Why your Podcast needs Transcription

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What is the benefit of transcribing my podcast? There are primarily two key benefits in using audio transcription to get your podcast transcribed. Accessibility: Having transcription on a podcast broadens its accessibility to those who are learning English or who are hard of hearing; giving your user the flexibility to read the content when they…

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What is Transcription vs. Translation?

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What is transcription? A transcript is a written or typed version of an audio or video file. Sometimes this will be a word-for-word transcript, otherwise known as ‘verbatim’. Alternatively, this may be a condensed set of notes capturing the key points of what is said.

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Five ways transcripts or captions improve your SEO

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1. Increases search traffic to your site Like most eager marketers, you want to give your website and content the best chance of being seen. If video marketing is the present and future, you’ll want to make sure your video content is being picked up by search engines too. By having a text version of the…

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How long does it take to transcribe an hour of audio?

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What do the movie Titanic, a flight from the UK to Morocco, and the shaven heads of 662 Canadians all have in common? No idea? Well, they all take approximately the same amount of time as it takes a Take Note transcriber to produce an affordable transcript of one hour of audio.

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Transcription Timescales

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When you need a professional transcript of your audio recordings, it is often for a particular reason. When deadlines are important, you need to make sure you get your transcript on time. In truth, there is a wide range of contributing factors that could influence the timescales involved. After all, it makes sense that a…

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Are Human Transcription Services Too Expensive?

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Anyone looking to engage with transcription services for the first time is going to be struck by the vast differences in price. Some services appear to be free while others charge in excess of £2 per recorded minute of audio. Everything that costs more than £0.75 per minute of audio will be a ‘human transcription…

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Different Types of Transcription

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There is an astonishing number of transcription services on the market. Technology is powering rapid change in the field, and whether you want to hire a traditional human transcriber or go with a machine-based program, the options on offer can be a little hard to grasp and understand.

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What is Speech to Text Software?

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Speech to text software bills itself as the catch-all solution to transcription services — delivering the cheap, easy, accurate and fast transcript that you’ve been searching for. But, is it as good as the hype? What is ‘speech to text’ software anyway? In a nutshell, speech to text software, or automatic speech recognition (ASR) software,…

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