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Writing a book has never been so easy and simple as it is now. The irony is that becoming a popular author can be unrelated to the traditional writing process. Even excellent grammar knowledge is not essential. The key to an author’s success is having a great idea and sharing it in an attractive and engaging way. With the technology of today, the text can be simply dictated.

It may sound surprising, but many well-known writers and authors use exactly this approach. Instead of sitting in front of a computer they allow themselves to fantasize and narrate the story vocally. Every sentence is recorded and later transcribed by a professional transcriptionist. It works the same with non-fiction literature as well, e.g. autobiographies, memoirs, and biographies. The author of the book meets with his interviewee and simply talks. The transcriptions of such conversations become the fundamental material for the book.

Our professional team ensures that the transcriptions of your recordings will be made with zero mistakes, and will be accurate and clear. Do not postpone your dream to write a book and become an author. It has never been easier to share your thoughts and stories with the world. The most tedious part of the process can be sent to us, freeing your creative energy.

What is GoTranscript?

GoTranscript is a professional audio and video transcription service company, founded in 2005 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Our team consists of nearly 20,000 professional transcriptionists, proofreaders, and customer support specialists. All staff members are carefully trained and certified. We review the quality of our audio transcription services regularly to ensure best-in-class results.
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A good speech transcription provider can be hard to find. Speeches have weight. One cannot treat their contents lightly. Therefore, speech-to-text video transcription requires a certain finesse and attention to detail not everyone has. That's what you get when you outsource your speech transcription needs to GoTranscript.
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Do you require high-quality Zoom speech-to-text transcription? Or would you like us to work on audio from a YouTube video? Either way, our global team of transcribers places accuracy in the highest order. Why are our services so reliable?

With a team of 20,000 strong hailing from almost every country in the world, GoTranscript is more than capable of transcribing your speech regardless of language. If it's a text record you're after, we're here to help you do just that.
Why Choose Our Speech Transcription Services for Your Business Needs?
Are your business requirements highly specific? Is precision of the utmost importance? Regardless of your industry, whether medical, academic, or journalism, rest assured that we'll handle your project with care. Are you trying to get a transcription of a speech made in court or another legal setting? You're in luck. We do this every day of the week. Our speech transcription services will come in handy for conferences, political rallies, educational lectures, and more. Numerous news outlets submit large orders with us. Why? It's simple - GoTranscript has a massive team of professionals, each with specialized knowledge in various subject matters. Consequently, we're able to deliver results with the highest accuracy levels. If you don't believe us, check out the thousands of satisfied customers. Their testimonials explain all you need to know.
Efficient and Reliable: GoTranscript's Speech Transcription Solutions
In addition to our speech-to-text transcription services, we also offer a range of other solutions to assist our clients in getting the most out of their speeches and public appearances. From translation services to subtitling and closed captioning, we can aid you in reaching a wider audience and communicating your message more effectively. Our prices are competitive, and our pricing structure is transparent. We're not going to bog you down with hidden charges and high rates.
So if you're a politician, public speaker, or anyone else who needs accurate and reliable speech transcription solutions, look no further than our company. Contact us online today to learn more about our services and how we can help you succeed.
Book Transcription Services
The world has gone digital –— there's no denying it. As we embrace change with new technologies, like audiobooks or eBooks becoming more popular than ever before, yet still keeping our love for physical books alive in print, there is a demand for quality transcription services to keep up with all these formats. It's challenging, no doubt. Accuracy and a detail-oriented approach are essential for a successful outcome.
Here, we will talk in detail about the book transcription services we offer, the different types of transcription options available, tips for editing and proofreading to ensure precision, legal aspects, and how we at GoTranscript can help you with our top-quality transcription offerings.

Understanding Book Transcription

If you're searching for an efficient way to convert your books into digital format, you should consider using book transcription services. The process involves converting either print or digital books into textual form by listening carefully to an audio version while transcribing every single word without any alterations.

However, it's essential to know that this differs from copy editing; this method concentrates on correcting typos in spelling, grammar, and punctuation while transcribing focuses on writing everything down as is. Book transcriptions are critical when it comes to creating different forms of materials like eBooks, audiobooks, and podcasts.
The Process of Book Transcription
The transcription of a book involves following several essential steps to guarantee an accurate result. Initially, you must transform the content of a book into a digital sound format. While doing this, you must ensure to do any potential edits or corrections deemed necessary. After this, you will have to go through the entire audio content, word by word, writing everything down verbatim on paper or a word-processing program.
Once all pieces of content have been appropriately documented within the transcript, thorough proofreading completes this important step before moving on to the last one; formatting. Finalizing clients' specifications helps ensure conformity with preferred standards while putting together polished texts worthy enough for presentation and general use.
Types of Book Transcription Services
Have you ever wished to have your favorite book available in multiple formats? Various transcription services offer excellent options to help you achieve that goal:
  • General Book Transcription: This service converts paper or electronic copies straight into plain text files for an easier reading experience.
  • Book Phonetic Transcription: Phonetic transcription of a book uses the international phonetic alphabet (IPA) system to transform spoken texts directly into written text.
  • Audiobook Transcription: Experts create a complete transcript of your favorite audiobooks for ultimate convenience.
  • Specialized Transcription: Have a particular project in mind? This option is for those who need customized solutions tailored to their needs.
Editing and Proofreading Transcriptions
Editing involves reviewing the transcription for clarity, organization, and coherence. The editor may make changes to sentence structure, word choice, or punctuation to improve the overall flow and readability of the transcript. Editing ensures that the transcript accurately reflects the original content while making it more engaging and accessible to readers.

On the other hand, proofreading involves reviewing the transcription for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Proofreading ensures the final transcript is error-free and presents a professional and polished final product. A proofreader will check for typos, misspelled words, missing or extraneous punctuation, and incorrect verb tenses.

