43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

By Christina DesMarias for Inc.com When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the …

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5 New Year’s Resolutions if You Work from Home

By Rachel Tirabassi Are you hoping to improve your career in 2019 but not sure where to start? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Check out the five resolutions you need to make this year. 1. Get social Creating a professional …

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Work at Home Transcription Jobs: How to Create a Successful Work Environment

By Tyler Marshall for Allegis Transcription With advances in technology and social media today, freelancing and work-from-home opportunities are available to more people than ever before. This applies especially to transcription work. The advantages can’t be denied. Independence, a more comfortable, low-stress work …

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Transcription Foot Pedal Showdown: The Infinity vs. Name Brand

The typical computer user may find a foot pedal pointless, but transcriptionists are not your average computer users. A durable, well-designed foot pedal is essential for transcriptionists who need more than two hands to reach their highest productivity level. Why should you …

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“You Know You’re a Transcriptionist When…”

By Rachel Tirabassi As a transcriptionist, you tend to hear and see things a little differently than others. Grammatical errors NEVER go unnoticed and sometimes you even find yourself air typing as other people are speaking. We asked TranscriptionGear.com’s social media followers to …

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Time Management Tips for Freelancers

By Tyler Marshall for Allegis Transcription Time is money, and when you work from home, time is almost as good as gold. Time to be productive and stay focused. Time to get all your household to-dos done. Time to pay attention to loved …

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Text Expanders for Transcriptionists

By Tyler Marshall for Allegis Transcription How to Start Transcribing with a Text Expander Recently, we surveyed several hundred transcriptionists on their usage of text expanders and, to our surprise, discovered that only about 70 percent use text expansion. If you’re not …

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Olympus DS-9500 vs Philips DPM8000: Your Digital Recorder Guide

By Rachel Tirabassi Since it’s release in 2013, the Philips DPM8000 has been a longtime bestseller at TranscriptionGear.com. However, the new DS-9500 from Olympus could easily take its top spot. The new recorder is changing industry standards with its unique WiFi capabilities …

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