Monthly Archives: October 2014

Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Recording an Interview

Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Recording an Interview

Whether a one-on-one interview, multiple participant interview, or group discussion for legal, business, research, education or entertainment purposes, transcripts of the conversations are useful to get an in-depth view and provide an opportunity for analysis. However, the quality of the interview transcript depends largely on the quality of recording – even if you rely on … Continue reading Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Recording an Interview

IRS Launches “Get Tax Transcript” Web Application

IRS Launches “Get Tax Transcript” Web Application

Getting a record of your tax returns is now easy. You don’t have to request a copy or wait to receive it in the mail. The United States Department of the Treasury recently launched a web application that allows Americans to directly download their tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This important announcement … Continue reading IRS Launches “Get Tax Transcript” Web Application

How Transcription Services Help Market Research

How Transcription Services Help Market Research

Research is an integral part of almost every business strategy. Most companies as well as other nonprofit organizations perform market research to understand the customer feedback and trend analysis, and the usage of their products to determine the proposed life cycle of their product and make important business decisions. Market research is common in different … Continue reading How Transcription Services Help Market Research

Illinois Supreme Court Finds Eavesdropping Law Unconstitutional

The Illinois Supreme Court struck down the eavesdropping law that sent an Illinois citizen to prison for recording a telephone conversation with a court-reporter supervisor without the latter’s consent, and posting it on her website. As she could not make bail, she had to spend 20 months in jail under the eavesdropping law, which has … Continue reading Illinois Supreme Court Finds Eavesdropping Law Unconstitutional

Good Digital Recorders are Important for Quality of Group Transcription

Good Digital Recorders are Important for Quality of Group Transcription

A focus group discussion is an important research tool. The participants discuss a particular topic and express their views, which provide the researcher with an insight into these opinions. The results of a focus group can have important implications for bringing about changes. It is also a good method to use before designing questionnaires for … Continue reading Good Digital Recorders are Important for Quality of Group Transcription

How Advertisers Can Benefit From Video Transcription

How Advertisers Can Benefit From Video Transcription

Advertisers are continuously updating their strategies to stay competitive in the market. They will have to take up new ideas to excel in their industry and to make their presence felt among other market giants. Even though new possibilities with audio and video are used as part of marketing strategies, the impact of power-packed or … Continue reading How Advertisers Can Benefit From Video Transcription