Why Automated Transcription Requires a Human Touch

Speech recognition technology displayed impressive improvements in the past few years. In fact, Microsoft announced last year that their conversational speech recognition system has reached the lowest error rate of 5.1%. The said technology led to the rise of many automated transcription services and slowly decreased the popularity of human…
August 23, 2018

Benefits of Using Transcriptions for Dissertation Research

If you are a doctoral student, a dissertation accounts for a sizeable portion of your grade, as it is one of the last, yet quite vital requirements toward obtaining a doctorate degree. The pressure of completing one along with a sea of other responsibilities alleviates a lot of stress and…
August 8, 2018

Types of Market Research Transcriptions

Market research transcription is very useful in the insight discovery process of qualitative researchers all over the world. Transcripts streamline the initial steps of data interpretation such as note taking, sorting, and filtering information. Here are the different types of transcriptions market researchers can leverage for more studies: In-Depth Interview…
July 24, 2018

Is General Transcription A Good Career?

Not a lot of people talk about what it takes to become a good general transcriptionist and things the job deals with. Here is a basic overview of general transcription and what it might entail for you as a freelancer. Transcribing means listening to an audio file and typing out…
June 29, 2018

How to Learn General Transcription

Transcription is one of the perpetually in demand jobs on freelance working platforms. These transcription jobs can be found alongside data management, virtual assistant needs, and administrative assistant jobs. Basically, the role of a transcriptionist is to convert audio to text. Transcriptionists produce an accurate transcription of a recording which…
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June 28, 2018
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How Do Transcriptionists Differ From Typists and Stenographers?

Transcriptionists often get confused with typists or stenographers. Some people even assume that they’re all just the same! While they all convert speech to text documents, there are very distinct differences in the said line of work. This article tackles just that - how transcriptionists differ from typists and stenographers.…
May 30, 2018
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Benefits of Being a Freelance Transcriptionist

Nowadays, the idea of telecommuting or remote work is enticing to many people. With the many advantages it brings, it's no surprise that more and more people are looking forward to working remotely. Everyone can try to hunt for opportunities offering this kind of work arrangement. One of the most…
May 10, 2018

10 Necessary Skills of a Transcriptionist

Working as a transcriptionist may classify as a menial job, but general transcription actually takes as much hard work and dedication as other jobs do. Yes, anyone can learn how to transcribe to be a freelancer but can everyone actually do a great job at it? Here are the necessary skills…
May 3, 2018
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How to Choose the Best Transcription Service

Since there are a multitude of general transcription services out in the market today, it’s difficult to choose one with the perfect attributes specific to your needs: are you looking to transcribe videos for your production? Are you a market researcher who needs transcripts of in-depth interviews and focus groups…
April 25, 2018
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Pros and Cons of Automated Transcripts

Today’s advance technology makes a multitude of humanity’s tasks, practices, and activities easier. In fact, what used to be difficult transcription work is now a piece of cake once you leave it to technology. The emergence of audio-to-text solutions are everywhere, but keep in mind that it has its limitations…
April 20, 2018