Frequently asked questions and answers to becoming an educated transcription shopper
Due to the nature and variation of most transcription work, comparison shopping can be very confusing and, sometimes, even deceptive. With that in mind, the following is a list of questions and some commentary for which you should have answers prior to selecting a transcription service.
Important to note that, in the digital age, you will not be limiting your search to just local or regional providers. The whole world is open to you.
- What are some of the variables that could affect the transcription process and costs? Why should the transcription company be alerted of this information when you request a quote?
- Does the transcription service have experience with the type of work that you need? For whom have they done similar projects and can they provide a reference?