Outsourced audio files for transcription and received poor transcripts, with several errors? If yes, here are three practical steps that you can use to avoid a bad transcript.
Have you ever watched a movie with bad subtitles and wondered what went wrong? Poorly written transcripts can bring down your brand identify and destroy the image of your enterprise. The first step towards quality transcripts is to find a company that has the right skills, equipment and know-how about transcribing. Once you have found a suitable service provider you can use these three simple ways to avoid bad transcriptions.
- Request for samplesBefore you sign up with a service provider, ask for samples of their work. With a transcript of a short audio clip, you will be able to judge if the company does a good job at transcribing. The next thing to check is the process that the company follows? Do they follow multiple rounds of review, where the transcript is reviewed by trained transcribers at different stages? This is an important step, as it can ensure fewer errors. You can also ask the service provider to provide you with a list of all the tools that they are utilize for transcription. Using the latest transcription tools and technology can give you 99.9% accurate transcripts.