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How to Copywrite

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Copywriting Tips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Every organisation large or small is looking for quality content that will attract visitors to their site, convert leads to customers and share their stories of success, producing high-quality, interesting and powerful copy consistently can be hard, especially if you run out of steam.
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Blog: The Future of dictation services from Fingertips Typing

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The Future of Dictation

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The digital age has moved dictation forward leaps and bounds.
Dictation and speech recognition started over 50 years ago by Alexander Graham Bell, whose wife was deaf and experimented with transmitting speech taking words and turn them into a picture that a deaf person could

Blog: Podcast Transcription

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Podcast Transcription – How and why you should consider it

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The podcast has revolutionised the way we communicate content to the public, it has been perfect for; Schools, colleges, universities, businesses, the travel industry, not to mention more common forms of media such as: radio programmes, magazines, political broadcasts, religious organisations, TV commentary and newspapers.

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

How to improve your words per minute

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Improving your words per minute

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Has anyone asked you, how fast do you type?
But, how do you calculate your words per minute?
The Basics of Words per Minute
Words per Minute, commonly abbreviated to WPM is used as a measurement of typing speed or reading speed. Typically each word

How to transcribe the Rio Olympics

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Transcription and the Rio Olympics 2016

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is only a few days away. This is the first Olympic Games ever to be held in South America.
This years games has not been without its controversy, with political, economic and health crises

Transcription Services what are the differences?

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Spot the difference in Transcription Services?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

All transcription services are the same…
Wrong… there are significant differences between different types of transcription services available, this blog explores these differences.
Edited Transcriptions
This is where the transcriber can omit parts of the audio file as long as the meaning of the recording

Blog: Has technology impacted on how we communicate

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How technology has impacted on the way we communicate

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Technology has advanced considerably over the last century, the birth of the internet sped up our advancement and indeed desire for new and improved communication services, but just how much has changed?
Early forms of communication
Early forms of communication mainly centered on the use

Blog: Human or machine transcription, which is best

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Human Vs Machine

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Who will win in the battle of transcription?
There’s a lot of voice recognition and transcription software in the market, which claims to be the perfect transcription solution out there, but is automated software better than a human?
Find out in our post below:

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Disclosure

Disclosure

Posted By Cathy Bennett

An emotive subject, disclosure has two aspects to it, both of which can affect you as an employer.

The dictionary definition of disclosure is:

The two aspects of disclosure for an employer are:

Disclosure when recruiting
Disclosure made by an employee
Disclosure and Recruitment

As an employer, dependent on the nature of the role you are recruiting for, you may need to request a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Transcription Typing

Transcription and Typing

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The first typewriter recognised as being “commercially successful” is one invented in 1868 by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. [1]

The patent was sold for $12,000 to a company called Densmore and Yost, who tried to manufacture the machine. The company made an agreement with E. Remington and Sons to produce the machine. In 1874, the Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer went on sale.

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