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Blog: The importance of eye care by Fingertips Typing

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The importance of eye care

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Typing and transcription is not all about getting your fingers moving or your ears listening, it is also about using your eyes to focus on the content that you are typing
We all know that eye care is important, but we usually push it to

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Blog Post: All about phonetics by Fingertips Typing

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Phonetics – Part One

Posted By Cathy Bennett

This week I have been doing some reading up on Phonetics. It was a subject that I knew very little about (in regards to the alphabet) and it got me wondering whether there is still a need for a phonetic alphabet and indeed phonetic transcription.

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Blog: How to turn an interview into something meaningful

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How to turn an interview into something meaningful?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

There are many different types of interviews conducted every day; job and university, celebrity and sports personalities, police and legal interviews. Although each of these has different requirements for what the information gathered is going to be used for, each is using same underlying technique

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How to improve your posture with better desk ergonomics

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Getting Your Posture Right

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We spend more time in front of computers than ever before, but did you know that without correct posture and ergonomic equipment you could be putting yourself at risk of being diagnosed with Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).  An estimated 9.5 million working days were lost

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Professional Transcription

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Why Choose Professional Transcription Company

Posted By Cathy Bennett

There are a lot of questions about transcription services today. As voice-to-text technology, and online freelance website continue to be developed, it is no wonder that people start to question the best approach to having audio materials transcribed.

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Lost in transcription

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Lost in transcription

Posted By Cathy Bennett

In the days when voice recognition software was in its infancy, I remember working with someone who’d always done her own typing but had developed RSI.

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Transcription and more at your Fingertips

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Transcription and more at your Fingertips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Have you ever been asked to give a presentation and felt daunted by the prospect of tackling PowerPoint? Or felt the document you’re sending a client could look just that little bit better;

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Thank you to all our clients

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Transcription over Christmas

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Well, it’s nearly the end of the year again, and what a year it has been. We have transcribed a variety of material including interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Ennis and Michael Barrymore to name but a few.

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Transcription not as simple as people may think

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Transcription not as simple as people may think

Posted By Cathy Bennett

I just read an interesting article about the expectations people have about transcription and the reality. Until you are a transcriber yourself will you only realise the skill that is required in transcribing difficult audio.

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Hi – I’d like to like to tell you about a particularly interesting file that I got recently from Fingertips. It was an interview with Calum Best, George Best’s son and a famous model who is now making a film about his Dad.

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How are you finding working in the heat

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How are you finding working in the heat

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Well it has been in the high 20’s and even 30 degrees the last couple of weeks and the weather is here to stay for another month at least, weather forecasters have predicted.

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