Pound coins

A good transcriber will happily take on a file in any subject area, but if you press us, nearly all of us will confess to having one area that we prefer working with. For me, it’s business and finance, both personal and corporate. I have a number of clients in this area now and this […]

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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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