You will need a computer and internet connection
A word-processing package
Software to manage your recordings
Ways to receive large files – you need to know about dropbox, yousendit and other services
Transcription is basically listening to an audio file and typing out what you hear
Who is cut out for general transcription?
If you are a decent typist with a good ear and you’re pretty comfortable using your computer for things like downloading files, doing research, etc., then transcription may be a good option for you.
While there are some companies that require you to do transcription on-site, there are MANY that will allow you to do it from home.
Many general transcribers average anywhere from $10 to $20 or even more hourly.
There are a lot of companies that will consider beginners if you can pass their tests.
Start working from home in 3 easy steps
Take a grammar quiz and submit a transcript sample to demonstrate your English language and grammar skills.
You’ll find hundreds of transcription jobs to choose from. Select jobs you’re interested in and work as little or as much as you prefer.
Register for Transcription work
Get Transcription work done.