Largest Community of Translators Becomes a Hotspot for Outsourcers and Employers
SYRACUSE, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/12/06 -- ProZ.com, the world's leading enabling and sourcing platform for language professionals, today announced that Alexa Internet, an Amazon.com company which gathers web information and statistics, has ranked ProZ.com in the top 5,000 most visited online destinations in the world. Propelled by ProZ.com's growing community of translators, language service providers and clients, the website has emerged as by far the largest and most visited networking forum in the language, localization and globalization industry.
Out of the 80 million estimated websites worldwide, ProZ.com's top 5,000 ranking underscores the strong organic growth of the site's user community, attracting over 160,000 registered translators, interpreters and linguists from virtually every country on the globe. Over 60,000 professionals visit the site every day, generating more visitor traffic than that of all its competitors combined.
"ProZ.com has single-mindedly focused on providing value to both its members and those who hire or source them," stated Larry Rogers, president of Lexi-tech International. "They understand the tremendous benefits from creating a platform to connect this globally fragmented group of language specialists. In doing so, organizations worldwide also have an easy, one-stop source for finding the right translators for their specific needs -- which can often be as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack."
"As a former translator, I started ProZ.com seven years ago with a vision of creating a workplace where translators and language professionals spread around the world could come together, share information, support each other and expand their businesses," explained Henry Dotterer, ProZ.com's president and founder. "The fact that we've grown to become the leading networking site in our industry is a testament to the power of our community and what can happen when you enable people to connect and collaborate."
With more than $60 million in translation jobs posted last year and over 160,000 registered translators, interpreters and linguists, ProZ.com is the leading enabling and sourcing platform for language professionals worldwide. Leading organizations, such as Bloomberg, IBM, Honda, eBay, Lexi-tech International and The World Bank, use ProZ.com to rapidly find, evaluate and manage their mission critical human linguistic assets. ProZ.com's unique online workplace provides language professionals with a host of valuable member resources -- enabling members to more quickly and efficiently perform their demanding work.
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