Recording In The Cloud
Don’t forget to ask permission to record! Consider your device: It is best to conduct cloud calls on a laptop,
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Zen Master Interview Skills
As transcribers we listen to literally thousands of interviews over the course of our careers. We have the privilege of
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Top Tips for Online/Telephone Interviewing
Switching to online or telephone interviews during this lockdown period is a fantastic way to keep your business moving without
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26 top tips to successfully work from home
Many of us are now facing the prospect of working from home for the foreseeable future whilst we wait for
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What are closed captions and why are they important… more so now than ever!
Closed captions can pack a lot of benefits for all viewers, not just those who have difficulty hearing. In fact,
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World Leader Sentiment Analysis: What do They Really Mean?
Politics is a contentious subject here in the UK, with more people becoming increasingly disillusioned by our parliamentary system, the
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Reflections
Looking backwards… This has been a year of great change for McGowan Transcriptions. We started the year getting accustomed to
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Digital Voice Recorder lying on laptop
Small change has a large impact on transcriber staff welfare
It cannot have escaped the notice of those working in the audio transcription industry that Rev, the US-based firm, have
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Lost in Translation: Finding the right words when they don’t exist
There are over 6,000 languages spoken across the globe, all with their own dialects and broad vocabularies to describe the
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The Importance of Accuracy in Research Interview Transcription
One of the first steps in qualitative research involves transcribing qualitative data such as interviews and focus groups. Making notes
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Why Speech to Text Apps Will Never Replace Traditional Transcription Services
Speech to text apps are often used on the go to make notes, send messages or translate words to other
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Why is Strict Verbatim Transcription so Important?
Often called ‘true verbatim’, ‘full verbatim’ or ‘strict verbatim’, a verbatim transcript is one that transfers the spoken word, exactly
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