What we charge

Transcription and Word Processing

YOU ONLY PAY FOR WHAT THEY SAY

WE CHARGE JUST FOR THE NUMBER OF WORDS TRANSCRIBED

IT'S THE SAME PRICE EVEN FOR 24-HOUR TURNAROUND*

THERE ARE NO MINIMUM CHARGES

We believe we offer the best, most cost-effective transcript service in the UK.

Have you ever contacted a service like ours for a quote, and found that they won't actually pin the price down for you? Or perhaps you've noticed that quotes are frequently "from ...". What does that mean exactly? How many ways will they find to add to the cost?

When charging by the hour of work, transcription houses and word processing services may require extra time for a poor quality recording, if the speaker is unclear or speaking very fast, or there is more than one speaker.

If you are asked to pay by the recorded hour, you will have to pay for gaps in your digital file where no transcribing is required.

Also you will probably have to pay for insertion of timecode.

At Words our charges for all transcription and word processing are very straightforward - you only pay for what they say.

- £16.00 per 1,000 words

*  If you require turnaround faster than 24 hours or require work given to us on a Friday to be returned over the weekend, you need to give us ADVANCE NOTICE and a £75.00 FEE will apply.

Timecoded Transcription

Adding timecode is free of charge if the recording is supplied as an electronic file with either LTC (on either track) or embedded timecode. We charge £3.00 per 1,000 words to add BITC from a DVD and for inserting timecode if you only have the start code.

A guide to help you budget

Example Maximum
Interviews with "ums and ers", pauses for direction, précis questions 10,000 words
per recorded hour
Corporate event speech or presentation with solid talking 12,000 words
per recorded hour

Hourly Rates

Where it is not possible to charge by word count, e.g. reformatting your scripts, adding subtitles and captions from DVD, PowerPoint presentations, database work, editing a document, work is charged by the hour.
 
£35.00 per hour

 Translation

Our associates maintain highly competitive rates. They prefer to discuss and review each job based upon its length and format, its complexity or technical content, and how quickly you require its completion. A quote can generally be provided within the hour.

 

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