Transcriptionist and Novelist: Jessica’s Story

Feb 18, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today's Success Story comes to us from Jessica. We'll learn how she leveraged transcription to help make her dreams of being a novelist come true, and we'll find out what else she takes away from this new career. Can you tell us a little about your background? What did your life look like before...
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6 Reasons AI Can’t Replace Human Transcription

Feb 04, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
It's the most common question I get. I get it via email. I get it from prospective students. I even get it from Transcribe Anywhere graduates. And I understand. It's common to have anxiety when embarking on a new career path. And since we see technology create efficiencies and streamline...
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Charly’s Story: Transcription Is a Doorway to the World

Jan 21, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
You know that transcription is an opportunity to develop skills and launch a business. But what if I told you that you could also: do meaningful work (as in work you really enjoy and find meaning in) spend quality time with family first and see the world Sounds like an impossible dream, right?...
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How to Set SMART Goals in the New Year

Jan 07, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
Its that time of year again. The time of year when most of us make resolutions, only to abandon those resolutions a few short months from now. But what if I told you theres a better and more effective way to set goals that you are sure to meet? Meet the SMART goal. What are SMART goals? Setting...
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Transcription Is the Key To Work-From-Home Success: Megan’s Story

Dec 17, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
There are misconceptions in the world today that success has to be utterly transformative or result in a six-figure salary or be about creating a business empire that changes the world. None of that is remotely true! Often, success is simply steering your life in the direction you want to go and...
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4 Reasons Transcription Businesses Fail (and Simple Ways to Fix Them)

Dec 03, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Working as a successful transcriptionist is no easy feat. It takes work and commitment to be successful. While it might not be easy to be a successful transcriptionist, it is simple! Here are the top four reasons I see transcription businesses fail and (most importantly!) the simple ways you can...
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Transcription Was the Doorway Back Into the Workforce for This Stay-at-Home Mom

Nov 19, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Being a stay-at-home mom is a privilege and full of both hard work and immense rewards. But once her kids were in school, Araceli was looking for something more. Her main priority was being home when her kids needed her, but she also wanted to reenter the workforce. She wanted a job that would...
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3 Simple Tasks You Can Do TODAY to Launch Your Work-from-Home Transcription Career

Nov 05, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Finding a job can be tough, overwhelming, and leave you feeling like you have no control over the situation. Launching a freelance business working from home can be even harder due to the high volume of work-from-home scams out there. Being a successful freelancer is more layered than working a...
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How Much Does It Cost?

Oct 22, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
How much? That's often the first question out of someone's mouth, whether talking about haircuts or babysitters. For most of us, money is the biggest obstacle when making important decisions. It's further complicated by the fact that we don't like to talk about money. Investing in a transcription...
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Get Over It! How to Move Past Your Fear of Finding Transcription Clients

Oct 08, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
“I'm scared I won't find any transcription clients.” “Where do you look for transcription clients?” “I want to start searching for clients but don't know where to start.” “How do you actually get transcription clients?” This fear holds back so many...
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