4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Work-from-Home Business

Nov 18, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
You are starting a new phase of your life by launching a work-from-home freelance business. CONGRATULATIONS! You have taken a step that many people talk about but never do. But what now? Starting a business is a big undertaking with a lot of moving parts, and unfortunately, many people dive into...

Why Social Media Marketers Hire Transcriptionists

Nov 10, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
We're back with another featured interview in our People Who Use Transcriptionists series! We've spoken with tons of business powerhouses, from YouTube specialists to an online toy store owner and more. All these successful professionals have one thing in common: they all prove marketers...

Can You Actually Find Success as a General Transcriptionist? Joanna has!

Nov 01, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Yes, you can succeed in this legitimate work from home career in general transcription. In fact, we have helped many people find success in the general and legal transcription fields, and we love sharing their stories. We featured Joanna when she was a new graduate of our course. Months later,...

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude—How Being Thankful Fuels Success

Oct 25, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and maybe even a bit angry at times? Change your thinking and change your life! We all have much to be grateful for. It's all in the way you see the world and your place in it.    Today on the blog, Aron Feldstein, Transcribe Anywhere grad and...

How YouTube Transcription Helps Influencers

Oct 18, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Why YouTube Influencers Need Transcriptionists Are you looking for transcription clients? You have thoroughly prepared for transcription through training and practice and you’re ready for clients.  Did you know that there is a big market for transcriptionists among YouTubers?...

From Library Director to Full-Time Transcriptionist...

Oct 02, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today, we're highlighting Rhonda, Transcribe Anywhere graduate who's gone on to form her own transcription company, Listen2That Precision Transcription.    I wanted to share my experience in hopes that it might encourage someone else on their journey.   I earned both my general and...

A Simple Formula for Overcoming Fear and Worry

Sep 26, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
If you ask most people why they haven’t achieved their goals or the level of success they desire, they’ll usually respond with some built-in excuse (negative belief) that is holding them back. Underlying this excuse or negative belief is usually a fear or worry. How many times have...

Don't Be Afraid to Feel

Sep 23, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
As transcribers, we're deeply involved in the process of telling other people's stories, sometimes fun and sometimes sad. This particular component of what we do, documenting real-life stories and the impact that it has on us as the transcriptionists, isn't discussed often enough. One of our...

Why You Shouldn't Become a Medical Transcriptionist (and What To Do Instead)

Aug 31, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
You've been searching for reliable work-from-home job opportunities. You've run across a lot of obvious scams. But one thing keeps popping up in searches: medical transcription. However, most job descriptions are pretty light on volume, rate, turnaround time, and other details. And what about the...

How Freelancers Define Success - One Woman's Journey

Aug 11, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today, we're going to hear from Transcribe Anywhere graduate, Araceli, who will describe her journey from stay-at-home mom to freelance transcriptionist. Because she's works as a freelancer, she's been able to adapt to her changing home life situation and adjust her work schedule on her own...


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