Chaos breeds confusion and hence there is much misunderstanding, many faulty assumptions, and numerous myths surrounding transcription. In order to bring a bit of clarity, let’s debunk some common transcription myths.
The first step when transcribing content this way is to find a quiet place to work. Because of the nature of the task, background noise is not ideal. You’ll need to speak as clearly as possible to get the most accurate results.
Price is not always the most important consideration. Most cheap transcription sites offer low transcription rates because of low labor costs or because they use machine-based solutions. The result is usually highly inaccurate transcription – one that you will need to correct.
Time is money. So when accuracy is important, cheap sites will tend to cost you more time. An average cheap (or free) site will generally give less than 95% accuracy (machine-based services range from around 50% upwards). That might sound great but, as stated above, an accuracy of 98% or less will require a thorough transcript check.
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A transcript is a hard copy of an audio recording, the purpose of which is to safeguard and share the contents of a recording. It is therefore extremely important that a transcript is profesisonally transcribed and not just typed, and in fact transcribed accurately and meticulously, or in all reality the transcript will be useless.
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