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Customising Your Transcript – How Sterling can produce a transcript that’s right for YOU!

Customising your transcript with our optional formatting and transcription styles that are guaranteed to save you time! At Sterling Transcription we know each client has individual needs and one kind of transcript may not suit everyone. That’s why we offer … Continue reading

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Clever Typing Tools for Transcriptionists

Clever transcriptionists use clever typing tools.  We’ve done a bit of a survey to find out which tools our top transcriptionists use in their daily workflow.  You may be surprised by some of the results!   Clever Typing Tool #1: … Continue reading

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Research Transcription – Five Key Questions Every Researcher Should Ask

The process of converting the recordings of focus groups and interviews into written transcripts is called research transcription. Every researcher who embarks on a research project and uses focus groups and interviews to collect data will need their recordings transcribed … Continue reading

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5 Keyboard Shortcuts For Daily Use

A keyboard shortcut is a combination of keys, which pressed simultaneously, executes a particular computer function more efficiently, and without the use of a mouse.  Keyboard shortcuts are used daily by most people who use computers. Different keyboard shortcuts are … Continue reading

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Facilitating Focus Groups?  Recording great audio is ESSENTIAL for accurate and timely analysis.

Researchers across the world run focus groups to capture rich data for analysis.  One of the keys to running successful focus groups is recording great audio. It is only by recording great audio that an accurate and timely transcript of … Continue reading

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Archiving your files with Sterling Transcription – a sensible option for storing your transcripts.

It would be difficult to find a person who has never deleted something and then immediately regretted it. One slip of the mouse or mind is all it takes for a file to be gone permanently. Sure, a quick reaction … Continue reading

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What is the Conversational Analysis style of transcription?

Conversational analysis style is the most complex style of transcription offered by Sterling Transcription and serves as an alternative to slightly edited or strict verbatim transcripts. It is a method capable of uncovering various paralinguistic features and, through the inclusion … Continue reading

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Research Transcription: What will my Focus Group or Interview Transcript look like?

Transcription for the purposes of research, such as transcribing focus groups and interviews for research and analysis, may require a template or format specific to the needs of the researcher and the qualitative analysis software you might be utilising. Following are … Continue reading

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