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Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 12-05-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Posted By Cyndi318
After reading this, I'd like to share some...

After reading this, I'd like to share some friendly advice. Don't assume you'll find all available leads posted publicly on the forums you frequent. Build your online presence, in a positive way,...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 02-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,285
Posted By Cyndi318
Hope I can help. Sending you a PM!

Hope I can help. Sending you a PM!
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 11-14-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,413
Posted By Cyndi318
I've sent you a PM, ma'am. Please let me know if...

I've sent you a PM, ma'am. Please let me know if that appeases your curiosity!



Very prophetic, and disturbingly accurate! I sincerely hope to hear from some of the people in this boat.
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 11-13-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,413
Posted By Cyndi318
Honestly? I have no idea if their business...

Honestly? I have no idea if their business practices have improved. I would hope they were/had been making an effort, but the expression, "too little, too late," likely rings true here. I really...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 11-13-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,413
Posted By Cyndi318
Anyone here who is still working for ANP, or who...

Anyone here who is still working for ANP, or who has worked for ANP during the past six months or so, please PM me. If you can tell me what your primary workload has been -- it's not a trick...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 04-20-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,794
Posted By Cyndi318
Fantastic post, Joette. Entry level transcribers...

Fantastic post, Joette. Entry level transcribers don't realize that research is just as important as the proper headset, foot pedal, text expander, etc. More rookies reading and learning this today...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 12-06-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
That covers it. Thanks for the follow up!

That covers it. Thanks for the follow up!
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 12-06-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
Wow, thanks for the update. I use ES for those...

Wow, thanks for the update. I use ES for those audios I need to tweak, too, but agree that the quality isn't so great. You've upgraded to a new system altogether, though. Can you be sure that ES...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 08-30-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By Cyndi318
Standard practice, I'm afraid

I think I was able to earn a whopping $3.00 with Appenscribe when I signed on to work with them a couple of years ago. It's not that they're a bad company. It's just that the projects for which our...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 05-08-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,707
Posted By Cyndi318
Carmen, I found this information in the FAQ: ...

Carmen, I found this information in the FAQ:

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Can I edit or delete my posts?

If you have registered and are logged in, you may be able to edit and delete your...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 02-21-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
Yes, it will

The free version offered today will not play video files (another nasty surprise for me). The good news is the older one will. Feel free to download the version I've posted previously in this...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 02-13-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
No problem, Kay. Save the money you've earmarked...

No problem, Kay. Save the money you've earmarked for software and put it into something that will really help you, like a good headset or a foot pedal when you're ready. Again, good luck to you in...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 02-12-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
You're very welcome

This is a link for Express Scribe version 5.13. It's the one I've been using since day one - no troubles.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/42474679/essetup_v5.13.exe

FTR is For The Reord. They offer...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 02-12-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,121
Posted By Cyndi318
Personally, I see no need to upgrade

Hopefully someone will chime in here who actually uses the pro version - I don't. I've been using the free one for about two years and have had no trouble with the software or the features. I guess...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 09-26-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Cyndi318
Paid for overflow

With so much negativity out here, I wanted to share this with you all. I took some of the overflow offered last week by PJType, [email protected] She was upfront about her rate of pay,...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 07-23-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By Cyndi318
ANP - the other side

I'd like to share my experience with the general/legal side of ANP for anyone who may be interested in applying and would like to make an informed decision. I've been working with ANP for nearly a...
Forum: Quicktate 02-22-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Cyndi318
I have Quicktime 7.6.9 as well and no trouble. ...

I have Quicktime 7.6.9 as well and no trouble. Usually that 'can't type in the box' problem stems from what version of Firefox you're using, not Quicktime. The last fully operational update was...
Forum: Quicktate 01-31-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Cyndi318
Well, phooey! I thought all the e-mailed 1099s...

Well, phooey! I thought all the e-mailed 1099s went out at once on Sunday, but I guess that's what I get for thinking, huh? I got mine (e-mailed); it just has the wrong dollar figure on it.
Forum: Quicktate 01-31-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Cyndi318
Is anyone else's 1099 off? I ran a Paypal report...

Is anyone else's 1099 off? I ran a Paypal report against my own history to be sure and there is definitely a difference.
Forum: Quicktate 11-20-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
Anytime!

You are more than welcome, and I truly hope I've been helpful. Someone here - you know who you are! - has guided me everytme I've reached out and I'm all about paying it forward. If there's...
Forum: Quicktate 11-19-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
Barbara - Sorry, I have no idea about the debit...

Barbara - Sorry, I have no idea about the debit card idea. I don't remember seeing anything about it being an option, but you could certainly check into the Amazon Payments website to find out.
...
Forum: Quicktate 11-18-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
This oughtta do it!

tolove - There is no cost to join, just a quick registration process at Amazon. You will also need an Amazon payments account. You'll be guided through the process, all of which takes about 10...
Forum: Quicktate 11-16-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
Follow Mamaw's advice, honey

If you do a search within mturk for all jobs containing speechink, you'll see all the hits available and the qualification test link is on every hit. It's a pretty easy test, but good luck...
Forum: Quicktate 11-16-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
There is an option to retake the test to improve...

There is an option to retake the test to improve your qualification score, so I imagine you'd be able to retake it for an initial passing score. I can't say for sure, though - try requesting the...
Forum: Quicktate 11-16-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By Cyndi318
Okay, not being paid stinks, no two ways about...

Okay, not being paid stinks, no two ways about it. I haven't done much with QT lately and after the July fiasco where so many people seemed to have been singled out to wait forever... well, I kinda...
Forum: Quicktate 11-16-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,758
Posted By Cyndi318
I think it's unavoidable

That happens on all the transcriptions, not just the qualification file, sorry. I download all of them and key onto a Word doc, then copy and paste back onto the "transcribe now" page. It frees you...
Forum: Quicktate 09-30-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Cyndi318
Okay, just got the paypal e-mail. Check your...

