I understand and agree. But I also know that more and more clients are demanding this kind of service. It's their way of cutting costs.
However, we're not employees; we're not typists. It is a balancing act. If you have the volume where you need a typist to help you keep up, you either have to stand your ground and hope they really, really need you and are willing to keep doing the typing themselves, hire someone local (and careful) to help and still make a decent profit, OR explain to the client that you have to outsource the typing and therefore can accept no liability for typos.
Another option -- which will be time-consuming, but maybe not as bad as typing it yourself -- is to have the Indians type it and send it as an rtf or word processing file in the format that will come on the website. then you can easily just cut and paste line after line and do a bit of proofing along the way. I don't think that's really an option, tho, unless the legal is really long. THEN it would make sense to outsource.
Most of us here in Source of Title land are savvy and have been in this business for awhile. But remember, with the bottom line now being all important, SOMEONE out there is going to be desperate enough to do what the clients want and you WILL lose the business eventually.
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