Transcription Is the Key To Work-From-Home Success: Megan’s Story

Dec 17, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
There are misconceptions in the world today that success has to be utterly transformative or result in a six-figure salary or be about creating a business empire that changes the world. None of that is remotely true! Often, success is simply steering your life in the direction you want to go and...
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4 Reasons Transcription Businesses Fail (and Simple Ways to Fix Them)

Dec 03, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Working as a successful transcriptionist is no easy feat. It takes work and commitment to be successful. While it might not be easy to be a successful transcriptionist, it is simple! Here are the top four reasons I see transcription businesses fail and (most importantly!) the simple ways you can...
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Transcription Was the Doorway Back Into the Workforce for This Stay-at-Home Mom

Nov 19, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Being a stay-at-home mom is a privilege and full of both hard work and immense rewards. But once her kids were in school, Araceli was looking for something more. Her main priority was being home when her kids needed her, but she also wanted to reenter the workforce. She wanted a job that would...
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3 Simple Tasks You Can Do TODAY to Launch Your Work-from-Home Transcription Career

Nov 05, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Finding a job can be tough, overwhelming, and leave you feeling like you have no control over the situation. Launching a freelance business working from home can be even harder due to the high volume of work-from-home scams out there. Being a successful freelancer is more layered than working a...
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How Much Does It Cost?

Oct 22, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
How much? That's often the first question out of someone's mouth, whether talking about haircuts or babysitters. For most of us, money is the biggest obstacle when making important decisions. It's further complicated by the fact that we don't like to talk about money. Investing in a transcription...
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Get Over It! How to Move Past Your Fear of Finding Transcription Clients

Oct 08, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
“I'm scared I won't find any transcription clients.” “Where do you look for transcription clients?” “I want to start searching for clients but don't know where to start.” “How do you actually get transcription clients?” This fear holds back so many...
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Why You Shouldn't Become a Medical Transcriptionist (and What To Do Instead)

Sep 17, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
You've been searching for reliable work-from-home job opportunities. You've run across a lot of obvious scams. But one thing keeps popping up in searches: medical transcription. However, most job descriptions are pretty light on volume, rate, turnaround time, and other details. And what about the...
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Remote Learning and Working from Home as a Transcriptionist - Tips for Making it Work

Sep 03, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
COVID-19 has thrown us all for a loop, am I right? All kinds of loops in all kinds of ways. You'd be hard pressed to find anyone not affected to some degree. And many of us have been forced to reorganize our schedule and living space to accommodate everyone in the household being home ALL DAY...
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Bounce Back from Burnout by Working from Home as a Transcriptionist - Joanna’s Story

Aug 20, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
When you are burnt out, stressed out, and undergoing major life transitions, learning a new skill and taking your career on a complete 180 might seem illogical. But that's exactly what happened to Joanna! Let's find out how transcription opened new doors and gave her the flexibility to enjoy her...
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4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Work-from-Home Business

Aug 06, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
You are starting a new phase of your life by launching a work-from-home freelance business. CONGRATULATIONS! You have taken a step that many people talk about but never do. But what now? Starting a business is a big undertaking with a lot of moving parts, and unfortunately, many people dive into...
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