Editing and proofreading are especially important for transcription services, where accuracy and keen attention to detail are crucial. A transcription provider offering editing and proofreading services can help ensure the final book transcript is accurate, professional, and high-quality at an affordable cost.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Considerations
When it comes to book transcription services, copyright, and intellectual property considerations are important factors that cannot be overlooked. Book transcription services involve the creation of a written transcript of a book or audiobook, which may be subject to copyright laws and intellectual property rights.

Before you can transcribe a novel, it is essential to ensure that you have legal permission to do so. To do this, you'll have to obtain the proper authorization from the copyright holder or owner of the book. Failure to do so can result in legal action and significant financial penalties.

Another aspect to consider is the protection of intellectual property. In the case of transcribing audiobooks, the narrator or voice actor's performance is an integral part of the work. As such, their performance may be subject to their intellectual property rights, such as publicity or moral rights. Intellectual property considerations also include ensuring the transcript is accurate and does not misrepresent the original work.
GoTranscript: Benefits of Book Transcription services
GoTranscript is an online transcription service provider that offers book transcription in English. The service is available at an affordable price and offers fast turnaround times. We provide high-quality book transcription services, including transcription of audiobooks, general book transcription, and phonetic transcription of books. Our team of experienced transcriptionists is well-versed in book transcription and can provide accurate and timely transcripts. Contact us at your earliest convenience to learn more about our timely services!
Are you an author or researcher swimming in a sea of recorded content? Let GoTranscript breathe life into your audio by turning it into transcription books. Our meticulous service captures the essence of your podcasts, making your thoughts accessible and easy to reference. Dive into a new realm of content accessibility with us!

Frequently Asked Questions

We at GoTranscript completely understand the importance of accuracy in transcription. That's why we always aim for 99% accuracy. This percentage holds true across the board, from simple content to complex medical transcription services.

We start by hiring only the best. We then employ a system of reviews and checks to ensure quality and accuracy. Our staff have no less than 5 years of transcribing experience, so you can be sure your audio files are transcribed with great care and attention to detail.

All of our translators/transcribers sign a Confidentiality Agreement. We respect our clients privacy; therefore, we give clients the option to personally remove completed transcriptions from our database. The data is completely removed from the computers of our translators/transcribers as well.

Never. Speech-to-text programs can't achieve the quality our professional transcriptionists can.

The majority of our transcriptionists are based in the United Kingdom or United States and are native English speakers.

Yes. We love our customers! To show our appreciation for your patronage, we offer a Customer Loyalty Program. It's our way of thanking you. You can get the lowest prices around and enjoy special discounts just by continuing to use our services.
For our loyal customers, the price per audio minute can be as low as $0.84.
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Low-quality audio has one or more of the following:
• Speakers talking over each other
• Interruptions
• Background noise
• A low-quality microphone
• A microphone that's far from the speaker(s)
We add $0.20 a minute for these more complex transcriptions and assign them to our more experienced Pro Transcribers to guarantee quality results.
Also, most of our English-language transcribers are based in the U.S. and U.K. An ESL speaker can be hard to decipher, as can even a thick Australian or South African accent. Please use this Pro Transcriber option for:
• Speaker(s) with a heavy accent
• Two or more different accents
Please be sure to click the 'Yes' radio button next to the 'Low-quality audio / Heavy accent' option on your order form. Choosing this option ahead of time ensures that you receive your completed file as quickly as possible.

It's the process of turning recorded audio into text. A transcriber listens to a recording or an audio track from a video and turns it into a formatted text document. The transcription is produced in the same language as the recording and stays true to the recorded speech and sound events. While stutters and false starts are omitted (except in full verbatim transcription), we do not summarize, paraphrase, or correct any grammar errors the speakers make.

We're unable to retrieve files if a website requires a password, a manual download, or other types of human interaction with the host. You can submit YouTube, Dropbox, Google Drive, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, BluCloud, Twitter, WeTransfer, Wistia, Zoom links. You can use other services as long as the URL leads to the file itself. If you're not sure if the URL leads directly to your file, all you need to do is try it out. Click the PASTE URL button, copy your link, and click ADD. If our system can't fetch your file, you'll get a notification.

Not by default. GoTranscript accepts a wide range of audio and video formats. We transcode those files to MP3 before our transcriptionists start working on them. They handle the audio portion of your material, but you can leave a note or get in touch with us if you need the video content transcribed.

The most significant influence on turnaround time is the audio quality of your recording. In most cases, challenging audio takes more time to transcribe. Things like heavy accents, lots of background noise, and highly technical content that requires lots of research usually take longer to transcribe than clear audio. Length of the recording also plays a factor here, and long files generally take more time.

The quality of your recording directly impacts the final transcript quality. For high-quality transcripts, clear audio with adequate volume and minimum background noise is a must. Here are a few simple tips you can follow to make sure your audio recording quality is top-notch!

Transcription is the process of converting spoken or recorded audio into written text. It works by having a trained transcriber listen to the audio, type out what is being said, and then proofread and edit the text to ensure accuracy.

The average turnaround time for transcription services can vary depending on the provider, but it typically ranges from 24 hours to a few days.

Clients can receive their transcripts via email or through the GoTranscript website, where they can be downloaded in a variety of file formats.

Authors, publishers, and literary agents may need book transcription services to turn audio recordings of book readings or interviews with authors into written transcripts for publishing or promotional purposes.

Yes, GoTranscript offers a free trial for new customers, which includes up to 5 minutes of transcription.

If you are not satisfied with the book transcription, GoTranscript offers a satisfaction guarantee. We will work with you to address any issues and make corrections if necessary.

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