This blog justifies how an in-depth online research and analysis can make hiring a professional transcription company worthwhile.
Online transcription services can help you do everything from creating medical text to writing a perfect blog post for your small business. However, before you hire an online transcription company you need to make sure that you’ve got all your facts straight and all your ducks in a row.
To get the most out of online transcription services you really need quality time for proper research and check your information. Use this guide to learn more about proper research and fact-checking techniques that can be used before hiring an online transcription service provider.
Use Reputable Sources
When you’re doing research on a transcription provider, you need to make sure that the information you are getting is 100% accurate. To do that, you have to access reputable, reliable and trusted sources on the internet or in publications.
However, many people wonder how they’re supposed to identify reputable sources on the internet. While it might seem sort of complicated, the truth is that reputable sources are easy to identify.
What you want to look for is authoritative sources with experience shared by people who have credentials in the field. For example, if you’re looking for information about a medical procedure or health condition, look for sites run by doctors or research organizations that work in that field. They are obviously experts.
What you should avoid are personal blogs and opinions. Any site that allows users to submit content or complete articles like Wikipedia should be avoided unless clearly written by a professional or authoritative source.
Look For Confirmation
Before you send something to an online transcription service provider, you need to make sure that the facts you’re given are correct. To do that, you need to look for more than one source with the same information. Think of your second reputable source as confirmation or a backup source.
Having confirmation is particularly important if you’re creating medical texts or any sort of academic paper. However, anybody can benefit from this type of research.
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Beth Worthy is the Director of Operations for GMR Transcription Services, Inc an Orange County, California based company that has been providing accurate and affordable transcription services since 2004. GMR Transcription has worked with over 8,000 clients spanning myriad industries and prides itself on its customer service and quick turnaround time. Their services include audio transcription, video transcription, and digital transcription, as well as Spanish and Mandarin translation. Google +