9 Signs You'd Make a Great Transcriptionist

Oct 10, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Do I have what it takes to succeed in the field of transcription? This is hands down the most common question prospective transcriptionists ask me. And it's a very fair question! The truth of the matter is that not everyone is cut out for this kind of work. It ain't easy, and it requires...

3 Reasons YouTube Marketers Hire Transcriptionists

Sep 26, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Ever hear of a publicity coach? How about a entrepreneur mentor? Today I'd like to introduce you to Emily Richett. Emily is a successful publicity coach, entrepreneur mentor, and blogger over at EmilyRichett.com. She's also got a great YouTube presence. And guess what? Transcriptionists...

Why this Consultant Hires Transcriptionists (And How They Optimize His Business!)

Sep 12, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today, I'm excited to introduce you to yet another business professional that takes advantage of the skills of trained general transcriptionists to optimize his business! It's my pleasure to introduce Brian Gatti, a partner and marketing consultant at Inspire Business Concepts in...

How This Professional Writer Uses Transcriptionists to Create Articles

Aug 29, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
I recently had a chance to chat with Michael J. McDermott, President of MJM Editorial services. Mike specializes in freelance writing and editing for magazine and corporate clients, including articles, white papers, annual reports, POVs, ghostwriting and marketing communication projects. Some of...

3 Secrets of Transcriptionists Who Actually Make Money

Jul 04, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Transcriptionists who actually make money? Is there such a thing? If you’ve bought into the myth that transcription is a giant scam, guess again. After more than 20 years in the transcription industry, I have quite a bit to say on the subject. I have been able to make a...

Why Transcriptionists Don't Hate Mondays

Apr 27, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
It's Monday and my Facebook timeline is filled with sad, borderline pathetic posts and cartoons about the Monday morning blues. Corporate "slavery" is the cause of their angst. As I scroll through my newsfeed and read these posts, I can't help but feel sorry for them because I...

Two SEO Experts Who Use Transcriptionists to Create Website Content

Mar 03, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Search engine optimization (SEO) is the cornerstone of online content marketing strategies. What does that have to do with transcription, you ask? A LOT! The two search engine optimization experts we're profiling today for our ground-breaking People Who Use Transcriptionists blog series have...

How this Content Strategist Uses Transcriptionists for TV Actor Interviews

Feb 29, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Excited to bring you another profile in our ground-breaking People Who Use Transcriptionists blog series! The list of people/businesses that have a need for transcriptionists is truly endless. Know what that means? The demand for quality transcription services is endless! Meet...

How This Guy Uses Transcriptionists to Help Him Sell WINE

Feb 18, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
We're adding another profile to our People Who Use Transcriptionists series today! First, a little recap. I decided to write this series to demonstrate to the world over that there's a huge demand for transcription. So far in our People Who Use Transcriptionists series, we've...

How This Marketing Strategist Uses General Transcriptionists to Grow His Online Toy Store

Feb 15, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
Bradford (Brad) Hines is a digital marketing strategist, writer, and founder of HungryKids.org. He also runs an online toy store called Nerd Playthings! And you guessed it: he uses transcriptionists to boost his businesses.  "I am a content marketer both as a consultant to others...


What separates a ho-hum transcriptionist from an excellent one? Is there even a demand for transcription? Who hires transcriptionists? 
 Can anyone be a transcriptionist? 

Get the answers to all these questions and more by enrolling in my free introductory course, Transcription Foundations.

For our legal transcription mini-course, click here.