional freelancer without ProZ.com. I registered as a user a few months ago to "test drive" the website features. Even without a full membership almost 80% of my current jobs come from ProZ Job Postings. Now that I'm well prepared for freelancing rather than hired as an employee, I expect to establish much more relationships with both agencies and partners.

Thanks ProZ for the valuable tool !!!
I am lucky that I am high in the directory for my language pair. I get more direct requests than I can keep up with and the rest of my jobs are referrals.
Lianne van de Ven
Vereinigte Staaten
Glad to be fully on board ProZ.com at last!
After being a member "for free" for a couple of years, I decided to try by paying my membership for a year, and the result was awesome. I receive at least 2 messages from new clients monthly.
Je suis satisfait d'être membre payant. J'ai même rempilé pour 5 ans.
Da membro pagante invece è possibile rispondere a tutti gli annunci e poi soprattutto leggere i commenti dei colleghi nella Blue Board.

Ho deciso di diventare membro per poter usufruire di tutto ciò che offre questo portale, nella speranza di fare molte esperienze!
After several years of free membership I decided to change its status to a paid member ... and I regret that I waited so long!
Monika Rozwarzewska
Vereinigtes Königreich
Takk for den flotte jobben dere gjør. Uten dere ville jeg ikke ha jobbet som oversetter!
Grande opportunità per tutti i traduttori. La membership dà vantaggi non indifferenti. E' molto importante sul piano professionale ed il rapporto prezzo qualità è eccezionale!
As an old song used to say, more or less, "Jeepers, creepers... where�d ya get them... 'ideas'"? These new features are simply fantastic and they work beautifully. My platinum membership is worth every dollar.
Luisa Ramos, CT
Vereinigte Staaten






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