Would you like to work at home as a transcriptionist? Are you confused as to how much equipment you will need to buy? Then this article is for you. Many workers dream of working from home as a transcriptionist, but not all of them are aware of how much equipment or software to buy. Working at home as a transcriptionist is different than working in a brick and mortar setting, because you will be taking the transcription from your computer instead of a person or Dictaphone. So, how much do you really need?
Are you a Turker at Amazon Mechanical Turk also known as Mturk? Are the transcription hits among your favorite hits? Are you excited about quick payouts? Then CrowdSurf might be the place for you. CrowdSurf is a website where you can sign up with your Mturk account and take advantage of the CrowdSurf transcriptions HITS (Human Intelligence Tasks) or just “hits.” While you can certainly do these hits in Amazon Mechanical
NoteVault is a company that has recently been hiring work from home transcribers for construction transcription. This company has been in existence for quite a few years now, and they offer a unique service where you can get mobile to text construction reports. Please keep in mind the recent job posting I found says they are hiring a transcriber, it doesn’t say “transcribers,” so I am not sure if they’re currently in need of many workers.
This week’s eBook review is on Lisa Mill’s “Jump-Start Your Work at Home General Transcription Career – The Fast & Easy Way to Get Started.” It’s currently available at Amazon for just $2.99. This book pretty much walks you through the process of getting started in general transcription. I have a lot of readers who are interested in general transcription work from home, and I have recommended this book before.
Are you looking for a transcription job? Can you type 80 wpm with excellent proofreading and grammar? Do you have advanced knowledge of both Microsoft Word and Excel? Then Net Transcripts might be the right work-at-home job for you. Net Transcripts hires transcribers in the US only.
Way With Words is an international company that has been in business since 2001. They hire people to work from home doing all sorts of transcription including medical, legal, entertainment, market research, and more. In addition to transcription, they also hire captioners, translators, and copy typists, but this review will focus on the transcription job.
Do you enjoy transcription? Do you have an insurance background? Can you work well under tight deadlines and remain focused? Then Allegis Communications might be the right work-at-home (WAH) job for you.
What Exactly is Allegis Communications?
Allegis Communications Inc. or Allegis Communications is a work-at-home company that provides clerical, transcription, and court reporting services to the property and casualty insurance companies throughout
Do you enjoy medical transcription? Are you fluent in another language? Do you enjoy being outwardly involved in the medical field? Then the freelance translation/transcription position at Verilogue may be just what you are looking for!
What Exactly is Verilogue?
Founded in 2005, Verilogue is a company that seeks to document the patient’s experience in a more intimate way. Whether a patient is being
Do you have a good command of the English language? Can you work well under tight deadlines and pressure? Are you focused with an eye for detail? Then Babbletype might be the right work-at-home (WAH) company for you.
What Exactly is Babbletype?
Babbletype is a transcription site that offers the at-home Quality Assurance Associate/Editor or “Q&A Editor” position for its transcription services. While it does hire transcriptionists both in the US and abroad as
CrowdSource is a company that recently bought out Cloud Crowd (do you remember that one?). This company hires home-based workers to do short tasks as well as writing and editing jobs. Some of you may already be familiar with CrowdSource thanks to the many different tasks they post at Amazon Mturk. I know I’ve seen them and done a few on there myself. The work you do for CrowdSource is through the Amazon Mturk platform as of now. However, I read on their blog that they are working on something that will allow you to do work for CrowdSource
A while back I created a post with kind of an overview of work from home closed captioning. You can read it here, but to summarize, this is basically where you work at home creating the captions for the hearing impaired for television, videos, etc. While it may seem like something fairly easy to do, it’s harder than you’d think and it’s something that you can’t really get into without some schooling. Still, it’s an industry that can pay well and may also allow you the luxury of working from home!
Below is a big list of companies that