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A Beginners Guide to Transcription

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Transcription services are important for businesses looking to keep accurate records of daily operations without devoting a lot of time and manpower. These services are a fast and efficient way to keep accurate records of meetings and calls without having to spend valuable company resources to do so. In today’s blog post, Akorbi will take a closer look at transcription services and provide a helpful beginner’s guide.

What Is Transcription?

In the simplest terms, transcription is taking audio or video recordings and converting them into written transcripts. This process can take hours or even days, depending on how large the source material is. Speed and accuracy can be problematic when transcription is handled by a non-professional, which puts important business documentation in jeopardy. Transcription services allow companies to outsource this process, saving time, energy, and manpower while delivering accuracy and reliability.

How Does It Work?

As your business conducts calls and meetings, it is important that notes and recordings from these meetings are transcribed quickly and efficiently. With transcription services, the process typically involves uploading an audio or video file into the transcription software portal and then simply waiting to receive the completed document. Without transcription services, businesses are forced to transcribe these files by hand, assigning the tedious task to an employee.

Once the file is transcribed, you can easily email or print out the transcript for those who need it. You can also request several forms of transcripts, including transcripts that are “near verbatim” and remove filler phrases.

Why Is It Important?

Communication is key for any business, and transcription services help you communicate clearly, quickly, and effectively with staff and clients. Inaccurate notes and memos lead to miscommunications and disorganization, but accurate transcripts can save you time and money in the long-run.

Contact Akorbi For More Information And Tips

If your business is in need of transcription services, you can get in touch with Akorbi for assistance. For more information on what we offer, give us a call at (214) 256-9222 or contact us online today.

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