In this course, you will learn the basics of transcription, from what transcription is, what transcription is not, how to transcribe and edit a script, how to submit work, and the overall outlook of the transcription industry in the future.
You will also learn about the different types of transcription work available and the pros and cons of each. You will learn about general transcription, medical transcription, and legal transcription, as well as be provided resources to learn each of these areas in more detail. The course will focus on general transcription, as the course instructor, Krysty Underwood, CEO of Elite Transcription, feels that this is the most lucrative area of the transcription industry.
You will learn the tools and equipment needed for transcription, as well as hear about the brands and types of equipment preferred by Elite Transcribers and be given recommendations for each piece of necessary equipment and software.
Additionally, you will be given a walk-through of all the steps in the transcription process in detail, from how to receive work to how to submit your final transcript to a client or company and get paid.
In this lecture, we will review a day in the life of a transcriber, from receiving the audio from a client to turning that final transcript in and getting paid.
In this lecture, we cover the equipment and software necessary for transcription, including Elite Transcription's preferred brands and their benefits.
In this lecture, we will take a hard look at the transcription industry and understand why new speech recognition technology is not slowing it down any time soon.
In this lecture, we'll learn how to download audio from a client and load it to Express Scribe.
In this lecture, we'll learn how to set up a format for transcription following specific client guidelines.
In this lecture, we'll cover how to actually transcribe a file, using specific style guidelines for your client.
In this lecture, we'll learn to proof a file to audio and correct any errors, as well as all the final edits you should make to turn in a near-100% perfect script every time.
In this lecture, we'll learn how to send in a final transcript to the client via email.
In this lecture, we'll learn about translation and how it's different from transcription.
In this lecture, we'll learn about court reporting and how it's different from transcription.
In this lecture, we'll learn how Dragon Naturally Speaking, or DNS, is used in transcription, and why Elite Transcription does not use this software.
In this lecture, we'll learn about the pros and cons to working in medical transcription.
In this lecture, we'll learn about the benefits and drawbacks to working in legal transcription.
In this lecture, we'll discuss the amount of money and time you need to invest to learn general transcription and how it compares to other types of transcription.
In this lecture, we'll learn about the simplicity of general transcription in comparison to other forms of transcription.
In this lecture, we'll learn about the fun content of general transcription, in particular celebrity interviews.
In this lecture, we'll compare the top wages in medical transcription to general transcription and see which one rises above the other.
In this lecture, we'll discuss the potential income for the general transcriber who contracts with one or several high-paying transcription companies.
In this lecture, we'll discuss the income potential for transcribers who seek out private clients.
In this lecture, we'll discuss the income potential for running a transcription company and hiring subcontractors to be your transcribers.
In this lecture, you'll be given thought-provoking questions and information to decide whether a career or business in transcription is right for you.
In this lecture, we'll provide an overview of the entire Elite Transcription Course Series, from Course 1: Work From Home Doing Transcription: An Introduction, the course in which you're currently enrolled, to Course 10: Building Your Transcription Company, the capstone course.
In this lecture, we'll hear a special thank you message from the instructor.
Krysty Underwood is the CEO of Elite Corp, parent company to several small businesses, including Elite Transcription, our most successful and longest-running business to date. Krysty has been in both the transcription and education industries for over five years and has dedicated her life to learning, teaching, and growing her businesses. Krysty is also a published author under the pen name Krys Underwood and has published two books and numerous articles, mostly on tabletop RPG gaming. Krysty travels the country with her truck driving husband and teenage daughter, and although they own property in Durant, Oklahoma, Krysty considers wherever they're parked for the night her home.