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    File Sharing

    Hi everyone What do you all use for uploading/downloading files from your clients? I know of File Manager and Share File. I was wondering if there was anything else out there that is recommended. As usual I appreciate all you help and suggestions! Best wishes, Jo
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    Your thoughts please...

    Hi everyone I'm pretty new to the transcription world and I've been working with a transcription company for a few months now and have come across a few things that I'm not sure about. The client uploaded the wrong files to them and I dutifully typed them up and had finished when the call came...
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    Time it takes to transcribe an hour

    Hi Everyone I've just started again in the Transcription world. In my day we called it Audio Typing! My question is this. I am doing about 12 minutes audio to 1 hour typing. If I can't understand something I tend to go over it a few times before marking it unclear and moving on. Am I...
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    Microsoft Office

    Hi all I have Microsoft Office 2000 and am looking at taking on typing jobs. I was wondering if I should upgrade my whole system to Office 2007 with the ability to upgrade to 2010 when it's available. What do most people use? Is it a problem with clients if an older version of Word is used...
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    Linkedin or FB

    Linkedin or Facebook or both? I've seen lots of comments re FB on this Forum but not much said about Linkedin. I've always thought of FB as more of a keeping in touch with friends and putting photos on etc and Linkedin as more of a business resource. Am I completely wrong? I'd appreciate any...
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    Typing skills required?

    Hello everyone I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, so if it isn't, my apologies! My question is this. With most people being able to use a computer and have some sort of typing/word processing skills, are VA's still being asked to provide a typing service? I'm sure that all...
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    Hello

    Hi :seeya: I'm an aspiring VA living in the Netherlands. I am English and an ex-pat having a PA/Secretarial background for over 20 years before moving abroad. I haven't been totally idle though since leaving the UK as I have taken up photography semi-professionally and was also the...
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