Wednesday Words: Contumacious

Contumacious Adjective Rebellious, obstinate, wilfully disobeident to authority Here for the transcription? If you landed here looking for transcription services (not just interesting words), we’ve got you covered! Head on over to CastingWords for a-la-carte transcription services in a range of turnaround times, or WatchingWords for the one-time setup, full-time convenience of Transcription as a Service.…

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New Feature! Trim your media file when placing an order

Photo by Michael Dziedzic Sometimes your recording includes more material than you actually want us to transcribe. There may be a few minutes of unrelated conversation before an interview gets underway, or a period of off-mic chit-chat after an event wraps up, or you may have recorded a whole seminar, but only need to transcribe one of the speakers. Many customers trim the file themselves, prior to upload, and that’s great.…

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Wednesday Words: Tergiversate

Tergiversate Verb To make conflicting or evasive statements, to repeatedly change one’s opinions on a topic. Here for the transcription? If you landed here looking for transcription services (not just interesting words), we’ve got you covered! Head on over to CastingWords for a-la-carte transcription services in a range of turnaround times, or WatchingWords for the one-time setup, full-time convenience of Transcription as a Service.…

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Wednesday Words: Genethliac

This week’s word may or may not have to do with your friendly blog admin having a birthday today: Genethliac Adjective Relating to birthdays, nativity, or the position of the stars at one’s birth Here for the transcription? If you landed here looking for transcription services (not just interesting words), we’ve got you covered! Head on over to CastingWords for a-la-carte transcription services in a range of turnaround times, or WatchingWords for the one-time setup, full-time convenience of Transcription as a Service.…

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Transcribing Customer Service Calls: How to use those transcripts for marketing and training

Transcribing customer service calls: How to use those transcripts for marketing and training Being on the phone all day can be challenging. You have to know enough about the company and the products to be able to solve problems, and have the people skills to soothe bad tempers and keep the customer happy. It’s a tall order! But most of these skills can be developed with effective training. In this blog post, we will share some methods that can be used to train your telephone customer service employees, and how transcriptions can help.…

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Wednesday Words: Effulgent

Introducing our new feature, Wednesday Words! In addition to our usual posts, we will be featuring an interesting or unusual word each week, beginning with: Effulgent Adjective Radiant, shining. Of a person, emanating joy or goodness. Here for the transcription? If you landed here looking for transcription services (not just interesting words), we’ve got you covered! Head on over to CastingWords for a-la-carte transcription services in a range of turnaround times, or WatchingWords for the one-time setup, full-time convenience of Transcription as a Service.…

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CastingWords or WatchingWords — What's the Difference?

Regular readers will recall when CastingWords launched its new service, WatchingWords.com, and later the WatchingWords Blog. You have material to transcribe, whether a professionally produced promotional spot, your latest podcast episode, a back catalog of classroom lectures, a quick chat captured on your smartphone, or pretty much anything else. How do you know which transcription service is right for you? Photo by Austin Distel What’s the difference? What is the difference between CastingWords and WatchingWords, and which one should you use?…

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Transcription Services Can Support Your Research and Publication Goals - Here's How

Balancing the research process with teaching presents many challenges. There are many logistical elements to keep track of, as well as people to serve and communicate with daily. Tools to help manage one’s schedule are invaluable. Digital transcription services can help bring together the disparate parts of the research process, making it easier for you to pursue your goals of publication at greater speed. With fewer steps between each benchmark (and more ease managing things day to day), you’ll be able to achieve your research goal in far less time.…

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WatchingWords has its own blog!

Join us in saying hello to a brand new blog! Earlier this year, CastingWords launched its new service, WatchingWords.com, offering Transcription as a Service with one-time setup, full-time convenience. We are now proud to announce the new WatchingWords Blog, which will look at topics of interest to WatchingWords customers. Click to read the very first post, What kind of transcription service is right for you? which looks at four points to consider when choosing between human and machine transcription services.…

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