Remote Work Tips – Recording Zoom Meetings for Free

By: Brian Reeve
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As large numbers of companies have made an unexpected and rapid shift to working remotely, Speechpad would like to share tips and advice to make things easier for displaced and virtual teams. Zoom is a popular voice and video conferencing platform used to connect distributed teams. Zoom’s reasonable free tier offers unlimited duration for conferences …

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At-Home Transcriber 101: Staying Healthy

By: April Baity
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At Speechpad, we get hundreds of applicants per day. Some hopefuls present resumes full of previous transcription experience, others are new but eager and ready to get started. Whether a newbie or a veteran, Speechpad’s At-Home Transcriber 101 series will take a deep dive into the at-home freelance transcriber profession. Want to be a transcriber? …

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At-Home Transcriber 101: Getting Started

By: April Baity
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At Speechpad, we get hundreds of applicants each week. Some hopefuls present resumes full of previous transcription experience, others are new but eager and ready to get started. Whether a newbie or a veteran, Speechpad’s At-Home Transcriber 101 series will take a dive into the freelance transcriber profession. Want to be a transcriber? Start taking …

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Adding Captions to Videos – What You Need to Know

By: April Baity
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Adding captions to online videos is becoming more and more common, especially as government regulations in multiple countries are requiring Closed Captions to meet accessibility requirements. At Speechpad, we know there can be a lot of technical jargon associated with captioning. If this is your first time navigating captions, or even if you’re a seasoned content …

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At Home Transcriber 101 – What is a Transcriber?

By: Jill Finch
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At Speechpad, we get hundreds of applicants each week. Some hopefuls present resumes full of previous transcription experience, while others are new but eager and ready to get started. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran, Speechpad’s At-Home Transcriber 101 series can help you advance into the freelance transcriber profession. Want to be a transcriber? …

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Speechpad Services Highlight: Record-A-Call and Phone-In-A-Note

By: Jill Finch
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Need to record a phone call, a conference call, or your own personal dictations and you’re not sure what kind of technical equipment you may need? Well, you may not need anything other than your phone and a high-quality internet connection! No complicated equipment, no complicated downloads That’s right. Speechpad offers awesome (and not to …

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Think Tanks: Do More With Your Expert Insights

By: Jill Finch
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If you’re unfamiliar with think tanks, the term may evoke a few different images. No, it’s not the kind of tank for dunking, nor can it be likened to an isolation tank that you can go to just to…think. If instead, think tanks evoke images from Netflix’s House of Cards where staffers are literally forced to …

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ADA Captions: Are You Compliant?

By: Jill Finch
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The revised requirements for the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) went into effect in 2011. If you’re a video content producer, you may need to be ADA compliant. In the age of the internet, who needs to be compliant and what does it even mean? What is the ADA? Passed in 1990, the Americans with …

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Foreign Language Services, lowest price, guaranteed!

By: Jill Finch
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Thank you! Merci! Gracias! Estamos para servirle. Speak your audience’s language. We’ve all seen these in airports, train stations, and brick and mortar stores. Signs stating the same phrase, translated into one or a medley of additional languages. Travelers may already appreciate how much these translations can be a life-saver, but as a content producer, …

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Follow These Tips For Awesome Audio Recordings

By: Daniela Reeve
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We recently took a poll – who loves correcting a transcript after you’ve paid to have it done professionally? Included is a photo of the room of people that responded “Me!” However, the great news about having Speechpad transcribe your audio is that you won’t have to spend your valuable time correcting your content. But …

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