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Last week we had a terrific webinar with Sherif Abuzid. We talked about one page marketing plan that can help you achieve your marketing goals in a more efficient manner, and covered such topics as mistakes that translators make in the marketing, how to use social media and website for marketing and much more.
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Highlights of the Show
1) What are some of the mistakes translators make when doing marketing? (view answer)
2) How can translators use their websites to market themselves? (view answer)
3) What steps can you make to prepare an effective one-page marketing plan? (view answer)
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Sherif Abuzid is English to Arabic native translator and key accounts manager at TranslationPartner. He translates to Arabic and manages projects in African and Middle East languages.
Sherif studied English and translation at the faculty of Arts in Egypt, sales and marketing at the American university in Cairo and holds a MBA in International Business Administration from The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.
His translation agency website is www.translationpartner.com. The company translates medical, technical and software documents into Arabic, Middle East and African languages.
In this episode you will learn:
- What mistakes translators make when marketing their services;
- What tools they can use to market themselves;
- What a one-page marketing plan is and how you can prepare one;
…and much more!
Useful Links and Resources
Five Reasons Why Freelance Translators Fail at Marketing and How to Fix it
Five Ways to Contact New Translation Clients in 2018
Sherif’s agency website:
Sherif’s Facebook page:
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