CrowdSurf – for the crowd, by the crowd!
CrowdSurf takes pride in providing on-demand transcription and captioning services that make online media more accessible and enjoyable for hearing impaired users. We are a passionate team of professionals trying to make a difference in our world. If you are interested in working with us to transcribe media, you can begin immediately by following the directions on our About page!
Why Freelancing Works for CrowdSurf?
Partnering with Freelance workers enables CrowdSurf to access a diverse and talented human workforce that is not limited by geographical or temporal boundaries.
While computing technology continues to improve, there are still many things that human beings can do much more effectively than computers, such as identifying objects in a photo or video, transcribing audio recordings or researching data details.
When considering the best way to build an organization that could cost effectively allow us to transcribe media for the hearing impaired and second language viewers, working with freelance transcribers was the obvious solution. These are simple tasks that will always require human intelligence.
Using a distributed freelance workforce makes accessing human intelligence simple, scalable, and cost-effective. When we need media transcribed for our partners, our workers can easily sign-in and access thousands of entertaining HITs (Human Intelligence Tasks) from a variety of media clients.
CrowdSurf then returns the transcribed media back to our partners at a lower cost than was previously possible before there was a crowd workforce. This allows us to accomplish our mutual goals to make digital media enjoyable and accessible to viewers than ever before.
Benefits of working as a CrowdSurf Transcriber
Here is a list of some of the reasons to become a CrowdSurfers:
1. Instant income. By day’s end, you can have cash to spend.
2. Easy tasks. Most HIT micro-tasks are very easy.
3. The jobs are all there just waiting for you to accept them — no resumes, no interviews, no waiting.
4. Work on your own schedule. If you have a free few minutes throughout the day, use them. The more you put in, the more you get out.
5. Making a difference!