I am a Digital CAT SCOPIST - with recession rates!!
Scoping, to me, is not merely cleaning up untranslates; it’s formating a transcript according to the reporter’s preferences. This saves the reporter time, thus allowing him/her to make more money or merely having the spare time to just relax. It also makes yours truly an asset!
I treat each transcript as if it were my own. I know, it sounds like a cliché, but here’s what sets me apart from the “scopist nightmares” I’ve heard so much about: I believe in research. Research isn’t just using spell check or cracking open a dictionary or assuming that the reporter has the spelling of something and leaving it for him/her to clean up. Research means exhausting ALL of my resources before I have to flag text in the transcript. Research means being “flag friendly.”
And what are recession rates, you ask? Let’s face it, the economy sucks right now. I’m here to help you produce a quality transcript and give you a life while doing it. I want you to be stress free. I don’t want half of your page rate, I don’t want a third of what you earn, and I don’t want to charge you extra if you have drops in your transcript. Nobody’s perfect! But when it comes to scoping…..well!
So drop me an e-mail and I’ll put my talents where my mouth is.