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,...

Why this Content Expert Uses Transcriptionists (and Why You'll Always be in Demand)

Apr 25, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today's post in our ongoing People Who Use Transcriptionists series features Nathan Miloszewski, an online content marketer for Pitch + Pivot. Pitch + Pivot is an online marketing and sales firm that works with international telecom and healthcare clients. This content expert uses...

This Woman Switched from Medical to General Transcription... and She's Much Happier!

Mar 27, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Dianne Carter used to be a medical transcriptionist and administrative assistant... until she found General Transcription: Theory and Practice™. Now she's a successful general transcriptionist working as an independent contractor. And guess how long it took her to find work? Less than...

This Video Marketer Hires General Transcriptionists to Create and Sell eBooks

Mar 13, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Daniel Reifenberger is our latest guest in our People Who Use Transcriptionists series. Daniel is a video marketing and content development consultant for multimillion-dollar online businesses. And guess what? This video marketer hires general transcriptionists to enhance his business and...

How You Can Save $15,000+ per Year by Working from Home

Feb 27, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
We are thrilled to have Brad Martin on the blog today as our guest! Brad is the CMO of Soar Payments. They specialize in providing high-risk merchant accounts to businesses who accept credit card payments over the phone or via eCommerce. If you want to learn more, you can head over to their...

If You Don't Believe Transcriptionists Can ACTUALLY Make Money, READ THIS

Jan 16, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Did you know that transcriptionists can make money and save lives at the same time? It sounds totally nuts, I know. But let me show you how it's true! We’ve shared how all kinds of professionals use general transcription to help improve their businesses. We've seen how transcriptionists can...

Why Business Analysts Hire Transcriptionists

Jan 02, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Did you know there is a rapidly growing increase in the number of businesses that hire transcriptionists? And the businesses that hire transcriptionists aren't just normal places you think of, like hospitals and courtrooms. They've expanded out to entrepreneurs such as YouTube...


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