Transcription Tips from Scribie Proofreaders

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything. – Wyatt Earp First drafts exist for a reason. As for producing transcripts, we want to make sure that a quality assurance system is in place. Scribie’s four-step process includes a proofreading step to regularly produce high-quality transcripts. The file alternates between proofreading and quality check until it… Continue reading Transcription Tips from Scribie Proofreaders

How to Achieve a Stress-Free Freelancer Lifestyle

Do you think that the freelance lifestyle is suitable for you? What are the ways to improve your lifestyle once you become a freelancer? Surveys show that remote working is here to stay. The working sector has realized the benefits of remote work, and some may even consider adding gigs to diversify their income. If… Continue reading How to Achieve a Stress-Free Freelancer Lifestyle

Online and Offline Side Hustles to Diversify Your Income

Amid the challenges from 2020, many employees were introduced to more flexible work schedules. If you’re one of those that are looking into diversifying income sources or seeking ways to spend extra time productively, we invite you to look into side hustles that you could add to your list of activities. Side hustles or side… Continue reading Online and Offline Side Hustles to Diversify Your Income

How to Improve Listening Skills and Get Comfortable With Accents

“The single most important key to success is to be a good listener.” ― Kelly Wearstler. While many of us invest in improving our speaking skills, developing our ability to listen is wildly underrated. A study shows that we spend 45% listening as a form of communication. However, unlike in an actual conversation, transcribers cannot… Continue reading How to Improve Listening Skills and Get Comfortable With Accents

Literary Devices: Learn Common Techniques and Elements

Get the hang of common literary techniques and literary elements. Previously, we discussed literary devices to help you get even more familiar with the English language. Needless to say, this helps you with everyday communication and transcription work. This time, we’re going to elaborate further as we dive deeper into literary devices. Literary devices? Literary… Continue reading Literary Devices: Learn Common Techniques and Elements

Tips for Transcribers: American vs. British Spelling

We’re proud of how our community of transcribers is mastering their craft. Now, if you’re new to transcription, you must know that you will encounter some challenges, especially at the beginning of your career. One of the challenges you will face is dealing with highly-difficult files that include non-American accents (e.g., British, Australian, Hispanic, Native… Continue reading Tips for Transcribers: American vs. British Spelling

Transcription Tips from Scribie QCs

Being in the business of delivering high-quality transcripts, we have systems like the four-step process that allow us to produce the best and accurate transcripts to every business and individual in need of our service. As you might know, the fourth and final step of this process is the Quality Check. It serves as the… Continue reading Transcription Tips from Scribie QCs

Tips to Set Up Your Home Office for Transcription Work (and Beyond)

As a transcriber, your work environment could likely use an optimization or two. Now that many of us are unexpectedly staying at home due to the coronavirus, you could be facing new challenges. The spouse who used to work at an office could now be beside you all day. At the same time, children might… Continue reading Tips to Set Up Your Home Office for Transcription Work (and Beyond)

Basic Transcription Skills: Guide to Getting Started

Are you considering transcription work opportunities? Curious if it might suit you? Alongside the rise of remote work, there is a continuous demand for transcription. Fortunately, not all transcription roles require previous experience to get started. Being a transcriptionist offers several advantages like predictable workflows and flexible working hours. You can also control your income… Continue reading Basic Transcription Skills: Guide to Getting Started