Why Scribie Charges Extra For Non-North American Accents

We have often been asked “Why does Scribie charge extra for non-North American accents?” so we decided to clarify and expand on the reasons behind our decision. Here’s what you need to know: Most files that are uploaded on Scribie for transcription are from the US, or at least the speakers are mostly North Americans–so… Continue reading Why Scribie Charges Extra For Non-North American Accents

Top Five Recording Apps For iPhone

Looking to record a conversation, interview or business discussion? Forget the age-old voice recorder; rather grab your iPhone. There are loads of cool apps that ensure clarity, so that the final recorded file is easy to understand and transcribe. Here are the industry toppers: Voice Recorder: Here is a really simple app that’s easy to… Continue reading Top Five Recording Apps For iPhone

What Qualifies As A High Difficulty File?

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Explaining High-Difficulty Files At Scribie, we follow a very straightforward process from ordering a transcription to delivering it. You upload a file, select the desired turnaround time and place the order. Next, our transcribers start working on it while you monitor the progress online. Once transcribed, the file is quality checked by our dedicated team and delivered… Continue reading What Qualifies As A High Difficulty File?

Default Format That Scribie Offers For Transcription

Know what’s the first thing that chases potential clients away in the online world? UI complexity. Why? Because things online are supposed to make life easier. Plus, no one has the time or the energy to spend in figuring out how a convoluted system works. The result? They switch to a better, easier website. We, at… Continue reading Default Format That Scribie Offers For Transcription

Why Do We Still Need Humans For Transcribing Speech

So, how is Siri doing on your iPhone. Would you happily replace her with your secretary? Personally, I won’t, because there are just too many ‘misses’ and ‘trouble spots’ that I wouldn’t want in my business. The case is almost the same when you count upon software to transcribe your audio files instead of their… Continue reading Why Do We Still Need Humans For Transcribing Speech

Track Your Transcript In Real-Time With Scribie

Ever faced a communication black hole? Let me explain. You come across a service provider who seems responsible, eagerly answers all your questions, and promptly replies to your emails. You are impressed enough to give him the job. But then something changes, and your super-responsive provider goes silent until one fine morning when you see… Continue reading Track Your Transcript In Real-Time With Scribie

Why Is Transcription Important For Online Tutorials And E- Learning

Scribie Online Learning Transcriptions

Online Learning & Transcription As the world is waking up to the immense possibilities of e-learning and online tutorials, transcription is witnessing a surge in popularity. This is largely due to the flexibility that transcription offers, which in turn facilitates the learning process. But why exactly are students banking on transcriptions while learning through online… Continue reading Why Is Transcription Important For Online Tutorials And E- Learning

BITC (Burnt In Time Code) In Video Transcription

If you are in the editing industry, you probably already know about Burn-in Time Code or BITC. For the uninitiated, this is the time code that you can actually see on a video. The next time you watch the extra features in, say, a recorded TV show, take a closer look. You will see a… Continue reading BITC (Burnt In Time Code) In Video Transcription

How To Record Good Quality Audio To Ensure Accurate Transcripts

Nobody wants the words ‘inaudible’ interspersing the final transcribed script. Unfortunately, you will get a lot of it if the audio quality is not good enough. The good news is, this is easily preventable if you can ensure a good quality audio file. How? That’s pretty simple too! The first step is to have the… Continue reading How To Record Good Quality Audio To Ensure Accurate Transcripts

Career In Transcription Industry

Introduction to General Transcription: General Transcription could either be of an interview or a conference call or just a conversation or discussion on a certain topic. The topics can be varied and there is usually more than one speakers. Unlike medical transcription it does not require a formal training or a certification for the company. Skills… Continue reading Career In Transcription Industry