8 Steps to Choosing a Transcription Service Provider

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8 Steps to Choosing a Transcription Service Provider

As with any business, choosing a service provider can be a daunting task. There are so many aspects to consider and, most importantly, you need to be assured that you are choosing the right company. Here are our 8 steps to choosing a transcription service provider that best suits your needs.

 

 

  1. Consider your most important need – identify the most important aspect of your transcript. Is it deadline, quality, industry experience or confidentiality? Once you’ve identified this critical factor, make sure this guides your decision making process.
  2. Do your research –do some research on potential service providers. Do they have the ability to meet your needs?
  3. Ask questions – if, for example, your most critical aspect is deadline, find out about their capacity. If industry experience is essential, ask about current clients that are in the same industry as you.
  4. Request a client list – a stellar, reputable client list is often an indicator that the service provider is able to deliver good quality transcripts.
  5. Request client testimonials – this should help you make a decision based on your core need/s.
  6. Ask for a short transcript sample of your file – this is an excellent way of assessing a service providers capabilities.
  7. Make sure processes are clear and concise – when dealing with a service provider; consider whether they are clear and concise in the processes that need to be followed. This can save you an enormous amount of time.
  8. Check that the upload procedure is easy and secure – the actual uploading process can sometimes be a cumbersome affair. Avoid this time eating step by confirming that the upload procedure is simple and secure.

 Once you’ve worked your way through these 8 steps, you should have a good idea as to whether you are choosing the right transcription service provider or not.

At Way With Words Group we provide transcription services to a variety of industries globally.

What sets us apart?

  • We have a prestigious list with thousands of satisfied and returning clients
  • We have a rigorous recruitment process which ensures we employ only the best transcribers
  • We have the capacity to deal with large volumes and tight deadlines
  • We offer short free samples to our new clients
  • We have an easy-to-use audio to text process which allows our clients to upload quickly and securely from the comfort of their desks

CONTACT US TODAY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

 

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4 comments on “8 Steps to Choosing a Transcription Service Provider”

  1. Cara Brewer says:

    The above post would help in choosing a good service provider for transcription services.Thanks for sharing the information.

    1. Administrator says:

      Thanks Cara for the comment…

  2. Zach Riah says:

    Great Stuff !! While looking for a transcription company, many things should be kept in mind as we know different types of transcription, need to be managed differently and by different companies. Getting one that offers the specific service with a high degree of turnaround and quality is quite difficult. You should choose transcription company who are consistent and trustworthy.

  3. Frank Delaware says:

    Thank you for all this helpful information about choosing a transcription service! One thing that really stood out to me is that you say to do your research and see if their ability meets your needs. It might also be nice to talk to some of their past clients and see how they performed while in their service.

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