Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Which words do you think are the hardest to spell in English?

We all sometimes struggle with how to spell a certain word but are there words that everyone has difficulty remembering? We explore why some words are more difficult than others to spell and remember, and our Top 10 most common misspelt ones. Of course, English varies across each English-speaking country, but this article explores words 

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

What are the benefits of audio transcription services?

Audio transcription is the process of converting spoken language into written text but how do you know which one is best for your needs? Transcription is becoming more important than ever in this age of increasing consumption of content. In this article, we will look at some of the reasons why you should opt for 

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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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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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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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Friday, March 1st, 2024

Is Hiring a Transcription Company Really Faster Than Doing it Myself?

In the world of transcriptions, there’s one thing we hear quite a lot, and that is, ‘Well, I could probably do it faster myself.’ This is a widely held belief, and most people think that transcription can’t possibly take very long. After all, if you only have an hour of audio, shouldn’t it only take 

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