Choosing a transcription service has never been harder. So we reviewed a wide range of services that currently offer transcription, considered their public reputation and came up with five online transcription services we think make the grade.
Judith Stirling, a researcher at the CRI Clinical Practice, more fully known as the Centre for Research & Implementation of Clinical Practice / International Lymphoedema Framework in London, has been a client of Way With Words Transcription for several years now. Here, Judith speaks briefly about the CRI Clinical organisation, her need for transcription, and her satisfaction with Way With Words Transcription.
Transcripts or captions of a video are also very important for search engine optimization and help spread awareness of the audio or video for marketing purposes.
The goal of meeting minutes is to provide an accurate summary of the key points. The notes serve as a reference to valuable material that was discussed, votes that were taken, future action plans and any other information that needs to be preserved. It becomes the company’s or organization’s official document for that meeting.
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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Depending on the type of phone and how adequate the recording system is will ultimately determine the final quality. We take a quick look at the smart way you can record clearly on your phone.
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