5 Ways to Socialize When You Work from Home

Jun 05, 2023 by Janet Shaughnessy
You’re all set up with your home office. You have some well-established clients. And then you realize the last time you had a conversation with someone other than your cat was over a week ago. Some type of socialization is definitely in order! I think we can all agree that working from home...

3 Keys to Avoiding Work-from-Home Scams

Jun 05, 2023 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 see 'em coming, they can really burn you! There are so many...

3 Secrets of Transcriptionists Who Actually Make Money

Mar 13, 2023 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...

4 Tips on Being More Productive as a General Transcriptionist

Feb 22, 2023 by Janet Shaughnessy
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 way! To help us all feel like we have a bit more control over our...

8 Ways to Succeed at Transcription Work

Jan 18, 2023 by Janet Shaughnessy
Have you gone through training and testing to become a transcriptionist and still wondering how to see success?  How can you actually succeed at transcription work? There are a couple of key things to keep in mind when growing your transcription business. Keep reading while we uncover the...

8 Tips for Beginners to Get Started Doing Transcription Work

Jan 05, 2023 by Janet Shaughnessy
8 Tips for Beginners to Get Started Doing Transcription Work Are you interested in doing transcription work?  Want to start your own work-from-home career in the transcription field? You might be in the same boat as Kandee. She was working as a sales rep for a large manufacturing...

Five Ways to Set Yourself Apart as a Great Transcriptionist

Nov 30, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
As I've said before, transcriptionists are in high demand. But oftentimes, clients aren’t content to have just a good transcriptionist. They want someone who truly stands out in the field and sets themselves apart as a great transcriptionist... someone who takes their work seriously, who...

Can You Actually Find Success as a General Transcriptionist? Joanna has!

Nov 01, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Yes, you can succeed in this legitimate work from home career in general transcription. In fact, we have helped many people find success in the general and legal transcription fields, and we love sharing their stories. We featured Joanna when she was a new graduate of our course. Months later,...

How YouTube Transcription Helps Influencers

Oct 18, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
Why YouTube Influencers Need Transcriptionists Are you looking for transcription clients? You have thoroughly prepared for transcription through training and practice and you’re ready for clients.  Did you know that there is a big market for transcriptionists among YouTubers?...

A Simple Formula for Overcoming Fear and Worry

Sep 26, 2022 by Janet Shaughnessy
If you ask most people why they haven’t achieved their goals or the level of success they desire, they’ll usually respond with some built-in excuse (negative belief) that is holding them back. Underlying this excuse or negative belief is usually a fear or worry. How many times have...
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