Blog – Internet Scoping School

 Free, Free, Free?  NOT!

By Linda Evenson There is a current ad for a tax service that boasts, “Free!  Free!  Free!” Today I got an email from a reporter who was asking about scopists charging for checking quotes in exhibits. Here’s what I told her: If you ask for something that is beyond the normal scope of a scopist’s […]

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Get Time and a Teammate with a Scopist

This article by Megan Stolz Rogers says: “Stenography can be a solitary profession and reporters can work long, sometimes exhausting, hours. The solution to this can be working with a scopist — giving the reporter the gift of time and a teammate. Scoping your own transcripts is “like a second job,” says Margary Rogers, RPR, […]

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Email from 3/3/22 — Student Feedback

Hi Linda, I hope this email finds you well! I have been wanting to take the time to sit and write you an update on how things are going since graduating from ISS at the end of November. In a previous e-mail, I had mentioned that I had interest from a reporter. I did take work […]

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“MARKETING DECEPTION” BLOG ON ACCOLADE SCOPING (ASE) WEBSITE – RESPONSE

By Linda Evenson —  Normally, I don’t care what my competition says about ISS. I’ve always believed that the best way to market is to show folks why ISS is the best choice for them, not to denigrate other courses. The world is already so negative; I don’t want to pile more on that heap.  […]

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INTERNET MARKETING: THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE

By Linda Evenson —  According to a blog on Accolade Scoping entitled “Deceptive Marketing” the author was “shocked” to find out that ISS uses paid internet marketing and implied this was somehow unethical. Contrary to what this instructor believes, these techniques are standard fare for selling anything and everything on line.  I did not know […]

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MAKE YOURSELF VALUABLE

By Linda Evenson —  Today I got an email from a busy official who is looking for a scopist. In it, she said, “I need a reliable scopist to help me produce court proceedings transcripts. Scopist must have CaseCat software, be capable to create autoindexing for appeals and civil trials. I prefer a scopist who […]

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Case CATalyst Information

CATalyst puts out updates to the software quite often, so be sure to check for them to keep current with new innovations. According to Stenograph.com, “CATalyst has been the industry leader in CAT software for 25 years, helping stenographers translate Steno to English and other languages since 1997. Over time new features have been added […]

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Transcript Used In High Profile Case

Reprinted by permission from Guardians of the Record: Crystal Foster NtSovemi1be2r0 510rc aht 3:4df2 PM   I’m on a high-profile case that’s been on trial all week. Criminal case. This case was on the news. I couldn’t believe I got this case. A Daily Copy was ordered by attorneys on this high-profile case of an excerpt of a certain part of […]

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Top Career Skills You Have to Learn in 2021

Businesses have been undergoing vast digital transformations in recent years, even before the pandemic began. From retail to food, nearly every industry has adopted some form of digitization in their operations. In fact, the World Economic Forum notes that the combined value of digital transformation across industries could reach around $100 trillion by 2025. Of course, shifting […]

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Is There Work Out There?

  Are you wondering if there’s scoping work “out there”? Here’s a recent Conversation on ISS Facebook Page: Christine asked a question : Has anyone else noticed the huge uptick in reporters looking for scopists on the job boards! Linda YES!! It’s crazy!  Darcy Yes! It sounds like things are getting back to normal. Christine Wow. […]

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