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Using a Professional Transcriptionist Over Video Transcription Software

At Preferred Transcriptions, our team of experts deliver personalized business solutions to clients across a wide variety of industries. Video transcription software such as Amazon Transcribe and InqScribe are often used as alternatives, and while these tools can be useful, they can’t offer the same level of accuracy and attention to detail as a skilled human transcriptionist.

We’ve compiled some of the benefits of investing in a professional transcriptionist so that you can make an informed decision on what type of solution is best suited to accommodate your business needs.

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The Process of Transcribing Interviews

Interview transcriptions are a vital asset for companies across a wide variety of industries. Marketing firms, doctors, and lawyers all use interviews to gather feedback and key information. In education, community outreach interviews are used in order to improve programs at local schools.

At Preferred Transcriptions, we transcribe these interviews for our clients with speed, accuracy, and a commitment to excellence. Here we’ll detail some key aspects of our transcription process, so you’ll know what to expect when you use our services.

How Does It Work?

Customers deliver audio files to us via email or Dropbox. Our professional transcriptionist then downloads and transcribes the recording.

We email the completed transcription back to the client within 24 hours. For medical clients, we upload transcriptions directly to a secure HIPAA compliant platform.

Getting the Best Audio

In order to get the best audio for your interview, there are some pitfalls you’ll want to avoid. Reducing background noise is essential, as this can impact the sound quality of your audio file and make it more difficult to distinguish speaking voices.

For this reason, try to avoid conducting your interview at a coffee shop or restaurant. Attempting to record in a car or train can also create a lot of background noise, so you’ll want to try and select a setting that doesn’t compromise the quality of your audio file. You should also try to record the interview in person rather than over a phone speaker if at all possible.

Recording on a Phone

If you must record your interview using a phone, there are some key best practices you should follow in order to maximize the quality of your sound file. First, you want to identify the ideal environment to conduct your interview. Choose a quiet room or conference space with minimal distractions and outside interference. You’ll want to make sure that your phone or recording device is then placed strategically near both individuals, who are ideally seated close together. It’s important to avoid set ups where individuals are sitting on opposite ends of a long conference table.

Selecting a Transcriptionist

At Preferred Transcriptions, we pair our clients with a qualified, experienced transcriptionist from our USA-based team to complete their project. By coordinating closely with our customers, our team is able to provide higher quality transcriptions for client businesses. We provide excellent customer support to address your issues throughout the process and ensure all your transcription projects are delivered smoothly and efficiently.

The Pros and Cons of Video Transcription Software

Video Transcription software is a tool that produces transcriptions of your video recordings almost instantly using speech recognition intelligence. The affordability and speed of this software has its benefits, but it’s important to evaluate whether or not this type of solution is right for your needs. There are numerous risks associated with using automated software over a human transcriptionist, including lower accuracy and lack of quality control. Here we’ll explore the pros and cons of video transcription software and how they relate to your personal brand or company.

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What Are the Benefits of Audio Transcriptions for Insurance Companies?

While every industry stands to benefit from the use of audio transcriptions, this type of service provides special utility for insurance companies. Insurers deal with a high volume of client calls every day, and the information within these calls is vital for maintaining records and processing claims. Using a transcription service ensures that trained professionals will compile documentation that is fully accurate and readily accessible for your staff. When you consider that this documentation affects insurance claims which could be worth large sums, the importance of working with a professional transcriptionist becomes much greater. In this post, we’ll detail some of the benefits of using audio transcription services and what impact they can have on your insurance company.

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How Video Transcription Can Improve Your Visibility

If you are looking to improve your SEO performance, you might already know about the benefits of including videos on your website. Videos are an excellent way to increase your site’s visibility and ranking on search engines. But there is an even more powerful tool in your SEO-boosting toolbox that you may be less aware of: video transcription. How does a simple transcription help to bolster your SEO? Here are three ways.

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Transcription Services – How Transcription Services Can Make You More Productive

Professionals in legal, medical, business, academic, and investigative fields may have very diverse needs and goals, but there is one priority that they all share: productivity. Transcription services offer professionals the opportunity to cut out busy work and focus on the essentials of doing their job well. Preferred Transcriptions offers a seamless transcription experience for professionals seeking more efficiency and productivity in their day-to-day work.

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How Private Investigators Use Transcription Services

Private investigation can take many forms, and none are usually quite so glamorous as they appear in books, TV shows, or movies. But each task required of the private investigator has at least one element in common: the need to record information. And most private investigators can agree that the need to do this as efficiently and accurately as possible is paramount to doing the job well.

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Preferred Transcriptions Serves a Surgery Center with Speed and Accuracy

This month, we were able to sit down and chat with Marie of Valley Pain Center to find out what it is about Preferred Transcriptions that she values to keep her work running smoothly. Valley Pain Center is a freestanding outpatient ambulatory surgical center that is AAAHC accredited, state licensed, and certified by the Department of Health. They feature two operating rooms, and specialize in interventional pain management procedures.

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