7 Ways to Stay Focused and Make Money as a Transcriptionist

Oct 23, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Truth bomb: Running a transcription business from home isn't for everyone. Some people simply can't handle it. If you're already a student of mine or have looked into starting one of my transcription courses, you know I make a very, very clear point: if you don't want to put in the work to...

Why General Transcription Makes a Great Second Career

Oct 09, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
One of the best parts of my job is hearing the stories of TA graduates from all walks of life. Everyone comes into my training with a different background, and it never ceases to amaze me that no matter why you're starting out, anyone can succeed. Take Julie. She was in a career for fifteen years...

10 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Sep 28, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Whether you work from home... or you work a 9-to-5 job, we all face one challenging goal together. A work-life balance. Am I spending too much time with work and not enough on family? Am I too stressed out with home stuff that I slack on the job? You're not alone! We all have a hard time not...

This General Transcriptionist Found Her First Client in Four Days

Sep 13, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Even though Nancy was a retired business owner, she needed something that would allow her the freedom and flexibility to work part-time. Something to bring in some extra money while still allowing her to enjoy her retirement. Insert Transcribe Anywhere! And, upon graduating from the course, she...

How Alica Went from Fired to Successful Work-At-Home Transcriptionist

Aug 29, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
If you've ever thought you were too old to learn a new skill or start your own business, this student success story is for you! Alica was fired from her job after seven years. Talk about stress!! She feared she wouldn't be able to find something she TRULY enjoyed. Then she found Transcribe...

4 Keys to Growing Your Freelance Transcription Business

Aug 17, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Let me be honest with you here (that's what you've come to expect from me anyway!). There's no trick or magic pill to growing your transcription business -- or ANY business, for that matter. What it takes is plenty of hard work and dedication. If you're one of the few who is...

5 Ways to Get Fired as a Transcriptionist

Jul 04, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Starting a new career or freelance business is 100% challenging. There is a LOT to learn. Not to mention the nerves that start up. It can be intimidating, right? Even after taking one of my transcription courses and getting all the training you need, the real-life test comes when you actually...

Success Despite Tragedy: How Transcription Changed This Man's Life - Part 2

Jun 19, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today we're back with Part 2 of George's incredible story! If you forgot where we left off, George was on the hunt for legitimate work-from-home opportunities. He needed something that fit both his physical and financial needs. (If you need a full refresher, be sure to check out Part 1...

Success Despite Tragedy: How Transcription Changed This Man's Life - Part 1

Jun 06, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
This post is going to blow you away, folks. Yes, I am setting it up with high expectations because I KNOW it's going to inspire and encourage everyone. Today I'm featuring the story of one of our TA students. But this story isn't like your typical success story. This story highlights the...

This Busy Grandmother of Five Works from Home as a General Transcriptionist

May 23, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
We've got another fabulous interview to share with you! Susan knew she didn't want the typical 9-to-5 grind, so she started looking for work-from-home opportunities. She came across general transcription, and the rest is history! Check out Susan's super intriguing story below! Q: Hi,...


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