3 Keys to Better Client Security in General Transcription

Jan 09, 2016 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 protected from thieves who may be out to steal their latest idea or use...

The Top 3 Reasons People Fail at Transcription Work

Nov 04, 2015 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 transcription work. Reason #1:  Lack of Proper Training Unfortunately, the...

7 Myths About Becoming a General Transcriptionist

Nov 04, 2015 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 is just an honest misunderstanding of what a career as a general...

Can Anyone Become a Transcriptionist?

Oct 07, 2015 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 floating around cyberspace claiming that anyone can become a...
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 Can anyone be a transcriptionist? 

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