4 Tips on Being More Productive as a General Transcriptionist

Feb 03, 2016

I'm sure all of us are used to the busy-ness of everyday life. I know I am!

Sometimes, it can feel like time is running away from us, and we're just holding on for dear life. Trust me, you're not alone in feeling this...


General Transcription vs. Medical Transcription: What's the Difference?

Jan 19, 2016

Whenever I meet someone new, inevitably the question, “What do you do for a living?” comes up.

When I answer “I’m a transcriptionist,” I’m met with one of two responses:

  • A furrowed...

3 Keys to Avoiding Work-from-Home Scams

Jan 18, 2016

The internet is rife with scammers preying on the elderly, stay-at-home moms, the unemployed, and... well, pretty much anyone!

We've heard a lot of stories from students who've dealt with work-at-home scams. If you don't...


3 Keys to Better Client Security in General Transcription

Jan 09, 2016

Your general transcription clients want to know their information is safe with you. That's a no-brainer. They need to know their payment information, their audio/video files, and their transcriptions are all...


7 Myths About Becoming a General Transcriptionist

Nov 04, 2015

If you search online, you’ll find a LOT of information about becoming a general transcriptionist.

Unfortunately, a lot of this information is misinformation. While I’d like to tell you that this misinformation...


The Top 3 Reasons People Fail at Transcription Work

Nov 04, 2015

There are probably as many reasons why people fail at transcription as there are people who think they want to do this as a career. But really, we can boil it down to just three simple reasons why people fail at...


Can Anyone Become a Transcriptionist?

Oct 07, 2015

Working from home has many advantages, but it is really not for everyone. It not only requires fast typing skills, it requires self-discipline and above-average grammar and punctuation skills.

There's a lot of information...

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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? 

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