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Commas & Complicated Interview Questions

by Joanna Norman If you transcribe qualitative interviews, you will often hear the interviewer combining several questions at once. This Norman Transcription Grammar Tip helps with transcribing those complicated interview questions. WHAT WAS SPOKEN “what are the biggest challenges you’re facing at Harvey and Smith Clinic and what are the biggest challenges you face in […]

How To Keep Your Transcription Projects Organized

When I was just starting out as a transcriptionist, I needed a way to keep track of the work I accepted from both my clients and as subcontract. I also wanted a quick, easy way to track my income.  I asked for tips from more experienced transcriptionists and then designed a spreadsheet that I still […]

When & How To Transcribe Like

by Joanna Norman If you’ve ever struggled with speakers who use the word “like” a lot, here are some tips for accurate and successful transcription. WHAT WAS SPOKEN “She was like be sure that you meet with your advisor and get your evaluation notes and I was like should we use the format like last year. I was like disappointed because that format […]

How Online Courses Helped Me Change My Life

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. Early in 2020, I was working full time as a middle school science teacher, and I was struggling. Even though I loved my students and was good at what I did, there were some other […]

The Tools of the Transcription Trade

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. Several folks have asked me what I equipment I use in my daily transcription work. I am happy to tell you about the tools that I use and give you some idea of […]