Google I/O Announcements: What This Means for Podcasters, Video Producers, and Businesses

Android Live Captions - Google I/O 2019

Wondering what Google I/O’s 2019 announcements could mean for your business? We follow the variety of developments from major technology players like Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Amazon. We monitor trends to stay on top of the latest and greatest, making sure that we’re in the position to deliver the best transcription service offering. Recently, the… Continue reading Google I/O Announcements: What This Means for Podcasters, Video Producers, and Businesses

Transcription FAQ: Good Audio vs. Bad Audio

Setting The Record Straight Think about a time when you have been talking on the phone and the connection begins to cut out, or you are talking to someone at an event and trying to yell over the background noise, or the volume of their voice is too low? It is difficult to hear what… Continue reading Transcription FAQ: Good Audio vs. Bad Audio

A Note From Our Founder: Why We Charge By Difficulty Level

Starting this year, we made an important policy decision; to charge for transcription of audio/video files based on the difficulty level instead of just by the audio minute. It is an important policy change and can destroy our business. As the founder of Scribie, I firmly believe that it is the right thing to do. Let’s start by defining the… Continue reading A Note From Our Founder: Why We Charge By Difficulty Level

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?

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

How Does Scribie Ensure Best Quality Transcription At A Lower Cost

There are many transcription services out there, all clamoring for your attention and money. Not all transcription services, however, are created equal. Some may charge you a certain standard fee, but then add on fees for additional services. Some may not provide you with the best quality for your money. Scribie offers you the best… Continue reading How Does Scribie Ensure Best Quality Transcription At A Lower Cost

How Can A Good Quality Audio File Reduce Your Cost Of Transcription

When it comes to recording your audio that you’ll later want transcribed, you want to make sure it’s a good quality. We’ve discussed the benefits of this, but now we’ll talk about some steps you can take to ensure your audio is of good quality. Ambient Noise One of the first things you’ll want to… Continue reading How Can A Good Quality Audio File Reduce Your Cost Of Transcription

How To Clean The Audio File

Whatever your transcription needs are, you will all have the same start – the audio file. You may be asking, ‘Why would I want to provide clean audio?’ and that’s a very good question. It is what transcriptionists use to take your notes, lectures, meetings, interviews, etc. from a few or multiple voices to a… Continue reading How To Clean The Audio File