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Learn How To Touch Type – Six Top Tips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Touch typing is all about enabling you to type without looking at the keys. If you practice regularly your fingers will learn their location on the keyboard through muscle memory.
It will take time and practice to learn this skill master new letters, build your

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  • 12 days ago
Reduce errors whilst typing

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How To Reduce Errors When Typing

Posted By Cathy Bennett

No matter how much you double-check your work, mistakes will always occur. It is what makes us human, mistakes and learning from them.
The most common of these mistakes are transcription and transposition errors:
Transcription Errors
This is where information is input the wrong way

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  • 8 months ago
The difference between a typist and a transcriptionist

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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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How to improve your words per minute

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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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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

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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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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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