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....

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...


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