Cheap Transcription Services

Cheap transcription services can also mean a great service to suit your budget.

We will transcribe your audio or video at a lower rate to suit your pocket using our online calculator below for either service.

Here some options:

  • Preselect formats or custom transcripts!
  • Any number of speakers (no additional cost)!
  • Budget to suit your pocket – the longer you can wait, the more you save!
  • 99%+ accurate, each time!

Way With Words’ standard transcription service is calculated on a per audio or video minute rate. Pricing depends on the turnaround time chosen and the add-on options selected. The longer the turnaround and the fewer the add-ons selected, the lower the price. Use our calculator below to get started.

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Use our Transcription Calculator to get an instant quote or to place an order now.

How do I send you my files?

Audio and video files are uploaded via our secure online workflow system. We do not accept links or physical discs; all work is processed via our workflow system.

Once files have been processed, you will receive a notification with instructions on how to collect your transcripts.

How is the cost calculated?

Costs are calculated per recorded minute and are dependent on turnaround time selected. All seconds are rounded up to the next minute. For budget options, longer turnarounds are available.

Audio quality and number of speakers do not affect the cost. Default transcript is Standard Template and Intelligent Verbatim (see examples above). Time Coding, Full Verbatim and Special Formatting options incur a surcharge.

How long are quotes valid?

Quotes are valid for 30 days from date of quotation. Save your job as a draft should you wish to complete your order at a later stage.

Do you have an office in my area?

Our main operational offices are located in the United Kingdom and South Africa while we have points of presence in various territories globally. Please click here to get in touch with us.

How are deadlines calculated?

The 1-Day to 10-Day turnaround times are calculated in business days only, and do not include weekends. Express orders can be returned over weekends, with prior notification.

Transcription Uses

We offer a wide variety of transcriptions that range from academiapolicingconferenceslegal cases to sermonsfinance, and media production. We cover numerous subject and industry sectors including university transcription services, finance transcription services, legal transcription services to focus group transcription servicestechnology transcription servicespodcast transcriptionYouTube transcription, and general medical transcription services. Our services also extend from single-speaker dictation to multi-speaker recordings.
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Key Benefits

ACCURACY ASSURED – While price certainly isn’t the only factor to consider when selecting a transcription service provider, it is often a critical one. But accuracy is also very important. So we give you both. We refuse to compromise quality for cost. Therefore our cheap transcription services offer our clients the best of both worlds: high quality at a low, low cost.

HIGHLY TRAINED & VETTED TRANSCRIBERS – Our cheap transcription services transcribers are thoroughly tested and vetted, many of them are highly experienced, and they come to us bringing a wide array of educational and employment backgrounds and hence knowledge. Our transcribers are sourced through our dedicated transcription job website. This is what makes them transcribers rather than typists – they bring knowledge and awareness and a willingness to Google and research if they aren’t 100% certain what the speaker is saying.

QUALITY GUARANTEE – We still quality check our cheap transcription services transcripts on a regular basis, being certain our transcribers meet your deadline with high-quality work.

CUSTOM OPTIONS – For larger users such as businesses or organizations looking for partnerships to improve their service offer to their clients, Way With Words also offers a number of custom solutions, including machine transcription polishing, speech collection, and captioning or view our custom transcription page for more details.

Trusted By Many

There are numerous things you have to consider when choosing between various cheap transcription services to provide you with accurate transcriptions; cost is just one factor. You need a service with expertiseresourcesprofessional transcribers and experienced management to make sure that you receive the service you require. And moreover, you will want a service that is simple and user-friendly and trusted. If you would like to use us but still have not recorded, take a quick look at our hints and tips for quality recording.

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The cost is easy to figure out – one low rate per audio minute! Just remember, this rate stays the same whether you have one speaker or 17 speakers in your file; the rate stays the same whether you have clear sound quality or very poor sound quality; the rate stays the same regardless of the number or difficulty of accents in your audio. One rate. It’s that simple. That’s why we consider ourselves the best transcription service out there!

Way With Words cheap transcription services are simple to use: you upload your audio, we transcribe, you get notified when your transcripts are ready to collect!

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