Audio Transcription

Audio Transcription Questions Answered

What is audio transcription? Transcribing audio is the skill and art of listening to and converting recorded speech from either audio or video into a text document that you can print, add to a video, or read on screen. To increase the accuracy and speed of the conversion from recorded…

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5 Secrets to Increase Your Typing Productivity and Speed

Type more accurately with speed

A transcriptionist or typist is often involved in repetitive work and meeting very tight deadlines.  A typist is either looking at the text to be copy-typed or a transcriptionist listening to recorded speech and typing the text spoken.  When undertaking the transcription or typing process, there are things that you…

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The Value of an Audio or Video Transcript

Today, in May 2016 advancements in technology have progressed very rapidly over the last 10 – 20 years.  Being from a time before computers and mobile phones, I am very glad for the progression of the internet. For me it has meant I no longer travel out to work in…

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7 Tips to Outsource to The Best Freelance Transcriptionist [Infographic]

Outsourcing Transcription to a Freelancer

If you have never outsourced your recorded audio or video to a transcription service or hired a freelance transcriptionist before, this Infographic should be of some help. Many people think they can type and it’s easy to listen and type what is being spoken, take it from a freelance professional…

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5 Advantages of Outsourcing Transcription Services by Carey Suante

How businesses can benefit from outsourcing audio transcription

The Benefits of Outsourcing To Digital Transcription Services May 26, 2015 by Carey Suante Do you often wonder what the advantages of outsourcing are?  Are there any?  How can the advantages of outsourcing benefit your business and it’s profitability? To outsource or not to outsource transcription services? Many companies and individuals…

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What best describes what kind of typist you are?

Typist's roles

Did you know that there are various kinds of typist?  No?  Okay, well neither did I even as a transcriptionist of over 20 years!  Why?  Because with the digital world and the advancements that have been made between transcribing from a microcassette to now transcribing mp3, mp4 and other audio…

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Is public media ready for machine transcription? (A Socratic dialogue) — Medium

A conversation between American Public Media’s Andy Kruse and Pop Up Archive’s Peter Karman. This is a very interesting read about the discussion of manual transcription versus automatic speech recognition.  It starts with the question of whether transcripts are needed to be added to your audio in the first place…

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Why Mass Business organizations want to outsource their Transcription Services

Why Mass Business organizations want to outsource their Transcription Services

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What challenges do I face as a transcriptionist?

I love being a transcriptionist and the challenges of keeping up with who is speaking and typing what is being spoken.  I always aim to give as accurate a transcript as possible when listening to people or someone to speaking.  I dislike using inaudible’s and a time-stamp to indicate where…

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Transcription – Definition of Transcription in English from the Oxford dictionary

The 3 definitions of  transcription from the English Oxford Dictionary transcription – definition of transcription in English from the Oxford dictionary.

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Limitations in Interview Transcription

Interview Transcription Prone To Errors Due To Certain Limitations by Ritesh Sanghani Interview transcription looks quite simple but in real life, it is very a complex and an intricate task. It should be noted that mainstream semi-structured and structured interviews necessitate a comprehensive transcription that needs to be accessible by…

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What is Audio Transcription? [Infographic]

Transcribing is the art of listening to audio and converting the spoken word into a written, readable form.  Sounds easy right?Just listen and type.  Not true.  One who transcribes has worked hard to gain the skills and experience necessary to perform this task.  An audio file (MP3, WAV, DSS etcetera),…

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Book Review of Transcription Crash Course: Starting A General Transcription Business

Book Review of Transcription Crash Course: Starting A General Transcription Business Alicia Jay, newvaadvice.com This week I’ve decided to write a book review on an e-book that changed my life. That’s right, I said it changed my life! You may or may not know that transcription is my main bread…

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