The top 5 skills you need to become a pro-transcriber

The top 5 skills you need to become a pro-transcriber

Reading Time: 1 minute Thinking of becoming a freelance transcriber? After all, how hard can it be right? Download an audio file. Listen to it on the go. Settle down and type out what you hear in a word processor. Simple right? Well, not really. Becoming a pro transcriptionist requires some work. Good transcripts pop. The conversations fizz and …

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10 Necessary Skills of a Transcriptionist

10 Necessary Skills of a Transcriptionist

Reading Time: 1 minute Working as a transcriptionist may classify as a menial job, but general transcription actually takes as much hard work and dedication as other jobs do. Yes, anyone can learn how to transcribe to be a freelancer but can everyone actually do a great job at it? Here are the necessary skills of an effective transcriptionist: Read more …

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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Transcriptionists

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Transcriptionists

Reading Time: 1 minute Transcriptionists don’t have the luxury that interviewers and stenographers have, being able to pipe in now and again with a “Sorry—what was that?” “Could you spell that?” “Would you mind slowing down a little?” By the time we get the file, the speaker is long gone. There are a few habits that transcriptionists can develop, …

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How To Get Started As A Transcriptionist

How To Get Started As A Transcriptionist

Reading Time: 1 minute Becoming a transcriptionist is a very straightforward way for people to make money from home. However, getting started in transcription can be tough due to the high competition in the industry and the increasing demand of general transcriptionists day by day. If you are a newbie in the transcription industry or are looking for answers on how …

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10 Things You Must Know Before Becoming a Transcriptionist From Home

10 Things You Must Know Before Becoming a Transcriptionist From Home

Reading Time: 1 minute Working from home as a transcriptionist can be a fun and exciting career for those who have excellent attention to detail and a strong work ethic. The following questions will help you determine whether or not working from home is a good fit for you. A transcriptionist is a professional typist who listens to recorded …

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What is Transcription?

What is Transcription?

Reading Time: 1 minute So what is transcription exactly?  Transcription is the art of listening to speech and converting it into a written document. At TFE we employ the industry-standard ExpressScribe player to play audio/video files and convert them into MS Word or WordPerfect document.  We understand the nuances of how to handle inaudible audio and do the diligence …

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5 Websites for a Better Linguist

5 Websites for a Better Linguist

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Translation International Day, we are celebrating the breakthrough translation made in the world, starting from making the far wide world approachable for all, till making it approachable for each. Translators, interpreters and terminologists were, are, and will always be the unknown soldiers through history; they moved civilizations, transferred knowledge, widened minds, enriched cultures, and …

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How to Get the Best Out of Your Transcreator: Mapping Out the Perfect Brief

How to Get the Best Out of Your Transcreator: Mapping Out the Perfect Brief

Reading Time: 1 minute If you sell to other countries you may need to produce your marketing materials in other languages. You might need to adjust your marketing campaigns for other cultures. The best person to help you do that is a transcreator. Transcreators use their flair for translation and copywriting to help you sell across cultures and languages. …

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5 Keys to Transcreation Success

5 Keys to Transcreation Success

Reading Time: 1 minute When tailoring your content to reach a global audience, sometimes translation is not enough. Language is filled with nuances, idioms and understood meanings that direct translations may not pick up. Transcreation may be your best option when customizing your message to reach an audience of a different language. Read more from here

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