Social networking
and the translator
Knowledge pills about twitter (Marco Cevoli), LinkedIn (Sergio
Alasia), blogging, Goo...
Learn. Promote. Experiment.
Social networking
and the translator
?
?
What's twitter?
?
“What are you
doing?”
geolocalized microblogging service
in real time, limited to 140
characters
twitter:
a blog
a chat room
an instant messenger
a news service
a forum
twitter is not…
a blog
a chat room
an instant messenger
a news service
a forum
twitter is not…
But can be all of this.
twitter is bigger
than Russia
*) More than the population of Russia, 141 mln
*
120 million visits per day
1389 visits per second
300 000 new users per d...
search engine
twitter as a…
twitter as a…
communication
platform
DM
RT
#
tweets
timeline
mentions
hashtags
retweets
lists
Key Terms:
direct message
What’s it for?
Getting opinions
Research
Customer Support
Promotion
Relationship building
Personal branding
What’s it for?
News
Technolog...
“You are
what you
talk about.”
(Greig Wells)
Passive vs Active user
How to?
listen
search
select
order
creator
aggregator
forwarder
Content {
And the translator?
#translation
#translator
#job
#jobs
Search for jobs
fellow translators
opinion leaders
clients
Build relationships
Ask questions
Experiment!
3rd party
clients TweetDeck
Twhirl
HootSuite
Seesmic
Brizzly
Manage
3rd party
applications
Enhance
Twitpic
Tweetshare
101besttwitterapps.com
{
create autogenerated tweets
with other social media
Connect
twitterfeed
Twitterlive
Yahoo Pipes
Ping.fm
Ping.fm
page
Meebo
(Ping.fm bot)
Blog
(RSS)
twitterfile
RSS feed 1 RSS feed 3RSS feed 2
?
?
What's LinkedIn?
?
professional network
with over 80 million
members in over 200
countries.
an alternative to
Facebook for grown-ups.
LinkedIn is not…
500
145 130
80
Registered users
M
80
30
15
8
Translation groups
Registered users
M
Low cost or free connection
between entrepreneurs and
businesses around the world
(or around the corner).
What’s it for?
Free vs. paid
subscription
Customer
relationship
management tool for
companies selling
products and services.
Your Connections:
Your trusted friends and colleagues
Two degrees away:
Friends of friends; each
connected to one of your
connections
Three degrees away:
Reach these users through a friend
and one of their friends
Connect
Searching and
importing
contacts
Create new or join
existing professional
groups to discuss
market trends and
virtually any other topic.
Groups
Browse and apply
for job offers.
Jobs
Applications
Events
Share information with your
contacts about events you
are attending.
Events
Companies
Follow companies in your
specific industry.
Ask and answer
questions.
Answers
Targeted offers of your
services to LinkedIn
professionals.
Ads
What's in a blog
Web log > We blog
Online journal
Interactive through
comments
What's in a blog
Blogging influenza
112k blogs (Technorati)
Blogger 8th, Wordpress 19th (Alexa rank)
Spin doctors (politics, technology,
fa...
Anatomy
of a blog
Posts
Comments
RSS
Plugins: blog roll,
twitter feed
The Power
of Blog
Share. Promote. Stay tuned.
5 tips for
Blogging
Be regular
Write for skim reading
Use catchy headlines
Engage with your readers
Be SEO aware
Personal branding
algomasquetraducir.com
dillonslattery.com
Google Reader:
Receive updates
Share and star
Search pool
gotta catch them all
delicious:
Sorting the Web
Social bookmarking:
favourite and tag
Subscribe to tags
Create your network
Custom search
delicious
2 million users
181th in Alexa
Similar services: Digg, StumbleUpon
The risks of
social media
Social media environments
are out of your control.
Use them with a clear goal.
Keep an eye on th...
Learn.
Learn to properly use
social media, by asking
questions and
participating.
Promote.
Promote yourself by creating
content and sharing it with
other users.
Promote.
Build an online reputation.
Become an expert in your
field.
Experiment.
Experiment with every
feature by using technology
in a creative way.
Learn. Promote. Experiment.
Questions?
Marco Cevoli: mcevoli@qabiria.com
Sergio Alasia: salasia@qabiria.com
Rubén de la Fuente: rubo@wordbonds.es
Lear...
Thank you.
www.wordbonds.es
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Knowledge pills about twitter, LinkedIn, blogging, Google Reader and delicious.
3rd ProZ.com Conference in Spain, 14 November 2010.

