Author: Cathy Bennett

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What is the difference between a typist and transcriptionist?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We often get asked what is the difference between a typist and transcriptionist, after all both roles essentially involve typing. Our answer can often be lengthy. Before we explore the differences, we think it might be best to share what they have in common.
Both

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing, why it isn’t all bad

Posted By Cathy Bennett

With the recent news that facilities management and building firm Carillion have gone into liquidation. The UKs’ journalists have gone on a rampage about outsourcing and how it is bad for business and the economy.
Whilst I admit that outsourcing of some of the UKs’

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News

2017, Now That’s A Wrap

Posted By Cathy Bennett

As we bid farewell to a fantastic 2017 here at Fingertips Typing, we wanted to take the chance to look back at what has happened in the world this year.
2017 started with President Donald Trumps inauguration on January 20th defying his sceptics there has

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Christmas

Merry Christmas From Fingertips Typing Services

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Stop… Let’s correct that.
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, typing could be heard and the clicking of a mouse.
For the

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Data Entry

Data Entry – Are Machines Better Than Humans?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

In a world where speed and accuracy of data entry and getting work done are of the upmost priority many companies are looking for time saving devices that increase the productivity of their employees.
Years ago I was working in customer service for a large

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Analogue vs Digital Dictation

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The use of analogue (cassette tape) recorders is somewhat outdated but are still used in many professional industries. But as we have moved forward into a digital age there is a call for more companies to embrace digital dictation and here are some of the

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PowerPoint

Top Five Tips On How To Create A Compelling PowerPoint Presentation

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Creating a captivating PowerPoint presentation can be a real challenge, I am sure we have all been to a presentation or meeting where the speakers reads everything from the slides and you and everyone else is bored to tears.
But how do you put the

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Proofreading

Spot Aynthing Wrong?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Proofreading Tips by Fingertips Typing Services
There’s no foolproof formula for perfect proofreading every time. But these six tips should help you spot errors before anybody else does.
What do proofreaders do?
A proofreader is a person who spots the details and checks for any

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Your mailshot checklist

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Your Mailshot Checklist

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Mailshots are a great way to communicate and engage with your existing and prospect customers and can be an effective way to promote your business. However getting it right can be tricky as it is important to get the right tone of voice and come

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Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Tech Becomes Reality

Posted By Cathy Bennett

On 4th October 2017 Google announced the launch of its new translation tech headphones, Pixel Buds, which it claims can simultaneously translate spoken language into the ear of the listener.
There is much hype around this new technology. Technology which reminds me of the Babel fish

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How to improve your words per minute

Typing

How To Improve Your Words Per Minute?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We all know that typing speed matters, but being able to type quickly and accurately is a very rare skill and could be what makes you stand out between you and another equally qualified applicant.
The average typing speed is 60 words per minute, but

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Audio Transcription

What Tools Do You Need For Transcribing?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

As with any career, not only do you need to be skilled in your profession you also need to ensure that you have the right tools for the job. After all you wouldn’t be a mechanic without having your own set of tools to be

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