8 reasons to learn transcription in this digital environment

Join GoTranscript and be part of a global team of professional transcriptionists. According to Speechpad, transcription is “[a] text document that contains a transcript of everything that is spoken in an audio or video file.” Or simply put, transcription is the task of turning spoken words into a written document (Breaking into General Transcription by Kate Winston). Transcription is divided into two broad categories: Medical Transcription:  The audio file is the voice of a physician dictating about …

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Three reasons to hire a content writer for your small business

The scope of a content writer in a small business may stretch from writing and editing to strategist and mentor while being cost-effective by performing additional roles. Here are three reasons to hire a content writer for your small business: 1. Accuracy and fresh perspective Once in payroll, a content writer can go through the format of all the in-house documents including invoices, memos, and welcome letters checking for grammatical and typographical errors. He or …

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3 components of brand name and a business idea for freelancers and investors

Here are three components of a brand name to start with:  Brand name itself (Google)  Logo Domain name (google.com) According to Margot Bushnaq, founder of BrandBucket, there are eleven features that make up a good brand name (How to Choose a Business Name – An Introduction): Top Level Domain or TLD Length Real Word/Expression Alphabet Pronunciation Spelling Conflicts Industry Match Longevity Uniqueness General Retention It is easier to assign score to TLD (.com commanding greater weightage than …

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Visual art in digital age, psychic automatism, and coming together of arts and commerce stream

Art is not produced by nature but manmade. In mathematics or the laws of physics, there is merely discovering what is already there. But a piece of artwork has application of human imagination and perceived differently by individuals. Art is thus subjective when it comes to liking by an audience. Elements of visual art are building blocks artists use to design their work. Formal elements are space, point, line, shape, color, value (light and dark), and texture. Using these as bricks, an artist creates …

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A career in language translation

Translation is yet another growing field where you find a lot of jobs translating from your mother tongue to English and vice versa. Proliferation of websites, online shops and drive towards cashless economy in India means in the coming days there will be a growing demand for translators who can translate a final copy in local language. Just like transcription using speech recognition software, in translation, there are wonderful aids including Google Translate with which you get a …

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4 things to define in project report when it comes to value creation and how online marketplaces like Amazon fare

When starting a new business, a project report (also called business plan) that analyses among other things prevailing market condition, investments required in short-term and long-term, and anticipated risks is crucial. Here are the four things to define while preparing project report for your business when it comes to value creation: What value your business intends to provide. To whom your business seeks to provide this value. What resources/partnerships your business can mobilize to provide the value. How your business will …

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Outsourcing strategies for contents on your website

A website content writer writes contents for websites while assisting in on-page and off-page search engine optimization (SEO). He or she specializes in writing standard web  pages like About Us, Our Services while filling meta tag (meta descriptions, meta keywords) as part of on-page optimization. He or she also submits your business/website details to directories like Google My Business, Locanto as part of off-page optimization. There are outsourcing firms in Kolkata that bag order for writing press releases of business houses located in US, UK, Australia, Canada, …

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