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Market Research Tips

Grow your business using transcribed recordings If you want your business or organization to succeed, you need to gain a deep understanding of your customers through market research. How can market research help your company? Market research allows you to get into your customers’ heads. You will find out what they really want and need, and communicate with them in a way that truly resonates. You’ll be able to root out problems quickly.…

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Why CastingWords Will Always Use Real People

CastingWords has recently added technology that uses artificial intelligence to transcribe recordings. We are happy with the technology; it is cost-effective, helps our customers save money, and increases our productivity. But it can never replace our professional human transcriptionists! “Even though we have the tech, we will always use real people,” said Rachel Pearson, co-founder of CastingWords. “They bring too much to the table.” Here are 10 reasons why our transcribers are irreplaceable:…

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CastingWords Staff Bios

As a crowdsourced transcription service, CastingWords has thousands of transcribers, editors, and quality control workers available 24 / 7 to convert your audio and video recordings into transcripts and subtitle files. Today we introduce the folks behind the scenes; our co-founders and staff members who keep it all running! Nathan McFarland, Co-Founder An alum of five hot startups and one government job, Nathan co-founded and bootstrapped CastingWords in 2005. 12 years later, CastingWords has become a major online transcription company with millions of minutes transcribed, and a crowdsourcing pioneer with its own crowd of high quality professional transcribers.…

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Does Video Transcription Ruin The Viewing Experience?

One big question has come up within the world of transcription, largely from people on the fence about it: Does transcription ruin the viewing experience for people who don’t expressly need it for accessibility? It’s an understandable concern. We take so much time to make sure that our websites are open to anyone who may want to visit them. There are lots of factors to consider. Will fixing one part break another?…

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I want to order a transcript. Where do I start?

Placing an order with CastingWords is as easy as 1-2-3! 1. Choose your product Turnaround We have three basic transcription products, differentiated by turnaround time: 1-Day Transcription Service puts a transcript in your hands in 24 hours or less. 1-Week Transcription Service is the same great transcript, with a one-week turnaround. Budget Transcription Service is an ideal choice if you have a lot of material and aren’t as pressed for time.…

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