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Forum: Transcription & Writing 09-16-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,547
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I've been a general transcriptionist for more...

I've been a general transcriptionist for more than a decade. The number one thing you need to do to pass these tests and be successful as a transcriptionist is to listen to the audio more than once. ...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 09-16-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Talking Been a While

It's been a while since I've been to the WAHM.com forums, and it's changed a lot - some good changes, some bad. LOL. I found my first work at home jobs here years ago, and the rest is history!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 09-16-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Question New England Crafters?

Does anyone know if New England Crafters is still in business? Just curious.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-16-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Collage.com Hiring Seasonal Customer Service

Collage.com is hiring seasonal work at home customer service in select states: https://boards.greenhouse.io/collagecom/jobs/4092873002

Pay is pretty good ($15 per hour), and there is the...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-16-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,759
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Cool Might Be Good Practice for Newbies

This might be a great practice opportunity for those who want to see if transcription is right for them.

Don't sell yourself short though. Once you get your feet wet and learn the basics, demand...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-05-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,119
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Transcription

If you're looking for a work at home job that pays well, you should look into general transcription. It pays better than most work at home careers and costs little to start up. The equipment can be...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 08-25-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile General Transcription

I have been working for nearly a decade in general transcription. General does not generally require a special course. If you have excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation abilities, and you have...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-25-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile I always recommend people come to this site if...

I always recommend people come to this site if they're unsure about a company. Someone here will know something about the company! Welcome!
Forum: Telecommuting 08-25-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Thumbs down Most Likely a Scam

I have been involved in the work at home space since 2000, and I've never heard of that company. Most likely a scam.
Forum: Telecommuting 11-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Itsjusmeli
When my girls were small, I did a lot of my work...

When my girls were small, I did a lot of my work after the kids were in bed for the night. It seemed like the only time I could count on not being interrupted. I'm a transcriptionist. General...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 11-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Make sure Amazon will allow affiliates in your...

Make sure Amazon will allow affiliates in your state. I used to be an Amazon affiliate. But the North Carolina General Assembly passed some ridiculous thing and all of Amazon's NC affiliates got the...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 11-05-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Blogspot is a good platform for trying blogging...

Blogspot is a good platform for trying blogging out or trying a particular idea out. But if you're serious about blogging, you'll want to own your own website.

Trust me when I say you can be...
Forum: Transcription Services & Scopists 11-05-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Itsjusmeli
It used to be that you could get a free 60-day...

It used to be that you could get a free 60-day trial of Word on the Microsoft Word site. Worth a try.
Forum: Telecommuting 11-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,199
Posted By Itsjusmeli
It seems ridiculous that you're being held...

It seems ridiculous that you're being held responsible and inconvenienced because the second shift has a problem with attendance. Sounds like they need to fire some people on the second shift...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Welcome! To the best of my knowledge, Convergys...

Welcome! To the best of my knowledge, Convergys is a pretty good company to work with. I think it has a lot to do with your expectations going in. Good luck to you!
Forum: Telecommuting 10-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Talking Unfortunately I have become my family's seasonal...

Unfortunately I have become my family's seasonal tax support. I think I helped nine family members with their taxes last year. I'm thinking maybe I should start charging. Ha.
Forum: Telecommuting 10-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile If you can get your typing speed up, you might do...

If you can get your typing speed up, you might do well at general transcription. There's a transcription folder on this board with lots of helpful people and info. Good luck!
Forum: Telecommuting 07-26-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Check the transcription folder below for a list...

Check the transcription folder below for a list of companies hiring. The stickies at the top are very helpful. Good luck!
Forum: Telecommuting 02-27-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,029
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I know the company is currently advertising it's...

I know the company is currently advertising it's hiring for its Haute Couture brand.
Forum: Telecommuting 02-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,157
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Wow, chamberj! Read your article. It's hard to...

Wow, chamberj! Read your article. It's hard to believe a company could operate in such an unprofessional way and stay in business. Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Telecommuting 02-04-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Have you considered writing? You seem to write...

Have you considered writing? You seem to write fairly well. I know Problogger lists new blogging opportunities regularly on the Problogger Job Board. I see companies seeking content creators all...
Forum: Telecommuting 02-04-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Lots of people do well selling services on...

Lots of people do well selling services on Fiverr, whether it's social media promotion, creating logos, writing a review, creating content. You name it. If somebody needs it, you can sell it on...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,059
Posted By Itsjusmeli
They are definitely legitimate and do pay. Your...

They are definitely legitimate and do pay. Your best bet for getting consistent work with them is to check the site early in the morning, then again around 5:00 in the afternoon EST. I would...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile AppleOne Work at Home Customer Service in TX

AppleOne Work at Home Customer Service Jobs in Texas. You must be able to train onsite for seven weeks prior to beginning work from home.

Customer Service Agent - Work From Home | Bright.com...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I see quite a bit of accounting/bookkeeping...

I see quite a bit of accounting/bookkeeping independent contractor opportunities on craigslist. But, of course, you have to be very careful to be sure the company is legitimate.

Your best bet...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-23-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I agree with the previous posters. Be patient...

