Posts belonging to Category transcription

Perils of Voice Recognition Tech

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Tweet I’ve had a few clients ask me in recent times about voice recognition and whether it would be better (read: more cost effective) for them to use than digital transcription. One of the things I’ve said to them is that the tech currently has problems handling accents. I share this YouTube video – shared […]

Insourcing the Outsourcing

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Tweet Thank you Warwick Merry, guest blogger, for sharing your experiences of outsourcing versus insourcing. For VAs, Warwick also shares his tips on promoting your value as opposed to getting into an ‘Us v Them’ war. Really, offshore providers as I’ve said before service an end of the market many of us don’t really want. […]

Dictation Tips

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Tweet Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been Tweeting and putting on our Facebook page some handy dictation tips for authors. So here they are, combined into one collective place for ease of reference: Dictation Tip 1: Try to dictate in a quiet environment – not in the local coffee shop at lunch time […]

Audio Transcription: Not all Transcriptionists are Alike

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Tweet One of the most frequent enquiries I receive in my practice is for transcription services – digital, microtape, standard tape – not just from potential clients but from new VAs wanting to ‘get in on’ what seems to be a burgeoning niche in the Virtual Assistant industry. So, here are a few tips and […]