7. Branch out to General Transcription
It’s the strategy that saved one of the medical transcriptionists from losing his transcription career. This one is really a medical transcriptionist inspirational story. It was a time when he noticed that work started to grow less in number due to the implementation of EMR (electronic medical records) by many of the clients he served.
“It was a total disaster”, he describes. “The change was sudden and fast”, he added. Whatever he did to keep it afloat, it always seems that something’s not right. After a couple of months of disappointment and frustration, he tried to expand into general transcription. It was the best decision he ever made.
Medical transcription, is much more specialized and often necessitates training and certification. Having an experience in medical transcription makes general transcription not hard to grasp. General transcription is the broadest type of transcription job category that includes everything from interviews, podcasts, sermon, legal, financial, to video captioning. There are more actually.
How can it help you make more money?
For just a thought, one doesn’t have to experience being broke in medical transcription before starting general transcription. Agree? It wouldn’t hurt to consider general transcription as early as possible, if you can anyway.
Branching out to general transcription makes more money for it allows you to have a broader scope of opportunity that leads to more transcription work.