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Social networking and the translator


Knowledge pills about twitter, LinkedIn, blogging, Google Reader and delicious. …

Knowledge pills about twitter, LinkedIn, blogging, Google Reader and delicious.
3rd Conference in Spain, 14 November 2010.

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  • 1. Social networking and the translator Knowledge pills about twitter (Marco Cevoli), LinkedIn (Sergio Alasia), blogging, Google Reader and delicious (Rubén de la Fuente). 3rd Conference in Spain, 14 November 2010
  • 2. Social networking and the translator Learn. Promote. Experiment.
  • 3. ? ? What's twitter? ?
  • 4. “What are you doing?”
  • 5. twitter: geolocalized microblogging service in real time, limited to 140 characters
  • 6. twitter is not… a blog a chat room an instant messenger a news service a forum
  • 7. twitter is not… a blog a chat room an instant messenger a news service a forum But can be all of this.
  • 8. twitter is bigger than Russia
  • 9. 120 million visits per day 1389 visits per second 300 000 new users per day 145 million registered users * *) More than the population of Russia, 141 mln
  • 10. twitter as a… search engine
  • 11. twitter as a… communication platform
  • 12. Key Terms: DM RT # tweets timeline retweets mentions hashtags lists direct message
  • 13. What’s it for?
  • 14. What’s it for? News Getting opinions Technology Research Sports Politics Customer Support Promotion Relationship building Personal branding
  • 15. “You are what you talk about.” (Greig Wells)
  • 16. How to? Passive vs Active user listen search select order { creator Content aggregator forwarder
  • 17. And the translator?
  • 18. Search for jobs #translation #translator #job #jobs
  • 19. Build relationships fellow translators opinion leaders clients
  • 20. Ask questions
  • 21. Experiment!
  • 22. Manage 3rd party TweetDeck clients Twhirl HootSuite Seesmic Brizzly
  • 23. { Twitpic Tweetshare 3rd party applications Enhance
  • 24. Connect twitterfeed with other social media Twitterlive Yahoo Pipes create autogenerated tweets
  • 25. Meebo Blog ( bot) (RSS) page
  • 26. RSS feed 1 RSS feed 2 RSS feed 3 twitterfile
  • 27. ? ? What's LinkedIn? ?
  • 28. professional network with over 80 million members in over 200 countries.
  • 29. LinkedIn is not… an alternative to Facebook for grown-ups.
  • 30. 500 M 145 130 80 Registered users
  • 31. Registered users 8M 15 30 80 Translation groups
  • 32. What’s it for? Low cost or free connection between entrepreneurs and businesses around the world (or around the corner).
  • 33. Free vs. paid subscription
  • 34. Customer relationship management tool for companies selling products and services.
  • 35. Your Connections: Your trusted friends and colleagues
  • 36. Two degrees away: Friends of friends; each connected to one of your connections
  • 37. Three degrees away: Reach these users through a friend and one of their friends
  • 38. Connect Searching and importing contacts
  • 39. Groups Create new or join existing professional groups to discuss market trends and virtually any other topic.
  • 40. Jobs Browse and apply for job offers.
  • 41. Applications
  • 42. Events Share information with your contacts about events you are attending.
  • 43. Events
  • 44. Companies Follow companies in your specific industry.
  • 45. Answers Ask and answer questions.
  • 46. Ads Targeted offers of your services to LinkedIn professionals.
  • 47. What's in a blog Web log > We blog Online journal Interactive through comments
  • 48. What's in a blog
  • 49. Blogging influenza 112k blogs (Technorati) Blogger 8th,Wordpress 19 th (Alexa rank) Spin doctors (politics, technology, fashion, gossip)
  • 50. Anatomy of a blog Posts Comments RSS Plugins: blog roll, twitter feed
  • 51. The Power of Blog Share. Promote. Stay tuned.
  • 52. 5 tips for Blogging Be regular Write for skim reading Use catchy headlines Engage with your readers Be SEO aware
  • 53. Personal branding
  • 54. Google Reader: gotta catch them all Receive updates Share and star Search pool
  • 55. delicious: Sorting the Web Social bookmarking: favourite and tag Subscribe to tags Create your network Custom search
  • 56. delicious 2 million users 181th in Alexa Similar services: Digg, StumbleUpon
  • 57. The risks of social media Social media environments are out of your control. Use them with a clear goal. Keep an eye on the clock. Keep in mind privacy issues.
  • 58. Learn to properly use social media, by asking questions and participating. Learn.
  • 59. Promote yourself by creating content and sharing it with other users. Promote.
  • 60. Build an online reputation. Become an expert in your field. Promote.
  • 61. Experiment with every feature by using technology in a creative way. Experiment.
  • 62. Learn. Promote. Experiment.
  • 63. Questions? Marco Cevoli: Sergio Alasia: Rubén de la Fuente: Learn. Promote. Experiment.
  • 64. Thank you.