Proud of Your Typing + Listening Skills? Use It to Earn Up to 7k a Month With This Transcription Job

Cramming those papers in college to beat the deadline requires competitive typing speed.
by The Candy Staff   |  Jul 3, 2021
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Many frequent computer users would improved their computer skills over time, which may include their competency in typing. Similarly, cramming those papers in college to beat the deadline and submit requirements last minute require competitive typing speed. And if you're looking to monetize this tech-savvy skill of yours, then why not try applying for a freelance typing job

One of the many websites that offer freelance transcription projects is a Scottish-based website called GoTranscript. The good news is that they also accept freelancers from interested applicants overseas. Read on to learn more about this potential side hustle:

Who can apply?

The website hires freelance transcriptionists from all over the world. As long as you have a laptop or a desktop and a stable internet connection, you can apply. They also do not require a certain amount of hours for work; you can take on projects as much or as little as you want, depending on your schedule. 

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How much can I earn?

According to the website, the average earnings of transcriptionists can reach up to $150, or roughly P7,300. The rate they give per audio or video minute can go up to $0.60 or around P29. In order to receive your payments, however, you'll need to have a PayPal account.

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How to apply?

If you're interested in applying, sign up on their website. You must also familiarize yourself with their transcription guidelines, which specifies the formats and do's and don'ts of transcriptions. They will also require you to take a test, which you have to pass in order to get accepted. If you fail, no worries! You can retake it as many times as you want using the same account until you pass.

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