Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

Kara B. | Elance
 
176985602337900
Last Sign-in: Jan 31, 2013

Kara B.

I type fast, so you don't have to.
   United States
  |   Mountain View, CA
  |  7:37 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $9

As a Work-from-Winnebago woman, I provide accurate, hassle-free transcriptions for all your audio-to-text needs. All work is performed by me in my no-nonsense motorhome. I assure you, I'm easy to work with.

I promise to provide a fast turnaround and efficient service with a scrupulous attention to detail. Your transcripts will greatly benefit from my fascination with grammar, punctuation and research. I'm a perfectionist who is approachable, punctual, communicative and ready to exceed your expectations!

Read More »

Portfolio

This is an example of a transcript that could be utilized in a video editing scenario....
This multi-person transcription is formatted in the style of a script. All dialogue is...
This two-person interview (moderator and respondent) was transcribed to reflect the...

Skills (10)

Tested
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
My Score
avg
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
My Score
avg
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
My Score
avg
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
My Score
avg
Passed
Resume Writing Skills Test
My Score
avg

Service Description

TRANSCRIPTION SERVICES

Transcripts are delivered as Word files in easy-to-read formats. Each page includes the name of your project, date of recording and page numbers. Format, text and styling can be customized to your liking. All transcripts are carefully proofread before delivery.


TRANSCRIPT FORMAT OPTIONS

1. Professional
-filler words, pauses, false starts and interruptions omitted
-grammar corrected and appropriate punctuation used throughout

2. General
-filler words, pauses, false starts and interruptions omitted
-some grammar cleaned up but dialogue kept closer to the original
-appropriate punctuation used throughout

3. Verbatim
-dialogue is typed word-for-word, including all filler words
-appropriate punctuation used to reflect pauses, false starts, stutters, dialogue shifts, etc.

4. Timecoded
-follows verbatim format unless otherwise specified
-timecode stamps included at the beginning of each piece of dialogue and then approximately every 30 seconds thereafter

5. Custom
-dialogue is typed based on your unique specifications


OTHER OPTIONS

-Additional margin space for note-taking
-Paper-saving formatting (smaller margins and text)
-Script formatting
-Paragraph divisions during heavy bouts of dialogue
-Content editing


TECHNICALITIES

-Supported Audio Formats: WAV, MP3, MP4A, AIFF, DCT, WMA and more
-Supported Video Formats: AVI, MOV, MP4, M4A, MPEG, WMV and more
-Average Typing Speed: 75 WPM
-Software: Express Scribe, Microsoft Word
-Hardware: PC,...

Read More »

Employment

SpeakWrite
Typist, Transcriptionist
2012 - Present
dig productions
Transcriptionist
2010 - 2010
Transcribed raw footage interviews for ethnographic research / documentary film projects; Experience with: word-for-word dialogue, frequent timecode updates, singe- and mulit-person interviews and...

Education

DePaul University
B.A. Digital Cinema
2004 - 2008
Overview  |  Job History  |  Portfolio  |  Resume/C.V.

Keywords

Transcription
Transcriptionist
Transcripts
Transcript
Typist
My Snapshot
All Categories
Elance Level
Level represents activity and experience on Elance. Freelancers start at Level 1 and achieve higher levels through their work. A higher "Level" indicates greater earnings, ratings and other achievements on Elance. Learn More »
  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
0
0
0
Total
Milestones
Hours
Reviews
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
KaraBrodhead
Type
Individual
Member Since
October 2011
Elance URL
Verifications
0
Kara B. | Elance

Kara B.