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...

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...

How This Former Teacher Uses Transcription to Help ESL Students

Jul 23, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
You can do it. You, reading this blog. If you want to, you CAN do it. That's the lesson for today brought to you by Brooke. Brooke is a graduate of the General Transcription: Theory & Practice course with a background in Japanese and teaching. So how did she end up being a successful...

How to Create and Use a Transcription Style Guide

Jul 09, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
One of the key resources you will use as you pursue your transcription career is a transcription style guide. Every transcription company and client will have their preferred style and format to ensure consistency among multiple transcribers, to align with the company brand, or to meet industry...

How Marsha Created a Retirement Job Full of Passion

Jun 25, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Marsha is a key member of the Transcribe Anywhere team, and today she shares her story with us. Marsha's career has taken her full circle, from education to court reporting to medical transcription and back to teaching again. And it's not over yet. Read on to learn how Marsha created the...

The Freelancer’s Guide to Reducing Financial Stress

Jun 11, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
You want to start a freelance career, but you're worried about creating and maintaining a stable income while working from home. What if you can't find consistent work as a freelancer? What if you find work and it ends without warning? Financial stress is one of the most common sources of anxiety...

How Transcription Laid a Foundation for Next-Level Success: Katherine’s story

May 28, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
What do technical writing, massage therapy, proofreading, and transcribing all have in common? Today's post comes from Katherine Ferranti. We previously heard from Katherine about 18 months ago, and we are so excited to see how her life continues to be transformed with the help of transcription....

Avoid Becoming a Victim of Work-From-Home Scams

May 14, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
When it comes to online jobs, there are as many scams out there as there are legitimate opportunities (and there are MANY legitimate opportunities these days). But with a few checkpoints, you can avoid being taken for a ride. Avoid the desperation trap and temptation for a fast paycheck that can...

How to Keep Your Sanity While Working from Home

Mar 31, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Working from home is a real dream for many, but there can be drawbacks that a lot of people don't talk about from distractions, to watching your kids (if they're home too), trying to stay on track and meet deadlines, and more. It can all be a lot. How can you keep your sanity? Check out these 9...

How To Create A Workable Home Office On a Tight Budget

Mar 05, 2020 by Janet Shaughnessy
Looking for tips on creating a workable home office on a tight budget? You're not alone. Putting together a home office can be pretty expensive. But you need the right equipment to get your business up and running. So how do you create a workable office with a limited budget? Keep reading to find...


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