Okay, just got the paypal e-mail. Check your inbox, ladies (and gents).
Forum: Quicktate 09-30-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Cyndi318
It's still too early, I believe, although I've...

It's still too early, I believe, although I've never figured out their quirky pay times. For sure, I've never expected to be paid on a certain day at a B&M job and been told I'd get my check around...
Forum: Quicktate 09-23-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Cyndi318
Hi and welcome to the forum. I'm sorry you're...

Hi and welcome to the forum. I'm sorry you're having such a hard time with your application. These things can be very frustrating! I'm not personally familiar with your problem, but I think it has...
Forum: Quicktate 09-15-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Cyndi318
Yes ma'am (or sir as the case may be), we do...

Yes ma'am (or sir as the case may be), we do transcribe these calls just like any other. There's nothing in the guidelines addressing this issue, but the information I've collected over time is that...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-11-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Cyndi318
Thanks to all!

Thanks for the encouragement and the warm welcome. Both are appreciated. It's amazing how quickly working at home and raising a family can make you forget that there IS a world outside the front...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-10-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Cyndi318
Another post from another beginner

“I have so many stories in my soul bursting to be set free. What should I do?
By all means, set them free from your bursting soul.”
-writerwoman, circa April 2006 in the...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 09-03-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 26,584
Posted By Cyndi318
I realize this may be pointing out the obvious,...

I realize this may be pointing out the obvious, but have you expressed your interest in working for iDictate? They won't just randomly pluck you out of the Quicktate masses to become an iDictate...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 09-02-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,685
Posted By Cyndi318
I have 3 at home. The oldest just turned 17, the...

I have 3 at home. The oldest just turned 17, the little ones are 6 and 7. Before transcription, I ran a business that kept me busy both in and out of the home. But it was still my business so my...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 09-01-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Cyndi318
I have no idea why this thread caught my...

I have no idea why this thread caught my attention, but I wanted to throw in my two cents here as well. The easiest way to identify adjectives and adverbs is to see what word or phrase can be...
Forum: Quicktate 08-31-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Cyndi318
Server up, please log in

The Yahoo notice just came out, ladies, let's get back to it! :D
Forum: Quicktate 08-27-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Cyndi318
QT is behind, please log in message

If anyone is viewing and interested, the notification just went out through Yahoo about 5 minutes ago. I personally haven't seen one in forever, but hey - that means there's work to be done!
Forum: Quicktate 08-24-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Cyndi318
3.6.3 is the version you need

Check this thread: http://www.wahm.com/forum/quicktate-263/522561-firefox-3-6-3-a.html
It contains a link to download the older version as well as some other information about why we use 3.6.3 as...
Forum: Quicktate 08-23-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,884
Posted By Cyndi318
I'm not sure we can post it. I wouldn't want to...

I'm not sure we can post it. I wouldn't want to step on any toes, that is, but if you pm your e-mail address, I'll be happy to send it to you.
Forum: Quicktate 08-20-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,884
Posted By Cyndi318
Just letting you know you're not the only one...

Just letting you know you're not the only one still waiting. :rolleyes:

UPDATE: Got the 7/10-7/15 pay shortage on Friday night.
Forum: Quicktate 08-20-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Cyndi318
You're welcome and again, good luck to you.

You're welcome and again, good luck to you.
Forum: Quicktate 08-20-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Cyndi318
They don't respond to these e-mails about pay, so...

They don't respond to these e-mails about pay, so for your sake, don't hold your breath. You mentioned earlier in the thread that you had filled out the compensation form; the only e-mail required...
Forum: Quicktate 08-20-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Cyndi318
It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few...

It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks even to hear back from Quicktate on whether or not you've been hired. They will send you a welcome letter (e-mail) with further instructions...
Forum: Quicktate 08-19-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Cyndi318
Thanks Flint. I knew I'd forget something. :D

Thanks Flint. I knew I'd forget something. :D
Forum: Quicktate 08-19-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Cyndi318
Taxes

Hey DanaType,

I'm not a tax pro, but I can tell you this: anytime you work as an independent contractor, you are considered a business owner and will need to add schedule SE to whatever 1040 you...
Forum: Quicktate 08-16-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,884
Posted By Cyndi318
@ LadyM12

I am sending you all of the following:

1. Hugs
2. Prayers
3. A punching bag
4. Stiff drinks
5. Chocolate. LOTS of Chocolate.

Feel free to use any or all in the order of your choice. ...
Forum: Quicktate 08-16-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Cyndi318
LOL Yes, for the audio. There's a thread around...

LOL Yes, for the audio. There's a thread around here somewhere, I think, with the info. My remember-er doesn't work so good these days. :)

There aren't any instructions that I'm aware of, so...
Forum: Quicktate 08-16-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Cyndi318
Also, if you're trying to use the hot keys, 3.6.3...

Also, if you're trying to use the hot keys, 3.6.3 seems to be the only version in which they will work. That saves a good bit of time.
Forum: Quicktate 08-16-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,884
Posted By Cyndi318
I stopped holding my breath for THAT to happen...

I stopped holding my breath for THAT to happen when I started looking a little too much like a Smurf! :eek: :rolleyes:
Forum: Quicktate 08-16-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,884
Posted By Cyndi318
Really, LadyM? I'm surprised! Yes, having to...

Really, LadyM? I'm surprised! Yes, having to take that extra uncompensated step is annoying. But logging the jobs takes just a second between calls; once you have a rhythm, you don't even notice a...
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