Headphones or Speakers For Transcription?

I have been asked more times than I can could which method I prefer to use for listening to my audio files while transcribing. Do I like to plug in headphones or simply use

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Automated Transcription Software

Time and again new transcribers, and even old, wonder what it is like to use automated transcription software. Why clients want them to personally transcribe by hand. What could

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Slowing Down Speech For Transcribing

Over quite a few other blog posts, I have talked about slowing down the speech or dialogue. I literally can’t stress enough how important this is for a magnitude of different

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Dealing With Accents in Transcription Audio

Transcription in itself is pretty simple, when you break it down to its core purpose. You are writing down what people say. Yes it’s more complicated when you are actually

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Shorthand Transcription | The Pros and Cons

Shorthand can come in handy while getting your foot in the door with transcription. Though is can be a little difficult to come up with your own system for creating shorthand.

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Transcription Audio Files and Playback Programs

Transcription is a little bit more strategic than just using any plain old playback program for the audio a client sends you. Some clients will send files through an online

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Choosing the Transcription Job That Suits You

Whether you like legal, business, medical, or general transcription, there is nothing more important than finding the right fit. Once you do, you will find you get jobs done

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Different Types of Transcription

Transcription covers a wide range of different types and topics. Though they are all typing out the verbal dictation of different speakers, some types are a bit more difficult

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Misconceptions About Transcription

Transcription is an easy way to make a little extra money on the side, some people even do it full-time and have become quite successful. There are quite a few misconceptions

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Schools for Medical Transcription

Medical transcription is a much more specialised job than general transcription and the transcriptionist is expected to have advanced knowledge in this field. This can be

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