4 Ways to Finance Your Nomadic Travel Lifestyle

May 30, 2019 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today's post is provided by Molly Barnes of Digital Nomad Life. You've spent the last few years becoming the independent person you've wanted to be your whole life, and you've never been happier. You work for yourself. You travel regularly, rarely settling down anywhere for too long, and love...
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8 Ways to Succeed at Transcription Work

May 16, 2019 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...
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8 Tips for Beginners to Get Started Doing Transcription Work

Mar 27, 2019 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...
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10 More Tools To Help Keep You Organized This Year

Feb 20, 2019 by Janet Shaughnessy
Updated 6/9/2020 Are you struggling to stay on top of your transcription jobs? Having a hard time staying organized?  Like we mentioned before, having many transcription clients is a nice problem to have.  If you took our advice, you use tools like pen and paper, mobile apps,...
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5 Things You Need to Know Before Working from Home

Dec 03, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
Working from home may sound easier than going to an office. No commute. No "business attire." No incessant chatter from the person in the next cubicle.  But it definitely comes with its own challenges. After all, working from home is still working. Before you begin, it’s a good...
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3 Tools to Help You Organize Your Transcription Business

Nov 12, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
Having many transcription clients is a great problem to have. More work means more money, right? But sometimes staying organized can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are resources you can use to help keep track of deadlines, formats, or anything else floating around in your head. If you find...
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Common Challenges Transcriptionists Face and How to Handle Them: Part Two

Oct 01, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
We previously discussed how to deal with poor audio quality, an issue that deserved its very own blog post! Today we are going to discuss other common challenges transcriptionists face, from boredom to bodily aches and pains and more. Even though these challenges can be difficult, there are still...
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19 Transcription Clients That Need Your Services

Sep 17, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
Instead of hearing from me today, we're featuring guest writer Chloe Brittain of Opal Transcription Services! Chloe is a freelance writer and transcriptionist, plus she's the owner of Opal Transcription Services, an audio transcription company serving clients in North America and abroad. You can...
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Parenting and Working From Home -- Can You Do Both?

Jul 26, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I'm excited to welcome Lisa to the blog! Lisa is a work-at-home, homeschooling mom of four kiddos. She knows a thing or two about juggling parenting and working from home, and she's been kind enough to share her expertise with us today. Take it away, Lisa! *** Because more and more people are...
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5 Ways to Socialize When You Work from Home

Jul 05, 2018 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...
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