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I used Data Shop www.datashop-america.com.
I found them to be helpful. I did let them know upfront what my deadlines were before I sent them transcripts.
They were the least expensive outfit that I found. About 4 hours of transcription (about 20 hrs of work for them) was a little over $250. Compared to others, this seemed like a steal.
I have gone to two schools where qualitative data analysis was king and yet, NO ONE could give me referrals to a transcriptionist. I had one “friend of a … ” and it took months for them to get back to me… hello, I live in the world of deadlines… who can wait months, even if it is going to be…
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