How to Keep Your Transcriptionist Warm

How to Keep Your Transcriptionist Warm

With so many of us working from home, I asked around to find out what transcriptionists do to keep warm without hiking up the electricity bill. I like the cold weather, but only to a certain degree.  This winter caught me by surprise...

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There’s More Than One Way

There’s More Than One Way

Five hyphens in a row?  Brilliant!  But is that a thing?  It seems so.  Each of my clients expect different styles.  This mostly involves punctuation, but sometimes words too.  I often do not agree with the requirements, but it's not...

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Do you have an blog or news article to share?

Do you have an blog or news article to share?

The Transcription Directory was created with the intention of collaboration, connectness and the bringing together of all players in the industry.   Do you have transcription-related article you would like to contribute to The...

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Forever Young

Forever Young

There have been many articles in the press recently about ageism. Many people want to take a step back from their main career, but still want to work part-time, or in a less pressured environment, without having to dip into their...

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If life gives you lemons – get transcribing!

If life gives you lemons – get transcribing!

None of us know what curve balls life has in store for us.  If you or a loved one has found themselves in a situation where an unexpected diagnosis or chronic condition has altered life forever, why not look at transcribing?  People...

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The Case for Increased Leg Room

The Case for Increased Leg Room

The global COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a number of interesting issues about our society. One of them is that working from home (WFH) arrangements are not only possible, but in many instances more beneficial to employers and...

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How to Choose Transcription Equipment

How to Choose Transcription Equipment

I am often asked what equipment is required for efficient transcription.  The basic requirements are a desktop computer, laptop with or without a separate monitor, or even a tablet, keyboard and monitor.   You will also need software...

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