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How to Easily Convert Voice to Text

There are hundreds of ways to take notes, write emails and type things out. But, if you have trouble with small fonts or struggle with one of many health conditions that can result from too much typing, these solutions will only work part of the time. By using a transcription service to do the heavy lifting for you, you’ll likely…

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How Mature Transcriptionists Provide Value Through Experience

You might think a transcriber’s age has nothing to do with the quality of their work output. After all, how difficult can it be to listen to an audio and key in what’s heard, word for word? A young adult with competent computer skills could do it, right? The short answer; yes – and no. An important key factor can…

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How to Trim Audio & Video Files for Transcription

Currently, we only transcribe the full duration of files that are submitted to TranscribeMe. However, if you want to trim audio or video to only have a certain portion of your complete file transcribed, we recommend using tools like Audacity (for audio) and Quicktime (for video) to trim your recordings first. Audacity is a free, trusted software for recording and editing audio….

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How to Use the TranscribeMe iPhone App

TranscribeMe for iPhone allows you to record and convert audio files into accurate transcriptions right from your fingertips. The app is easy to use and accessible wherever you are! Here’s how to record or upload a file to be transcribed with the TranscribeMe app: 1. Download the TranscribeMe iPhone app from the App Store. Tap the TranscribeMe icon to open…

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Finals Week: Using Technology & Transcription to Study Smarter

Early morning cram sessions, group projects and all-nighters. Finals week and midterms are a stressful time that everyone can relate to in college (and even high school). Lucky for the average student today, technology exists to make life easier for your stressed brain. You can take advantage of the tech you already have access to in order to help your brain…

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Featured! Read About Us on the Wall Street Journal

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Since launching our new website and brand new First Draft Transcription service, we’re excited to share that we’ve received coverage from the prestigious Wall Street Journal! If you’re already a member, you can go read the article here — we’ve also included a screenshot of it below for your convenience. Go ahead and try our new lightning-fast, best value transcription service today! Let…

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Meet the TranscribeMe Community: Sarah

We’re shining a light on some of the best, most active transcriptionists in the TranscribeMe community! Meet the amazing, hard-working, detail-oriented people from all around the world that make our transcription process the best in the business.    Meet Sarah from North Carolina, United States…   When did you get into transcription? I had been looking into possible legitimate work…

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TranscribeMe Walkthrough: Navigating the Customer Portal

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In addition to some pretty powerful mobile apps for on-the-go access, TranscribeMe provides a beautiful, user-friendly Customer Portal. Here, you can upload content, request transcripts, modify and adjust formatting preferences and more to ensure your perfect transcript is produced. We’re here to walk you through the ins-and-outs and main functionalities of the Customer Portal to make the entire process as simple…

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Techies Project: Amazing Interviews Made Possible by Transcription

It’s a story that’s been covered by everyone from The Guardian to TechCrunch, Refinery29 to Quartz, and just about everywhere in between — Photographer Helena Price’s Techies Project is making waves across industries with its beautiful depiction of underrepresented and diverse people in the tech world. “I want people from outside of tech to realize that there are lots of different people…

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Getting it Right: The Art of Verbatim Transcription

  Precision plays a large role in the production of expectation-exceeding transcripts; the ability of a transcriptionist to catch, and accurately record, every single word and sound exactly as they are heard in a recording paramount to this success. The most skilled transcriptionists are able to provide a full and complete written account of the events as they occurred explicitly,…

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