Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Cheap Transcription vs. Great Value

Is it really worth paying for professional transcription? ‘You get what you pay for’ is an idiom you often hear these days. In a world where AI is appearing in every industry and company around the world, what does this mean when you need to get a transcription of an audio or video file? There 

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Monday, April 15th, 2024

Top Tips for Online Recordings

Online interviews and discussions are increasingly becoming part of everyday life, and these often need to be transcribed into text. So how can you make sure that you can get the most from your online session and what do you need to take into consideration when doing an online interview or recording? Equipment Make sure 

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

Will Speech-to-Text Apps Ever Replace Human Transcription?

Speech-to-text apps are often used on the go by busy individuals to make notes, send messages, or translate simple words into other languages. In recent years these apps have made significant strides in terms of accuracy and efficiency, but there are several reasons why they should never actually replace traditional transcription services. In this article, 

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024

The Shockingly Simple Words Brits Struggle to Spell, According to Google

A new study by McGowan Transcriptions has shed light on the perplexing world of spelling, exposing the words that often trip us up. Analysing a vast dataset of 48,073 keywords from Google’s search data, the research unveiled some surprising findings. Topping the list as the most challenging word to spell across the UK is “Favourite” 

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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024

The 5 Jobs AI Might Soon Replace (And Those It Won’t)

A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that artificial intelligence will affect up to 60% of jobs in the UK, with an expected 300 million full-time roles expected to be replaced by AI. With this in mind, Joe McGowan – CEO of McGowan Transcriptions – delves into five jobs AI could 

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Thursday, March 14th, 2024

The Importance of Having Accurate Transcriptions

Since a transcription document is essentially a written version of what someone has said, it must be done accurately. Transcription in some industries may allow a little room for error, but others are not so forgiving. For example, in fields like HR, legal, and medical, one tiny mistake could change the context of an entire 

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2024

Why Accuracy is So Important in Transcription

In today’s world of advanced technology, it’s now easier than ever to record presentations, interviews, conversations, discussions and focus group meetings, to mention just a few applications. All of this spoken data is of immense value because it records genuine facts and opinions of people that are relevant to whoever has commissioned the recording. This 

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