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Social networking and the translator

  1. 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 ProZ.com Conference in Spain, 14 November 2010
  2. 2. Learn. Promote. Experiment. Social networking and the translator
  3. 3. ? ? What's twitter? ?
  4. 4. “What are you doing?”
  5. 5. geolocalized microblogging service in real time, limited to 140 characters twitter:
  6. 6. a blog a chat room an instant messenger a news service a forum twitter is not…
  7. 7. a blog a chat room an instant messenger a news service a forum twitter is not… But can be all of this.
  8. 8. twitter is bigger than Russia
  9. 9. *) More than the population of Russia, 141 mln * 120 million visits per day 1389 visits per second 300 000 new users per day 145 million registered users
  10. 10. search engine twitter as a…
  11. 11. twitter as a… communication platform
  12. 12. DM RT # tweets timeline mentions hashtags retweets lists Key Terms: direct message
  13. 13. What’s it for?
  14. 14. Getting opinions Research Customer Support Promotion Relationship building Personal branding What’s it for? News Technology Sports Politics
  15. 15. “You are what you talk about.” (Greig Wells)
  16. 16. Passive vs Active user How to? listen search select order creator aggregator forwarder Content {
  17. 17. And the translator?
  18. 18. #translation #translator #job #jobs Search for jobs
  19. 19. fellow translators opinion leaders clients Build relationships
  20. 20. Ask questions
  21. 21. Experiment!
  22. 22. 3rd party clients TweetDeck Twhirl HootSuite Seesmic Brizzly Manage
  23. 23. 3rd party applications Enhance Twitpic Tweetshare 101besttwitterapps.com {
  24. 24. create autogenerated tweets with other social media Connect twitterfeed Twitterlive Yahoo Pipes Ping.fm
  25. 25. Ping.fm page Meebo (Ping.fm bot) Blog (RSS)
  26. 26. twitterfile RSS feed 1 RSS feed 3RSS feed 2
  27. 27. ? ? What's LinkedIn? ?
  28. 28. professional network with over 80 million members in over 200 countries.
  29. 29. an alternative to Facebook for grown-ups. LinkedIn is not…
  30. 30. 500 145 130 80 Registered users M
  31. 31. 80 30 15 8 Translation groups Registered users M
  32. 32. Low cost or free connection between entrepreneurs and businesses around the world (or around the corner). What’s it for?
  33. 33. Free vs. paid subscription
  34. 34. Customer relationship management tool for companies selling products and services.
  35. 35. Your Connections: Your trusted friends and colleagues
  36. 36. Two degrees away: Friends of friends; each connected to one of your connections
  37. 37. Three degrees away: Reach these users through a friend and one of their friends
  38. 38. Connect Searching and importing contacts
  39. 39. Create new or join existing professional groups to discuss market trends and virtually any other topic. Groups
  40. 40. Browse and apply for job offers. Jobs
  41. 41. Applications
  42. 42. Events Share information with your contacts about events you are attending.
  43. 43. Events
  44. 44. Companies Follow companies in your specific industry.
  45. 45. Ask and answer questions. Answers
  46. 46. Targeted offers of your services to LinkedIn professionals. Ads
  47. 47. What's in a blog Web log > We blog Online journal Interactive through comments
  48. 48. What's in a blog
  49. 49. Blogging influenza 112k blogs (Technorati) Blogger 8th, Wordpress 19th (Alexa rank) Spin doctors (politics, technology, fashion, gossip)
  50. 50. Anatomy of a blog Posts Comments RSS Plugins: blog roll, twitter feed
  51. 51. The Power of Blog Share. Promote. Stay tuned.
  52. 52. 5 tips for Blogging Be regular Write for skim reading Use catchy headlines Engage with your readers Be SEO aware
  53. 53. Personal branding algomasquetraducir.com dillonslattery.com
  54. 54. Google Reader: Receive updates Share and star Search pool gotta catch them all
  55. 55. delicious: Sorting the Web Social bookmarking: favourite and tag Subscribe to tags Create your network Custom search
  56. 56. delicious 2 million users 181th in Alexa Similar services: Digg, StumbleUpon
  57. 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. 58. Learn. Learn to properly use social media, by asking questions and participating.
  59. 59. Promote. Promote yourself by creating content and sharing it with other users.
  60. 60. Promote. Build an online reputation. Become an expert in your field.
  61. 61. Experiment. Experiment with every feature by using technology in a creative way.
  62. 62. Learn. Promote. Experiment.
  63. 63. Questions? Marco Cevoli: mcevoli@qabiria.com Sergio Alasia: salasia@qabiria.com Rubén de la Fuente: rubo@wordbonds.es Learn. Promote. Experiment.
  64. 64. Thank you. www.wordbonds.es

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