4 ways transcription can help your business

Last updated May 6, 2019

 

You can take advantage of transcription in your business in a variety of ways -- some of which you may never have considered. Whether it's documenting meetings, preserving a presentation in written format, or increasing the reach of your podcasts, transcription has many advantages.

 

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Should I hire a proofreader?

Last updated May 6, 2019

 

Have you debated whether or not to hire a proofreader? Maybe you have been proofreading all of your own work for years and are hesitant to let someone else "get their hands in your work". What if they screw it up?

 

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4 ways to get the most out of your transcripts

Last updated May 6, 2019

 

You have had some of your audio and video content transcribed into written text. But now what? How can you get the most out of your written transcripts?

 

You can maximize the benefits of transcription in different ways depending on type of source content.

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Scoping vs proofreading

Last updated May 6, 2019

 

I receive inquires regularly where a client requests one type of service, but after some well-placed questions, I discover that they really want a completely different service because we have different definitions for things. Most recently, a client inquired about transcription services, but what they really needed was proofing to audio with a side of scoping. All vastly different animals. So let's break them down.

 

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Copyediting vs proofreading

Last updated May 6, 2019

 

NY Book editors has a terrific blog post outlining the difference between copyediting and proofreading.

 

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What you get for your money with transcription and proofreading

Last updated March 10, 2018

 

For many people, money is the biggest obstacle when hiring a transcriber or proofreader. We don’t like to talk about money, it’s supposed to be a hushed issue. But I’m talking about it because that's how I roll. Hiring out your transcription and proofreading can be a considerable budget item, and it’s important to acknowledge that.

 

But if I expect you to work the numbers and budget for transcription and proofreading (and not base that decision SOLELY on price), it’s my job to tell you what you’re buying.

 

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What is transcription?

Last updated March 10, 2018

 

Transcription is the process of converting audio and video into written text. I listen to your file and document every word spoken, including identifying the speakers. Because the same transcriptionist (ME!) works on all of your transcripts, your preferences such as strict or standard verbatim, punctuation style (e.g. semicolon use, time format, use of quotation marks, etc.) and layout format are easily supported.

 

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Scoping vs proofreading

Last updated March 10, 2018

 

I receive inquires regularly where a client requests one type of service, but after some well-placed questions, I discover that they really want a completely different service because we have different definitions for things. Most recently, a client inquired about transcription services, but what they really needed was proofing to audio with a side of scoping. All vastly different animals. Oy! So let's break them down.

 

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POLICIES     |     © 2017-2018 FERRANTI TRANSCRIPTION

       Harrison, NY 10528     |     info@ferrantitranscription.com