Legal Transcription: What It Is and How You Can Get Started

Aug 09, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
Have you ever heard of general transcription? In general transcription, a transcriber will listen to an audio or video file and convert what is heard into readable text that could be published online, in a blog, in an email, or any other publishable format. General transcription could include...
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How to Become a General Transcriptionist (Free training!)

Jul 13, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
I don’t know if it is just me, but the labor market is just wild right now. So many people are walking away from unstable jobs or toxic work environments looking for safer conditions, better pay, or more flexibility in their schedule. Maybe you are looking for a more flexible career too...
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This is the Ultimate Guide to Working From Home in General Transcription

Jun 21, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
Did you know that one of the best work-from-home jobs is working in general transcription and its companion, legal transcription? If you are suffering from corporate burnout, looking for a flexible career so you can spend time with family, or seeking another income stream in your retirement, you...
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Is Medical Transcription Dead in 2021?

May 14, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
I know you are looking for it: that work from home career that you can work flexibly around your desired schedule, a way you can make money from anywhere that you have an internet connection, a career you can start easily and generate income quickly. You might think medical transcription fits the...
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Charly’s Story: Transcription Is a Doorway to the World

Jan 21, 2021 by Janet Shaughnessy
You know that transcription is an opportunity to develop skills and launch a business. But what if I told you that you could also: do meaningful work (as in work you really enjoy and find meaning in) spend quality time with family first and see the world Sounds like an impossible dream, right?...
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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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