As a full-time transcriber, I love my job – nothing makes me happier than sitting in my office (often with a dog asleep on my lap) rattling through some audio for a client. The clients I love most are the ones who go a little bit above and beyond to help make my job easier. […]

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Round table discussion

“Audio typing?” asked a friend, when I mentioned what I do for a living. “Does anyone need that these days?” Well, yes, they do, thankfully. Transcription has moved on a bit since the days of being plugged into a large beige tape machine with rubber earbud Y-shaped headphones and a large black pedal, typing ‘Dear […]

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Document

Although accuracy is the most important thing in any piece of audio transcription, presentation comes pretty close behind it – after all, no-one wants to read large blocks of text. Unless you have any special requirements, this is how a transcript from me will look: I’m a moderator or interviewer.  I won’t be identified by […]

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Newspaper

Well, ‘news’ might be a bit optimistic; after all, transcription doesn’t get mentioned in the headlines all that often. I wanted to have a section on the website where I could post useful things for people wanting to use a transcriptionist’s services for the first time, useful things for people wanting to become a transcriber […]

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