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How Do You Name a Cheese?
By Take Note Team on December 3, 2019

With Christmas on the horizon, it’s time to get all caught up in the festive spirit, and that means singing carols, wrapping awkwardly-shaped presents, and, most importantly, eating lots...

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How to Write Meeting Minutes: 5 Step Guide
By Thomas Carter on December 2, 2019

Meeting minutes matter. How else could you capture vital details for future use, or guarantee reliable records for employees who can’t attend? Even in a modern business setting, you...

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Top Tips: How To Type Really Fast
By Take Note Team on November 29, 2019

In 1946, Stella Pajunas, from Cleveland, Ohio, became the fastest typist in the world, achieving an incredible speed of 216 words per minute. At that pace, it would’ve taken her just...

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Live Notetaking Explained for Business
By Thomas Carter on November 25, 2019

Not many businesses consider live notetaking as a viable option for their meeting or discussion needs, but keeping a thorough record is business-critical.     Despite being often...

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Does Language Divide Or Unite Us?
By Take Note Team on November 22, 2019

This month marks thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, which divided the German capital in half for nearly three decades.  At the time, it was a very real brick-and-mortar...

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Work-based words you’d never have heard in the ‘90s
By Take Note Team on November 18, 2019

Remember the 1990s?  The era of the Spice Girls and Britpop, Mr Blobby and Gladiators, Football’s Coming Home and Colin Firth emerging from that lake to a swooning nation.  Ah, those...

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Types of transcription: how to choose the best audio transcript
By Thomas Carter on November 18, 2019

Recording meetings, interviews, and more in a business setting is vital for sharing information, preserving ideas, and even retaining reputation in some cases. Sadly, transcribing these...

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How to Take Minutes Like a Pro
By Thomas Carter on November 12, 2019

Note-taking is a skill that everyone approaches differently, which can cause issues within company meetings. Every meeting participant taking notes in the same meeting can produce a wide...

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Important Accreditation To Look Out For In Your Transcription Provider
By Take Note Team on November 6, 2019

What do you look for in a transcription service?  Accuracy? Speed? A typist who’ll laugh at your terrible jokes? What about ISOs, NDAs and GDPR?

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Closed captioning vs subtitles: how to make the right choice
By Thomas Carter on November 5, 2019

What is the difference between closed captioning and subtitles? The association that subtitles have with translation is obvious -- but is that it?

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