I agree with the previous posters. Be patient and keep applying other places. The more irons you have in the fire, the more likely you are to snag a job. Have you applied at Jellybean Services,...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,485
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I pretty much love everything about working from...

I pretty much love everything about working from home, except that it can be lonely at times. I combat that by participating in forums and networking with other work at home moms. :) I also spend...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-06-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Itsjusmeli
With your call center experience, you should have...

With your call center experience, you should have no trouble getting a work at home customer service job. American Express, U-Haul, Enterprise, ABC Financial, Capital One, and Discover Financial...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Yes, I have found out (the hard way) that it's...

Yes, I have found out (the hard way) that it's important to have multiple eggs. You never know when one will be swiped right out of your basket. :)

I know that Humana, Aetna, and UnitedHealth...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile I think you're right. The Active Network used to...

I think you're right. The Active Network used to pay a higher wage. That does seem low.

It might still be worth doing though. I've heard good things about the company.

Most people who work...
Forum: Humanatic 12-07-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I agree with the poster above. Humanatic is just...

I agree with the poster above. Humanatic is just extra money. You're basically categorizing calls. It's basically gas money, in my opinion.
Forum: Telecommuting 12-07-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Itsjusmeli
If you need really fast cash, your best bet is...

If you need really fast cash, your best bet is probably to have a garage sale or sell some stuff on eBay or craigslist. That's gotten me out of a pinch or two in my time. Sorry you're having a bad...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-07-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,810
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I agree with what some have said here. A...

I agree with what some have said here. A home-based business might more realistically bring you $50,000 a year. It's going to be difficult to find a work at home position that's going to bring...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,950
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile You might consider general transcription. It...

You might consider general transcription. It pays well, and the schedule is flexible, so it works well if you have children. When my kids were still in the house, I used to work at lot at night,...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-01-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I agree with Want Freedom. I think MTurk is best...

I agree with Want Freedom. I think MTurk is best utilized as a backup site, when you don't have anything else that's higher paying going on. It's extra money.

If you are interested in...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-24-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile If you have any used books around the house, box...

If you have any used books around the house, box them up and take them around to your local used bookstores. Start with one and work your way around until everything in the box has been bought. I...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-24-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,005
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile I have several eggs also. But my day job and...

I have several eggs also. But my day job and main source of income is general transcription. You can make $1,500 a month at it. Many make more. If you have excellent grammar, spelling, and...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-19-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile APAC Customer Service Hiring

Work at home customer service positions - advertising in Virginia Beach, VA. I know they hire in other areas also.

Bright.com | Call Center Representative - Work-at-Home...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-10-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By Itsjusmeli
They were saying 20 years ago that the job of...

They were saying 20 years ago that the job of transcriptionist would be extinct by now. Still going strong. :)
Forum: Telecommuting 11-04-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Itsjusmeli
You are having a rough go of it. So sorry. Have...

You are having a rough go of it. So sorry. Have you considered general transcription? It's flexible, and the income is good. I found my general transcription job on this board, and I've been with...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-04-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,235
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Thanks for posting about this. I'll add this...

Thanks for posting about this. I'll add this company's name to my scams list. Sorry you guys are having to deal with this. :(
Forum: Telecommuting 10-29-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I wouldn't say I get bored. But I do feel the...

I wouldn't say I get bored. But I do feel the desperate need to get out sometimes. It helps to make online friends who also work from home. Boards like this help a lot also. :)
Forum: Telecommuting 10-29-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Apple is still advertising for iChat customer...

Apple is still advertising for iChat customer service. Don't know if you're tech savvy. But you might want to look into that.
Forum: Telecommuting 10-29-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I may be wrong. But I think it's going to be...

I may be wrong. But I think it's going to be very hard to find data entry jobs locally. I research work at home jobs daily on the Web, and it's very difficult to even find data entry jobs online,...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-18-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Virtual Spanish Teacher - Illinois

Bachelor's degree - Teacher certification 7 through 12

Bright.com | Virtual Spanish Teacher...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,542
Posted By Itsjusmeli
I agree with Dana. General transcription might...

I agree with Dana. General transcription might work for you. I've been a general transcriptionist for more than eight years now. My children are all college age and older now. But it worked well...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-09-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Awesome article. Thanks for sharing! I will be...

Awesome article. Thanks for sharing! I will be passing it on today. :)
Forum: Telecommuting 10-08-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile List of Telecommute RN Case Management Jobs

Here are some work at home RN case management positions. Some of these hire in more than one location, even though the ad mentions one state. Hope this helps.


Bright.com | Telephonic RN...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Welcome! Transcription is a great work at home...

Welcome! Transcription is a great work at home career. I've been a general transcriptionist for more than eight years, so I can vouch for it. There's a great transcription folder on this forum. ...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-02-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Itsjusmeli
Smile Work at Home Dispatcher - Dallas, Forth Worth areas

Just saw this one. Says they will train. Looks legit, but do your own due diligence.


Part-time, Commission
No selling involved
Starting $13/ hr plus
COMMISSION (after 30 days)
Flexible...
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