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TranscribeMe: Creating jobs for unlikely candidates

We’ve talked about the many great work opportunities within TranscribeMe’s crowd for people in the USA – about 40% of our 8,000-strong crowd lives in North America. But our platform is also unique in the sense that it offers a work environment that allows people who have stopped searching for jobs to participate in the workforce. How – let’s look…

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How is TranscribeMe Different From Other Freelance Job Sites?

On a prior blog post, we talked about how TranscribeMe represents a work platform for the future and in describing our vision, we often get asked how we differ from websites such as oDesk. Although at first glance, our mission and layout appears to be the same, we actually differ in many ways. Firstly, oDesk workers sign up and list…

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Different Career Opportunities For TranscribeMe Crowd-Members

We’ve been talking a lot about the benefits of working with TranscribeMe, and why our work platform represents the future. Although we discussed the diversity of our crowd members, in a previous blog post, today we’d like to focus on the types of work opportunities different members of our crowd might have. Our work is micro-tasked which means that segments…

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Digitl NZ Highlights Livescribe + TranscribeMe Innovative Partnership

Bill Bennett with Digitl NZ Recently spoke with Alexei and I about the new TranscribeMe Livescribe partnership. We’re excited that the partnership is getting this good press, and even more excited by the scope of our joint offering. By combining our company offerings, we’re enabling a large set of audio to become exponentially more useful – by making its content…

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How to compress audio files

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The TranscribeMe customer portal accepts various types of audio files, but can sometimes have a hard time uploading files if they are excessively large. A large file would be somewhere closer to the 320 but maximum. When you compress a file, it would probably be 128 bits or below. Because of this, some of our customers have asked how they…

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