How Transcriptionists Drive Website Traffic -- and Get Paid For It!

Apr 23, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
We've shared so many stories of businesses using general transcription, from wine sellers to toy store owners! But not just any transcription will do. Quality transcription can add untold benefit to businesses. Poor transcription just adds frustration and extra work, but well-trained...

From Court Reporter to Legal Transcriptionist: Kari's Story

Apr 09, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
You don't have to have a background in the legal field to become a legal transcriptionist, but it certainly doesn't hurt! Take Kari. She's a former court reporter who wanted to work from home after being a stay-at-home mom to her three boys. She used her existing knowledge as a court reporter as...

How This Retired Nurse Makes Money as a Transcriptionist Living in the UK

Mar 26, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I often hear from potential students who have retired from their full-time jobs but still want to stay busy and earn a little extra income on the side. I also hear from students who live outside the US and wonder if they can 1) still take my courses and 2) find work. The answer to those...

Why Legal Transcription is a Great Fit for This Former Programmer

Mar 12, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
One of the coolest things about doing what I do is hearing the different ways my students start their transcription businesses. Krista's story is no different. She actually came across Transcribe Anywhere after completing a different course and is now a successful transcriptionist. You never know...

Guest Post: 3 Truths About Negativity + How to Overcome Your Harshest Critics

Feb 26, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I'm thrilled to feature my good friend Caitlin Pyle on the blog! Caitlin is the founder of Proofread Anywhere and the Work-at-Home School, and today she's giving us the scoop on dealing with negativity and critics. I know that's a topic that every single one of us can relate to, both on a...

How this Stay-at-Home Mom Made the Switch to General Transcription

Feb 12, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
We love hearing from graduates who made a career change into transcription (like Julie, for example). It doesn't matter what your previous career was, or how old you are, or how much money you used to make. The switch to general transcription can be a great option for SO many people... ... like...

10+ Tools for Transcriptionists Who Want to Make Money

Jan 01, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I often get asked what is needed to start a freelance transcription business. People are sometimes surprised to hear that compared to other businesses out there, transcription really doesn't take that much! So I thought I'd share with you all some of my favorite resources and tools for...

How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

Dec 20, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of year again. The time we decide to make New Year's resolutions... or the time we say, "Nope, New Year's resolutions aren't for me." Resolutions work for some people; they epically fail for others. There are thousands of articles out there saying why you...

How This Transcriptionist Overcame Anxiety and Found Success Working from Home

Dec 05, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Many people out there despise the 9-to-5 grind. They don't like commuting, the office politics and drama, or having to answer to a boss. And who can blame them, right? I know I'm much happier now that I work for myself. And lots of other TA grads feel the same way. For others, working in a...

How this Stay-at-Home Mom Makes Money as a Part-Time General Transcriptionist

Nov 06, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Being a mom is a lot of work. And sometimes it's easy for us moms to get overwhelmed with taking care of our kids while trying to juggle getting our work-at-home hustle on. But it IS possible! And I have just the grad to help encourage you on your journey to work at home as a transcriptionist....


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