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

Remote Work Tips: Stay Healthy and Productive Amidst the Crisis

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As the world faces the challenges of COVID-19, our thoughts are with the people around the globe who are affected. Fortunately, Scribie is in a unique position to support people working from home. With buyers and transcribers that are from almost every corner of the world, we remain open for business as we have been… Continue reading Remote Work Tips: Stay Healthy and Productive Amidst the Crisis

The Evolution of Scribie’s Transcription System: History and Continuous Improvement

Every business goes through an iteration process. Some endure the test of time. We’ve had our fair share of experiences, leading to lessons learned along the way. Here, we’re sharing with you how Scribie’s process started, the challenges we faced, and solutions we came up with that led to growing the company. By transparently describing… Continue reading The Evolution of Scribie’s Transcription System: History and Continuous Improvement

9 Transcription Productivity Tips from Scribie Professionals

9 Transcription Productivity Tips from Scribie Professionals

At Scribie, we believe in the importance of quality transcription. This is why we developed our signature 4-step process. Let me note that our quality transcripts are made possible by our network of talented transcriptionists. We asked some of our pros to share some tips that help produce consistent, high-quality transcripts. Scribie pros, Martin, Danijela,… Continue reading 9 Transcription Productivity Tips from Scribie Professionals