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On Time Typing Transcripts: presentation

On Time Typing transcripts are presented as follows. Transcripts are named to reflect the name of the recording Transcription (including spelling) is in the Australian style Transcripts ...

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How to maintain confidentiality

Many people work in positions where they have access to their clients’ private information and maintaining their clients' confidentiality is essential. If you're a manager or owner/operator of...

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OH&S for freelancers and home-based businesses

Many freelancers or sole traders who work from home-based offices don’t place any importance on having a formal Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) policy, or even making sure they maintain...

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Sally-Anne’s awards, training and professional development

Sally-Anne Watson Kane's awards/achievements 2013 and 2017: On Time Typing was a finalist in the 2017 Federation Business School Gippsland Business Awards - Business and Professional and the...

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Audio transcription programs and tools

To produce transcripts, you need a transcription program, headset (earphones) and footpedal. If you're shopping around for an audio transcription program, make sure you do some research. Choose ...

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Proofreading the printer’s final ‘proof’

Once you have submitted your proofread manuscript to the printer, there is one proofreading task left to do. The final 'proof' When your manuscript is in the printer's system and ready for printi...

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Proofreading hard copy publications

A manuscript intended to be self-published in hardcopy needs to be edited, designed, proofread, sent to the printer, then the final 'proof' checked or proofread, before the print run commences. ...

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Self-publishing: file formats from writing to proofreading

Most manuscripts are written and edited in MS Word or other word processing programs. The program you then use to design and proofread your manuscript depends on the type of publication. Editing y...

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Sally-Anne’s editing experience

Sally-Anne Watson Kane is a professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) (Australia). She has over 20 years' editing experience. Reports, policies and manuals Sally-Anne has ed...

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The editor’s role in producing your book

The editor's role in producing your book is to edit the manuscript to make sure it  is well-structured and error-free, so it is ready for the next stage of production. A brief overview of the edi...

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