The Impact of COVID-19 on the Transcription Industry

By Rachel Tirabassi Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. medical transcription industry was already in a fragile state. More doctors are looking for alternative options to transcription and many turned to new technology like speech recognition. Emerging documentation technology caused many …

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Starting as a transcriptionist? Here’s what you need to know!

By Rachel Tirabassi Congratulations! You have a new gig as a transcriptionist. Time to get clients and start rolling in the dough! Whether it’s the beginning of a new career or side hustle, there are a few resources, products and tips you …

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3 Tools to Help You Organize Your Transcription Business

By Transcribe Anywhere Having many transcription clients is a great problem to have. More work means more money, right? But sometimes staying organized can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are resources you can use to help keep track of deadlines, formats, or anything else …

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43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

By Christina DesMarias for Inc.com When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the …

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Work at Home Transcription Jobs: How to Create a Successful Work Environment

By Tyler Marshall for Allegis Transcription With advances in technology and social media today, freelancing and work-from-home opportunities are available to more people than ever before. This applies especially to transcription work. The advantages can’t be denied. Independence, a more comfortable, low-stress work …

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Transcription Foot Pedal Showdown: The Infinity vs. Name Brand

The typical computer user may find a foot pedal pointless, but transcriptionists are not your average computer users. A durable, well-designed foot pedal is essential for transcriptionists who need more than two hands to reach their highest productivity level. Why should you …

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Olympus DS-9500 vs Philips DPM8000: Your Digital Recorder Guide

By Rachel Tirabassi Since it’s release in 2013, the Philips DPM8000 has been a longtime bestseller at TranscriptionGear.com. However, the new DS-9500 from Olympus could easily take its top spot. The new recorder is changing industry standards with its unique WiFi capabilities …

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