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We are excited to share the news that we can now accept all major credit cards for payment on your transcription projects. If you are interested in doing so for your future projects, please feel free to contact us via … Continue reading

Transcriber-asides for Unheard Portions of Audio Files

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Focusing on Transcriber-asides in Transcription A moderator cannot control every utterance, noise, or interruption that may, and most likely will, occur during a focus group or interview. Our job transcribers is to capture all data from the audio recording so that … Continue reading

Curious About Video Transcription???

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What is a Video Transcript and Do You Need It? Video Transcription Services Have you ever read a focus group transcription and wished you could see the respondent’s reactions to a certain question?  Were you hoping to captured the respondent’s … Continue reading

Sleep and How It Affects Productivity

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The importance of a good night’s sleep We’ve all heard the saying before, “There’s not enough hours in the day.” And sometimes, that saying is spot on, especially for those of us who juggle work and family life. For some, … Continue reading

What Is Time-Coding In Transcription?

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What is time-coding or time stamps in transcription? Time-coding or time stamps within a transcript helps to accurately align text with an audio file. Adding these time stamps make it easy for a person to review or listen to a … Continue reading

More On File-Sharing For Your Business

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The Ease of Hightail for Sending Files… In another post, I discussed using Dropbox as a means to share your files with your co-workers. It also acts as a file-host on the Cloud. As a free service, Dropbox offers many … Continue reading

Happy New Year from JS Martin Transcription Resources


JS Martin Transcription Resources would like to wish you a Happy New Year. We hope that 2014 brings you success, health, and happiness. As always, we thank you for you business and look forward to working with you in this … Continue reading

Adding Hot Keys for Time-Coding in Express Scribe

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So, you’re tired of manually entering time-stamps in your transcripts or meeting notes. I get it. They’re time consuming. And productivity-wise, anything that takes away from the continuous flow of your work is costing you money. Here are some instructions … Continue reading

Confusing Commas ~~ What’s the Rule???

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Holy pile of commas! Commas have got to be the most misused punctuation mark of all time. Most people, tend to think that, every time you pause, you need a comma. After reading the above sentence and you will understand … Continue reading

Hyphen Usage ~~ Examples of usage…


  Hyphenatin’ Rhythm   More often than not, you’ll have to look it up to know whether a hyphen should be used, but there are a few hard-and-fast rules.  (See what I did there?)  A big misconception is that Spellcheck … Continue reading