NOTA SOCIAL NETWORKING EVENT A SMASH

Eight NOTA members met at a social networking event to network, share business strategies and dine. NOTA continues to grow and as the Spanish proverb says “El comer y el rascar, todo es empezar/To eat and to scratch one has but to begin.” What a fine way to begin again. We covered the following:

-Kent State’s MA/Ph.D. program and the advantages to meet people from throughout the world.

-Deborah Cordeiro will host a Direct Marketing workshop. Contact Vitaly for more information vvp13ster@gmail.com.

-Marketing to agencies.

-Use LinkedIn to contact clients and the need to update your profile and network on a regular basis (blog, other networks). Focus on what will interest our community. If you blog, they will come! If you want to be of interest, you have to expose yourself.

-SCORE provides free online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, training and advice for small businesses (developing a business plan, women entrepreneurs, and online workshops). Visit http://www.score.org.

-The best free way to manage your money online, set budgets and help achieve savings goals. Visit http://www.mint.com

-Tax issues and software.

-The advantages of an LLC and perhaps a NOTA workshop to learn more.

-$.51 per mile is the new federal rate for travel.

-Advantages of certification: ATA, NAJIT, State and federal interpreter.

-Encourage members to write articles for NOTA BENE. Contact Natalie Contact Natalie at nchubb@chubbtranslations.com.

-“Effective Use of Social Media” NOTA workshop on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Contact Vitaly vvp13ster@gmail.com.

-Increase traffic on NOTA website.

-Congratulations to Deborah Cordeiro, winner of a $10 gift card from Border’s.

-Next NOTA Social Network event in Columbus 4/30/11, 3:00 – 5:00. Contact Natalie at nchubb@chubbtranslations.com.

Although we did not know each other beforehand, every member had a chance to speak. The conversation flew at lightning speed from one subject to another with no stops in between. Everyone walked away content and with a new contact.

See you at the next event.

John

John P. Shaklee
President, NOTA
jshaklee@att.net
330.327.2189

PHOTO (seated) Marcia Loebick, Deborah Cordeiro, Tommy Tomolonis (standing) John P. Shaklee, Miguel Purgatorio, Zhewei Fan, and Vitaliy Plinto (not pictured) Natalia Tsumakova

Published by The Interpreter Fellow

I am an Ohio State Certified Court Interpreter and Certified Healthcare Interpreter in Spanish. MA Translation from The Institute for Applied Linguistics at Kent State University. Currently I serve Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics and local courts.

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