Proofreading transcripts for court reporters or even general proofreading isn’t for everyone.
Maybe you like the idea of having a home business, but spotting errors in text isn’t your strong suit. Perhaps you’re unable to invest in our proofreading courses right now. That’s cool! Wherever you find yourself, we aim to help as many people as possible find their fit in the work-anywhere world. Even if a proofreading job isn’t right for you, the following resources may be useful.
Here are some other options if our proofreading courses aren’t a good fit… or if you want to add similar skill sets to your work-at-home arsenal.
General Transcription: Theory and Practice™ : an intensive general transcription course including 60 practice files with answer keys covering a wide variety of subjects including interviews, focus groups, videos and more. **Includes tutorial videos, cheatsheets, and loads of business and marketing how-to’s as well!
Legal Transcription: Theory and Practice™: an intensive multimedia course in legal transcription. Includes 25 practice files with answer keys, extensive training in legal terminology and case process, access to the exclusive student Facebook community, student resource library, and much more. The course also covers all the ins and outs to setting up and marketing your new legal transcription business!
Check out our expert interview with Janet from Zoom Transcription!
Medical Transcription with CareerStep: A great option for those who enjoy working in the medical field. CareerStep is a reputable education company with loads of positive testimonials offering a robust medical transcription and editing program. They work with hundreds of medical transcription employers that have more entry-level openings than qualified applicants. The course includes a free voucher for your certification exam. While more expensive than our proofreading courses, this may be the career change you’ve been looking for.
Bookkeeper Business Launch (free and paid courses): this is a great option for folks who are great with numbers! Ben Robinson is a fantastic, thorough instructor and he’s helped over 100 people start profitable at-home bookkeeping businesses. We interviewed him recently, too! Just like the proofreading course options at Proofread Anywhere, they offer a free and paid course.
Virtual Assistant Course: A course designed to get you from zero to VA hero. It’s packed full of resources (including marketing help) to help you start a business as a virtual assistant. Some of our students have actually added proofreading work as a service to their VA businesses. Keep this in mind if you have completed one of our proofreading courses and are looking to find a proofreading job — the two fit well together..
Freelance Writing Success : A freelance writing success course is the most robust course we’ve found so far to help newbies start a freelance writing career. She built her own successful freelance business from scratch in less than six months, and she currently earns $4,000+ per month as a freelancer.
Publish and Sell Your eBooks ($149): This course puts you inside the publishing industry, sharing the tricks of the trade used by traditional publishers to make sure their books are in the best position to be found by readers. You’ll learn how to target your reading audience, select bookstores, get your book distributed around the world, and even have your book added to your local library’s virtual shelves.
Travel Writing ($149): In this 6-week course, you’ll learn how to develop the skills of a travel writer. You’ll learn how to translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books. You’ll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today’s competitive market.
Looking to learn something else?
We LOVE Udemy. In fact, our courses were almost built on Udemy’s platform! From freelance writing, blogging, to even creating your own freelance business or building an online course, Udemy offers thousands of options to help you learn to do just about anything you can imagine — and you can do it from anywhere!
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