You may be currently working from home and finding yourself short of secretarial support, particularly for online audio typing services. Whilst there are plenty of systems out there that can be set up with ongoing contracts, what options are there for ad hoc typing and secretarial support? Self-interest alert – I have marked the service that our company part owns in the list below.
www.upwork.com – simply post your job on the site, specify your preferred hourly rates and sit back and wait for freelancers to bid for your work. The site works well – we use it regularly for IT and website developers – and occasionally you can source quality PA assistance.
*www.tptranscription.co.uk – our outsourced audio typing service, established in 2001. Prices from 80p per minute for dictation. Instant website uploading service – email return. ISO 27001 & 9001 accredited.
www.theofficegenie.co.uk – virtual PA, copy typing, audio typing, conferences, exhibition stand manning and more. No prices online.
www.transcribeit.co.uk – outsourced audio typing. no prices but start £1 per minute. This is the oldest established transcription agency in the UK (1992).
www.rev.com – Silicon Valley ‘disrupter’ company – $1.25 per minute for all transcription. They use AI and humans to prepare transcripts and offer possibly the fastest service.