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Secretarial services from Fingertips

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How have secretarial services changed?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The growth in Information technology and modernisation of businesses has meant that secretarial roles have changed over the last few years.
In fact, secretaries and assistants are almost disappearing from corporate life, the drive to reduce headcount and streamline businesses removing ‘middle’ managers have caused

YouTube and VLoggers

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Why you should transcribe You Tube Videos and Vlogs

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world — second only to Google, its parent company. 60 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube every minute[1] and with over a billion users[2], how do you get your video seen

Direct Mail Best Practice

Direct Mail

Direct Mail Best Practice

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Creating a great direct mail piece takes time, effort, and skill, here at Fingertips Typing Services we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional direct and email marketing campaigns for our clients that engage their customers, create desire, and ultimately deliver sales.
But what does a good

Blog: Proof Reading Fingertips Typing

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Our Top Proof Reading Tips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Getting your copy mistake free essential for good communication, regardless of what you are writing, be it an article, a white paper, website content or client proposal.
Many people just do a spell check or grammar check and leave it at that but it is

Blog: Getting the most from focus groups

Focus Groups Transcription Research

Getting the most from focus groups

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Focus groups are a straightforward way for organisations to research new projects or understand the needs of the customer.
They have proved to be a highly insightful, bringing together a group to discuss a topic providing a more natural setting than one-to-one interviews. They are

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

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.

All about outsourcing data entry

Data Entry Outsourcing

Outsourcing Your Data Entry Requirements

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Data entry is the standard and core requirements of the modern world. By outsourcing your data entry requirements, you can save your organisation a great deal of expense with hiring data entry resources and back office operations salaries. Reduce your administrative burdens and save time.

Blog: Tips on understanding accents and dialects

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Tips on Understanding Accents and Dialects

Posted By Cathy Bennett

One of the hardest things for a transcriber is deciphering different accents and dialects. As the world becomes more multi-cultural and the lines between countries and regions blurred, understanding new people can be hard and sometimes confusing.
Accents vary greatly.  According to Expedia there are

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

Blog: Tips for using your phone for dictation

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Our Tips For Using Your Phone For Dictation

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Using your phone as a recording or dictation device is smart, just like the apps and programs that are on it. Recording audio with your smartphone isn’t always straightforward and although mobile phones have advanced a lot over the last few years the microphone on

Blog Outsourcing Secretarial Services

Outsourcing

What are the benefits of outsourcing secretarial services?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Over the last five years the UK economy has been somewhat challenging and the need to streamline resources and minimise overheads has been vital to helping ensure business remain profitable. For many small and medium sized businesses obtaining services such as secretarial from an outside

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